At this point, we can’t talk about 2017 without getting angry. So, if you don’t mind, let’s just skip it. Thankfully, there was some good to come out of the year, particularly in the category of music. We’ve heard some great music from veteran songwriters, new artists making their mark and some bands (we’re talking about you, Partner) launching themselves to international stardom.
Here’s what we liked this year in a quantifiable format that will, no doubt, offend some people. Enjoy! Continue reading The Best Music Of 2017
In his song ‘As Days Go By’, Jesse Frederick immortalized the words, “It’s a rare condition, this day and age, to read any good news on the newspaper page.” That was in 1989: a time before 9/11, Twitter, and Donald Trump’s political career. If he had only know what the next few decades would bring… 2017 was, at best, a warning shot. It was a new benchmark. It was a year that should stand out in history as a lesson, a painful reminder that we can do better, because while we could do worse, we wouldn’t survive it very long.
While we’re not unaffected by the relentless barrage 2017 has offered, we’ve been fortunate to cover a lot of really great stories here on the east coast. Here are the ones that were most popular this year. Continue reading Our Top Stories Of 2017