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Minkin's Music: Time for goodbye

“They say that all good things must end. Call it a night, the party’s over.” —Willie Nelson In December of 2006, Mitch Allen grilled me for two hours with questions relating to a feature story about my former optical business that would appear in the upcoming edition of Mimi Magazine. He stared at the music memorabilia adorning my...

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A Final Thought: Remodeling the kitchen

After 25 years in the same house, my wife and I are finally remodeling our kitchen. We knew it was time when our grandsons began peeling the plastic coverings off of our 1958-era cabinets which were re-faced years ago; that, and our ice maker had stopped working, the EPA was asking about the chemical spills under our kitchen sink, and for years...

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Acupuncture for cravings

Anyone who has experienced acupuncture will tell you there’s nothing to fear. It’s practically painless, feeling similar to a tiny mosquito bite. Acupuncture is one of many services at Vivify Wellness at Avenues that allow people to reduce stress and anxiety, as well as curb addictions. “Our acupuncture specialist uses the NADA...

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Floorz can deconstruct your old fiberglass shower and replace it with stunning new tile, complete with doors and fixtures

Sometimes even high temps on the furnace aren’t enough to chase away the chill of winter. But a languid steam inside a new shower might just do the trick. Once the holidays are over, why not consider a small (or full, depending on your budget) bathroom upgrade? Our in-house interior designers can create a design that matches your current...

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Give the gift of beauty

Everything Cory’s Hair Studio & Day Spa does helps clients relax, refresh and rejuvenate—even taking the stress out of holiday shopping. “The best time to relax is when you don’t have time for it,” says Corinne Calabro, salon owner. “And that especially holds true during the hectic holiday season. Visit our boutique to find...

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