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St. Patrick's Day

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  • Creating countries from food: Noodles for China, tomatoes for Italy

    Creating countries from food: Noodles for China, tomatoes for Italy
    Cartography never looked or tasted so good. Artists Caitlin Levin and Henry Hargreaves have created a series of food maps inspired by their love of food and passion for travel. Each map is made up of food that represents that country or continent. "In...
  • Lucky in love: Remembering a St. Patrick's Day proposal

    Lucky in love: Remembering a St. Patrick's Day proposal
    Naive and barely 23, I was still a believer in the luck of the Irish. I even expected it would help make my wish to get married come true. Just to make sure, I planned to propose on the night of March 17, St. Patrick's Day. And since Marianne Dunne...
  • Getting crafty with DIY Playbook team

    Getting crafty with DIY Playbook team
    Casey O'Halloran and Bridget O'Connor, best friends since high school, have always been crafty. They launched their do-it-yourself blog, DIY Playbook (thediyplaybook.com), in March 2013. "Our motto is that we have big-league decorating dreams on a...
  • What forecasters are saying about possible St. Patrick's Day snow

    What forecasters are saying about possible St. Patrick's Day snow
    Snow is looking to be likely on St. Patrick's Day, but whether it does much accumulating remains a tricky call. Here is what forecasters are saying about the event, expected to start late Sunday and last into Monday: - The National Weather Service's...
  • Boehner hosts Obama, Ireland's prime minister for lunch

    Boehner hosts Obama, Ireland's prime minister for lunch
    WASHINGTON -- In a nod to bipartisan tradition and St. Patrick, President Obama and House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) donned emerald ties to hear (and sing) a bit of Irish folk music during a Capitol Hill luncheon with Ireland's prime minister. It'...
  • Classic chili cheese dogs and corn dogs at Motordogs in Pasadena

    Classic chili cheese dogs and corn dogs at Motordogs in Pasadena
    Name of restaurant: Motordogs Chef/Owner: Steven Jensen, who's been making surfboard-shaped rugs for his company Jensen Rugboards for the past 20 years. His uncle owns the property, his rug business is slowing down, so he and his wife thought, why not....
  • 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....