Nobody wants to give up the perks of a good lifestyle, even if they are facing tough economic times. There are still books to splurge on, art that can’t hang anywhere but in your home and food cravings you can’t resist. Local foodies, artists, writers and musicians agree that while people are being careful and cutting back, some are willing to splurge while others find alternatives. Smart spending was a big trend in 2010, but local experts have noticed some other trends in their fields over the year.
The Dining Scene