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Food Tip: Mezza Mediterranean Grill

You’ve probably heard about Mystic’s Middle Eastern eatery, The Pita Place, recently renamed Mezza Mediterranean Grill. I ventured over there Saturday night, with the craving for falafel and hummus, both personal favorites that I...

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Rick's List -- New and Improved Black Friday Edition

As I write this, it's early Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving, and a look out the newsroom window reminds me of Frost's beautifully melancholic lines about November: "My Sorrow / When she's here with me / Thinks these dark days of...

Let's face it: People are slobs

All right, not all people are slobs, probably not even most folks — but there are enough dirtballs who think nothing of flinging trash out their car windows that so many roadways look like garbage dumps.

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