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Volume 32 - Number 07 - February 12, 2009

The Love Issue

Cover photo by Joe Putrock

Romance Is Relative

Forgo the obligatory chocolate and roses and find your own way to say “Be Mine”

By Kathryn Geurin

An Open Book

Local author’s new work aims to dispel myths and provide a heathy guide to nonmonogamy

By Miriam Axel-Lute

Everything Old Is New Again

A fresh look at a long-term love can rekindle romantic sparks

By Amy Halloran

The Savage Directives

When the fundies get you down, Dan Savage offers modest advice: Keep on keeping on

By Josh Potter

Passion on Paper

A bundle of love letters carries a couple’s story across generations

By Cecelia Martinez

Celluloid Love

Ten movies you can add to your Netflix queue to give you and yours that warm romantic feeling

By Shawn Stone

Million-Dollar Bye-Bye

The promise of a state handout seemed to seal the future of Troy’s City Hall, but the state budget gap has thrown that into question

By Chet Hardin

These Dollars Stayed Home

Winners announced in Buy Local Holiday Pledge campaign

Signal Flow

Recording duo use a bucolic studio for conservatory courses in audio engineering

By Josh Potter

Savage Love
By Dan Savage

If Dan Savage won't answer your weird, disgusting, perverted, embarrassing questions about sex, perhaps you'd best keep them to yourself.


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