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  • Vandalism mars Pride Parade: Tires punctured on 51 floats

    Vandalism mars Pride Parade: Tires punctured on 51 floats
    Chicago's 42nd annual Pride Parade got off to a rocky start this morning after 51 floats were vandalized overnight. But by day's end, the event had drawn a huge, perhaps record crowd. "It's the highest I've ever seen," said Marcus Brady, chairman of...
  • Child shot at harbor says he would punch gunman in the face

    A stick-on bandage is the only thing covering Kavin Benson's dime-size bullet wound. It hasn't stopped the rambunctious 4-year-old, who was shot moments after the July 4 fireworks ended at the Inner Harbor, from dancing, jumping and climbing all over his...
  • To cover the First Daughters, first travel overseas ...

    To cover the First Daughters, first travel overseas ...
    When Malia and Sasha Obama made a weeklong trip to Africa with their mother in June, I got a close-up view each day of the first daughters, which is both rare and interesting. They made no public statements -- and, in fact, the only time I heard their...
  • On Theater: Oh the places this play goes

    In his lifetime, Theodor Seuss Geisel created a plethora of fantasy characters under the pseudonym of Dr. Seuss. Many of them are incorporated in the musical "Seussical," now on view at the Huntington Beach Playhouse. It's a sprawling, lighthearted...
  • Embracing 'Harry Potter' as a teachable moment

    Embracing 'Harry Potter' as a teachable moment
    With the release this weekend of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II," the final movie in the "Harry Potter" series, fans around the county have enjoyed numerous events to mark the occasion, with more still planned in the weeks to come....
  • Men of Harford 2011: Ralph Walls, Local Woodworker and Former Owner of Plaza Ford

    Men of Harford 2011: Ralph Walls, Local Woodworker and Former Owner of Plaza Ford
    Many of you may recognize the name Ralph Walls because his family has been a steadfast part of Harford County for over 90 years. His parents came to live and work in the county as dairy farmers in 1919. Ralph, 83, graduated from Bel Air High School in...
  • Where the wild things are for sale

    The Swann Gallery in New York is holding a large auction of 20th century illustrations that features the works of Maurice Sendak. There are many books by Sendak and those he illustrated, some original sketches, signed books and a first edition of "Where...
  • Today's young readers are tomorrow's authors

    Today's young readers are tomorrow's authors
    I don’t remember the first book I read, but I do have clear memories of sitting with a book in my lap, turning the cardboard-like pages and sounding out the words. (Yes, they taught phonics in my day.) The earliest books I remember reading are the...
  • On Theater: 'Seussical' cast brings Seuss' world to live

    South Coast Repertory's Summer Players, the cream of the theater's conservatory crop, are the professional actors of tomorrow and, judging by their marvelous production of "Seussical," tomorrow may not be too far away. These are actors from 9 to 22 years...
  • 10 things you might not know about lists

    Last week, former Chicagoan Fidel Urbina was added to a list that you don't want to be on: the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list. Meanwhile, two suspicious characters at the Tribune joined a more attractive list -- as e-book authors. Jacob and...
  • Caldecott, Newbery Medals awarded by American Library Assn.

    Caldecott, Newbery Medals awarded by American Library Assn.
    The American Library Assn. announced its 2013 book award winners Monday at its annual national conference, held this year in Seattle. While the best-known awards are the John Newbery Medal and the Caledecott Medal, there are dozens of awards, each of...