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  • Women's Club seeks local recipes

    The Plantation Women's Club wants to know city residents' favorite foods and how to make them. The organization is creating a recipe book, the first to be published by the club in 30 years, according to one of the recipe book's organizers, Betty Cobb,...
  • Local roots key for independent booksellers

    Local roots key for independent booksellers
    From farmers markets to supermarkets, local-minded consumers are buying Florida-made produce, beers, even soap. Now Florida authors and booksellers are hoping to build on their own roots with a locally grown approach to literary marketing. Thanks to...
  • In the Pipeline: The public wants its voice

    I like it when City Hall is packed and public comments at the meetings take hours. Those are signs that our system is working and that people care about what their elected officials are doing when it comes to running the city. April 21 was one of...
  • Meet the 'most interesting man in Chicago'

    Meet the 'most interesting man in Chicago'
    Bruce Bernstein seems like a regular joe, a man of the mean and median. He is 63, but his face reads a decade younger. He dresses in one of the half dozen monochromatic T-shirts in his rotation. He lives in a modest cottage-style bungalow with his wife,...
  • 2014 Tony Nominations: 'Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' Makes a Killing (FULL LIST)

    In a Broadway season without obvious awards frontrunners, musical "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" led the pack of Tony Awards nominees with ten nods, including one for new tuner and two competing noms for lead musical actor. "Hedwig and the...
  • Can you say Laszlo Krasznahorkai?

    Can you say Laszlo Krasznahorkai?
    Laszlo Krasznahorkai is the fiction winner of the 2014 Best Translated Book Awards, announced Monday, for his novel "Seiobo There Below." Originally published in Hungarian, the book was translated into English by Ottilie Mulzet, who will share in the...
  • Aiming for a bestseller as California Bookstore Day gets set to launch

    Aiming for a bestseller as California Bookstore Day gets set to launch
    If you see a quote from Don DeLillo's "White Noise" spray-painted around the city next week, blame California Bookstore Day. A wooden stencil reading "California Deserves What it Gets" — suitable for graffiti or, less criminally, hanging on a wall...
  • A writer, a runner, a journey

    A writer, a runner, a journey
    He was disappointing his father, second-guessing his divorce and practicing slothful habits in Miami. So writer Robert Andrew Powell sold everything, moved to Boulder, Colo., and laced up his running shoes. The result: a developed taste for running...
  • 'Sharknado 3′ In the Works at Syfy

    Syfy plans to unleash the sharks on another city next year, greenlighting a "Sharknado 3" telepic along with two series and a slew of development projects on Wednesday. Drama series "Killjoys" has been picked up for 10 episodes from Canada's Bell Media/...
  • Ideas swarm in Laline Paull's 'The Bees'

    Ideas swarm in Laline Paull's 'The Bees'
    Rational animals are a staple of children's literature — and, in some cases, adult literature as well. I think of Richard Adams' 1974 novel "Watership Down," in which a thoughtful crew of rabbits sets out to find a new home, or Daniel Evan Weiss'...
  • Colson Whitehead's 'Noble Hustle' is a low-stakes poker bluff

    Colson Whitehead's 'Noble Hustle' is a low-stakes poker bluff
    In 2011, newly launched sports magazine Grantland asked author and MacArthur Genius Grant winner Colson Whitehead if he would cover the World Series of Poker that July. He said no. Then they told him they'd stake him into the tournament itself. It was...