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New Year's Day

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  • Selected excerpts from 'Days'

    Selected excerpts from 'Days'
      From H. L. Mencken, The Days Trilogy, Expanded Edition, edited by Marion Elizabeth Rodgers. Copyright 2014 by The Library of America, New York, N.Y. With the permission of the Enoch Pratt Free Library. All rights reserved.     Early days...
  • College football back with new look, attitude

     College football back with new look, attitude
    College football spent the last eight months in therapy, facing its flaws and refining its goals. It returned in earnest Thursday night after a transformative and tumultuous offseason new and improved, more honest about where the sport is headed and open...
  • Cowboys send out playoff tickets -- before season even starts

    The Dallas Cowboys included playoff tickets when they sent out season-ticket packages this week, according to ESPN.com. That includes a ticket for the NFC Championship Game, which the Cowboys have not played in since the 1995 season. The Cowboys are...
  • A peek inside haggis, Scotland's national dish

    A peek inside haggis, Scotland's national dish
    Authentic haggis is not for the squeamish. Under "Ingredients" on the label of packaged versions, you'll typically find oatmeal, onion, suet, seasonings — so far so good, eh? — and lamb offal. Offal. Sometimes called pluck. It's the innards:...
  • Orlando Museum of Art 2014-15 season

     Orlando Museum of Art 2014-15 season
    The Orlando Museum of Art continues celebrating its 90 years by looking forward and back. A substantial new collection and contemporary-art shows have an eye on the future, while a special exhibit pays tribute to the museum's Acquisition Trust. Favorite...
  • There are lots of ways to trim your spending on groceries beyond clipping coupons

    I'm not a big fan of using coupons at the supermarket because of the time it takes to find, clip and organize them. I employ several other strategies to save on groceries instead. But after talking to supermarket savings expert Teri Gault, I realized I...
  • Ring in 2015 with JJ Grey & Mofro at House of Blues

    Ring in 2015 with JJ Grey & Mofro at House of Blues
    There will be lots of live music on New Year's Eve, but fewer chances to ring in 2015 with sounds steeped in Florida's swampy roots. If that sounds good, you'll want to be in the crowd for JJ Grey & Mofro, who plan to celebrate the final hours of 2014...
  • The virtue of video

    The virtue of video
    Demonstrators in Baltimore are planning to return to the streets tonight in support of residents of Ferguson, Mo., where marchers have been protesting the fatal shooting by police of an unarmed black teenager since Aug. 9. The death of Michael Brown, 18,...
  • There are many ways to save money on groceries without coupons

    Sure, there are some extreme couponers who manage to spend next to nothing at the grocery store. But you might not have the time it takes to be that sort of coupon pro -- or perhaps you wouldn't benefit from the effort because coupons usually aren't...
  • Fork and Balls on Las Olas doesn't break the bank

    Fork and Balls on Las Olas doesn't break the bank
    ★★★ Tim Petrillo, Peter Boulukos and Alan Hooper are masters of a particular style of boozy hospitality. At S3, YOLO, Tarpon Bend — and now Fork and Balls — the bar is the heart of each restaurant. The Restaurant...
  • Robin Williams on NBC's 'Homicide' -- Here's my 1994 Sun review

    Robin Williams on NBC's 'Homicide' -- Here's my 1994 Sun review
    In my Monday-night appreciation of Robin Williams, I wrote about a 1994 episode of NBC's "Homicide: Life on the Street" in which the comedian delivered an outstanding dramatic performance. (Read that here.) Sun librarian Paul McCardell, to whom anyone...