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2020 in review: Social issues we may have forgotten, but shouldn’t

Yes, all these things happened in the last year. Yes, we need a drink

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I got an in-person event invitation. How do I politely say no?

Among the ways to gently refuse invitations from friends and relatives whose feelings you care about is by reminding them of the present health risks

What’s making this all-around creative happy? Her dogs Calcifer and Stoya—and *lots* of wine

“What’s making us happy” is our weekly list of things we are drooling over or…

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Faking their COVID-19 test results got a Boracay tourist group criminal charges

We know that being isolated at home for almost the entire year has been frustrating,…

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What’s making this creative consultant happy? Handmade loafers and his new food business

“What’s making us happy” is our weekly list of things we are drooling over or…

What’s making this filmmaker happy? #latergram, sparkling tea and home scents that signal the end of day

Two weeks before the dreaded global interruption, Toqa, a local label by two Rhode Island…

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A nationwide holiday lockdown? Fake news, gov’t says

Over the weekend, the Internet was abuzz with social media posts that say a nationwide…

Budae jjigae: The Korean one-pot stew that has everything but the kitchen sink

Admit it: In March we might have gone overboard and hoarded (out of panic) more…

What’s making this editor happy? Reading, rediscovering DVDs and offsetting screen time with vinyls

“What’s making us happy” is our weekly list of things we bought by impulse or…

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No, you still can’t bring your kids to the mall

Christmastime under the “new normal” may look vastly different, but some things remain the same—like…