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Join the Community Conversation About John Biggers

  Join the Community Conversation About John Biggers By Tonya Jameson   The Mint Museum isn’t letting John Biggers’ exhibit “Wheels in Wheels” close quietly. Instead, the museum is partnering with Pride Magazine to present CommUNITY Conversation: “DECODING: Symbols, Icons, Mysteries & Mischief in the Art of John Thomas Biggers.”   The free event will be 6:30–8 p.m., Oct.…

Why Watching Your Blood Pressure Matters

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a common condition that can lead to serious complications such as heart attack or stroke if untreated. Many people may not even realize that they have high blood pressure, which is why the American Heart Association refers to the condition as “a silent killer.” The association recommends that people, particularly as they age, have their blood pressure checked by a health care professional.…

Gardens to Light Up Fall Sky with Chinese Lantern Festival

By Eren Simpson This month, the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden will be transformed into a magical landscape as it becomes home to the Chinese Lantern Festival, featuring 800 lighted lanterns in the form of large wild animals.   Chief Operating Officer Jim Hoffman said the staff of the botanical garden has been working on this exhibit for nearly a year.…