CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Review – ***½

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is nearly everything a comic book movie should be: exciting, surprising, dazzling, and above all, entertaining. It’s a shade below a **** film–I guess that extra oomph that inspires that rating from me–but make no mistake, it’s a great time at the movies, thanks in no small part to a sharp…

Avery’s Melon Soda Review

New England strikes again, this time the Avery’s Bottling Works in New Britain, CT. The soda shop I visited had a number of Avery’s sodas, but I decided to go off the beaten path and try their melon soda–perhaps not the best choice I’ve ever made, but let’s see if it worked out for me….