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  • Billy Carter's gas-station: Historic site

     
    by Mark Silva Fill 'er up, with Blly Beer. There's been a certain climate change since Jimmy Carter came to Washington as president, leaving behind a younger brother Billy and a dispensary of hometown wisdom at his gas station in......
  • Behold, 2010 Nissan Rogue Krom Edition

     
    We???re not much for special editions that tack on different wheels and some glorified grille cosmetics, but the 2010 Nissan Rogue Krom at least goes full-bore in the grille cosmetics department. As you can plainly see in the image above......
  • Obama's (co-ed) golf game: First in WH

     
    by Mark Silva We're sure it's only a coincidence that today, as the presidential motorcade rolled away from the White House for an afternoon of golf on a spectacular fall day -- just days after the president found himself explaining......
  • Obama's 'time out:' Golf, hoops, tennis

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with a correction What a president does for recreation, of course, is his own business, but it is a casualty of life in the White House that presidential recreation also becomes the public's business. The......
  • Republicans planning debate for Wexler's congressional seat

     
    In a bid to fill the void left by the resignation of Democratic Congressman Robert Wexler, the Boca Raton Republican Club is already marking its calendar for a candidates debate on Dec. 14. The club will host a debate for......
  • Next Sunday's review: The Reserve

     
    Next Sunday I review the Reserve, the new bar in Federal Hill -- OK, OK, south Baltimore -- that has started serving ambitious food.It's always surprising to me to find a bar/restaurant that isn't perfectly happy serving wings and a......
  • Obama presidential library: U of Chicago?

     
    by Mark Silva Less than one year into office, people already are starting to think about President Barack Obama's presidential library. At the University of Chicago. It has something to do with all the Nobel Prizes (more than 80) that......
  • A blogger/chef strikes back

     
    While we've been discussing the Chicago Tribune's 10 worst dining trends, others have, too. Serious Eats had harsher things to say than anyone here did in an entry called 'The 10 Worst Food Trends? Really?' As the note at the......
  • Annual lament: Let's split into two Floridas

     
    Sigh, here we go again. The Legislature has approved student-led "inspirational messages" (euphemism for prayer) at school events, is trying to make it harder for women to get abortions and has shot down full-blown resort casinos in South Florida. In........
  • Miami Marlins' ticket sales soar, provide platform to build future

     
    MIAMI The Marlins built it, and fans are buying in to Marlins Park in a big way. Season-ticket sales are approaching 15,000, Marlins President David Samson said before the Marlins played their first exhibition in the ballpark Tuesday. That......
  • 'Top Chef: Las Vegas': Natalie Portman's vegetarian steakhouse

     
    Hey gang, Liz and Justine here again for another week of Top Chef recapping. We're getting down to the wire. Only seven cheftestants remain after last week's much-anticipated Restaurant Wars episode. Everyone seems pretty nervous in the previews for this....