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  • Family bonds over black belts

    Family bonds over black belts
    At first, Stella Yao was frustrated when she struggled to crack a cement block in two with one hand as she tested for a black belt in tae kwon do, but then the 9-year-old saw her mother whack through the thick slab. Stella took another stab at the...
  • Tom Laughlin: Five films from the 'Billy Jack' star

    Tom Laughlin: Five films from the 'Billy Jack' star
    Tom Laughlin, who came to fame as the half-Native American, half-white ex-Green Beret in the 1971 indie blockbuster "Billy Jack," died Thursday at age  82. A lot of his films are on DVD and on streaming services.  If you want to go back to his...
  • Best of Howard County 2013

    Best of Howard County 2013
    Our readers' favorites for shopping, health, home, recreation and more. OUT & ABOUT Annual festival/event Wine in the Woods wineinthewoods.com Honorable mention     Howard County Fair     Columbia Festival of the Arts     Highland Day Art gallery...
  • Hungry Cat's half-off oysters, dinner and the L.A. Phil, Bugis Street opens

    Hungry Cat's half-off oysters, dinner and the L.A. Phil, Bugis Street opens
    Oyster fiends, the Hungry Cat now offers half-off oyster Mondays at its Hollywood and Santa Barbara locations, as well as its Santa Monica Canyon outpost. Chef David Lentz selects oysters according to the local market and season for the Monday bargain. In...
  • ‘Mortal Kombat Legacy 2′ actor Brian Tee talks darker take on Liu Kang

     
    “Mortal Kombat Legacy 2,” the sequel to the popular Machinima Web series, launched Thursday with a very different take on […]...
  • Fantasy Football Rivals: SoxMan versus The King of Geeks (Week Three)

    Fantasy Football Rivals: SoxMan versus The King of Geeks (Week Three)
    It’s Week Three of the Survivor League where my arch rival – and Chicago’s #1 White Sox Fan – Soxman and I go up against each other in fantasy football. Last week saw Soxman boasting as he had a great week while I only managed a...
  • Abraham 'Al' Ackerman, businessman

    Abraham "Al" Ackerman, who rose from selling eggs door to door to owning and operating a wholesale egg company, died Sept. 6 from complications of bladder cancer at his Pikesville home. He was 89. The son of Russian immigrants, Abraham Ackerman was...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Amazonia'

    A dashing red collar -- finally shed, in a moment of chattering triumph -- is the only overt sign of anthropomorphism in "Amazonia," a beguiling narrative creature feature that takes its monkey business rather seriously. Which is not to say there's any...
  • Endangered white-cheeked gibbon born at Lincoln Park Zoo

    Endangered white-cheeked gibbon born at Lincoln Park Zoo
    A white-cheeked gibbon was born at the Lincoln Park Zoo's Helen C. Brach Primate House, zoo officials said Monday. The primate was born on Aug. 16 and is the fourth offspring for father, Caruso, and mother, Burma, officials said. Officials have not...
  • Maryland's first family of martial arts teaches life lessons along with physical strength

    Maryland's first family of martial arts teaches life lessons along with physical strength
    In the world of the ninja, the Elrod family is an impressive force. Julie and Ron Elrod are black belts who travel to Japan annually to study their craft with Soke Hatsumi, the 34th-generation ninjutsu grandmaster. Their children, 21-year-old Kami and...
  • Building a foundation on 'City of Bones'

    Building a foundation on 'City of Bones'
    Director Harald Zwart was in a forest outside of Toronto on Friday, looking for a possible home for fairies to live. After finding a proper wooded locale, he would have to quickly shower and change into a suit and tie for the Canadian premiere his new...