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  • Even with inclement weather, U.S. Sailboat Show draws a crowd in Annapolis

    Even with inclement weather, U.S. Sailboat Show draws a crowd in Annapolis
    The heavy rain had pretty much stopped late Friday afternoon, but along City Dock in Annapolis, the sailing enthusiasts continued to come by the Buster's Marine merchandise tent. David Schmidtt, who had started going to the United States Sailboat Show...
  • Review: 'Fast Company' a wily game of one-upmanship

    Review: 'Fast Company' a wily game of one-upmanship
    In the program for "Fast Company," a play by Carla Ching now having its world premiere at South Coast Repertory, the verb "grift" is helpfully defined: "To obtain goods or money illegally by use of skill rather than violence." Many of you are no doubt...
  • Birth Control Not A Political Bargaining Chip

    As a young woman living in 2013 (not 1913), it's shocking to me that there are still people who think a woman's boss should be able to decide if she has access to insurance coverage for birth control. Like the majority of my peers, I'm already feeling the...
  • BodyTraffic dance troupe finds a clear lane

     BodyTraffic dance troupe finds a clear lane
    If there is a lesson to be learned from the unorthodox story of BodyTraffic — the Los Angeles contemporary concert dance company founded in 2007 — it must be that defying conventional wisdom is the route to success. Co-founders Lillian...
  • Boca designer Karen Batts says SoFlo is in her "Project Runway" work

    Boca designer Karen Batts says SoFlo is in her "Project Runway" work
    Karen Batts may live in Queens New York now, but at heart the "Project Runway" contestant is a Boca girl. "You can see it with my colors," Batts explains in a telephone interview. "I love color. When I moved up here a year and a half ago [they told me...
  • 'Orange Is the New Black's' Uzo Aduba on a good road as Crazy Eyes

    'Orange Is the New Black's' Uzo Aduba on a good road as Crazy Eyes
    The women in this summer's lauded Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black" are as colorful as the orange jumpsuits worn by the inmates of Litchfield Prison where the show is set. Though they live within the confines of the same barbed wire fence, the...
  • A feeling that never grows old

    A feeling  that never  grows old
    Charlie Phelps wore a baseball cap, a green fleece North Face pullover and sensible eyewear. A 55-year-old software engineer who lives outside Minneapolis, he carried a studious, patient air. He seemed a portrait of responsibility and thoughtfulness, of...
  • Raising the bar on barbecue

    Raising the bar on barbecue
    Thursday is pastrami day at Blue Willy's Barbecue in Pompano Beach, and the place is packed. The line takes you in front of owner Will Banks, as he chops, slices and carves, while chatting with adoring customers. They're here for the pastrami sandwich...
  • US Open tennis 2013 TV coverage

     
    US Open tennis 2013 TV coverage: ESPN2, ESPN, Tennis Channel and CBS air the tournament from USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, N.Y., for the last Grand Slam tournament of the year Aug. 26-Sept. 9. The US Open returns to the USTA...
  • Mushroom-cloud fears filled 'Happy Days' era in Florida

    The end of World War II in August 1945 signaled the end of one epic conflict but also the beginning of another: the Cold War, which "touched the most familiar and remote areas of Florida," as historian Gary Mormino writes in his social history of our...
  • 'Bachelor' star Gia Allemand dead after apparent suicide

    'Bachelor' star Gia Allemand dead after apparent suicide
    Gia Allemand, who appeared on "The Bachelor" and its spinoff show "Bachelor Pad," died Wednesday following an apparent suicide attempt. "Due to a critical loss of brain and organ function, life support was withdrawn today," the reality star's publicist,...