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2014 Stories by Kristin Bjornsen

Archives: 2014 | 2013
  • Cos They Can

    published July 17, 2014

    When is a toy no longer a toy? When a middle-aged man pays a week’s wages for it and refuses to remove it from its packaging. Toys are for... More >>

  • Manga Mania

    published July 3, 2014

    Forget their judicious recycling practices, stellar public transport, and beer dispensed in vending machines: The Japanese are masters of... More >>

  • Adventure Time

    published June 5, 2014

    Sunday will be your last chance to catch the comedy Captain and Co., which debuts at World & Eye Arts Center this Saturday at 8 p.m. The local... More >>

  • Could It Be… Satan?

    published May 15, 2014

    We’ve all dreamed of escaping to a remote island and starting a new life, far removed from today’s nonstop traffic and iHell. And... More >>

  • Art That Rocks

    published May 8, 2014

    Forget the Mother's Day mad dash for a cheesy card and candy this weekend and score something you won't find on the shelves of a convenience store... More >>

  • 12-Step 6K

    published May 1, 2014

    Living in the land of temptation that is South Florida, there are few places one can go where everyone is sober (and wants to be). But this... More >>

  • Charity Gets Sexy

    published April 24, 2014

    What's better than a throng of South Florida's hottest beefcakes parading around onstage, wearing little more than sweat and a G-string? Those... More >>

  • Genji's World

    published April 17, 2014

    Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens -- South Florida's mecca for Japanese culture -- will open its doors after hours Thursday for a lecture based... More >>

  • Art, Naturally

    published April 10, 2014

    They've congregated along the banks of Riverbend Park, transferring trees' waterfront reflections to canvas. They've met at the Loxahatchee... More >>

  • A Family Affair

    published April 10, 2014

    Like cannoli and organized crime, Italian families take loyalty seriously. Walk out on a date with little Susie Scarpelli and chances are you... More >>

  • Anything But Drab

    published April 3, 2014

    Dave Barry may be an anagram for "a very drab," but don't expect boredom during his book discussion and Q&A on Tuesday night. Barry, who must be... More >>

  • Baby's First Art Exhibition

    published April 3, 2014

    Third- through eighth-graders at the Florida Intercultural Academy in Davie have been honing the art of arts and crafts in preparation for... More >>

  • Sleeping in Solidarity

    published March 20, 2014

    If you're a young professional in South Florida, chances are you have a home. And every night, after a day of being young and professional, you... More >>

  • Paradise Found

    published March 6, 2014

    Sometimes it's not so bad living on America's wang. We can catch an oceanfront sunrise and sunset in the same day without having to board a plane.... More >>

  • Yes, Master

    published February 27, 2014

    This Friday, the Premier Master's Art Show will showcase Florida artists who want to come home with you. From 6 to 9 p.m., enjoy live music and... More >>

  • Right Side of the Track

    published February 20, 2014

    AR Gallery will celebrate its grand opening Thursday with wine, hors d'oeuvres, and a meet and greet with exhibiting artists and gallery owner Amy... More >>

  • Know Your (Animal) Rights

    published February 6, 2014

    Salaries for animal rights protesters are at an all-time low. So when fighting for your furry friends in animal jail lands you in people jail, it... More >>

  • Absolutely Fabulous

    published January 30, 2014

    This Saturday, join “Dragapella” divas the Kinsey Sicks at the Broward Center’s Amaturo Theater for America’s Next Top... More >>

  • Greyhound Meets Boozehound

    published January 16, 2014

    This Friday, the Fort Lauderdale Bus Loop kicks off its first bar crawl of 2014 with a "Game Day"-themed tour of downtown bars. The Dolphins... More >>

  • Unleash Your Inner Hero

    published January 9, 2014

    It's a new year. Time to prove that beneath your doughy, couch-magnet exterior lies a superhero. Or if you already look like the Hulk, it's time... More >>

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