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  • 'Top Chef Masters' returns, chefs Mary Sue Milliken and John Rivera Sedlar among the competitors

     
    Bravo's "Top Chef Masters" is back April 6 -- and everything has changed. There's will be a brand new format, a new host (celebrity chef Curtis Stone) and a new judge (former Gourmet magazine editor Ruth Reichl). Among the 12......
  • The Feed: Coffeebar comes to Spring Street, 'Top Chef Masters' returns

     
    Coffeebar comes to Spring Street The coffee options for loft dwellers on Spring Street have expanded with the opening of CoffeeBar, a 2,000-square-foot cafe that recently debuted just a couple of doors down from downtown favorite Spring for Coffee. Owners...
  • Marines from the Dark Horse battalion return home to Camp Pendleton

     
    Exhausted yet exhilarated, Marines from the 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment, returned Monday night to Camp Pendleton after seven months of combat, death and survival in Afghanistan. Hundreds of family members holding signs and waving American flags waited...
  • SEC presidents to vote on basketball divisions, oversigning

     
    DESTIN – On the final day of the SEC Spring Meetings here, the conference presidents are expected to vote on some of the recommendations made by the coaches here this week. A recommendation of eliminating divisions in basketball was supported by the...
  • Alexander Ruler of the World Apartments: The colorful back story of a Hollywood legend

     
    Curiosity for Rent: Alexander Ruler of the World Apartments, Hollywood Classically Greek and exuberantly tweaked, the 60-unit Alexander Ruler of the World Apartments were purportedly built by Paramount Studios to house actors in 1927. Actor George Pan-...
  • R.E.M. calls it quits

     
    R.E.M., the Southern rock band hailing from Athens, Georgia, announced Wednesday morning on its website that the band is calling it quits after 31 years in the business and 15 albums....
  • Experts dish on salmonella-tainted eggs

    Experts dish on salmonella-tainted eggs
    As the scope of the nationwide salmonella outbreak expanded late last month, farmers market vendors reported rushes on locally produced eggs and people with backyard flocks were sitting smug. But food safety experts say consumers shouldn't jump to the...
  • Langerado! Langerado? Yes, Langerado

    Yes, we said Langerado! (And for good measure, !!!!!) The South Florida music festival went dark in 2009 after a proposed festival in Miami had to be canceled due to poor ticket sales. The result of not only the move to Miami, but also a down economy...
  • Ten @ 10: Ten food television shows you should be watching

    Ten @ 10: Ten food television shows you should be watching
    We may be living in the golden age of food television. Twenty years ago, you had to wait for Julia Child and a few others every week on PBS. Today, it's such a hot commodity that ABC is canceling soap operas and replacing them with a foodie version of...
  • R.E.M. breaks up, leaves behind career that balanced hits, integrity

    R.E.M. breaks up, leaves behind career that balanced hits, integrity
    R.E.M. broke up Wednesday, with an exit nearly as modest as its entrance. You couldn’t get much more humble than touring America in a beat-up van out of the decidedly un-hip environs of Athens, Ga., in 1980. And when the band went out this week, it...
  • Remembering R.E.M. (1980-2011)

    Remembering R.E.M.  (1980-2011)
    R.E.M. announced Wednesday that it is calling it quits. The Athens, Ga., band that pioneered a distinctive, arty college-rock sound was a group that meant a lot to many people. Myself included. The group was the first rock band I felt was truly my own....