Archive | November, 2008


Christmas in the Red

by Lawerence Dugan Nichols Together we make up a consumer culture, and everywhere you look there are nonessential commodities for sale. Each Christmas, Americans purchase billions of dollars worth of these for gift-giving. Meanwhile, stores pump out carols over the loudspeakers, adorn the walls with wreaths, and hold special sales the day after Thanksgiving. 

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In Search of a Riverwest Christmas

By Julie Strand  Ah, Christmas… ugly pipe cleaner ornaments you made when you were six hanging on the tree, listening to Jingle Bell Rock on 99.1, hanging mistletoe on your front door so that you can kiss whomever walks in…. well maybe that doesn’t happen as much. It is that time of year again Riverwest,

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