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31
Dec
On the cold, hard street

On the cold, hard street

Eighty-seven people walk by me before any change falls into my cup. It is only 8:50 a.m. on a Tuesday, and the foot traffic on Barrington is picking up. 

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31
Dec
Goodbye, Mr. King

Goodbye, Mr. King

Greg King was a teacher who spent most of his career working at Prince Andrew High School in Dartmouth. Greg suffered from poor health for some time, and died with his loving family by his side on November 30. 

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31
Dec
University $100,000-Plus Club

University $100,000-Plus Club

It’s the first year that universities have been required under the Public Sector Compensation Disclosure Act to release the salaries of their top earners as of March 31, 2012. And boy howdy, is the list ever a doozy.

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17
Dec
Slouching Around the Christmas Tree

Slouching Around the Christmas Tree

Ah, Christ-Han-Kwan-Ram-Mas. By the time this issue of Frank Magazine reaches your fingers, you’re no doubt trying to maintain that delicate balance between riding out the wave of holiday cheer as it crests and not being sucked down by the undertow. 

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17
Dec
It’s nice for a ticky-tacky little box

It’s nice for a ticky-tacky little box

As I started to examine this week’s real estate finding, 4 Oakwood Crescent in Sydney, an old but familiar refrain began to play in my head.

“Little boxes on the hillside, little boxes made of ticky-tacky, little boxes, little boxes, little boxes all the same,” goes the song by Malvina Reynolds, written as a satirical take on the development of suburbia way back in 1962.

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