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Istanbul is set up and ready to play.  The tiles don't have too many symbols, so the board is not busy.  In addition, the overview cards are very clear.  The only issue with the components is that some of the wooden pieces came chipped.

Board Game Reviews: Istanbul

May 9, 2020

As a merchant in the busy district of Istanbul, you will need to carefully manage your assistants to be more successful than other merchants.  You'll need to fill your wheelbarrow...

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world, and has slowly been dying over the past few years due to coral bleaching.

‘Our Planet’ rounds out Netflix’s collection of documentaries

May 8, 2020

Any nature documentary will have plenty of footage of animals going about their daily lives, but it takes a special series to deliver an impactful message alongside that footage....

Newly-released Netflix series ‘Outer Banks’ brings forth relatable characters but a typical storyline

May 7, 2020

This review contains spoilers "Outer Banks," the new teen drama series on Netflix, was released on April 15, 2020, and has quickly climbed up the Top 10 list and onto the reco...

Orders from 31st Ready Made can be picked up curbside at 25 S. Ellsworth Ave. in San Mateo.

31st Union serves food for comfort

May 7, 2020

Tired of cooking yet? I don’t blame you. Well, if your situation allows it, there’s no better time than the present to order takeout from a restaurant you’ve always want...

The view on the top of a hill in Laurelwood park is one to be admired.

Hidden trails of Belmont are the best around

May 6, 2020

Everyone’s looking for things to pass the time during quarantine, and there aren’t many options. Hiking, for instance, has been forced to wedge its way into many people’s...

‘Out of Shadows’ questions the foundation of media

May 5, 2020

While documentaries like "Tiger King" have been gaining popularity on Netflix, one documentary that you probably haven't heard about is "Out of Shadows." This YouTube documentary, whi...

Players place building tiles in their boroughs to get income, reputation, and population in their city.

Board Game Reviews: Suburbia

May 2, 2020

Convert your small town into a thriving city. Build residential, civic, industrial, and commercial industries to get a larger population than all of the neighboring boroughs. This...

‘Once and Future’ artfully blends sci-fi and historical fiction together

April 30, 2020

It has a medieval tale, reincarnation, magic, and spaceships, as well as a plethora of LGBTQIAP+ representation among the characters. And it all comes together in a cohesive story...

Title screen and logo for Some Good News / John Krasinski / Wikipedia / CC BY-2.0

‘SGN’ keeps good news flowing during tough times

April 29, 2020

In his most recent debut, "The Office" star John Krasinski released his new YouTube series, "Some Good News" (SGN), raising the spirits of millions. Widely known for his roles in "The...

Many have hopped onto the whipped coffee bandwagon since the recipe went viral. I, personally, made whipped coffee over iced almond milk.

Whipped coffee lives up to the buzz

April 28, 2020

It's safe to assume most teenagers are addicted to social media, especially one of the newest platforms, TikTok. Naturally, a new platform with new creators often comes with new trends, and whipped co...

Donald X Vaccarino designed Dominion.  Published in 2008 by Rio Grande Games, Dominion is an essential game for anyone's collection.  It can be played with 2-4 players in less than an hour.

Board Game Reviews: Dominion

April 24, 2020

This week, I'm going to cut the suspense and start with my opinion of the game before going into more detail. Dominion is one of the best games of all time.  It gets an easy...

The original spanish name of Netflix's series

Netflix gives fame to fast-rising show ‘Money Heist’

April 23, 2020

Most binge-watchers look for action-packed shows which leave them speechless and wanting to watch more. "Money Heist" does precisely that. Originally, the show was first br...

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