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Columbus Day

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  • Ed Page On Facebook: Is is time for the Washington Redskins to change their name?

    The following is an abridged version of a conversation at www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.  Bill Cink: Yes, they should change their name. They risk being associated with bias, racism, unnecessary conflict and being out of touch with the common man if...
  • Trip Guide To Martha's Vineyard

    Trip Guide To Martha's Vineyard
    >>For a complete list of ferry operators, special events, bike paths, public beaches, adventure outfitters, walking tours, and lodging and dining promotions, go to mvy.com. >>Use the bus. The Martha's Vineyard Transit Authority sells daily bus passes...
  • Maria G. Zannino, funeral director

    Maria G. Zannino, funeral director
    Maria G. Zannino, a longtime Highlandtown funeral director who played a prominent role in numerous Italian social and cultural organizations, died Saturday from complications of heart disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 80. "Maria was so...
  • 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...
  • Hispanic Heritage Month: How an intern helped make it happen

    Hispanic Heritage Month: How an intern helped make it happen
    The assignment seemed perfect for me. I was a Mexican American college student in Washington and was asked to get cosponsors for a bill that would create a month-long observance honoring the achievements of Latinos — National Hispanic Heritage...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...