Author Archives: Nick Brothers

Natural History of Pumpkins

By Amanda Bancroft |
Staff Photo Amanda Bancroft

Festive pumpkins and gourds for sale at the Fayetteville Farmer’s Market on the downtown square.

It’s officially autumn, and time for celebrations involving our largest native fruit, the pumpkin.

Saturn in Sagittarius –Beginning the Noble Journey

By Risa D’Angeles |

A few hours after Mercury retrograded last week, Saturn (teacher, discipline, structure, Dweller on the Threshold), after two & a half years in Scorpio, entered Sagittarius, sign of the Archer. Saturn remains in Sagittarius ‘til December 20, 2017.

Wed Blanket

By Amy Alkon |

Nothing says “I want to make mad, passionate love to you” like a referral to a skilled and honest auto mechanic.

Clocks, Bombs, and Racism

By Dane La Born |

Last week, as I’m sure many of you are aware, a 14-year-old boy in Texas was arrested on suspicion of making a bomb and bringing it to school.

Hillberry 2 Fills in After Phases of The Moon Festival Canceled

By Nick Brothers |

It’s been a rough year for Mulberry Mountain music festival fans.

Health Organization to Host Benefit Concert

By Nick Brothers |
Courtesy Photo

Wendy Edge (right) and Angela “Oxygen” Edge (left) pose on the set of the Bulldozer Health Show where the hosts discuss medical freedoms, interview medical contemporaries among other health topics. OxygenEdge will be one of the musicians performing Sept. 20 at George’s Majestic Lounge for the Bulldozer Health Benefit Concert, where proceeds will go to those who can’t afford aid.

This Sunday afternoon from 2 to 5:30 p.m., Sept. 20, Bulldozer Health is organizing a benefit concert at George’s Majestic Lounge where all of the proceeds will go to benefit people seeking to try alternative health care and can’t afford it independently.

Baby Steps, Fayetteville

By Nick Brothers |
Nick BrothersThe Free Weekly Managing Editor

Congratulations to the LGBT population, and all of Fayetteville with the passing of Ordinance 5781 last week.

Busy Beavers: Pests or Heroes?

By Amanda Bancroft |
Amanda Bancroft

Beavers do it big. They’re the second-largest rodents in the world, after capybaras (a South American relative of the guinea pig).

Do I Look Infatuated In This?

By Amy Alkon |

Ah, yes…your love is like a summer’s day — if a summer’s day chased its lemonade with two Red Bulls and a five-shot latte.

When Patriotism Goes Insane

By Dane La Born |
Dane La Born

Fourteen years ago, religious maniacs hijacked passenger jets and caused one of the worst acts of terrorism the United States has ever seen.