| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Mamoun's Falafel should get something like a lifetime achievement award for New Haven restaurants, maybe even an a cappella bar song (“From the Mabrumeh down at Mamoun's...”) to nudge it closer to Pepe’s, Louis’, Claire’s and Whoever-Else’s in the local pantheon of culinary institutions. Back in the 1980s, before New Haven's restaurant renaissance, when it was really tough for insomniacs to find a safe place to sit and sip, Mamoun's was a lifeline. Along with its grainy Turkish coffee, the dolma was such a bonus.
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Because I don’t have a seat on our town’s Board of Education and I’ve never spent hours trying to decipher school budgets I feel kind of funny asking this, but …
Why is our school calendar such a mess?
This summer will be the...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 11:58 AM
If you have normal hearing, you probably take for granted the gift of sound. But if you are a guest at a wedding where someone is deaf you realize how much he or she is missing. From the ceremonial toasts at the pre-wedding reception to the ceremony and...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:17 AM
Two people. Two families. So, figuring out where to spend the holidays can get quite complicated for couples. The key is to get started early on your planning, know that you will have to compromise, and try to think of strategies that won’t leave...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 1:41 AM
* Beit Shemesh holds re-election following voter fraud
* Ultra-Orthodox mayor challenged by secular candidate
* Town focus of national religious divisions
By Maayan Lubell
BEIT SHEMESH, Israel, March 9 (Reuters) - When this Israeli
town goes to the...