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  • #MashTag: Scottish brewery creates the world's first 'Twitter beer'

    #MashTag: Scottish brewery creates the world's first 'Twitter beer'
    Drinking just got even more social. A Scotland-based brewery has created what it’s calling the world’s first “Twitter beer.” BrewDog brewery had its Twitter followers, Facebook fans and blog readers vote on ingredients for a beer...
  • A New Era For East Hartford's Olde Burnside Brewery

    A New Era For East Hartford's Olde Burnside Brewery
    The Burnside Craft Brewers Festival June 15, 1-5 pm, High Meadow Resort, North Granby, oldeburnsidebrewing.com   So proud is Case McClellan of his Scottish heritage that he has affixed the slogans "Scotland Forever" and "The Pipers are Calling:...
  • Best Historical Novel Duos

     
    I'm still swamped, so my list today is somewhat truncated. I figured I'd let you guys do the work. My question is: Who are the best duos in historical fiction? I read a lot of the stuff, so I'll offer......
  • Scotland to vote on independence in 2014

     
    Scottish voters will go to the polls in 2014 to decide whether Scotland should become an independent nation. A referendum agreed to by British Prime Minister David Cameron and Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond will allow voters to decide whether to end...
  • Starz greenlights time-traveling 'Outlander' series

    Starz greenlights time-traveling 'Outlander' series
    Starz has given the greenlight to "Outlander," a new series set in 18th century Scotland and based on the bestselling series of books by Diana Gabaldon. The series follows Claire Randall, a 20th century doctor who travels in time back to Scotland in the...
  • Grant Park chorus master readies singers for a busy festival summer

    Grant Park chorus master readies singers for a busy festival summer
    Having rolled out some pretty heavy artillery to mark the 50th anniversary of the Grant Park Chorus and other musical milestones last summer, what will the 2013 Grant Park Music Festival do for an encore? Quite a bit, as it turns out. Almost every...
  • Tourists find a forest of options for climbing family trees

     Tourists find a forest of options for climbing family trees
    Credit the Internet and baby boomers. For Americans of European lineage, the urge to learn the stories of our ancestors on the other side of the pond continues to fuel a strong interest in ancestral travel. Genealogy ranks among the top search...
  • Booker Prize-winning author James Kelman visits Baltimore

    Booker Prize-winning author James Kelman visits Baltimore
    Plunging into a novel by James Kelman is like diving head-first into a chilly lake. It's a shock to your system at first, and a bit disorienting, but the trick is to keep moving. Once your muscles get warmed up and you get your bearings, the...
  • Six spooky destinations with a dark side

    Six spooky destinations with a dark side
    Article Highlights: - Explore underground streets in Edinburgh, Scotland, with Dark Truth Tours - Make a stop in New Orleans for a primer on all things voodoo - Visit Sleepy Hollow for a look at the origins of that chilling legend The "official"...
  • Scottish writers lead the way in producing popular crime fiction

    Scottish writers lead the way in producing popular crime fiction
    As proudly reported in Scottish Life magazine, a British think tank called the New Economics Foundation recently determined that the Scots are the happiest people in Britain, boasting some of the most impressive "wellbeing" scores anywhere. Exactly why...
  • At Wisconsin bed-and-breakfast, stay for dinner too

     At Wisconsin bed-and-breakfast, stay for dinner too
    Pregnancy. The Blue Angels. Winemaking. Running versus lawn mowing. Good books. Home ownership. Heirloom vegetables. Conversation, in the company of strangers, shifts often and effortlessly on a Saturday night at Brambleberry Bed-and-Breakfast, in west-...