2021

A Walke on the Wild Side

Photo SubmittedA sampling of Ted Walke’s work lines the walls. By Christina Heintzelmancheintzelman@benchmarkmediallc.com Well known throughout the city as the owner and operator of Gallery@Second, which operated for eight years in the early 2000s, Ted […]

2021

The History of Valentine’s Day

By Jacqueline G. Goodwin, Ed.D. According to historians, Valentine’s Day is a successor of the ancient Roman feast of Lupercalia dating back to 300 BC. Every year between February 13 and February 15, the Romans […]

2020

Vroom. . . The Need For Speed

By Jeff Falk • Photo Courtesy of The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing Ever since Henry Ford invented the Model T, man has wanted to go faster. Added to this fact that humans are, by […]

2020

You’ve Got Mail

By Diane White McNaughton For the longest time, it sat unread in a nondescript box in a darkened attic. Its pages yellowed with time. Its reassuring words soothed no one. Spin the hands of time […]

2020

Cartooning is Semi-Serious Business

By Jeff Falk • Artwork Courtesy of Brad Gephart & Frank Pizzoli There are few things more mentally stimulating or powerful than the interaction of words and images. But if a picture is worth a thousand […]

2020

Art With a Twist

By Jeff Falk • Photo Courtesy of Billy Twist Art isn’t some guy who lived down the street in the old neighborhood.Art is patient.Art is kind.Art does not envy.Are does not boast.Art is not proud.Art […]

2020

It’s All About Toys

Story and Photo By Jeff Falk Toys are recreation. They are fun. They’re nurturing. Toys are supposed to make us think. But not too much. We really need to be careful around toys. Because if […]