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5th Annual Westie Awards

February 25, 2014

After several weeks and several nominations — each one worthy of recognition — the West Of editorial department again had the daunting...Read More



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Get Your Gras On

Some bars were made for Mardi Gras and Voodoo Tiki Bar in Avondale is one of them. With dark magic roots and a fine affinity for jazz in all...Read More



The Bitter Browns

This time of the year is a bizarre trip indeed. One week you’re sitting under a foot of snow, hoping the power doesn’t go out, the next,...Read More



Fridge Funk

This week I took on the dreaded household task of cleaning out the refrigerator. Mind you, this chore was two weeks overdue. A weird smell...Read More



The Politics Of Taking And Refusing Federal Money

The eagerness that the Haley Administration showed in seeking federal disaster assistance during this month’s Great Ice Storm makes one...Read More



Caught In The Crossfire

There are five holes in Donald and Jane Edwards’ Mulmar Street home.

There are the obvious ones — the four holes that trace a straight...Read More



One For the Record Books

Every year on National Signing Day a small group of high school athletes around the nation commit to play sports for their respective college...Read More