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The Flight of the Green Fairy Part 1: Mar 5 is National Absinthe Day

When’s the last time you had a date with a magical green fairy? If it’s been too long, you’re in luck; March 5 is not only National Cheese Doodle Day, it’s National Absinthe Day, when aficionados of the verdant spirit take to the bars and cafes, and get down like it’s the Belle Époque all over again.

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This October Weekend: Pumpkin Patches and Farmers Markets

And there is no better way to celebrate the turning of the season than by partaking of the bounty at our neighborhood farmers’ markets. Check out the Saturday pumpkin patch for the kids, a whole page of recipes for in-season kale, and a beautiful apple and pear pie.