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Chevy No Va! (Chevy Doesn’t Go!)

English can be an amusing and sometimes dangerous language in the hands of advertising Mad Men, business owners, or a verbally dyslexic columnist such as moi. While ads for the Chevy Nova were met with chuckles in Puerto Rico 60 years ago, one doesn’t have to leave the Manchester environs to get the business funny for your money: READ MORE

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10 tips for freelancers (or those planning to be)

No matter what you call it – freelancing, independent contractor, self-employed, a side gig, the great resignation – it comes down to the one fact that you’re your own boss. Doesn’t it feel great? It’s supposed to be, and more people are jumping aboard. A Forbes article earlier this year even proclaimed, “It’s tough to be pessimistic about the freelance revolution.” READ MORE


Cricket enthusiasts hope to grow a scene in Manchester

All I know about cricket is from comedian Hassan Manaj. In a 2019 episode of the popular Netflix show “The Patriot Act,” I learned that cricket is the second most popular sport in the world, next to soccer. However, cricket is not a game we typically see people playing in Manchester. On Memorial Day morning roughly 20 international students from India gather to play cricket on a baseball field in Livingston Park. READ MORE