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You’ve seen the omnipresent ads. Now get ready for the first Bourne movie without Jason Bourne.
Remember, The Bourne Legacy is one of the last big action films of the summer. According to a recent New York Times story, "More Bitter Pills than Popcorn," the fall movies are going to tackle tough issues. Exhibit A: Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming Django Unchained is a brutal tale about a former slave who hunts white plantation owners.
So we say, break out the popcorn (or your favorite popcorn alternative) now while it’s still summer and the action heroes are still on-screen in full force."
Don’t let the New Age messaging get in your way; instead, vote on their website for the next flavor: Natural Kettle Corn, Natural Chipotle & Lime, or Natural Jalapeño Aged Cheddar Cheese.
For those who don't want to be exposed to fruits and vegetables when they’re buying candy, there are Hot Tamales, Astro Pops, Tootsie Rolls, Jelly Belly jelly beans and candy rings in a gazillion other places.
According to Seattle Met’s nicely named blog Nosh Pit, Brinker has a large supply of candy necklaces, Pixy Stix and little chocolate coins for the kid-friendly price of 10 cents each; older generations can flash back to Flicks candy bars and Juicy Fruit and Fruit Stripe gum, “things that you don’t see at grocery stores,” says Brinker, who also has a broad selection of licorice in deference to Ballard’s Scandinavian history.
Sugar Shop - Brooklyn, New York
Sugar Shop smartly has a second party room for kids (and presumably for candy-obsessed adults like myself). And, this being Brooklyn, they have a section for locally made chocolates, like the awesome Mast Brothers and Fine & Raw.
Godiva - National
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