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  • Jay Adams, legendary skateboarder portrayed in 'Lords of Dogtown,' dies at 53

    Jay Adams, legendary skateboarder portrayed in 'Lords of Dogtown,' dies at 53
    Jay Adams, a California beach boy who became a seminal figure in skateboarding as a member of the Zephyr Skate Team portrayed in the 2005 film “Lords of Dogtown,” has died. He was 53. Adams was on an extended surf vacation in Mexico when...
  • Greenberg Was Sued Many Times; Says Litigation By Tenants, Others Was Routine

    Greenberg Was Sued Many Times; Says Litigation By Tenants, Others Was Routine
    Mark Greenberg, the real estate multimillionaire who's challenging first-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty in the 5th Congressional District, has been sued dozens of times in claims ranging from injuries due to falls in his buildings, his alleged...
  • SeaWorld to expand killer-whale habitat at its parks

    SeaWorld to expand killer-whale habitat at its parks
    Wounded by controversy over keeping killer whales in captivity, SeaWorld Entertainment is embarking on a pricey project designed to give its orcas more room to roam. The company said Friday it will nearly double the orca habitat at its three SeaWorld...
  • IronPigs bats at heart of recent funk

    Freddy Galvis had a horrific start to the 2014 season with the Phillies --- a 2-for-42 showing (.048 average) at the plate. Things got worse when he was sent to the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs. In his second game after the May demotion, he broke his...
  • 'Mission Blue' film charts scientist's quest to save oceans

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - From the Galapagos Islands to Australia's Coral Sea and a marine park off the coast of Mexico, the documentary "Mission Blue" navigates the journey of renowned oceanographer Sylvia Earle as she travels the globe to save the planet's...
  • Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond

    Baltimore native Kevin Liles is a big hit in music and beyond
    NEW YORK CITY— Kevin Liles is riding high. On a bright August afternoon, the Baltimore-born entertainment mogul is ensconced 35 stories above midtown Manhattan, enjoying lunch at one of the city's most exclusive hotels, the Mandarin Oriental....
  • Obama to travel to Estonia to meet with Baltic leaders on Ukraine

    President Barack Obama will travel to Estonia early next month to reaffirm the United States' commitment to defend NATO allies in a Baltic region nervous about Russia's activities in Ukraine. "In light of recent developments in Ukraine, the United States...
  • PasoWineApp, your guide to the Paso Robles wine country

    PasoWineApp, your guide to the Paso Robles wine country
    Now that it’s prime wine country visiting season, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Mendocino and closer to home, the Central Coast, are all vying for tourist dollars.  Paso Robles, though, stacks the deck with its new PasoWineApp (free at the Apple App...
  • Coming thrills at Pennsylvania amusement parks

    It seems 2015 will be the year for some unique new roller coasters in Pennsylvania. Hersheypark announced last week it will build a combination dark ride and roller coaster next year that will have elements of a fun house. That will boost the number...
  • Closing time: Disney moves up end date for American Idol Experience

    Closing time: Disney moves up end date for American Idol Experience
    Disney World will close its American Idol Experience at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park earlier than previously announced. The last day for the attraction, based on Fox's television singing competition, will be Aug. 30. In June, Disney said the...
  • 'The Trip to Italy': Michael Winterbottom on Italy, Food and Steve Coogan

    Michael Winterbottom's 2011 film "The Trip" starred Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon as two chums roadtripping through the United Kingdom, ostensibly writing restaurant reviews for the Observer newspaper. It wasn't a documentary, since the two characters didn'...