Optician With a Vision


Story and photo by Laura Richard

Walking into Bronze Optical felt like walking into someone’s home. Cozy rooms were filled with strategically placed antique furniture. No florescent lights. Bronze immediately greeted me with a smile and asked if I cared to join him for a cup of tea.

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Club 99: Muy Sabroso

Club 99

Story and photos by Ellen C. Warren

Muy sabroso means very tasty in Spanish. Probably, the free tacos on Wednesday nights at Club 99 are muy sabroso ( I haven’t tried them, yet!), but so is the bar. It’s tasty, in the sense of many flavors. The jukebox serves up a choice of syncopated, highenergy, smoky-voiced Puerto Rican favorites as well as a wide assortment of familiar American artists.

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Review: Café Hollander


by Kevin Mundt

fe Hollander is not easy to categorize. The atmosphere is modern yet has that cozy aged feel. It looks fancy yet has a casual quality to it. The menu is a mix of European, American and Asian influences.

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