Tim Preston: Pigging out; massages; Manila; and Mexico: 06/02/13
I’m starting this week’s column with an eye on the clock and an extreme awareness of the applicable deadline, so I’m going to attempt to just “knock one out” as best I can.
Tim Preston: Diet shock in a can; big-burger challenge; business for breakfast: 05/19/13
I’m no fan of diet drinks or drinks in cans, although I suspect I am a convert when it comes to Diet Ale 8 after sipping down a couple of cans a new friend left at the office for me.
Tim Preston: Recruiting help; Shogun reviewed; burgers; and Diet Ale-8-One: 5/12/13
Despite my own impression I’ve too often asked for the input of those who read this column every Sunday, it is apparent I need to repeat the request at the top of the tale this time around.
Tim Preston: Nice guy award; tasty treats from abroad; truck-stop status: 5/5/13
I don’t often write about people who have received business awards and recognitions, although I have no trouble making an exception for Bob Hammond, who was recently honored by the Site Selectors Guild for work in the “Small Town” category.
Tim Preston: Whiskey, smoked meatloaf and a shirt: 04/28/13
I popped by the patio at the Chimney Corner Café on Carter Avenue after work recently to enjoy some fresh air and live music performed by a talented duo when Chef Paul Runnels took me by the arm and said, “Walk with me,” as he pointed out the surrounding area, which he has dubbed “the new downtown Ashland.”
Tim Preston: Mug shots, Maria's market, Main Street and Starbase 51: 4/21/13
When it comes to feedback about this newspaper, I consider Aunt Mary’s opinion to be the gold standard about local content.
Tim Preston: Great barbecue, bacon-burger dreams, glue and Gundams: 4/14/13
I made an unexpected run to Cave Run last week to meet a famous fisherman and arrange for an afternoon on the water in search of some monsters with teeth, and had an outstanding lunch with some fine folks as part of the day’s adventure.
Tim Preston: Downtown lofts, Flying Saucers and property paramedics: 3/31/13
I had a great time running around downtown Ashland last week working on a preview story for the upcoming annual downtown loft tour by Ashland Main Street.
Tim Preston: A saffron adventure, men's suits and hairstyles for all: 2/17/13
I’m not sure what I did to earn the invitation, although I certainly appreciated the opportunity to indulge in a rare taste of something “exotic” by my diet standards last week during a meal at Ashland’s Chimney Corner Café.
Tim Preston: Goodwill Burger hunting, sausage doughnuts and children’s stuff: 02/10/13
A few weeks back I wrote a story about the longtime downtown business Ashland News & Game Room, which owner Shirley Massie reports may have made the situation there even more gloomy with customers incorrectly thinking the place has closed.
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