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  • New York's unusual wreath show lets it all hang out

    New York's unusual wreath show lets it all hang out
    Countless questions spring to mind as you wander the gallery in the Central Park Arsenal, taking in the annual holiday wreath show. Let's start with the obvious. Why, oh why, is there a wreath made of dead bugs? And whose idea was it to create a...
  • Silly state comparisons reveal inferiority complex

    Silly state comparisons reveal inferiority complex
    What a silly editorial — reproduced here by the Orlando Sentinel. I had no idea you Southerners suffered from such an inferiority complex. A big "so what" that Florida's population now exceeds — marginally — that of the entire New York...
  • 'Into the Woods' production designer Dennis Gassner returns to roots

     'Into the Woods' production designer Dennis Gassner returns to roots
    "Into the Woods" production designer Dennis Gassner doesn't have much experience with musicals, but he has plenty of experience with woods. When he was 16, he worked as an Oregon lumberjack. "I grew up in the woods, and so I got to kind of become...
  • Randall Roberts' best pop albums of 2014

    Randall Roberts' best pop albums of 2014
    Here is Randall Robert’s look at the best of 2014 in pop music. Beck, "Morning Phase" (Capitol). A record that continues to blossom six months after its release, Beck Hansen's breathtaking 12th studio album is a rush of California guitar pop....
  • Irvine's top stories of 2014: political change, park audit, deadly crash

    Irvine's top stories of 2014: political change, park audit, deadly crash
    From the ousting of longtime City Councilman Larry Agran in November to accusations that UC Irvine's top police officials spied on staff and the public, a lot has happened in the past year in Irvine. Here are the Daily Pilot's top 10 news stories from...
  • Taya Kyle takes another difficult step with 'American Sniper'

    Taya Kyle takes another difficult step with 'American Sniper'
    Taya Kyle still remembers the little things about her late husband, like the way he would downplay his virtues when the couple was out in public. "I would say something to the people we were with, like how intelligent he was, and he would just wave...
  • U. of C. plans: Obama library in the park

    U. of C. plans: Obama library in the park
    The University of Chicago is proposing that the Obama presidential library be built on about 20 acres of South Side parkland, either in Washington or Jackson parks, according to the university. The information, released Tuesday, was privately...
  • Ice skating: Cool way to burn off holiday calories

    Ice skating: Cool way to burn off holiday calories
    Why not hit the ice at temporary or permanent rinks this holiday season? Winter Park, Celebration and the University of Central Florida offer ice skating till the beginning of January, while RDV Sportsplex in Maitland and The Ice Factory in Kissimmee...
  • NY City council votes to ban sale of bunnies by pet shops

    NY City council votes to ban sale of bunnies by pet shops
    What do bunny rabbits have in common with hyenas, wolverines and polar bears? The adorable little creatures are about to join a menagerie of wildlife prohibited for sale by New York City pet shops. The New York City Council voted on Wednesday to outlaw...
  • Playa Vista office complex gets makeover, draws creative tenants

    Playa Vista office complex gets makeover, draws creative tenants
    A large office complex in Playa Vista that has been vacant since it was completed during the last real estate downturn is finally roaring to life with a dramatic $8-million makeover intended to enhance its appeal to firms in creative industries. The...
  • Steve Ross's two football loves both want Harbaugh

    Steve Ross's cell phone rings to Michigan's fight song "Hail to the Victors." And he has awoken in the middle of the night after a Dolphins loss and needed an Ambien to go back to sleep. He once ranked his top things in life as his family and the...