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  • Ed Pany keeping cement industry memories alive

    "You are in for a treat," said Ed Pany, 77, as we prepared to enter the Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Northampton. "I could tell you stories, I could tell you stories, I could tell you stories." Then we walked inside. It was a treat. And he...
  • California dog, Sky, wins Westminster's Best in Show

    NEW YORK -- A Southern California dog took the Best in Show title at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Tuesday night, adding to her collection of top prizes. Sky, a ginger-and-white wire fox terrier, beat six others in the finals -- whittled down...
  • PASSINGS: Thomas H. Landau

     PASSINGS: Thomas H. Landau
    Thomas H. Landau Architect designed commercial buildings, office towers Architect Thomas H. "Tommy" Landau, 76, whose firm designed a number of prominent commercial buildings in the Los Angeles area, died of lung cancer Monday at his Santa Monica...
  • Elaine Stritch is too talented, even (especially) if she says so

    "There's no one who's more romantic than a cynic," said the late, great, writer-moviemaker Nora Ephron. When a novel titled "What Nora Knew" uses this quote to open a new so-titled novel, I confess I bridled a little bit. (I guess I was foolishly...
  • Taking the Kids -- to the Statue of Liberty

    Taking the Kids -- to the Statue of Liberty
    What a view! We're standing atop the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty -- about halfway up the 305-foot, 1-inch climb to the crown -- looking out at the New York City skyline. Even the jaded high school boys I'm chaperoning can't help but be impressed....
  • Chinese New Year 2014: How are you celebrating the Year of the Horse?

    Chinese New Year 2014: How are you celebrating the Year of the Horse?
    Celebrations begin Friday in China to welcome the Year of the Horse. The official seven-day holiday is marked by parades, prayers – and usually pyrotechnics. But things are a bit different this year. Revelers in China are being encouraged not to...
  • Don't mess with Columbia [Letter]

    Don't mess with Columbia [Letter]
    If there's one place which has absolutely no right to judge others, it is Baltimore City ("Columbia drab? Duh," Dec. 16). And I say that kindly — and lovingly. I grew up in Baltimore, and I'm the first to defend it. Who better than a former...
  • 2015 Ford Mustang Returns to Top of Empire State Building

     
    In 1957's "An Affair to Remember," Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr fall in love on an ocean liner to New York and agree to meet back up at the top of the Empire State Building to pick up where they......
  • REVIEW: ArtsQuest improv comedy fest's humor better when broad than when acquired

     
    With its humor created on the spot, improvisational comedy can be at once be more subtle and more broad, based on its performers. Perhaps that is its greatest appeal – the fact that it's done on the fly, ready to......
  • NCAA pool bracket picking tips from Las Vegas

     
    Some interesting tidbits about how to pick your NCAA basketball tournament pool from RJ Bell of Pregame.com: 2014 NCAA Tournament Action: Over $12 BILLION worldwide expected to be wagered on NCAA Tournament That’s more action combined than on the...
  • 2015 Ford Mustang 50-Year Limited Edition Photo Gallery (19 Photos)

     
    For the limited-edition 2015 Ford Mustang announced this week, 5-0 means more than engine displacement. In addition to the publicity-baiting spectacle of hauling the Detroit automaker's iconic muscle car up the elevator to the top of the Empire State...