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Columbus Day

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  • Take the Points: College Football Week 3 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 3 Picks
    This morning, as I’m sitting at my desk, sipping a Starbucks Pumpkin Latte and trying to write the intro to this column, there’s one thing that keeps going through my mind: Hype. My coffee has a giant cardboard sleeve announcing the 10th...
  • The SouthFlorida.com SWEAT USA Giveaway

    The SouthFlorida.com SWEAT USA Giveaway
    Win tickets to fitness festival SWEAT USA in Miami Beach, simply by following and tweeting us (@soflatweets) back the answer to this question: “Which primetime show on NBC does Jillian Michaels appear in?”   Sweat USA is making its debut...
  • Happy Native American Day!

    It can sometimes seem a long way from Labor Day to Halloween. During that two-month-long stretch, it can feel like not much is happening in the form of those nonreligious, nationally celebrated holidays that give us a good reason to celebrate by cooking...
  • A perfect pizza for Columbus Day

    Ever since I first opened Spago high above Hollywood's Sunset Strip back in 1982 (we moved in 1997 to Beverly Hills, where we've just reopened after a complete remodel), I've been known for my pizzas. Some people give Spago credit for inventing the modern...
  • Spice up your Columbus Day

    Spice up your Columbus Day
    Buongiorno! With Columbus Day coming up next Monday, the annual celebration of Christopher Columbus's landing in the Americas 521 years ago, I'm in an Italian frame of mind. I love to cook Italian-inspired food. Part of that love comes from the fact that...
  • House sets vote on funding bill; agencies brace for shutdown

    Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a government funding bill early Sunday that would delay the nation's health care law for one year — inching federal agencies closer to a shutdown that analysts predict would damage Maryland's...
  • Following city dispute, new era for Annapolis boat shows

    Following city dispute, new era for Annapolis boat shows
    Over the next two weekends in Annapolis, more than 100,000 people will descend on City Dock for annual fall shows showcasing powerboats and sailboats. The shows are a staple in the downtown area, but this year's editions mark a changing of the guard. As...
  • Mom, it's a day that's just for you -- or is it?

    Mother's Day is the mother of all conundrums. "Are you supposed to plan a celebration that includes the kids?" a colleague asked me. "Or plan a day that gives her a break from the kids?" He's a dad of two little ones. He wanted to do the right thing....
  • Not sure the value of those inherited treasures? Simple research online can be priceless

    Today's column introduces readers who inherited art. Clueless about value, each wonders if their item(s) is worth anything. The lesson is that we all need to be smart about researching value. If/when you think an item may have potential, it pays to pay...
  • 240-pound female bear harvested in Pa. 5C's early archery season

    Hunting season is off to a good start, at least in Northampton County according to Wildlife Conservation Officer Brad Kreider. In reports filed to the main office of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Kreider reported a 240-pound female bear was...
  • Friends of the Libraries: In San Diego, efforts finally bear fruit

    The big news in the public library world this week is the opening of the new San Diego Central Library. The old central library, built in 1954, was small and, according to Sunday's Los Angeles Times, long overdue for replacement. In fact, it sort of...