I don't know why I didn't think of this — possibly because I wasn't sure which teams were playing in the Super Bowl until yesterday — but The New York Daily News has condensed the Giants vs. Patriots clash into a matter of clam chowder preference. As a person who prefers soup to sports, this is something I can get behind. And who hasn't debated the relative merits of New England clam chowder and Manhattan clam chowder?
Today we learned that the Halloween candy you give out says as much about you as your choice of costume. Kids can be judgmental and unforgiving little ghouls and it's best not to disappoint them by giving them something healthy and stupid like carob. One commenter, however, shares a charming little New England tradition for all the witches and wizards that come a-knocking.