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  • Mega-Sale At Japanalia, Free La Perla Gift Card, Taste Of Hartford

    Mega-Sale At Japanalia, Free La Perla Gift Card, Taste Of Hartford
    On Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Jan. 21 to 23, in Hartford, Japanalia cleans house at its biannual mega-sale. The event features samples, one-of-a-kind items, overstocks and irregulars at 50 to 80 percent off. Payment is by cash or check only. Hours are...
  • Greer's OC: Shop aimed at moms, daughters

    We've discovered a hidden Newport Beach gem, Naomy & Adrian, a fashion haven for handmade knits and hand-selected apparel, beautiful scarves, handbags and jewelry that you'd normally find in New York or a French boutique. Owner Naomy Kim, a longtime...
  • Purple Pride overzealous at Roland Park school, say some parents

    Purple Pride overzealous at Roland Park school, say some parents
    Go purple, or go to the library. That was the warning some teachers issued to parents at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School regarding student participation at Friday's Ravens-sponsored pep rally in advance of the team's conference championship game...
  • Check It Out: Story-driven video games are new norm

    Video games have come a long way since the days of Mario rescuing a princess from Bowser and Pac-Man chasing after power pellets while avoiding his ghostly foes. In the last 15 years, video games have evolved into a story-telling medium, no longer...
  • Opening of Mencken's papers 25 years after his death

    It was H. L. Mencken's last party, and the invitation had been written more than 25 years earlier. I was among the invited guests at the Enoch Pratt Free Library on Cathedral Street to witness the opening of Mencken's final papers, which his will...
  • Redevelopment agencies are vital

    On Dec. 29, the California Supreme Court upheld the Legislature’s dissolution of all redevelopment agencies across California. The impact of this legislation on the city of Glendale cannot be overstated. Quite simply, millions of dollars of local...
  • City libraries to be open Monday afternoons

    City libraries to be open Monday afternoons
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a plan today to keep the city's branch libraries open six days a week by rehiring union workers and relocating employees from the Harold Washington Library to the neighborhood outposts. Emanuel made the move without the...
  • County Digest

    Archive interns The Maryland State Archives is accepting applications for its summer student intern program. Internships are open to high school and undergraduate- or graduate-level college students attending Maryland schools or Maryland residents...
  • Arundel libraries adopt 'ambitious' $175 million upgrade plan

    Arundel libraries adopt 'ambitious' $175 million upgrade plan
    Anne Arundel County will need to spend more than $175 million over several decades to bring its library buildings up to snuff, according to a recent analysis done for the library system — and that doesn't include the cost to design and furnish them....
  • In the Pipeline: Ham radio to the rescue

    In the Pipeline: Ham radio to the rescue
    A recent headline on Reuters read: "Subculture of Americans prepares for civilization's collapse." The subsequent story documented a subculture of Americans who refer to themselves as "preppers." As the story stated, "Some are driven by a fear of imminent...
  • Demonstrators protest reduced library hours

    Demonstrators protest reduced library hours
    Drivers honked horns and whistled in support as about 50 people huddled, waving signs, in front of the Bucktown-Wicker Park Library on a chilly Monday morning to protest reduced library hours at Chicago Public Libraries. Protesters held signs such as...