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  • Gather your family stories: It's a gift for generations

    It's not even mid-October, but these days Halloween seems to begin in August, and Christmas starts soon after. Thanksgiving is in danger of become "the day before Black Friday." Before too long, some well-meaning soul will ask me that perennial...
  • Freebie Friday: Free events around town

    Freebie Friday: Free events around town
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight     Latin Food & Wine Festival: a celebration of Latin culinary  contributions. 6:30 p.m. today, Cranes Roost Park, 275 Cranes Roost  Blvd., Altamonte Springs, free, (food...
  • Cemetery project is labor of love and preservation at Asbury Broadneck UM

    Cemetery project is labor of love and preservation at Asbury Broadneck UM
    In the 2.3 acres surrounding Asbury Broadneck United Methodist Church, a subtle link to local history lies in a cemetery that dates back nearly 200 years. At least 1,800 graves — few with headstones, many belonging to former slaves — are...
  • 10 things you might not know about 1968

    10 things you might not know about 1968
    The Chicago History Museum has opened an exhibit about the year 1968, truly a tumultuous 366 days — yes, it was a leap year — not only because of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the social upheaval and riots that...
  • Cory Doctorow talks up ‘In Real Life’ and Wang, feels down over gamergate

     
    Cory Doctorow’s short story, “Anda’s Game,” was released in 2004, but it’s only become more relevant in the past decade. […]...
  • Alper JCC presents book festival

    Alper JCC presents book festival
    The Alper Jewish Community Center in Miami will bring more than a dozen acclaimed authors to the community with a purpose to share the power of words that initiate conversations, inspire change or entertain audiences with their stories. This takes place...
  • Making cancer awareness a priority

    Cancer awareness seminars, as well as a program to help survivors cope with the affects of the disease are a high priority at the Mandel Jewish Community Centers in Boynton Beach and Palm Beach Gardens. The Mandel JCC in Boynton Beach sponsors the...
  • History told through chair styles is fascinating

    History told through chair styles is fascinating
    If furniture could talk, a chair might just sit you down and say, "My great great grandfather, a stool, once told me, 'Son, you don't know what it's like to have only three legs.'" Believe me, if a chair talked to me like that, I would pull up a seat...
  • McCarthy likes Packers' chances against read-option

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Green Bay Packers - INSIDE SLANT The week wasn't even half old, and Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy made two eyebrow-raising declarations. On the topic of unproductive Clay Matthews this season,...
  • Documentary To Share Stories Of Photojournalists Covering Connecticut

    Documentary To Share Stories Of Photojournalists Covering Connecticut
    "One Moment, One Image: Connecticut History Through the Eyes of a Photojournalist" is a documentary that will share stories of the state's history from some of The Hartford Courant's current and former photojournalists, as well as other Courant staff...
  • Cowboys offensive line sets the tone

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Dallas Cowboys - INSIDE SLANT Cowboys' offensive line sets the tone The Dallas Cowboys, coming off their Seattle high, will go in search of a sixth consecutive victory when they face the New York Giants on Sunday at...