Achsa Home Improvement

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Archive for July 2010

As expected from

As expected from a company with the phrase cycles in its name, the Axino EX feels like it ready to race. With average geometry, you get straightforward handling that neither frighteningly fast nor so sluggish as to hold you back in a crit. The EX frame stiffness impressed us. In the late 20th century, an […]

Carne asada tacos

Carne asada tacos ($9.75 for four plus beans), Frezko Taco Spot, Southlake: Two smaller spots, Frezko Taco Spot and Chiloso Mexican Grill (not listed here but recommended), have been taking on nearby taco champ Torchy’s and surviving. Frezko takes the more minimal approach: Choose burrito, salad, quesadilla or taco, choose your meat (a vegetarian option […]

Nearly all of the buses

On one wall is a hand painted reproduction of “The Angelus,” a painting by French painter Jean Francois Millet, who died in 1875. His masterpiece hangs in the Mus d’Orsay in Paris. Steve’s grandmother copied the painting a century ago, when she was 20 years old. Nearly all of the buses are expected to leave […]