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Best and worst gifts of 2007

Of course, this will be a personal list. If you have a hankering to mention a particularly tasteful or -less gift of your own, please comment below.     WORST   1. Body Fat Scale (from one fat ass to another?) On Christmas evening, after I’d had my fill of sugar cookies, at the most […]

Vito's still on the street corner

Tell me again Dr. Frist what you’ll do for me The outcry is mounting against the new bankruptcy bill making its way through Congress. In case you haven’t been paying attention, the credit card companies, in particular, are behind the move to deny bankruptcy protection to the victims of what amounts to organized crime. Molly […]

Return of the Great White Way

The way it looks now, it’s hard to imagine that Hennepin Avenue was once a Great White Way of cinematic wonder, each downtown block blessed with at least one tempting marquee adorned with blinding lights. In my own early years of moviegoing, I was able to take my pick of many single screen palaces on […]

Brick’s Neapolitan Pizza

Whether it’s sunny or sleeting, any day is a nice day to drive to Hudson for a brick-oven-fired pizza. With thin, chewy, Neapolitan-style crust, fresh-pulled mozzarella, and San Marzano tomatoes, every Brick’s pie has the sassy personality of Pulcinella, the beak-nosed Commedia dell’arte character. Smartly grilled paninis and a round of satisfying salads fill out […]

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