| May 7, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Abby is an affectionate poodle/terrier mix with a bouncy personality. When she transferred from an overcrowded regional shelter, her matted coat was shaved, but it is returning slowly to its natural fluffy appearance.
Abby's actual age is unknown, but...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:53 PM
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...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Journalist and gay activist Dan Savage often writes about the urban archipelago -- the American cities that are comfortable, safe islands for gays and lesbians set amid a vast sea of countryside where being openly homosexual remains a chancy, even...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:21 PM
The first movement of Gustav Mahler's massive Symphony No. 3 evokes the coming of summer.
So it was, as it happens, seasonally inappropriate for a late September concert. But the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra's performance of the work on Saturday...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:37 PM
100 Years Ago
A couple of items from the news briefs:
"Too much of the news going to the Baltimore papers from Howard county relates only to crimes and misdemeanors, creating a bad reputation for this law abiding county.
| Oct 17, 2012
| 3:00 AM
I'm pro-choice. The anti-choice position — particularly the dumb contention that "personhood" begins when sperm hits egg — is illogical and unappealing. It's not the most unappealing quality I can think of in a partner, though — that...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:36 AM
Welcome to spring! It’ll still be cold for two more months, but that doesn’t mean we can’t dream about putting our ski masks away and of summer hookups to come. With a new season comes a new quick ‘n’ dirty column, advice for...
| Feb 15, 2013
You know an interesting evening is brewing when it starts in Billy Corgan's Highland Park tea shop, with the rock singer/businessman holding forth with a hopeful conversation about bringing new cultural offerings to the north suburbs.
| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:00 AM
DEAR READERS: I'm writing this week's column in a drug-induced coma. Well, not quite a coma, but close. I was fighting a cold for two weeks, and the cold won: It morphed into an insanely painful sinus infection — you know it's bad when your doctor...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 10:03 AM
It's fall! That means it's time for another quick 'n' dirty style advice column. Oh yeah. If you missed the last one, read the summer quickies here.
I'm so awkward at parties! How do I make conversation without looking like a doofus?
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:38 AM
There’s so much talk about college football needing a playoff system. Fans are overjoyed that the NCAA is adapting a 4-team playoff in a couple years. Let us not forget that college football already has a playoff system, and it’s called...