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  • Who knew Detroit was a food mecca?

     
    Here's part two of guest poster Robert of Cross Key's eating adventures on his recent road trip. His photo and descriptions are making me hungry. ELDetroit is not a food desert. To paraphrase Mark Twain, the demise of Detroit......
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Dec. 8, 1959

     
    A Civic Confessional on Sin and Stupidity A few miles north of Charleston, South Carolina, on Highway 52, there's a brand new billboard welcoming travelers to the gracious, growing Dixie city. It reads: The Association of South Carolina Klans Knights of...
  • National Book Critics Circle finalists announced

     
    The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for its 2009 awards in New York today. Author Elizabeth Strout, a 2008 finalist, announced the finalists at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. This year's recipient of the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime...
  • After surgery, shoulder movement may not be up to par

     
    The rotator cuff surgery went well, but is everything back to normal? A new study suggests that despite having successful shoulder surgery, shoulder motion may be not be what it used to be. The study involved 14 participants, average age......
  • Skin transplants help patients with vitiligo

     
    Transplants of healthy skin cells from elsewhere on the body can alleviate the signs of vitiligo, a disfiguring loss of color in the skin, researchers from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit reported Tuesday at a Miami meeting of the American......
  • Back Story: Who was Susan, and was she truly lazy?

     
    Americans tend to think Lazy Susans are kitschy relics of the 1950s and 1960s, but the lineage turns out to be longer and more distinguished. Historians can trace the concept to 18th century England, when it was probably known as a dumbwaiter....
  • UCF basketball players excited to begin Donnie Jones era

     
    Here's an excerpt of an article I wrote for today's paper about new UCF basketball coach Donnie Jones: Sophomore point guard A.J. Rompza said the Knights are ready to work. Rompza said his teammates had a hard time letting go of veteran UCF coach Kirk...
  • Joan Didion Named Winner of Los Angeles Times Kirsch Award

    NEW YORK, March 10, 2006 – Joan Didion has been named the winner of the 26th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes' Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement. The award honors a living author with a substantial connection to the American West whose...
  • Los Angeles Times Names Book Prize Winners

    LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2006 – The Los Angeles Times presented its annual Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement and honored nine Book Prize winners during its 26th annual Book Prizes ceremony, April 28 at UCLA's Royce Hall. Joan Didion, renowned as...
  • Eleven ways to make the most of visit to Fort Myers

    Within 24 hours of arriving in Fort Myers in March 1885, Thomas Edison bought 13 acres on the Caloosahatchee River, and before long he was planting palm trees along the dirt road between downtown and his spread. The road is now McGregor Boulevard, lined...
  • New hope for halting a killer illness

    She thought it was just a cold. Her throat was sore, and she felt tired all over. But as JoAnn Barr got her son ready for school that morning in March, she started gasping for breath. Within a few hours, Barr was on a ventilator in intensive care, her...