Kissing and telling

For most people, a year in Paris — art, wine, romance — sounds like a dream. For Anna Oliphant, it's a nightmare. Because Anna (the heroine of debut novel Anna and the French Kiss by local author Stephanie Perkins) is being forced by her image-obsessed, nouveau-riche dad to spend her senior year abroad at the […]

Holiday Guide

Sometimes it’s hard to know what to get for that special someone with particular tastes. But before you pony up for yet another Amazon gift card or Dog Treat of the Month Club membership (yes, it exists), we’ve rounded up a bunch of locally made and/or sourced gifts geared toward discriminating tastes. The bookworm Booksellers […]

Wondering what to do this Saturday?


November 20 is one of those days when everything is happening all at once. Lots of good stuff, too, so you’ll probably have to pick and choose. Or ace your time management skills. Offerings include a parade, a rare Stephaniesid (pictured) performance, singer/songwriter E-S Guthrie (formerly of The New Familiars) playing solo and steampunk at the Boiler Room. And more. So much more.