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  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast May 22, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Anna Belknap was born in Damariscotta, Maine, on this date in 1972. This birthday gal has portrayed Lindsay Monroe Messer on "CSI: NY" since 2005. Belknap had previously been a regular on the short-lived series "Medical...
  • Click it, even if it doesn't warrant a ticket

    Click it, even if it doesn't warrant a ticket
    You use seat belts, right? Most people do. The undeniable safety advantages, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's ubiquitous "Click It or Ticket" campaign, the fear of seeing those flashing lights in your rearview mirror all help...
  • Course-by-course: What's on the State Dinner menu

    First Course D'Anjou Pear with Farmstead Goat Cheese Fennel, Black Walnuts, and White Balsamic Second Course Poached Maine Lobster Orange Glaze Carrots and Black Trumpet Mushrooms Wine: DuMol Chardonnay "Russian River" 2008 (California) Lemon Sorbet...
  • Allagash beers you don't know . . . but should

    Allagash beers you don't know . . . but should
    I owe a debt of gratitude to Portland, Maine, brewery Allagash, and so, probably, do you. In even the most middling bars, where there is little or nothing worth drinking on tap, there is often Allagash White — that brewery's crisp and mildly...
  • Sweet sandwiches

    Sweet sandwiches
    Any preschooler could name the country's most well-known dessert sandwich — the one with the vanilla cream nestled between crisp chocolate cookies. But there's so much more to dessert sandwiches than the humble (but lovable) Oreo: Think fun-...
  • By choice or necessity, generation staying in workforce

    By choice or necessity, generation staying in workforce
    At one time, the end of middle age signaled the start of retirement and old age. No longer, says Marc Freedman, founder and CEO of Civic Ventures, a San Francisco-based think tank focused on employment and social purpose, particularly as they apply to the...
  • Book review: 'Composing a Further Life'

    Book review: 'Composing a Further Life'
    Stop for a moment to absorb this possibility: Rather than dreading a protracted old age, consider that you have been given the gift of an extra phase, what Mary Catherine Bateson calls "Adulthood II." There are no longer three generations in one average...
  • Book calendar: Author events for the week of November 28, 2010

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. MONDAY Christian Lander: The author of "Whiter Shades of Pale: The Stuff White People Like, Coast to Coast, From Seattle's Sweaters to Maine's Microbrews" will present and sign his new book. Book Soup,...
  • Southwest, AirTran issue travel waivers for East Coast cities

    Southwest, AirTran issue travel waivers for East Coast cities
    If Hurricane Irene continues on its current path, air travelers with flights anywhere from Norfolk to New England should probably plan on staying put this weekend. Earlier this afternoon, both AirTran and Southwest Airlines, the largest carrier at...
  • 'Paraben-free': Should you care?

    'Paraben-free': Should you care?
    Whether perusing the beauty and personal care products at Target or Whole Foods or shopping online at Sephora, consumers are increasingly encountering the phrase "paraben-free." What exactly does paraben-free mean, and why might it matter? We take a...
  • For Reggie Watts, defying description is not beside the point

    For Reggie Watts, defying description is not beside the point
    The first time Reggie Watts performed in Chicago, about five years ago, he sold 20 tickets. Chris Ritter, owner of the now-defunct Lakeshore Theater on Broadway, booked him on a tip from comedian Paul Provenza. But faced with a nearly empty house,...