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  • ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ director on Jennifer Lawrence and Philip Seymour Hoffman

     
    Inside filmmaker Francis Lawrence’s West L.A. office sits a framed collection of arrows with an inscription reading, “May the odds […]...
  • Florida International launches study of bonefish in Florida Keys

    Captain Tim Carlile poled his skiff against the early outgoing tide in a wide shallow cove on the ocean side of the Lower Florida Keys, scanning the flats for "nervous" water, tails, or wakes. "I've seen a lot of bonefish on this flat," the 65-year-old...
  • Dennis Anderson: On Wisconsin opener, good times and deer

    CUMBERLAND, Wis. Not too far north of this town, 15 inches of snow greeted our bunch when the Wisconsin deer season opened at daylight Saturday. We were prepared for it, but everything was different nonetheless. Walking was more difficult, and footfalls...
  • Erika Ettin: When a turn off can be a turn on

    When writing an online dating profile, whether on OkCupid, Match, or even Tinder, many people immediately think to themselves, "I should write exactly what I think people want to hear. I want lots of people to be interested in me, after all!" I beg to...
  • Award-winning bourbon hails from Dallas-area industrial park

    GARLAND, Texas An industrial district in North Texas seems an unlikely place to find award-winning bourbon being made. But for Herman Beckley and Marshall Louis, owners of Dallas Distilleries Inc., it makes perfect sense. Rent is cheap. Truck access is...
  • Second-Empire style mansion from 1871 a holiday gift of home design

    PITTSBURGH With a huge red satin bow, the Negley-Gwinner-Harter house looks like a three-story Christmas present. Recently the Second Empire-style mansion was featured on a walking tour to benefit the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. The fact that the...
  • Rekha Basu: Executive orders a courageous way to protect people's rights

    Presidential executive orders are hardly the way to change laws and build consensus, or goodwill, with the legislative branch or allow states a say in policy through their elected leaders. They're unilateral directives to federal agencies to enforce...
  • Happy Hour of the Week: Miller's Ale House

    Happy Hour of the Week: Miller's Ale House
    If you plan on heading to the mall on Black Friday, chances are you'll need a stiff drink after all the chaos. Wherever you end up shopping, a Miller's Ale House likely won't be far away, serving cheap drinks during its all-day happy hour. Daily...
  • Alice Munro creates a room of her own in story collection

    "Family Furnishings: Selected Stories, 1995-2014" by Alice Munro; Knopf (640 pages, $30) In "Passion" one of the two dozen miracles in "Family Furnishings," which gathers a representative sample of Alice Munro stories from the six new collections...
  • Lobster Bar Sea Grille expanding restaurant

    Lobster Bar Sea Grille expanding restaurant
    Lobster Bar Sea Grille is expanding its downtown Fort Lauderdale restaurant with the addition of a 3,500-square-foot private dining area. The upscale seafood restaurant along Las Olas Boulevard is in the process of adding a luxurious lounge for...
  • This $260 chocolate bar might just be worth it

    This $260 chocolate bar might just be worth it
    A chocolate bar touted as among the most expensive in the world doesn't come from Switzerland or France, but from Ecuador. It weighs in at just 50 grams — and costs a whopping $260. Oh, yes, and there are only 574 in the world. This year. We're...