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Aug 20, 2010
My mercurial moods always get me into hot water. "You flip-flop between crummy little dives and places I can’t afford!" read the irate email. Well, "Justin," let me see if I can break it down for...
Aug 16, 2010
Today is National Rum Day! From what I’ve been able to determine the origins of this holiday are shrouded in mystery—which usually means it was something concocted by the rum industry in an...
Aug 13, 2010
A patio is just a patio: a cement parcel out back where nic fiends can get their smoke on and sun birds can lounge and lollygag. A patio is nothing to get excited about—unless there’s more than...
Aug 12, 2010
Mother of Inventions
According to the weather forecast (which has never been wrong, ever!) the next few days are going to exceed the 90-degree mark. And because I care, so much, I surfed the web for some possible...
Aug 11, 2010
This just in: After consulting with a team of physicians and cardiologists, it has been determined that I can safely eat one Big Ass Sandwich per month without appreciably shortening my lifespan....
Aug 6, 2010
Accanto is the little-sister cafe adjacent to decadent Italian eatery Genoa on SE Belmont. It’s in my neighborhood, and I walk by its large, scenic windows all the time, staring in at the tall,...
Aug 5, 2010
What to Do
Just in case you didn’t get enough tiki at last weekend’s Tiki Kon festivities, we’ve got a whole slew of Polynesian cultural quests for you, the dedicated island lover.
Start tonight at the...
Aug 4, 2010
Mark your calendar
Yep, the major beer festivals are behind us, but fear not! There’s still plenty of opportunity to get your drink on and behave like a jackass this month.
Tomorrow (August 5) is International Beer...
Aug 2, 2010
It never fails. Whenever someone drops by and has the gall to say "yes" to my insincere offer of a cocktail (it was a rhetorical question! You know, like "Yeah, but what are you gonna do?"), my...
Jul 29, 2010
A recent broiler of an afternoon found yours truly and his special lady friend parked and panting in the patio at Lucky Strike on SE Hawthorne. It shares the old Masonic Temple that also houses...
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