The Right to Bear Life

The Right to Bear Life

This past Sunday morning, like pretty much everyone, I woke up to the horrific news about a mass shooting at a gay night club in Orlando. This, coupled with the murder of The Voice finalist Christina Grimmie the previous night, made for a horrific weekend for the city of Orlando. It also sparked tons of […]

Take a Note

Take a Note

Stop for a minute. Close your eyes, and think of something. A person. A place. A dream. Visualize it, and see it so clearly that you believe it’s real. Now take out a pen and a sheet of paper, and write it down. There’s something special about writing down your thoughts. Thoughts are fleeting, disappearing as quickly as […]

Cuisine Scene: Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q

Cuisine Scene: Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q

Where there’s smoke, there’s BBQ. Or, bar-b-q. Or, barbecue. Whatever. Martinez has seen a steady increase in places you can eat smoked meat – the newest, Willie Jewell’s, opened up off Old Petersburg Road right where it crosses over Baston Road, by the railroad tracks. Since its opening in February, it’s already gained loyal customers, […]