| Sep 26, 2014
Its greatness is right there in the title, not to mention on every page. But "The Great Gatsby," the 1925 masterpiece by F. Scott Fitzgerald, occupies an oddly precarious position in the ranks of Great American Novels. As a staple of high school...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:42 AM
"A Terrible Beauty," its title taken from a famous poem by W.B. Yeats and premiering at 8 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Siskel Film Center, is a docudrama of extraordinary power. It is about bullets flying and bodies falling, but it will capture...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Join us at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28 in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Memorial Library and Museum in Washington for a free program for kids about World War One pigeons.
The book, "Fly, Cher Ami, Fly!," about the famous pigeon who helped save the "Lost...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 12:38 PM
The Merchant Marines ship MV Cape Ray and its crew earned two honors Friday for its mission to neutralize 600 tons of deadly Syrian chemical weapons.
The crew received the Merchant Marine Medal for Outstanding Achievement and the Cape Ray earned the...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In the 1920s, it was a nice little golf course, enjoyed by the locals and played by a president — until it was trashed by a hurricane.
On Thursday, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will open its state-of-the art, 8,000-foot south...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Delray Beach city workers may have an extra paid day off this year.
Mayor Cary Glickstein said he wants to give employees Veterans Day off.
Delray’s human resources officials conducted a survey of several cities and found that Delray is the only...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Delray Beach City Hall will be closed an extra day as employees may get another paid day off — and a celebration to go along with it.
After finding out that Delray Beach is the only city in Palm Beach County open for business on Veterans Day,...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:00 AM
A classic Hitchcock thriller is spoofed in "The 39 Steps" at Long Beach Playhouse, "Lost the Musical" sends up the hit TV series at the Lillian Theatre, and life is a "Cabaret" at North Hollywood's Crown City Theatre. Plus, Cicely Tyson reprises her Tony-...
| Jul 6, 2014
On a Monday morning in July 1916, Tribune readers woke to find a curious story vying for Page 1 space with the latest news from World War I and a triple homicide in Lake Forest.
A woman in her mid-30s named Alice Gray had eschewed civilization to live...
| Jun 24, 2014
Sometimes history punches you right in the face, and there's no time to duck. It happened to me when I was a teenager in Vienna, accompanying my parents on a business trip. My dad's local contact -- Dr. Radler -- piled us into his Mercedes for a Sunday...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I am proud to be an American. I bleed red, white and, blue. I live the American dream.
This strong sense of pride that we feel in our country is encompassed in the concept of nationalism. We are united under one cultural identity. We share the same...