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You Think Spin Class is Tough?
Try Biking 500 Miles from Missoula to Jackson Hole

Thursday, July 17th, 2014
by on Living Around

Are you crazy? That was the most-common response from friends when I informed them of my summer vacation plan to ride my bike from Missoula

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Rose – Kathleen Chalfant as the Kennedy Matriarch

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
by on Playing Around

Savvy women around town (and their friends and cohorts), who weren’t in the audience Monday evening to witness Kathleen Chalfant’s dramatic performance in a staged

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2012 – We Weather A Super Storm
And Mourn a Tragic Shooting

Thursday, January 16th, 2014
by on Living Around

By 2012, Woman Around Town had hit its stride. Our writers were being sought after to write about theater, music, books, shopping, health, finance, travel,

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The Buzz About Bitcoin

Monday, January 13th, 2014
by on Living Around

When I first heard about Bitcoin, I gave it short shrift—who in their right mind would ever entrust making on-line payments without a bank’s credit

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Is All That Glitters Really Gold?

Monday, December 30th, 2013
by on Living Around

Gold glitters, and especially so this time of year. But those who hold it in portfolios are seeing some tarnish on a commodity that historically

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The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton

Thursday, November 7th, 2013
by on Reading Around

Diane Atkinson’s book, “The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton” is a suggestive title. In pre-Victorian England, “criminal conversation” referred to sexual intercourse outside marriage, and

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The Billionaire’s Apprentice:
The Stunning Fall of Rajat Gupta

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
by on Reading Around

When I first picked up Anita Raghavan’s 500-page tome, The Billionaire’s Apprentice, I dreaded yet another chronicle of Wall Street’s pillaging the provinces. Having read

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Hooray for Captain Spalding
Animal Crackers at Williamstown Theatre Festival

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
by on Playing Around

What could be better than the Williamstown Theatre Festival in June? After a hot, humid week, driving through the Berkshires to be entertained in an

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