{the Randall Creamery} There are few things that I like more than the comeback of small town America.  It often seems that the best days are behind them.  I will admit that I’m a proponent of forward progress, but I wonder, does progress have to come at the cost of country life? I don’t have…

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My friend (and real estate agent extraordinaire) Lucie suggested Russian restaurant Mari Vanna when we met for lunch last Friday in New York.  She knows I love to try new places, especially those that feature “ethnic” food (I can’t eat salads or hamburgers every meal!) and have captivating décor. When I walked into Mari Vanna…

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