| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Jun 7, 2013
The children of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Lappans, planted a pumpkin patch May 26 on church ground prepared by gardeners Ernest and Diane Pugh and Duane Mose.
The children planted three varieties of pumpkins, including a giant variety. Once...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Nash Kato was the swaggering singer-guitarist of the rising Chicago band Urge Overkill in the early '90s when he and his bandmates would hang out at Wicker Park's Rainbo Club, and, he recalls, a petite young woman was always hitting them up for beers...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Georgia band Kylesa is part of a bumper crop of psych-heavy, hipster-friendly hard rock bands from the South, all of whom rose to prominence — or something like it — in the past few years. Kylesa formed in Savannah in 2001 and burned through a...
| May 1, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Wednesday marks the 31st time the West Palm Beach Intracoastal Waterway will be swarmed with concertgoers of all ages, vendors and local police. SunFest returns at 5 p.m., with a musical lineup a bit reminiscent of the mid-1990s, plus some up-and-comers....
| May 1, 2013
| 4:12 PM
— A sun-fest it was not.
"A line of thunderstorms," said the CBS-Channel 12 news anchor at noon. The screen showed a menacing yellow blob the length of Florida. "It is headed our way."
The rain had been brewing for days, but the tickets were...
| Apr 24, 2013
From my view knee deep in the river, real food looked like this: A swift current charged down Utah's Weber, and beyond the stream bright yellow alfalfa, and beyond that a reservoir holding sun-stunned water from the immense snowmelt two seasons ago. It...
| Sep 1, 2012
Dear SOS: My friends and I were in New Orleans in March and ate at this wonderful restaurant on St. Charles Avenue. For dessert we shared their sweet potato bread pudding. Any chance you can get that recipe for us? It was yummy!
| Oct 11, 2012
Never mind the gruesome Freddy Krueger masks, creepy front lawn "graveyards" and scary-sounding soundtracks.
For many of us, the most frightening specter of Halloween occurs when we have to bring out the knives and deal with the slimy insides of a...
| Feb 16, 2013
Dear SOS: A visiting cousin from Georgia and I recently ate lunch at the Bluewater Grill in Redondo Beach, and she loved the avocado vinaigrette salad dressing — so much so that we returned for dinner the following day just so she could order it...
| Dec 1, 2012
Let's say that a correspondent has asked if you have been to the new Wuhan restaurant in San Gabriel, and let's say that you answer him, to save face, with the Internet equivalent of a smile and a nod. It is easy enough to find this restaurant — a...