Start by thinking of the city as though it were a person. Now come up with a resolution it might make for next year. Write the resolution in 25 words or fewer. And one more thing: You may use only one-syllable words.
Here's an example:
This year "I will bolt down the high-cost flags that I hang from poles on the Lee Bridge to keep them from the wind's grasp."
Get it? Good. Now, get cracking. Send your entries to:
1707 Summit Ave., Suite 201
Richmond, Va. 23230
Or, by e-mail to: Resolution@styleweekly.com.
Include your name, address and telephone number. The winner will receive a $50 gift certificate from Ukrop's and will be featured in a future edition of Style.
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