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St. Patrick's Day

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  • Two threads, three cultures

    Two threads, three cultures
    These might be the best, busiest, most complex weeks of the year in our house, and it's all because of two threads. One red, one green. The most important is the red one — the cultural tether that stretches back to Chengdu, China, where our...
  • Passengers of Lauderdale-bound flight tell of 'scary' plane accident

    Passengers of Lauderdale-bound flight tell of 'scary' plane accident
    As federal authorities investigate the hard landing of a US Airways jet in Philadelphia that was supposed to fly to Fort Lauderdale, some of the 149 passengers who evacuated the flight described their frightening experiences Friday. From a window seat...
  • At L.A. Times Festival of Books: Jonathan Gold, Roy Choi, Suzanne Goin and more

    At L.A. Times Festival of Books: Jonathan Gold, Roy Choi, Suzanne Goin and more
    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books returns to the University of Southern California on April 12 and 13 with a lineup of chefs scheduled to appear on the cooking stage. Here’s the April 12 (Saturday) schedule: 11 a.m. — Cooking...
  • Blind architect sports an upbeat vision

    Blind architect sports an upbeat vision
    Blind architect Chris Downey says that city planners and property owners should view future construction projects through a different set of eyes. Downey's observations came during a daylong conference on water conservation and energy-efficient building...
  • Old Parkton schoolhouse now a cozy historic home

    Old Parkton schoolhouse now a cozy historic home
    In the usual course of life's events, most people go to school. Very few people, however, buy a schoolhouse and call it home. In the usual course of life's events, most people go to school. Very few people, however, buy a schoolhouse and call it home....
  • High hopes in Mile-High City as marijuana activists party in Denver

    Like St. Patrick's Day in Boston or New Year's Eve in New York City, April 20 seems to have a found an epicenter in Denver. The annual global celebration of marijuana drew tens of thousands of people this weekend to festivals in Denver, the capital of...
  • Gay exclusion makes Boston, New York mayors skip St. Patrick's parade

    Amid the ongoing legal fights over same-sex marriage and the growing acceptance of homosexuals and their rights, there remains an area where gay participation remains controversial: the annual rite of spring known as the St. Patrick’s Day parade....
  • Cubs Park has a Wrigley flavor

    Sure, there are changes in the ballclubs that populate Arizona's Cactus League, as those teams begin to mold themselves into contenders. But the biggest change this spring may be the new Cubs Park in Mesa. The park is part of the league's...
  • Rich taste of Ireland served in trio of new cookbooks

    Rich taste of Ireland served in trio of new cookbooks
    You need not have cousins in Cork or Mayo to stir up a few Irish dishes. Not with this trio of new cookbooks with their enticing recipes and beautiful photos. Take "My Irish Table: Recipes from the Homeland and Restaurant Eve" by Cathal Armstrong and...
  • Irish pancakes stack up

    Irish pancakes stack up
    My cookbook assortment rivals my husband's vinyl collection. Supersturdy shelving houses both obsessions. Fortunately, when something from his collection blasts on the turntable, I retreat to the kitchen with mine. At last count, I have more than 10...
  • Will gays march in Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade after all?

    In Arizona, corporate presure might have helped persuade Gov. Jan Brewer this week to veto legislation derided as anti-gay. Now in Boston, this weekend, political pressure appears to be reopening a door for gays to one of the major events in the city,...