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These Brooklyn twins are designing sunglasses for Prince and Beyoncé

When Prince made a rare TV appearance on “Saturday Night Live” in November to perform with funk-rock trio 3rdEyeGirl, he looked every bit a rock star with a big Afro, black blazer and oversize sterling chains. But the most eye-catching part of his look was a pair of shades with three blue-tinted lenses — one for each eye, plus an extra for the mystical third eye thought to lie between the brows.When Prince needed creative custom shades for his recent album cover and an “SNL” performance, he...

What is Mischief Night?

Locals know the night before Halloween as Mischief Night. The term isn’t used everywhere, and it sometimes confuses newcomers to the Philadelphia region. Here, we explain what it’s all about.What is Mischief Night?Halloween Eve, Oct. 30, is known in the Philadelphia region as Mischief Night.How is it celebrated?With vandalism.Why?Good question. Though “mischief” has always been a part of Halloween, a dedicated holiday devoted to the hijinks apparently started with the...

Summer Nights, Lonely Nights.

{source}You’re thinking about how when you last saw your uncle, he said, “That day your Dad died, I flew out, and I was there for a few days, but I had to go back before the funeral.”You’re hanging on his every word because even though it’s a day or a few days or probably more like weeks that you rarely like to revisit, you feel like there might be a puzzle piece missing. He brought it up because you told him you can’t seem to get over your last relationship.As hard as you try, you’re better...