People / Best reinvention of the cassette tape: Travis Wiggins, My Favorite Thangs
A lone cassette tape makes its way to the Weekly mailbox. It’s covered in Simpson motif. We spent a week trying to find a machine to play it. Well worth the wait.
Best convenience store where service still comes with a smile: Mako’s Mart
The intersection of Ward Avenue and Beretania Street offers a beacon of hope to fuel seeking motorists in the form of a glowing red Mako’s Mart sign. Besides offering 76 Gasoline and a warm greeting at the door, they are also known for their ham and cheese croissant sandwiches and spam musubis.