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Beauty and The Beast: Disney Classic Spawns Two Spinoffs

This year, Disney has continued its trend of remaking remarking classics as live-action films with Beauty and the Beast, the tale of how the beautiful Belle discovers a kind prince hidden within a monstrous beast. However, unlike previous recent rema...

Tea Time! Local Tea Room Nears 20th Anniversary

The air is warm and heavy with the scent of aromatic teas. Darkly varnished shelves are adorned with teapots in every color, shape and size, and pastel flower pots resting upon lacy doilies are carved with sayings like “Be Happy,” and “Live Love Laug...

Out of the Box

Through clear glass windows, children laugh as they press an array of buttons and screens. Rows and rows lined with new and innovative tech gadgets entice curio...

Unsung Audio Heros: Hidden Gem Podcasts to Brighten your Day

While screens are a medium of entertainment that are consuming of all attention, audio based media provides opportunities for entertainment on the move. According to fortune magazine, the release of the widely successful Serial podcast in 2015 began ...

Verde’s Oscar Picks

As the film awards season comes to a close, the 89th annual Academy Awards are set to air on Feb. 26, honoring some of the top films of 2016. With the Academy r...