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  • New York is a livable place -- who knew?

    New York is a livable place -- who knew?
    “The old New York-Los Angeles rivalry is changing, at least on the East Coast side of the equation. No longer do in-the-know New Yorkers reflexively parrot sneers like the old Woody Allen line, that the only cultural advantage of Los Angeles is...
  • Sure sign of summer: City farmers markets kick off

    Sure sign of summer: City farmers markets kick off
    In a sure sign summer is eventually going to turn up in Chicago despite the thermometer readings, city farmers markets start opening this week. There's an 11:30 a.m. kick-off event Thursday at the Loop market in Daley Plaza, which will host vendors from...
  • Paula Kovarick Segalman

    Paula Kovarick Segalman
    Paula Kovarick Segalman, a former registered nurse who was a volunteer, fundraiser and talented athlete, died Friday of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at her North Roland Park home. She was 61. "Paula was a...
  • Third Place in Fiction: "Meet Me Near the Sign for 2 For $3 Fish Filets"

    Third Place in Fiction: "Meet Me Near the Sign for 2 For $3 Fish Filets"
    Let’s not smoke cigarettes tonight. OK, she said. We agreed that smoking had led to nothing but an unattractive cough. Plus she is an opera singer with a voice to maintain. And She is Christine, my girlfriend. We both live in New York. But not...
  • Wally Lamb: Connecticut's In My Blood — And Books

    Wally Lamb: Connecticut's In My Blood — And Books
    Once on a book tour, while channel-surfing in my hotel room, I landed on the quiz show "Jeopardy!" at the exact moment I came up as a question. "He wrote the novel 'She's Come Undone,'" Alex Trebeck said. In the torturous seconds that followed, the...
  • Explore New York City this weekend on 200 free Jane's Walk NYC tours

    Explore New York City this weekend on 200 free Jane's Walk NYC tours
    If you want to tour New York City with locals, go this weekend. Jane's Walk NYC is hosting more than 200 free walk-and-talks this weekend led by volunteers who care about their neighborhoods. The walks offered Friday through Sunday focus on real-time...
  • Concrete? Coney Island fans say only wood will do for their beloved boardwalk

    Concrete? Coney Island fans say only wood will do for their beloved boardwalk
    On a rainy weekend in January, the Coney Island boardwalk was not the boardwalk of memory: no salty spray, no roller coaster clatter, no standing-room-only beach. Instead, it was damp, it was gray, and it was empty. And its age was showing. But...
  • Travel tip: Psst... Reasonable hotel, midtown Manhattan

    Travel tip: Psst... Reasonable hotel, midtown Manhattan
    A couple of months ago, I needed a bed for a night in midtown Manhattan, and I couldn’t spend more than $250 (before taxes). In a city whose average room rate hovers near $280, this meant I was doomed to squalor, right? Wrong. Thanks to some...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you this week
    In the Freebie Spotlight Celtic Festival: Highland games, vendors, food, and music.10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Rockefeller Gardens, 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach, free, 386-676-3216, ormondbeachcelticfestival.com.   Earth...
  • 'Once Upon a Time': A villain returns, a hero is born in 'Heart of Gold'

    The author has been unveiled, but the problems are just beginning for the heroes and villains of "Once Upon a Time," and the "Heart of Gold" episode also gave us the biggest switcheroo in this mini season so far. We start with Emma still being really...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley
    DAY TRIPPIN' •Thomas Edison Laboratory, West Orange, N.J., lunch, May 3. $85. Kutztown Library, 610-683-8482. •Central Park Birding Trip, guided bird walk, free time, April 30. $80. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, 610-756-6961. •Frida Kahlo'...