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  • Ron Feldman: Musician, teacher opened his life to others

    Ron Feldman: Musician, teacher opened his life to others
    Ron Feldman was a consummate musician and teacher, but his interest went far beyond showing a student how to sing or hit a certain note. "It didn't just stop at the music with him," said Matt Bloodwell, a longtime friend of Feldman's and former student....
  • Chestnut Club, Honeycut and more L.A. nominees for 'The People's Best New Bars'

    Chestnut Club, Honeycut and more L.A. nominees for 'The People's Best New Bars'
    What are the best new bars in America? Food & Wine magazine announced a list of 100 nominees for its inaugural "The People's Best New Bars" contest. Voters will determine The People’s Best New Bars winner via an online poll at foodandwine.com/...
  • Rock Icon Charmer Eddie Money Finds A Balance

    Rock Icon Charmer Eddie Money Finds A Balance
    When Eddie Money stuck his neck out during a 2012 Geico  commercial, in which he sung "Two Tickets to Paradise,'' while pretending to be a travel agency owner, fans shouldn't have been surprised. A generation ago, Money, now 65, kept his career going...
  • Hudson Valley: small towns, artists, farmers, fall color

    Hudson Valley: small towns, artists, farmers, fall color
    Wending our way to the Old Chatham Sheepherding Company, we cross a creek, meander down a country road, then come to a farm with red barns, split-rail fences and flocks of sheep grazing in the green pastures. We walk past the cream-colored sheep with...
  • Team USA Handles Canada In Bridgeport Tune-Up

    Team USA Handles Canada In Bridgeport Tune-Up
    BRIDGEPORT – By midweek, headquarters for USA Basketball's pursuit of another FIBA World Championship will shift to a somewhat more metropolitan locale than this blue-collar city by the banks of Long Island Sound. From the lights of I-95 to the...
  • New York City needs to step up nail salon inspections: watchdog

    (Reuters) - New York City needs to beef up inspections of its 2,000-plus nail salons to ensure that customers are not exposed to health hazards during routine manicures, the city's top watchdog said on Monday. Public Advocate Letitia James recommended...
  • NYC's women-only taxi service brakes for now

    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The debut of a livery car service providing women drivers for female passengers in the New York City area has stalled over lack of a sufficient number of drivers, the founder of the service said on Monday. In a...
  • Stand-up Scene: Confessional jokes are therapy for the rest of us

    Stand-up Scene: Confessional jokes are therapy for the rest of us
    Drew Michael is staring out at the crowd at Zanies and describing us as a "sea of drunk silhouettes." From from where he’s standing I imagine it to be a more or less an apt reading of the room. He is dressed in his customary T-shirt and jeans and...
  • Wine-tasting makes for a delectable late-summer event

    Trays of hors d'oeuvres complemented a wide selection of wines, spirits and craft beers at the bucolic Church Farm setting for the Friends of the Babcock Library's annual wine-tasting. The Sept. 13 event included much more than food, with an art show...
  • Detractors, Advocates Agree City Is At A Crossroads Over Downtown Plan

    Detractors, Advocates Agree City Is At A Crossroads Over Downtown Plan
    BRISTOL — Facing several skeptical faces and a couple of hard glares from a row of city officials Tuesday night, the head of Renaissance Downtowns made a fresh pitch: His company is willing to try to create a Depot Square project without public...
  • Beltway self-loathing

    Among many talents exhibited by Chuck Todd in the days since he replaced David Gregory as host of "Meet the Press" is his ability to turn a proper noun into a verb. "I'm not trying to Horatio Alger," Todd told my Washington Post colleague Ben Terris....