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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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A wooden barrel vs. the British navy

Cramped quarters make me anxious. I’m also a lousy swimmer. No matter how compelling the cause, I can’t imagine going underwater in a 3 by 6 foot wooden barrel, but Ezra Lee did just that during the American Revolution. It was the...

Rick's List - Holiday Tune-Doctor Edition

You may not know it, but I'm pretty famous as the go-to guy in terms of "doctoring" holiday songs by contemporary artists. What happened was an accident. I was out boozing it up with the late, great George Michael and he asked if I'd...

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