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Spring Into Fun

  All photos by Tory Germann. Spring is here, and so is the chance to update your wardrobe with fresh new pieces. As the days grow longer and the weather gets warmer, it’s time to get girly with...

Bite-Sized Cake Craze

THE CUPCAKE IS ALL GROWN UP AT NEW DOWNTOWN BAKERY  By Kristyna Savard If your tastebuds crave something sweet, then sink your teeth into this: a tiny-cake craze is about to begin in downtown...
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Farm to fork:Bull Run

A FARM FRESH MENU & FOOD FOR THE MUSIC LOVER'S SOULThe historic Bull Run in Shirley has it all — great food, music, people and a whole lot of character. Photos & video by Tory Germann.  By Rita...
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ENLIGHTENMENT IN A BOTTLE

LOWELL BREWERY TAPS INTO THE ART OF CRAFT BEER Ben Howe is making noise in the beer world with his original recipes. Photos & video by Tory Germann.   By Rita Savard  Ben Howe is an...
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THE GREAT BEYOND

ON THE ROAD FILM IS A BEAUTIFUL, SHOCKING & ADVENTUROUS RIDE By Mike Flynn A lone movie poster hangs just outside the door of the White Eagle Cafe. The only evidence remaining of the mad events...
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MUST-READS

SEAN'S TOP FIVE BOOKS OF 2012 Lowell's Pollard Library has everything on Sean's hot list.  By Sean Thibodeau It’s daunting to contemplate trying to read everything that is worthy of being read...
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Steeped in History

TIME TRAVEL THROUGH CITY'S COLORFUL PAST AT LOWELL GALLERY Guy Lefebvre's Lowell Gallery is a treasure trove of city history.  By Jennifer MyersLowell has churned out some pretty interesting characters...
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Armageddon Chic

TREND REPORT: 12/21/12 Jennifer Lawrence in Hunger Games was ready to fight for her life in clothes with function and style.  By Sopheak Sam Ready your Zombie repellant hairspray and polish your combat...
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Book Review: A Truly Gloomy Bookmovie

A Wilderness of Error: The Trials of Jeffrey MacDonaldErrol Morris(Hardcover) $29.95524 pages. The Penguin Press   Book Review by Sean ThibodeauWhat do Jack Kerouac, Charles Manson, Sarah Palin and Edgar...
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Frock Star

THE BACKROOM BRINGS VINTAGE & RETRO CHIC DOWNTOWN   Old is new at The BackRoom vintage boutique. Photos by Tory Germann. By Tory Germann   Think of it as one of the coolest closets ever, with...