| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Sylvester Stallone will portray hitman Gregory Scarpa -- also known as "The Grim Reaper" -- with Brad Furman on board to direct "Scarpa" for Millennium Films.
The project will re-team Stallone with "Rocky" producer Irwin Winkler with a screenplay by...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The psychological explanation for what happened to Catherine Ferreira is neat and tidy and sounds like reason.
"The bystander effect," explains Psychology Today on its website, "occurs when the presence of others hinders an individual from intervening...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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They say good things come to those wait. If that's true, then Shadi Ramli, owner of new Middle Eastern restaurant Masada in Logan Square--which took 10 years to...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:10 PM
There is something deeply disturbing about last Friday's attacks on two state troopers in Pike County, apart from the wrenching tragedy involving the death of one officer and the wounding of another.
This has all the marks of domestic terrorism. There...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The imagery shocks: a noose dangling between photos of two hanged men, drawings of children labeled "Alligator Bait," a gun-range target shaped like a human.
The examples of bigotry and cruelty are on display at the Holocaust Center in Maitland. But the...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Frederick Douglass, the Maryland-born slave turned abolitionist leader, has become the first African-American to have his portrait hung in the governor's official residence in Annapolis.
Gov. Martin O'Malley, first lady Katie Curran O'Malley and Lt. Gov....
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:05 AM
To the editor: I read with frustration Doyle McManus' column on President Obama's strategic options for combating the threat from Islamic State. ("Obama's strategy to defeat Islamic State: a coalition of frenemies," Op-Ed, Sept. 6)
Every week I read...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:19 AM
In January, photographer Fred Burkhart was preparing to die. He had been fighting prostate cancer for more than three years and a recent doctor's visit was bleak.
"They say maybe just a few weeks," he said.
He died on Saturday. He was 72 years old,...
| Aug 29, 2014
The Orlando nightspot, at 100 S. Eola Drive, hosts plays, concerts and a fall cabaret series. The cabaret performances are at 8 p.m. and cost $10 each. Details: abbeyorlando.com.
Monday Night Cabaret Series
REBECCA FISHER: Sept. 8...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 11:22 AM
In recent decades, the heaviest concentrations of Confederate battle flags have been seen mainly at two types of large organized gatherings — Ku Klux Klan rallies and Pennsylvania pigeon shoots.
(Kluxers can gather anywhere, but pigeon shoots,...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Sam Fuller's daughter Samantha made a wise decision to utilize passages from her father's autobiography as the soundtrack for her documentary "A Fuller Life." Read aloud and with great feeling by actors and directors who admired and worked with him, these...