Spencer Michlin

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  • 1 year ago | Drinking

    In 2003, I wrote in these pages about a room at 3531 McKinney Ave. that had, over the course of six decades, stood witness to the people -- many of them drunk -- who represented the changing societal, political and demographic realities of our cit...

  • 12 years ago

    Ever notice how many of our resolutions involve negative things? Stop smoking, stop pigging out, stop snapping at the significant other. This year, why not add something positive to the list? Start with a pledge to make yourself smarter. Chances a...

  • 12 years ago

    You've known it since the dear old days at Faber College: Knowledge is good. Here are seven places where you and your kids can put that credo into action this year with no risk of double secret probation. Unless that's the kind of thing that float...

  • 12 years ago

    At the end of a low-slung, flat-roofed, unprepossessing strip mall is a room that for some 40 years has been the site of mysterious magnetic or gravitational natural occurrences, not unlike the Bermuda Triangle. Since before the JFK assassination,...


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