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Out on the Town

0 Comments · Thursday, February 14, 2002
To Bead, or Not to Bead This Valentine's Day weekend was odd, because it intertwined with Mardi Gras weekend, allowing potential partiers a plethora of choices for mixing and mingling the two hol  

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Our columnists weigh in on Valentine's Day

0 Comments · Thursday, February 7, 2002
I've always wanted to be a table-for-two canoodler on Valentine's Day. I never have been. Between a history of January break-ups and of dating boys who say they don't recognize the holiday, I  

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Out on the Town

0 Comments · Thursday, January 31, 2002
Armrest saga There's a girl in my office my boss thinks is trying to put the moves on me. One day she asked me to a movie at the Newport on the Levee AMC theaters. She had an extra ticket becaus  

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Out on the Town

0 Comments · Thursday, January 24, 2002
Disappearing Act Snuggled under my duvet watching the Golden Globes, I realized I saw most of the movies that were nominated this year. You might say I've binged on movies of late since there se  

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Out on the Town

0 Comments · Thursday, January 17, 2002
Girl's Night Organizing my mother and sister, Liza, for an outing takes coaxing and cajoling, but determination was in order for 2002. When I read about The Vagina Monologues a few months ago, it  

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Out on the Town

0 Comments · Thursday, January 10, 2002
The Story of Two Lavas My friend Steve says the Lava Lounge in Chicago is a great place to spend your beer allowance. Mixed in with his stories of the ladies he meets there, he's dropped hints o  

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Out on the Town

0 Comments · Thursday, January 3, 2002
Keeping Warm For the past couple of years, my New Year's Eve has begun with a small dinner party at my apartment. Usually, my roommate Christa and I are frantically cooking dinner (I mean heatin  

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Out on the Town

0 Comments · Thursday, December 20, 2001
Real Faux Pas Bill and I had a late dinner at Palomino on Friday evening, during which I lost another item from the list of "Things Left Before I've Seen It All." In the middle of our salad cour  

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Out on the Town

0 Comments · Thursday, December 13, 2001
Guided by Beer Local(ish)band Guided by Voices played a hometown friends and family show last Friday at the Southgate House. About a third of the balcony was reserved for their guests. Appearing  

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Out on the Town

0 Comments · Thursday, December 6, 2001
Nipples While walking through Carew Tower after lunch Wednesday, we passed the Express store. "When did it become acceptable for mannequins to have nipples?," my friend asked. I wasn't really su  

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Out on the Town

0 Comments · Thursday, November 29, 2001
Another Thanksgiving Holiday weekend has come and gone. As delightful as Thursday's food and family overdose is, some prefer the shopping frenzy on Friday. This year Friday turned out to be, if not  

Out on the Town

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 21, 2001
Last Friday I was at the Barrel House enjoying the sounds of the Fairmount Girls and the Ass Ponys. I like them both -- in fact, I forgot just how good the Ass Ponys sound live. But I also went for   

Out on the town

0 Comments · Thursday, November 15, 2001
Just today, over lunch, we talked about it again. "I am soooo sick of hanging out with couples," Tara whined, referencing spending her Friday night at my house playing Cranium 'til 2a.m. with four