Feature

Douglas Brake’s organic fall into children’s music

1 Comment 11 June 2012

Musician Douglas Brake began making up songs to sing to his son before realizing those tunes could make an album.

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Media Review

Confessions of a Scary Mommy by Jill Smokler

No Comments 23 May 2012

Confessions of a Scary Mommy will make you feel like you're not alone going nuts at home reading the same book for the 10th time that day.

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Media Review

Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son’s First Year, by Anne Lamott

No Comments 09 April 2012

Anne Lamott’s “Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son’s First Year” reminds new moms that it gets better after the first few months.

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Dining Out, Feature

Chow down, baby

2 Comments 02 April 2012

Find something for everyone's palate at The Real Chow Baby.

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Dining Out

Agatha’s adds air of mystery to dinner

No Comments 01 June 2010

Unleash your inner sleuth and inner actor next time you go out for dinner. From appetizers to dessert, the mystery at Agatha’s will unfold, as will the five-course meal with your choice of beef, fish or chicken and cheap wine. Sunday-Friday tickets are $60 per person and Saturday’s tickets are $62.50. You’ll be assigned a […]

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Dining Out

Now this is dinner and a movie at the Movie Tavern

No Comments 01 June 2010

Enjoy dinner and a movie (and maybe a few beverages) at the Movie Tavern, where “movies never tasted so good.” Ticket prices are cheap — a matinee is $6 and evening shows are $7.50. And whatever you choose from the menu will be delivered to your comfortable seat where there’s lots of table room and […]

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Dining Out

Dine with Shakespeare at the Tavern

No Comments 01 June 2010

The Shakespeare Tavern has produced over 73 plays, including over 30 Shakespeare titles and period classics from Aristophanes, Machiavelli and Tennessee Williams. For those wishing to supp with their theater, the Tavern offers a broad selection of Irish ales and premium brews, including meals under $10. Enjoy an authentic Shepherd’s Pie or the King’s Supper […]

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Dining Out

A night out at Medieval Times

No Comments 01 June 2010

Go back to the 11th century and watch an authentic re-enactment of a jousting tournament inside a real castle and feast on a four-course meal. At Medieval Times, attendees dine in an arena and watch knights compete in a two-hour long jousting tournament and festival, complete with authentic weaponry, live action special effects and audience […]

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Media Review

Sophie Peterman Tells the Truth!, by Sarah Weeks, Illustrated by Robert Neubecker

No Comments 01 March 2010

“Babies are not sweet. Babies are not precious. Babies are not cute …” so says big sister Sophie Peterman. In Sarah Weeks’ book, Sophie Peterman Tells the Truth!, Sophie tells it like it is when dealing with a new sibling, and does so with colorful, bold photos filling the entire page and text that gets […]

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Dining Out

Pastries A Go Go offers fresh homemade stuffs

No Comments 01 March 2010

Fresh sticky buns, muffins, Danishes, scones, mini-cakes and éclairs are just a few of the delights offered at Pastries A Go Go for brunch. Diners can choose to make their own sandwich or pick from the expansive breakfast menu to satisfy those morning cravings. The chef makes his own pork and turkey sausages in house […]

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Dining Out

Raging Burrito appeals to young and old

No Comments 01 March 2010

The adults will find 50 types of tequila and burritos so large they take up an entire plate. Raging Burrito’s “fatties” are full of a variety of meats, vegetables and salsas to appease anyone’s taste palate — tofu, tilapia, pulled pork, jerk chicken or even pineapple. A sizeable secluded patio in the back is perfect […]

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Dining Out

It’s hard to not feel at home in Sweet Melissa’s

No Comments 01 March 2010

Sweet Melissa’s offers a relaxing afternoon brunch with two comforts: food and setting. With whimsical chandeliers, alluring warm colors and local artwork hung on the walls, it’s hard not to feel at home while dining from the expansive menu and people-watching through the wall-sized windows looking onto the street. Diners can create their own omelets […]

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