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  • Presidents Hall of Fame in Clermont includes memorabilia

    Presidents Hall of Fame in Clermont includes memorabilia
    "Freedom means the supremacy of human rights everywhere." These famous words of President Franklin Roosevelt's 1940s speech to Congress ring through the Presidents Hall of Fame museum, 123 U.S. Highway 27, a block or so away from the Florida Citrus...
  • Library of Congress welcomes recordings by the Doors, Righteous Brothers

    Library of Congress welcomes recordings by the Doors, Righteous Brothers
    With nods to the Doors, Sly & the Family Stone, the Righteous Brothers and Steve Martin, the latest selections to the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry have a decidedly California slant. Each year the institution surveys more than...
  • 30 books for spring reading

    Spring used to be the shoulder season in the publishing industry, after the big holiday blockbusters and before the waves of "summer reads." Now it's hard to categorize one of 2015's big books, former Seattleite-turned-New Yorker Erik Larson's "Dead Wake,...
  • 'Stand by Me' among 25 records being preserved at US library

    One of the most broadcast songs of the 20th century, Ben E. King's "Stand by Me," has been selected for preservation at the Library of Congress, along with recordings from Joan Baez, The Righteous Brothers, Steve Martin and the darker sounds of the band...
  • List of 25 sound recordings preserved by Library of Congress

    Here's a listing of the 2015 inductees to the National Recording Registry in chronological order: 1. Vernacular Wax Cylinder Recordings at University of California, Santa Barbara Library (c.1890-1910) 2. The Benjamin Ives Gilman Collection, recorded...
  • Historic 1930s WPA bridge to be dismantled

    The crumbling 1930s-era bridge over the former Doaneville mill dam is set to be closed and dismantled later this year due to its deteriorated state. Town officials have determined that the bridge, which connects Carroll Row with Sheldon Road, is too...
  • Manes: Soldier, musician, railcar maker keeps on going

    Manes: Soldier, musician, railcar maker keeps on going
    "I remember Glenn Miller coming to me once, before he had his own band, saying, 'How do you do it? How do you get started? It's so difficult.' I told him, I don't know but whatever you do don't stop. Just keep on going." — Benny Goodman Ed Pakan...
  • Saboreando los restaurantes históricos del sur de Florida

    Saboreando los restaurantes históricos del sur de Florida
    Puede que muchos sur floridanos crean que el restaurante Mai-Kai en Fort Lauderdale es en cierta forma histórico. Pero ese hecho se hizo realidad cuando los funcionarios del Registro Nacional de Lugares Históricos de Estados Unidos lo agregó recientemente...
  • Maps provide another view of South Florida history

    Maps provide another view of South Florida history
    In 1854, six years before the Civil War, the U.S. government first mapped the South Florida coastline, primarily to mark the depth of shoreline waters and prevent ships from breaking up on rocks. The map didn't show much other than obscure landmarks...
  • 'Annie' demonstrates its durability at the Hippodrome

    'Annie' demonstrates its durability at the Hippodrome
    There's nothing like a little orphan to combat a Depression. Hollywood pushed that concept hard with Shirley Temple movies. Broadway seconded the notion with "Annie," the much-loved, much-traveled musical that is back in Baltimore, flashing enough smiles...
  • ‘White Night’ is terror at its most minimal

     
    THE PLAYER A simple phrase at the outset of “White Night” sets this mood for this Depression-era thriller. “Times were […]...