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  • Functional furniture, creative placement goes a long way at a holiday party

    Functional furniture, creative placement goes a long way at a holiday party
    Without a doubt, holiday parties are what truly put us in the spirit of the season. “Gathering friends and family in one spot can seem like a miracle in and of itself, as loved ones are often scattered across multiple areas,” said Gina Ward,...
  • Broadway review: 'The River,' starring Hugh Jackman

    Broadway review: 'The River,' starring Hugh Jackman
    NEW YORK - Anyone who has had more than one lover — or been with someone who has been so lucky — has confronted the same dangerous moment. We all have passions. Perhaps a special place at a resonant time of day, such as sunset over some...
  • Boy Scouts gather for Mountain Man Rendezvous

    The weather was freezing cold the weekend of Nov. 14-16, but members of Boy Scouts Troops 72 and 13 of Colchester showed their mettle when they braved the elements at a two-night, three-day encampment at the Cohen Woodlands Wildlife Preserve from Friday...
  • Roots Handmade Pizza hosts 'L Word' event

    Roots Handmade Pizza hosts 'L Word' event
    Roots Handmade Pizza (1924 W. Chicago Ave., 773-645-4949) is hosting its sixth edition of "Let's Drink Beer & Eat Pizza: 'The L Word'" event at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Specialty tapped beer from Local Option and Lagunitas, Roots Quad Cities malt crust pizza...
  • Katherine H. 'Katzy' Banker, travel agent-editor

    Katherine H. 'Katzy' Banker, travel agent-editor
    Katherine H. "Katzy" Banker, a former travel agent who had been Baltimore magazine's food editor, died Monday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of complications of dementia. She was 81. The daughter of James E. Henderson, a diplomat in...
  • Pomfret farmer earns CT Grange recognition

    Erika Marczak stood at the end of a table filled with her Abington Grown produce at the Killingly Grange Winter Farmers' Market on Nov. 8. Bunches of thick fall carrots, huge red and golden beets, mounds of red potatoes and a colorful variety of squash...
  • A critical appreciation of Thanksgiving Day menus in Baltimore

    A critical appreciation of Thanksgiving Day menus in Baltimore
    A few years back, when I first started writing about Thanksgiving dining options in restaurants, I'd hear from the occasional indignant reader. Thanksgiving wasn't really Thanksgiving, they'd say, unless it took effort. My argument in favor of dining...
  • Retailers target singles with wine tastings, apartment furnishings

    NEW YORK — Whole Foods is holding wine tastings. Ikea is pitching apartment furniture to divorced dads. Applebee's turns into a nightclub after dinner. These companies are all targeting an increasingly coveted demographic: single Americans. More...
  • Awards breakfast honors Martin Luther King Jr.

    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee Inc. of The Villages will present its 12th annual Commemorative Awards Breakfast scheduled for 9 a.m. Jan. 10 at the Savannah Center at 1545 Buena Vista Blvd. in The Villages. This year's theme...
  • Bryan Podgorski brings beets and Thomas Keller's influence to Tanzy

    Bryan Podgorski brings beets and Thomas Keller's influence to Tanzy
    Bryan Podgorski is the chef at Tanzy, a new Italian restaurant in Westwood with outlets in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Boca Raton, Fla. He started his culinary career by making pasta at a small restaurant in Northern California more than two decades ago. After...
  • Readers Recommend: When in Rome, stay at Daphne Inn and eat at Moma

    A good friend and I had a delightful week in Rome at the end of September. We stayed at the lovely Daphne Inn, a boutique hotel near the Piazza Barberini. Rates were reasonable for such elegant and friendly digs, about $270 per night. Up the street is...