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  • Drink Like A Local with cicerone Ian Salzberg

    Drink Like A Local with cicerone Ian Salzberg
    Ian Salzberg's Drink Like A Local program promotes Florida breweries throughout the state, hoping to get drinkers to solidify a Florida "beer identity." His description of DLAL's efforts is summed up in the business's Facebook page: "If you go to Italy,...
  • Baltimore's port readies for strike as deadline nears

    Baltimore's port readies for strike as deadline nears
    Retail giants, shipping companies and federal agencies are racing the clock to make plans as an East Coast and Gulf dock strike this weekend appears imminent. The International Longshoremen's Association, representing nearly 15,000 dockworkers from...
  • Cutting the closet clutter

    Cutting the closet clutter
    Multiple-personality wardrobe disorder afflicts millions of Americans each year. Symptoms include blurred vision, habitual tardiness and loss of interest in normally pleasurable primping. Common side effects are closet overcrowding, spiraling credit...
  • Federal mediators to try to restart talks with dockworkers

    Federal mediators to try to restart talks with dockworkers
    Federal mediators will attempt to restart stalled contract talks between the union representing 14,500 East and Gulf coast dockworkers and the group representing their employers in an effort to avert the first strike in 35 years. A strike would clot...
  • Class of the month: Pop Physique

    Don't be intimidated by the bikini-clad posterior in the poster in the window of Pop Physique, a new fitness studio in downtown Baltimore. You don't need to wear American Apparel-esque leotards and hot shorts for this class — yoga pants and a tank...
  • Authors H-L

    Susan Hahn Susan Hahn was editor of TriQuarterly for 14 years. She is author of a recent novel, “The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter”; nine books of poetry, including “Self/Pity” and “The Scarlet Ibis”; and...
  • American Apparel's Dov Charney on the Bangladesh factory collapse

    Say there’s a concert scheduled at a major Los Angeles venue, but that managers smell gas in the air before the show goes on. Chances are that they will cancel the event and take a loss out of an abundance of caution, said Dov Charney, chief...
  • Workout clothes that work outside the gym too

    Workout clothes that work outside the gym too
    Tracy Anderson Given all the buzz last month around the opening of fitness guru Tracy Anderson's flagship super-studio in Brentwood — a partnership with Gwyneth Paltrow, who is Exhibit A for Anderson's handiwork — it comes as no surprise...
  • Retail sales warm up in May amid good weather

    Retail sales warm up in May amid good weather
    Retail sales in May had their best month since January, as warmer weather and a stock market rally drew out shoppers who had spent March and April cooped up indoors. Same-store sales across the board rose an estimated 3.9%, slightly beating expectations...
  • 'A Clown Car Named Desire' ★★★★

    'A Clown Car Named Desire' ★★★★
    "I see people out front," observes the sad-eyed man at the Second City e.t.c., "just crying." And the locale of this carefully observed locus of human misery? A closed Chicago school? A funeral home? City Hall? Nope — Aldi. Crying at what? The...
  • U.S. unemployment rate rises to 9.2%, raising doubts about recovery

     
    The U.S. employment picture went from bad to ugly in June as employers added almost no new net jobs and the unemployment rate edged up for the third straight month, to 9.2%. The report Friday from the Labor Department was......