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  • Last call for Miami's iconic Tobacco Road

    Last call for Miami's iconic Tobacco Road
    Miami's oldest bar, Tobacco Road, a popular watering hole where suit-and-tie-clad lawyers belly up alongside hippies gathering signatures for medical marijuana petitions, is preparing for last call. The cramped, musty space near Miami's downtown thrived...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' creator talks about the show's 'fitting' ending

    'Boardwalk Empire' creator talks about the show's 'fitting' ending
    "Boardwalk Empire," HBO's Prohibition-era gangster epic about crooked politician turned ruthless bootlegger Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, wrapped up its fifth and final season Sunday. Unlike on "The Sopranos," the screen did not go black at the final moment....
  • Lee Corso masks the work it takes to be happy face of college football

    TALLAHASSEE — It's 6 a.m., and the crazies who camped out all night are waiting in front of the stage. In a quiet hotel two miles away, the luckiest man alive tries to stay that way. He fills a glass with warm water, dumps in some salt and gargles....
  • Jonathan Eig's 'Birth of the Pill' a deft study of revolution

     Jonathan Eig's 'Birth of the Pill' a deft study of revolution
    The most transformative technology to affect the lives of women in the 20th century might seem an odd subject for Jonathan Eig, the bestselling author known for his books about the lives of notables such as Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig and Al Capone. But...
  • Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'

    Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'
    Of all the inventions of the 20th century, the birth control pill arguably had the most profound effect on the everyday lives of human beings. By making widely available a convenient and effective form of contraception, the pill gave women control over...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: With 2 episodes remaining, no one's safe

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: With 2 episodes remaining, no one's safe
    Two major characters fall victim to mob violence as HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” nears the conclusion of its fifth and final season with Episode 54, “Devil You Know.” Chalky White (Michael Kenneth Williams) is killed after...
  • 'The Walking Dead': Graphic opening even shook up producers

    'The Walking Dead': Graphic opening even shook up producers
    “The Walking Dead” has always had more than its share of over-the-top violent moments. But the start of Sunday’s fifth season curtain-raiser was so gut-wrenching that even some of the show’s key creative forces were shaken....
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Chalky and Nucky out for revenge

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Chalky and Nucky out for revenge
    Chalky White (Michael Kenneth Williams), on the run for killing a prison guard and an escaped inmate, returns to Atlantic City with the intent of committing at least one more murder on “King of Norway,” Episode 53 of HBO’s “...
  • TV Review: ESPN's 'Playing For the Mob'

    It's hard to think of a more colorful sports documentary topic than "Playing for the Mob," the latest gem presented under ESPN's "30 for 30" banner, which feels like a movie -- largely because it's already been one. Narrated by Ray Liotta, the film...
  • South Side hat shop a throwback gem

    South Side hat shop a throwback gem
    "You have to know how to wear a hat," Bernard Shannon said. Shannon, owner of Bernard's Wear at 9017 S. Commercial Ave., was wearing a beige applejack cap angled over his left eyebrow. He moved past the racks of fedoras, bowlers and newsboy caps...
  • Philadelphia Emerging As An Eclectic Destination

    Philadelphia Emerging As An Eclectic Destination
    PHILADELPHIA — After residing in relative obscurity for decades, Philadelphia is finally emerging from the shadows of neighboring meccas New York City and Washington D.C. Sure, on the whole W.C. Fields would rather not be in Philadelphia —...