We can’t all live that three martini-lunch life, but sometimes a noontime break needs to go beyond leftovers at your desk. And let’s face it, everyone deserves a nice, affordable break. A midday getaway, even for just an hour, can refresh your whole attitude. There are a handful of happy-hour lunches to help you ease through the workweek.
Rage. I feel it so deeply the anger bubbles under my skin and puckers in goosebumps. My heart beats with fury for Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Jonathan Ferrell, Jack Roberson, Kendrec McDade — all of them unarmed black men and boys killed by the police.
For years, we’ve seen figurines, music boxes, costumes and the like — but this year, the movie’s 75th anniversary, brings some particularly creative buys for “Wizard of Oz” fanatics. We checked out a pop-up Monopoly game, Hello Kitty “Oz” characters, kids books and more.
Jason Aaron of Prairie Village, the most recent writer behind Thor, understands the fanboy backlash over a woman carrying the superhero’s hammer. But, he says, “we have seen aliens and frogs become Thor. It seems like maybe it was time for a woman.”
I’m in a zombie love affair with “The Walking Dead.” Don’t tell me what happens! I’m only on Season 3. It’s just one of many shows to catch up on this summer: “Orange Is the New Black,” “Sleepy Hollow,” “Mad Men” and more.
People hate my pants. Wait, let me explain.I’m one zero away from the 000 size that’s dominating body-image conversations this week thanks to J. Crew’s new size chart. This is not something that excites me.
For three decades now, Murray Nixon has been happily creating ice cream in Westport. “Ice cream doesn’t change,” she says. “The customers don’t change. It’s like a time warp when you walk in here. I stay consistent. And maybe people appreciate that.”