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  • There's teaching, and there's learning

    There's teaching, and there's learning
    I can't recall my fourth-grade teacher's name. Mrs. Klatt? Miss Klapp? What I remember about her is that she had naturally curly hair, which I envied, and that she let us play "Heads-up, Seven-up" on rainy days when we had to stay in for recess. What...
  • At Test Kitchen, the menu is in constant flux

    At Test Kitchen, the menu is in constant flux
    The dimly lighted dining room pulses with gritty hip-hop and clanking silverware as diners eagerly await what's being constructed in a kitchen filled with tattooed chefs, steam and sharp focus. A bartender wearing blinged-out earrings swaggers over to a...
  • The Find: Cafecito Organico

    The Find: Cafecito Organico
    The corner of Heliotrope and Melrose might be the new cutting edge for bargain-basement culinary delights. Right next to avant-garde ice creamery Scoops is the second branch of Cafecito Organico. You can get your two scoops of experimental beet-cashew and...
  • The Review: Cleo at the Redbury Hotel

    The Review: Cleo at the Redbury Hotel
    This, after all, being Hollywood, if SBE's Sam Nazarian is going to name a restaurant for the queen of Egypt, it's obligatory to vamp it up a little. Set in the crimson Redbury Hotel, a stone's throw from Hollywood and Vine, Cleo references the alluring...
  • Deficit reduction plans would squeeze Medicare

    Deficit reduction plans would squeeze Medicare
    Spurred by growing concerns about the federal deficit, plans to curb Medicare spending are proliferating -- setting the stage for potentially bruising battles between seniors? advocates and budget cutters. The proposals, put forth by members of...
  • Testing could save athletes young and old

    Testing could save athletes young and old
    It's the time of year when school sports start gearing up for fall with two-a-day football practices, afternoon soccer scrimmages and long cross-country runs. Unfortunately, it's also the time of year when we start hearing about young athletes—...
  • Google Stalks

    Google Stalks
    Google knows all about you. Your online surfing habits are all Google needs to get a glimpse into your life. As far as e-mail and chat goes, it now understands your social circle. With this page, you can see that Google knows who you talk to, what you...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Your Inaugural Schedule.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Because of scheduling weirdness, we're actually writing this piece on Monday night. Thus we do not yet know if Gov.-Elect Tom Corbett's swearing-in ceremony is going to take place in the warmth and the comfort......
  • Prop. 8 opponents praise court ruling

     
    Upon hearing of federal Judge Vaughn R. Walker's ruling on Proposition 8, 85-year-old Phyllis Lyon uttered a quiet, “Bless his heart.” She and her lifelong partner Del Martin were the first to be married in San Francisco’s City Hall in......
  • The new class warfare: Private vs. public worker

     
    Class warfare in America used to mean rich versus poor. Now, that age-old social conflict is taking a back seat to a new one: private sector versus public sector. Many private-sector workers have long considered it their civic duty to......
  • Tommy Hilfiger celebrates 25 years of style, five decades (plus) of life with coffee table tome

     
    Tommy Hilfiger is celebrating its 25th anniversary in fashion (yeah, I’m feeling kinda old too) by producing 1,000 handmade, limited-edition books. Presented in a linen box (perfect to accessorize any Nantucket coffee table), the book's cover bears...