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John Steinbeck

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  • When 'Everything must go' includes coffee, courtesy and jobs

    When 'Everything must go' includes coffee, courtesy and jobs
    The feeling has become familiar, walking down aisles marked with signs: "Up to 40 percent off." "Store Closing. Everything Must Go." Consider some of the recent closures in the Baltimore area: Circuit City. CompUSA. Linens 'n Things. A.C. Moore Arts &...
  • Thirty years later, Baltimore's aquarium has left a nationwide legacy

    Thirty years later, Baltimore's aquarium has left a nationwide legacy
    Tiger sharks glided swift and smooth, moray eels darted into submerged caves and, in a full-blown rain forest re-created indoors, leafy and humid, tropical birds flitted past tamarin monkeys. John Racanelli, on his first visit to Baltimore's National...
  • Monterey Peninsula's bargain hotels, food and activities

    Monterey Peninsula's bargain hotels, food and activities
    Clint Eastwood knows how to set a scene on screen or at Mission Ranch, his strikingly handsome hotel and restaurant in Carmel. The hotel, a historic property, has a multimillion dollar view of the sea and beautiful grounds to match. Magenta bougainvillea...
  • Celebrity Scoop: Kristin Bauer van Straten

    It takes a lot to ruffle her normally unflappable TV character, but Kristin Bauer van Straten is quick to note that this has been a tough year for the vampire Pam on HBO's hit series "True Blood." Her maker, Eric, has had his memory wiped by witches, who...
  • Book Group of the North Shore

    Book Group of the North Shore
    Our book club began in 2001 with five original members. We have grown to 14. Most of us have been educators at some point in our lives, teaching everything from preschool to college. Laura Caldwell, author of "Long Way Home: A Young Man Lost in the...
  • Finding the right word

    Finding the right word
    Some people collect Beanie Babies. Tom Heehler collects words. Heehler found himself in some intimidating company when he enrolled, in his mid-40s, at Harvard University's night school. Looking to complete his bachelor's degree, he received an unexpected...
  • Bridgeport Catholic Academy's book club

    Bridgeport Catholic Academy's book club
    Our book club is composed of about 20 students in seventh and eighth grades (at the academy, in Chicago). The students are always busy with schoolwork and extracurricular activities, but they find time to tackle the club's extra reading. Our club meets...
  • Woody Guthrie's music welcomes new multitudes

    Woody Guthrie's music welcomes new multitudes
    Decades ago, Woody Guthrie wrote the sparse lyrics for a song he never got around to recording, “New Multitudes,” a plea to future generations to stay the course: “Give me my new multitudes/Gonna build my world over/Gotta have new...
  • Celebrating 12 in 2012

    In an anecdote that sticks to the memory like an overdone cookie on an undergreased cookie sheet — those 2011 holiday baking mishaps still rankle — an American visiting the Sorbonne is accosted by a French student. "You Americans!" the...
  • Where the girls aren't

    Where the girls aren't
    During an appearance in late December on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight," Jane Fonda was asked which man from her past she would choose to accompany her to a desert island. Would she select a famous ex-spouse like Ted Turner or Tom Hayden? Or would this...
  • Bookmark: Book explores need for female 'BFF' relationships

    During an appearance in late December on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight," Jane Fonda was asked which man from her past she would choose to accompany her to a desert island. Would she select a famous ex-spouse like Ted Turner or Tom Hayden? Or would this...