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  • The Library of America launches a blog

     
    The Library of America, the nonprofit publishing house dedicated to creating an in-print library of editions of America's greatest works, launched its first blog Friday. Called Reader's Almanac, it focuses on joining the current online discussions that...
  • Going to the beach? Please mind your manners seaside

    Headed for the beach? Please, beg fellow sun worshippers, remember the Golden Rule. "Beach etiquette is no different than everyday etiquette," says Syndi Seid, founder of Advanced Etiquette, a San Francisco-based company that teaches social etiquette and...
  • Rell, Others Laud N.Y.'s Rejection Of Broadwater Gas Plant

    Opponents cheered as New York Gov. David Paterson declared Thursday, "The fact is, Broadwater is behind us." But the high-stakes battle over Broadwater Energy's plan to put a massive, floating, natural-gas plant in Long Island Sound isn't over yet. The...
  • Long Islanders Urged To Prepare For Hurricane Earl's Worst

    Long Islanders Urged To Prepare For Hurricane Earl's Worst
    On Long Island, emergency workers are telling residents to prepare for Hurricane Earl to deliver the worst. They also warn that people who live closest to the water and farthest east on Long Island are at the greatest risk. Wednesday is sunny, hot and...
  • The other side of the lake

    It has been many things. It still is."I've been coming here since the first summer in my life," says Norman Deam, a retired naval aviator whose family owned the lighthouse at the mouth of the Kalamazoo River. That first summer was 73 years ago. Now he...
  • A MOST INSPIRED HAUNT

    A MOST INSPIRED HAUNT
    THOM and Leslie Beers are possessed, though in no way like Linda Blair or Emily Rose. The couple does not talk in tongues or levitate, but their Sherman Oaks home speaks in an elevated vernacular of its own. An ode to Craftsman and Age of Aquarius arts...
  • A Colorful Life

    When Grace Hartigan was a little girl, she was bewitched by gypsies. In the 1930s, the Travelers still roamed the countryside in nomadic caravans, and young Grace would shinny up the apple tree in her parents' backyard in Newark, N.J., to spy on them....