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  • Q&A: Emma Roberts of 'The Art of Getting By' isn't the Emma from 'Harry Potter,' ok?

    Q&A: Emma Roberts of 'The Art of Getting By' isn't the Emma from 'Harry Potter,' ok?
    After doing constant press for her new movie, “The Art of Getting By,” Emma Roberts is “over” questions about her aunt, Julia Roberts. That’s a bummer, since I was so looking forward to asking what tooth-brushing secrets Aunt...
  • Not Just for Kids: 'Summer and the City'

    Not Just for Kids: 'Summer and the City'
    Summer and the City A Carrie Diaries Novel Candace Bushnell HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray: 409 pp., $18.99 ages 14 and up For women of a certain age, Carrie Bradshaw and her "Sex and the City" pals are surrogate friends — lovable yet flawed...
  • Production Design: All aboard 'Hugo's' 1930s train station set

    Production Design: All aboard 'Hugo's' 1930s train station set
    Surely, any author's dream is to be able to walk into the world they've created in their book. Plenty of writers have been afforded virtually that experience as their books have been adapted to film, but perhaps no one has realized this dream so intensely...
  • Successful Tijuana security chief's job at risk

    Successful Tijuana security chief's job at risk
    He is the rare Mexican lawman feared by organized crime. Tijuana's secretary of public security has chased out major drug traffickers, purged his force of corrupt cops, and helped set the stage for the return of investment and tourism. It may not be...
  • Recipe: Beef daube

    Recipe: Beef daube
    Beef daube Total time: 5 hours Servings: 6 to 8 Note: Beef cheeks are not generally available at mainstream grocery stores and supermarkets but can usually be special ordered through a butcher. Let your butcher know how many pounds of trimmed cheeks...
  • Richard Holbrooke dies at 69; diplomat

    Richard Holbrooke dies at 69; diplomat
    Richard C. Holbrooke, the Obama administration's emissary to Afghanistan and Pakistan and one of the most celebrated American diplomats of the last half-century, died Monday, the State Department said. He was 69. Holbrooke, who in 1995 brokered the...
  • Outcry erupts over new Columbia store selling puppies

    The opening of Charm City Puppies, a store in Columbia that sells purebred and other boutique puppies, as well as pet accessories, has prompted an online protest by some area residents. The family-owned store, which displays expensive puppies in cribs,...
  • Storyteller Bill Harley debuts new "Jack and the Beanstalk" at Symphony Hall

     
    What happens when you take a well-known English folk tale and folk music from Europe and America, combine it with a full orchestra and put the whole thing in the hands of a children’s storyteller known for his wit? You get “Jack and the...
  • Food stamps and the right to make unhealthy decisions

     
    Is it fair to mandate to food stamp recipients what they can and can't eat? Sen. Ronda Storms (R-Fla.) thinks so, which is why she authored a bill that imposes restrictions on what people can buy with federal aid. Times......
  • Berman, Sherman rolling in campaign cash

     
    Rep. Howard Berman brings in more than $1 million in three months. But Brad Sherman still has more campaign cash in the bank....
  • Theater review: 'The Recommendation' at the Old Globe

     
    "The Recommendation" by Jonathan Caren has its world premiere at the Old Globe....