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New Year's Day

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  • Courtside connection scores

    Courtside connection scores
    Serendipity was smiling on Tracie Todd and Wesley Coleman on New Year's Day 2011, even if it wasn't immediately apparent. Wesley had a fever that day. But he still agreed to go to a Chicago Bulls game because he had promised his brother. Tracie, of...
  • Vinoy House once was oilman's winter home

    Vinoy House once was oilman's winter home
    How historic is St. Petersburg's Historic Vinoy House? Well, it was built in 1910 to serve as a winter getaway for wealthy Pennsylvania oilman Aymer Vinoy Laughner, whose middle name has been immortalized in the Mediterranean Revival masterpiece known...
  • F.V. superintendent announces his retirement

    Fountain Valley School District Supt. Marc Ecker announced late Thursday that he is retiring at the end of 2014. Ecker, 64, made his announcement during the district's board meeting. He will have served for 18 1/2 years when he steps down on New Year's...
  • Michael Feinstein is keeping the standards alive

     Michael Feinstein is keeping the standards alive
    Perhaps the most concise way to summarize Michael Feinstein's work over nearly 30 years as a prominent keeper of the flame for the Great American Songbook is to say that the Great American song title that least applies to him might be Duke Ellington and...
  • Baltimore Internet entrepreneur Greg Cangialosi's 10 favorite things

    Baltimore Internet entrepreneur Greg Cangialosi's 10 favorite things
    Editor's note: Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure. Greg Cangialosi's personal hashtag is #neverstop. It may not have been created by the 40-year-old Baltimore techie, but it's one...
  • Alleged bomb-maker from Glen Burnie makes court appearance

    Alleged bomb-maker from Glen Burnie makes court appearance
    Dressed in a dark green jail uniform, alleged Glen Burnie bomb-maker Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr. made a brief appearance in court Friday as the case against him gets under way. During a session in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, Wheeler's attorney and...
  • AAC Tournament Primer: Focus On Guards, Hall Of Fame Coaches

    MEMPHIS — The first American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament is here, and it caps an inaugural season of celebration. The emerging league prominently featured terrific guards and coaches. "There was a lot of talk about what it was,...
  • Director Jim Jarmusch on the Challenges of Financing Indie Films

    About eight years ago, Tilda Swinton received a call from her director pal Jim Jarmusch on New Year's Eve, saying, "Hey man, let's make a vampire movie." "I would make any movie that Jim would propose to me, frankly," Swinton said on Wednesday night...
  • Molly's solo act: Newly separated, focus is on new book and raising her family

    Molly's solo act: Newly separated, focus is on new book and raising her family
    Molly Shattuck opens the front door of her sprawling brick North Baltimore home in a blur of color and energy. It's 10 a.m. on a gray February day, and she's wearing a tight purple dress that highlights her famously firm physique. Her blond hair is...
  • For the love of Genji

    For the love of Genji
    The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens' new exhibit, "Genji's World in Japanese Woodblock Prints," focuses on two books: the 11th century novel "The Tale of Genji" and its weirder, 19th century reimagining "A Rustic Genji by a Fraudulent Murasaki."...
  • Spending: Taxis get a run for their money

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Ride-sharing services pair smart-phone users in need of rides with drivers willing to provide them. Services such as UberX, Lyft and Sidecar say they'll get you from point A to point B more cheaply than a cab, as long as...