Sights and Sounds

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5 Music Festivals Everyone Should Attend

Fanny packs have made a comeback thanks to the ever-growing popularity of the music festival. What began as a few isolated events scattered throughout the country in the ’80s and ’90s has exploded into a full-blown musical movement thanks to the power of millennials. In fact, there are now so… Read more



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5 Must Have Music Apps

Long gone are the days when you had to lug a Discman to the gym. Even an iPod isn’t necessary anymore, not as long as you have a smartphone. In fact, your iTunes library can be bone-dry, and you still won’t miss a step on the treadmill thanks to the… Read more



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5 Concert Etiquette Tips

The older you get, the more expendable income you have to spare on fun stuff, like concerts. However, your tolerance for the chaos that is a standing-room-only concert also tends to go down. The best way to keep the crowd around you in check is leading by example. So the… Read more



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5 Apps That Help You Find Your City’s Hidden Gems

After living in the same city for a few years, it’s easy to become disenchanted with the urban lifestyle that once thrilled you each and every day. You might go to the same old craft beer bar for happy hour, head to the same local cafe for your coffee in… Read more



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Best Places to Do Homework in the U-District

Out of the numerous bars, restaurants, and coffee shops in the U-District, you’re pretty spoiled for choice when it comes to selecting a good place to do homework after classes let out. But out of the dozens of businesses littering the Ave near AVA U-District, there are few that certainly… Read more