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  • It's getting easier to visit Cuba

    It's getting easier to visit Cuba
    WASHINGTON -- Betsy Blades has been curious about Cuba ever since 1959 when she was 15 years old and watched news clips of Fidel Castro’s revolution. The retired social worker from Baltimore, now 68, will seize a chance to visit the forbidden...
  • Burb's Eye View: A man of his sword

    As in life, there’s a tempo and a rhythm to fencing. This is the sword-fighting lesson embodied by Tim Weske. The jabs and strikes are fast — forward motion is helped by good footwork. The parries and retreats are more deliberate and...
  • Pasadena man admits hitting fencing coach with snowplow

    A snowplow driver admitted Thursday that he didn't stop after he'd struck a pedestrian during a snowstorm in January. The pedestrian, Richard Francis Oles, a retired Johns Hopkins University fencing coach, died of injuries he sustained after being...
  • Lawn Care Tips For Connecticut Homeowners

    Lawn Care Tips For Connecticut Homeowners
    A lawn looks so simple; grass growing in soil. Oh, that it were that easy. Lawns can get diseases, become weed-choked, turn brown and die. They suffer from neglect; they suffer from too much love. Maintaining a lawn may not require a crash course in...
  • The Front Burner: Stuff your fish for Friday Fish Night

    Many of us grew up in the Friday night is Fish Night tradition. At our house on the North Shore of Boston, Fish Night could include cod fish cakes, creamed salmon on toast (aka Salmon Wiggle) or, most often, simply fried fish fillets. Not batter involved....
  • Bob Anderson dies at 89; sword-fight teacher to the stars

    Bob Anderson dies at 89; sword-fight teacher to the stars
    Ten days before Bob Anderson headed to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki as part of the British fencing team, he responded to a call from a British film studio in need of three fencers to coach the lead actors for sword-fighting scenes in a new pirate...
  • Recipe Finder: Chicken pot pie

    Angela Ross of Baltimore was looking for the recipe for the chicken pot pie that used to be served at the Ambassador House restaurant on Lombard Street in Baltimore. The restaurant is no longer open and unfortunately I was unable to locate the exact...
  • Recipe: Lazy Mary's lemon tart

    Recipe: Lazy Mary's lemon tart
    Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes plus cooling time Servings: 8 Note: Adapted from "The Food52 Cookbook" by Amanda Hesser, Merrill Stubbs and the Food 52 community. 1 unbaked (9-inch) tart shell 1 large Meyer lemon (about 6 ounces), cut into 8 pieces and...
  • Recipe: Bittersweet chocolate cake with hot fudge sauce and cioccolati perugini

    Recipe: Bittersweet chocolate cake with hot fudge sauce and cioccolati perugini
    Total time: 2 hours, plus cooling and tempering times Servings: 12 Note: Suggested wine pairing: Sagrantino di Montefalco Passito (Umbria) 2/3 cup heavy cream 1 pound bittersweet chocolate (minimum 66% cacao), cut into pieces 1/4 cup brewed...
  • Nuclear saber-rattling

    Nuclear saber-rattling
    The threat of an Israeli strike against Iran'snuclear facilities ratcheted up a notch last week when Israel'sdefense minister, Ehud Barak, issued new warnings that time was running out to stop Tehran's drive to build a bomb. If Israel waits much longer,...
  • Keeping Israel-Iran threat in perspective

    When gauging Iran's threat to Israel, its important to remember that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's proclamations about "wiping Israel off the map" have been rebutted by Ayatollah Khamenei, who as Supreme Leader of Iran has more authority than the...