Or, has the city really turned the corner on generations of broken promises to its poor neighborhoods, or is Alvin Brown just looking for votes?
VIRGO: October 22-28 Wednesday, October 22
In the English-speaking world, a sundae is a luxurious dessert of ice cream topped with sweet treats like syrup, sprinkles and fruits. In Korea, a sundae is something very different. It’s a cow’s or pig’s intestines crammed with noodles, barley and pig’s blood. Next week, you’ll be faced with a decision that has metaphorical similarities to the choice between the two sundaes. Be sure you’re quite clear about the true nature of each.
LIBRA: October 22-28 Wednesday, October 22
The average serving of pasta on a typical American’s plate is almost 480 percent bigger than what’s recommended as a healthy portion, says the research paper “The Contribution of Expanding Portion Sizes to the U.S. Obesity Epidemic,” by Lisa R. Young and Marion Nestle.
SCORPIO: October 22-28 Wednesday, October 22
“Children are the most desirable opponents at Scrabble,” declares Scorpio author Fran Lebowitz, “as they are both easy to beat and fun to cheat.” I don’t wholeheartedly endorse that advice for you in the days ahead.
SAGITTARIUS: October 22-28 Wednesday, October 22
You are entering a phase when you will have more luck than usual as you try to banish parasitic influences, unworthy burdens and lost causes. Projects to work on: 1. Bid farewell to those who bring out the worst in you. 2. Heal the twisted effect an adversary has had on you.
CAPRICORN: October 22-28 Wednesday, October 22
Are you ready to be as affable as a Sagittarius, charismatic as a Leo, empathetic as a Cancerian, and vigorous an instigator as an Aries? No? You’re afraid it would require you to push yourself too far outside your comfort zone? Willing to be half as affable as a Sagittarius, half as charismatic as a Leo, half as empathetic as a Cancerian, half as inspiring an instigator as an Aries? Or even a quarter as much? At least stretch in these directions – that would let you take maximum advantage of spectacular social opportunities in the next four weeks.
AQUARIUS: October 22-28 Wednesday, October 22
In the weeks ahead, find practical ways to express your new-found freedom. The explorations and experiments you’ve enjoyed recently were fun and provocative, but it’s time to use insights they sparked to upgrade back in the daily grind.
PISCES: October 22-28 Wednesday, October 22
Heavy metal band Hatebeak broadened the definition of what constitutes music. Its lead singer was Waldo, an African grey parrot. A review by Aquarius Records called Waldo’s squawks “completely and stupidly brilliant.”
GE OIL & GAS AND THE BRIBERY ECONOMY Tuesday, October 7
Should we be excited about tax dollars padding corporate profits?
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AN INTERVIEW WITH LOCAL RED BULL ATHLETE ADDISON ZAWADA Wednesday, October 1
What’s life like as a professional cyclist?
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