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  • 'Chicagoisms,' a small gallery stuffed with big architectural ideas

    'Chicagoisms,' a small gallery stuffed with big architectural ideas
    In the wall text of an engaging but uneven new architecture show at the Art Institute, there's an imagined conversation between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and an unnamed adviser. "Sir," the adviser begins, "Chicago is broke. Decades of poor planning have left...
  • Hampton picks archaeologist for Harbor Square dig

    Hampton picks archaeologist for Harbor Square dig
    HAMPTON — The city announced on Tuesday its intention to award James River Institute for Archaeology a contract giving the Williamsburg firm permission to search for artifacts at the former Harbor Square Apartments site. The two-acre plot at...
  • Russia's history and politics, not U.S. policies, drive Putin in Ukraine, book argues

    "Putin's Wars: The Rise of Russia's New Imperialism" by Marcel H. Van Herpen; Rowman Littlefield ($29.95) WASHINGTON In the U.S. debate over the Ukraine crisis, with its inward focus on which U.S. administration has been the most naive about Vladimir...
  • Ratings: AMC, OWN, TLC Among Notable Cable Gainers in 2014

    The quarterly ratings fortunes of cable networks often ride on a single show, and that was the case for the likes of AMC, A&E and OWN during the first three months of the year. AMC surged behind record ratings for "The Walking Dead," and OWN had its best...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Conservatives to women: Go get married

    Conservatives to women: Go get married
    The conservative minds of the Heritage Foundation have found a way for Republicans to shrink the gender gap: They need to persuade more women to get their MRS degrees. The advocacy group held a gathering of women of the right Monday afternoon to mark...
  • 'Scanning Day' At Manchester Historic Society Saves Memories

    With every photo that is scanned into its computer system, the Manchester Historical Society preserves another piece of town history. Rita McParland, a lifelong resident, came to the historical society on its annual "scanning event" on March 25 with a...
  • Making soul food and Southern cuisine healthier

    Making soul food and Southern cuisine healthier
    On a crisp spring morning, chef David Thomas stands in the kitchen of his Parkville cafe, Herb & Soul, prepping for a busy day of cooking. Plastic tubs overflow with fresh kale, while shelves hold spices that will impart flavor to the chef's Old Bay...
  • East meets West: Touchstone production explores Chinese immigrants in Lehigh Valley

    A Chinese legend says that things fated to be connected are attached by an invisible red string. Mary Wright feels that Bethlehem and China have that magical string connecting them. From the 1870s, when Chinese came to Lehigh University to learn...
  • Dana Milbank: Conservatives to women: Go get married

    WASHINGTON -- The conservative minds of the Heritage Foundation have found a way for Republicans to shrink the gender gap: They need to persuade more women to get their MRS degrees. The advocacy group held a gathering of women of the right Monday...
  • Hampton heritage celebrated

    Hampton’s heritage includes more than just the English settlers that landed in the area in 1607, which is why the Hampton History Museum and other city officials will begin Hampton Heritage Day. The event beginning at 11 a.m. on April 12 will...