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  • The strawberry festival

     
    I didn't get to the market in time to buy strawberries, so I stopped by the First English Lutheran's Strawberry Festival. Eastern Shore strawberries were going for the market price of $5. There was a bake sale as well, with......
  • Hey, kids, the All-Star Game is coming to the Bronx!

     
    I don't know where to begin in giving you the details of the Fox/MLB pre-All Star game extravaganza, the kickoff to what Fox says "is sure to be one of the most memorable nights in sports history." So I'm just......
  • Support your local festival food vendor

     
    I forgot to mention in my Artscape post yesterday that the local do-good ice cream shop formerly known as Sylvan Beach has a presence at the festival, only remember the name has changed: It's now called Taharka Bros. (I can't......
  • 'World's Largest Pierogi:' 92 pounds

     
    by Mark Silva You know, when the "local cultural icon'' of Whiting, Indiana, struts his stuff, that a Polka Parade cannot be far behind. And "Mr. Pierogi'' performed his duties, as usual, at the annual Pierogi Festival, where one 92-pound......
  • Jeremy Shockey to SI: Super Bowl parade? What parade?

     
    Speaking of Jeremy Shockey (see one post down) and SI (see two posts down), Peter King spoke to the new New Orleans Saint Saturday, and old No. 80 told him here that he was not aware of the Super Bowl......
  • Classic-Car Cruise Caters to Nostalgia

     
    Detroit???s annual Woodward Dream Cruise is an event steeped in tradition and nostalgia. These days, this one-day classic-car festival revs the engines of 40,000 cars for nearly 2 million fans....
  • Obama inaugural = teeming masses

     
    The stored-value card Washington, D.C.'s mass-transit system will begin selling Friday, Nov. 21, 2008 to commemorate President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration. by Frank James Many people who live and work in the Washington, D.C. area have been closely...
  • Obama inaugural avoids security woes

     
    by Josh Meyer The swearing-in of Barack Obama came off without a security-related hitch today, but underneath the calm veneer, federal authorities were intensively investigating a report that a group of Somalia-based militants wanted to launch some kind...
  • LI in Washington: Packer, man on the street

     
    Reid Epstein talks to a ubiquitous LI notable who, predictably, is attending the inauguration: "It should come as no surprise that Greg Packer, Long Island???s inimitable man on the street, has made the trip to Washington for the Obama......
  • Obama inaugural crowds get early start

     
    by Frank James and Jim Tankersley In the early January morning's dark chill, people moved by the tens of thousands through the streets of Washington, D.C., hoping to stake out positions that would allow them a view of one......
  • Spike Lee's Kobe Bryant film to premiere at Tribeca

     
    ESPN announced the slate for its third annual portion of the Tribeca Film Festival late next month, headlined by the April 25 premiere of Spike Lee's "Kobe Doin' Work," in which he followed the Lakers star with cameras for a......