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  • "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration" by Isabel Wilkerson

    "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration" by Isabel Wilkerson
    "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration" By Isabel Wilkerson Random House, $30.00, 620 pages   Warmth In the spring of 1941photographer Russell Lee spent several days documenting African-American life on Chicago’s...
  • Travel Picks: Top 10 seafood spots for July 4

    Travel Picks: Top 10 seafood spots for July 4
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - July 4 is the ultimate summer weekend - long days, warm weather, fireworks and the beach are all part of what makes American Independence Day special. In honor of this great American holiday online travel adviser Cheapflights (www....
  • Midwest events

    Midwest events
    Illinois May 28-29: Mackinaw Music and International Wine & Beer Fest, Mackinaw. Wine and beer tasting, along with a variety of musical entertainment at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard. Fee applies; 309-359-9463; tinyurl.com/3gofqou. Miles from Chicago: 160...
  • Hot Property: John Schneider ready for real-life 'Smallville'

    Hot Property: John Schneider ready for real-life 'Smallville'
    John Schneider, whose career has spanned "The Dukes of Hazzard" in the '80s, "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" in the '90s and the still-running "Smallville," has listed his Agoura Hills home for sale at $2,199,000. The actor raised his three children on the...
  • 'Duke of Hazzard' John Schneider puts his Agoura Hills home on the market

    'Duke of Hazzard' John Schneider puts his Agoura Hills home on the market
    John Schneider, whose career has spanned from "The Dukes of Hazzard" in the '80s to "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" in the '90s to the still-running "Smallville," has listed his Agoura Hills home for sale at $2,199,000. The actor described the English-...
  • Steaming and boiling face off in annual crab cook-off

    Steaming and boiling face off in annual crab cook-off
    Along most of America's coastline, crustaceans get boiled. Sometimes in plain old Yankee water. Sometimes in spicy Cajun stock. Whatever the liquid, there's a whole pot of it bubbling away. Whatever the seafood — Maine lobster, Carolina blue crab,...
  • Maryland chefs want to put snakeheads on the menu

    Maryland chefs want to put snakeheads on the menu
    Chef Chad Wells of Alewife restaurant tossed chunks of raw snakehead fish with cilantro and citrus to make something more ambitious than an $8 ceviche appetizer. It was an invasive-species eradication plan in a martini glass. Wells wants the Asian...
  • The once lively Louisiana has seen better days

    The once lively Louisiana has seen better days
    Ten years later, Louisiana still makes a stunning first impression. There was very little resembling fine dining in Fells Point when Richard Saki opened his opulently appointed Creole restaurant in 2000, and certainly nothing on the grand scale of...
  • Food, wine share spotlight with historic Florida setting

    Food, wine share spotlight with historic Florida setting
    In the list of favorite things here in Postcards land, food and wine rank close to the top, along with the ever-popular "road trip that requires a day out of the office." All of those elements come together Friday through next Sunday at the 5th Annual...
  • On the Gulf Coast, meet the 'new normal'

    On the Gulf Coast, meet the 'new normal'
    Ask anybody in New Orleans or along the Gulf Coast whether things are normal, and they'll probably tell you about the "new normal." This time the query is about how the Gulf Coast is recovering from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion April 20...
  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...