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  • Feeling schmaltzy for rendered chicken fat

    Feeling schmaltzy for rendered chicken fat
    For most, the word "schmaltz" brings to mind gimmicky books and films, the artistically shallow sort that drip with sickly-sweet levels of sentimentality. That rom-com's eye-roll-inducing helicopter shot of the final kiss on the Brooklyn Bridge? That's...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Progress, or back into the dark?

    My mom told me, “Never trust anyone who complains too much; they're up to something.” She must have read Shakespeare. He proposed a way of cutting through the minutia of an argument — it's called finding the hidden agenda. Remember in...
  • Muse for Jimmy Webb's 'MacArthur Park' treasures those days

    Muse for Jimmy Webb's 'MacArthur Park' treasures those days
    TUCSON —Sitting on a swivel bar stool near the kitchen of her home outside Tucson, Suzy Horton Ronstadt listened to the familiar words of songwriter Jimmy Webb's pop-rock classic "MacArthur Park." Ronstadt smiled at first, then had to blink as her...
  • Tourism cliches good and bad

    Tourism cliches good and bad
    There's a popcorn shop in downtown Chicago that generates long tourist lines, and most locals, like me, don't get it. I don't think the popcorn is better than at any other place that puts a little effort into its popcorn, and if your time in Chicago is...
  • Laurel sports notices

    Send sports notices a minimum of two weeks before the requested publication date to Patuxent Publishing/LL Sports Notices, Third floor, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; e-mail cclary@tribune.com. Include date, time, location, contact information...
  • Long Beach’s pontoon bridge

     
    Ten thousand cars on average cross over a World War II era pontoon bridge connecting Southwest Long Beach with Terminal Island....
  • Katy Perry to perform under the Brooklyn Bridge for VMAs finale

     
    Katy Perry will close the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards from under the Brooklyn Bridge. She will perform her new hit single, "Roar."...
  • Remembrances 2013

     
    A look back and a final farewell to the notable entertainment celebrities who died in 2013. Cosmo Allegretti (b. 1927) (actor) Allegretti was an actor and puppeteer on Captain Kangaroo, working his way up from set painter. He made and voiced puppets,...
  • The Vincent Thomas Bridge turns 50

     
    The Vincent Thomas Bridge opened to traffic on Nov. 15, 1963....
  • Liberia: Remembering

     
    Ten years ago the bloody siege of Monrovia marked the culmination of a brutal civil war in Liberia, a West African country originally established as a colony for freed African-American slaves. Photojournalists who covered the battles in Liberia's...
  • Architectural prints obsessed by detail

    Architectural prints obsessed by detail
    Long before connoisseur Walter P. Chrysler Jr. brought his vast holdings to the Norfolk Museum of Arts and Science in 1971, the museum was making its mark as a collector of prints and drawings. Under director John Davis Hatch — whose personal cache...