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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Flavor Profile: Pepe's Pizzeria Napoletana in Fairfield

    Flavor Profile: Pepe's Pizzeria Napoletana in Fairfield
    Fresh clam pizza is what defines Pepe's for me. Whenever I go there, that's what I order. I'm hooked. The other week, Gary Biamonte, grandson of Frank Pepe, who opened the original Pizzeria Napoletana in New Haven, came to the Fairfield Pepe's and got...
  • A CT Filmmaker Explores the Korean War

    A CT Filmmaker Explores the Korean War
    Sixty years have now passed since the shooting stopped on the Korean Peninsula. The body count remains stunning. More than 36,000 dead American soldiers; another 103,000 wounded, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. South Korean military...
  • L.A. theater openings, Sept. 28-Oct. 5: 'The Call of Cthulhu' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Sept. 28-Oct. 5: 'The Call of Cthulhu' and more
    Untold terrors await in "The Call of Cthulhu," "Night of the Living Dead" and at Wicked Lit 2014. And on a lighter note, there's the nostalgia-fueled revue "Schoolhouse Rock Live!" Bright Star World premiere of Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s new...
  • From 'fore' to flight

    From 'fore' to flight
    Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was first a golf course. In fact, Southside Golf Course was Fort Lauderdale's first golf course, dating to the 1920s. The nine-hole course came on the presidential horizon in 1921, when President Warren...
  • Was Hartford 'The Richest City In The United States'?

    Was Hartford 'The Richest City In The United States'?
    Most magazine writers don't expect a few words thrown into an article to last more than a week or two in the public consciousness — certainly not to thrive into the next couple of centuries. But a sentence that Charles Hopkins Clark put into...
  • Newport News seeks emergency response volunteers

    The city is looking for volunteers to join its Community Emergency Response Team. CERT training teaches residents basic emergency skills, then integrates them into the emergency response capability for their area, according to a city news release. If an...
  • 'The Decent One' traces grim history of Nazi Himmler

    'The Decent One' traces grim history of Nazi Himmler
    Vanessa Lapa's documentary, "The Decent One," brings the epistolary form to documentary, using narrated excerpts from a trove of top Nazi Heinrich Himmler's diaries and letters — including those of his wife, Margarete, his parents and even eldest...
  • The Enduring Appeal Of State's Silent Bells

    The Enduring Appeal Of State's Silent Bells
    Bells have long been expected to alert listeners that something is happening. Yet they are frequently valued not only for their sound, but as quiet icons of remembrance. Silent bells can ring loudly in our imaginations. Historically, and into the...
  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Burn" by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown, $28). Detective Michael Bennett returns to New York to take over the Outreach Squad in Harlem. Last week: — 2. "Edge of Eternity" by Ken Follett (Dutton, $36)....
  • Saluting an 'invisible population'

    Saluting an 'invisible population'
    As he dropped sandbags along the base of the Air Force barracks at Tan Son Nhut Air Base in South Vietnam, John Bowen saw the rockets soar in. The building buckled, he says, then exploded, and seemed to "rush up and hit me in the face" as the blast...
  • San Francisco Veterans Memorial, built 8 decades late, to be dedicated

    San Francisco Veterans Memorial, built 8 decades late, to be dedicated
    When San Francisco built the War Memorial Opera House and Veterans Building in 1932, it was supposed to include a memorial to veterans. But the project ran out of money, and one was never made. On Friday, a nonprofit group will make good on that promise...