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  • Baja bound? Party down in safe, happy La Paz

    Baja bound? Party down in safe, happy La Paz
    LA PAZ, Mexico — As traffic stalled along the palm-lined street, we peered from our taxi and spied the cause. A little parade came our way: boys in crimson church robes, young women balancing flower baskets on their heads, and a flatbed truck...
  • Anthony O'Neill 'Tony' Miller, reporter and editor

    Anthony O'Neill 'Tony' Miller, reporter and editor
    Anthony O'Neill "Tony" Miller, a retired reporter and foreign correspondent, died Nov. 23 of prostate cancer at his home in Cuernavaca, Mexico. The former Ellicott City resident was 68. Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, Mr. Miller was a...
  • Anthony O'Neill "Tony" Miller, reporter and editor

    Anthony O'Neill "Tony" Miller, reporter and editor
    Anthony O'Neill "Tony" Miller, a retired reporter and foreign correspondent, died Nov. 23 of prostate cancer at his home in Cuernavaca, Mexico. The former Ellicott City resident was 68. Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, Mr. Miller was a...
  • 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...
  • Solid take on a classic tale

    Solid take on a classic tale By James Petrillo In a world overflowing with supposed “classics” of literature, none stands the test of time quite like John Steinbeck's “Of Mice and Men.” In good economic times or bad, the tragic...
  • 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...
  • 'Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression' by Morris Dickstein

    'Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression' by Morris Dickstein
    Morris Dickstein's "Dancing in the Dark" is not exactly the syncretic "Cultural History of the Great Depression" that its subtitle promises -- at best, the book treats inferentially the broad political and social trends of that desperate, crucial era. Let...
  • The inspiration behind Oliver Mayer's 'Dias y Flores'

    The inspiration behind Oliver Mayer's 'Dias y Flores'
    Flowers with a card, a surprise pair of plane tickets, a lovingly crafted mix tape -- these are among the time-honored tools of courtship available to the average mortal. But how about a darkly comic two-act play about tensions and flirtations among...