New Year's Resolutions

2019 just arrived, and it is time to decide the coming year will be better, healthier and more productive than 2018. Read more

Black, Blue and Rainbow

The ritual of a year-end inventory is a good one to preserve. Even a fleeting thought of “out with the old, in with the new” may yield a shift for you. Read more

On the Couch

Some tips to help you navigate the treacherous temptations of the holiday food table. Read more

Flash in the Pan

Paul Masterson reflects on 2017 and makes a New Year’s resolution: “I’ll strive to put the ‘unity’ back in ‘Community’ and to be kind to all … but, if they’re Republicans, to Hell with them!” Read more


Fresh starts in life can happen at any time, so the whole mythology of the “New Years’ Resolution” is kind of a set-up. How can you make some resolutions without quickly failing at them all? Read more

On the Couch

Dear Ruthie answers offers advice to a reader looking for tips on how to keep his New Year’s resolutions. Exciting upcoming events include a Make & Take Stencil Workshop at The Waxwing with artist Jeremy Novy, Jan. 6; Full Frontal Doherty a... Read more

Dear Ruthie

Just becausemost of us are bound to abandon our New Years resolutions round aboutValentine’s Day doesn’t mean they are not worth making. The proverbial ‘they’says that it takes about three weeks to form a habit. Supposing that is true,one .. Read more

Visual Arts

One-time Fugees cohort John Forte was one of rap’s more promising rising stars in the late ’90s, but after his 1998 solo album flopped Forte was arrested for transferring drugs and sentenced to 14 years in federal prison. An unlikely Read more

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