The Chopping Block: Got a Sweetheart with a Sweet Tooth?

Valentine’s Day tends to conjure images of red roses next to a heart-shaped box of chocolates. Yawn. This year, why not celebrate the holiday with a different type of sweet treat for your honey like the classic Macaron? Macarons are French confections that are currentlyRead more

How local stage, screen performer has turned pizza into yet another art form

Story and Photos by Pat Butler The best way to describe Nadine Karavadas is as a 21st Century Renaissance Woman. She’s been a boxer, a Disney dancer who performed at the opening of the Pan American Games, did stunt work for the movies, and wasRead more

Putting Valentine’s Day into perspective for our children

Valentine’s Day can be a wonderful opportunity to show appreciation for the people we love. For many children, celebrating Valentine’s Day first happens in school. Frequently, there is a class party and the distribution of valentines among classmates. Unfortunately, it can be an event thatRead more