This weekend on a shoestring

It’s still January, but what with the warmer temps and glut of shows it feels like the year is really taking off. (As illustrated here by Moonlight Bride. Read on to see where they’re playing.) So much so that this edition of Shoestring gets a Thursday start and runs all weekend, with art openings, theatrical readings, a brewery anniversary and loads of budget-friendly music.

Drifting toward diabetic coma

Cupcakes have become the “in” thing in the culinary world: They’re sweet, have lots of gooey frosting, are easy to eat and hassle-free, no plate or fork required. They do, however, lack the elegance of a torte or the substance of a pound cake. But what does all this have to do with the local […]