| Sep 22, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Baltimore's book festival got here first.
Organizers of the 16th annual Baltimore Book Festival, which opens Friday, say they aren't fazed that a larger, glitzier, more star-studded event is being held on the exact same weekend just 40 miles to the...
| Sep 29, 2011
Patti Smith: Camera Solo
October 21 – February 19
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street, Hartford, (860) 278-2670, thewadsworth.org.
Rock-and-roll-band-fronting poet Patti Smith, who turns 65 at the end of the year, has been...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 3:12 PM
Is the Glendale Central Library really so blighted that it qualifies for millions of dollars in proposed redevelopment funds for a renovation that could, among other things, include the construction of up to two new entrances and other upgrades?
| Nov 2, 2011
| 9:35 AM
We cannot find the social contract in the National Archives or the Library of Congress, but most citizens acknowledge it through day-to-day respect for the social order. Yet, because the social contract exists in our cultural consciousness, and not in...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:41 AM
The Baltimore Irish Festival happens this year Friday-Sunday, Nov. 11-13, at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, in Timonium. On the bill will be Irish food, dance and such musical acts as the Screaming Orphans, the Rovers and Belfast Connection. There will...
| Nov 11, 2011
In 1942, the corner of West Peterson and Campbell avenues was home to a victory garden, a small plot of land tended to by local families to help offset the massive food shortages caused by World War II.
Almost 70 years later, LaManda Joy, 44, is standing...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 11:53 AM
It's a great time to be a history buff, with the 150th anniversary of the Civil War upon us. And there are plenty of other ways to delight history lovers with unique gifts.
1. Tour the United States Naval Academy through black and white photography,...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 12:25 PM
If you're an American hoping to visit one of the world's top 10 literary cities, you'll have to start looking for a plane ticket. Only two American cities made the new list from National Geographic Traveler.
Edinburgh, Scotland, tops the list, which is...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 7:49 AM
Un juez del condado de Broward ordenó el lunes pasado encarcelar, sin derecho a fianza, a un hombre de Coral Springs por la muerte de la madre de éste, a quien la policía encontró apuñalada el fin de semana.
El juez John “Jay” Hurley le...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Genevieve Conroy is trying to bring hospitality-style people skills as chief experience officer at Broward Health Medical Center, Chris Evert Children's Hospital.
She's been in the position at the Fort Lauderdale hospital about three months and though...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:17 AM
In auto-obsessed South Florida, when we want to create a scene, make a statement, or freak out the neighbors, we go for a walk. Here are a couple of the more vivid examples of audacious foot traffic:
If you haven’t been able to find a cute pair...