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  • Hard 'scraping' brings soft-crab rewards

    Hard 'scraping' brings soft-crab rewards
    It's hard work catching soft crabs, a fickle livelihood in an increasingly precarious part of the world. Starting before sunup, Smith Island waterman Mark Kitching spends hours repeatedly "scraping" the submerged grass beds that grow abundantly around...
  • Boat-docking event puts a competitive knot in family ties

    Boat-docking event puts a competitive knot in family ties
    Kevin Marshall and Buddy Evans, like many cousins, are close. They keep in touch regularly and enjoy talking over a cup of coffee when they can get together. The two, who have spent much of their lives on the Chesapeake Bay as watermen, even took their...
  • Countries where dollars go the distance

    Longing for an out-of-country excursion but feeling a little poor because you have only dollars in your pocket? Relax. Even with the fast-eroding value of the dollar against other currencies, you still can find international destinations where your buck...
  • 'On Moving' by Louise DeSalvo; 'The Winter Sun' by Fanny Howe; 'Salvation Army' by Abdellah Taia.

    'On Moving' by Louise DeSalvo; 'The Winter Sun' by Fanny Howe; 'Salvation Army' by Abdellah Taia.
    The Winter Sun Notes on a Vocation Fanny Howe Graywolf Press: 210 pp., $15 paper "The formation of our relationship to the world (for some of us) is experienced as an unfolding." This is how poet and essayist Fanny Howe has always written about the...
  • Discoveries: 'Shoplifting From American Apparel'

    Discoveries: 'Shoplifting From American Apparel'
    Shoplifting From American Apparel A Novella Tao Lin Melville House: 104 pp., $13 paper It's easy to be skeptical. There's little character development, less plot and scrawny dialogue. Landscape? The warm blue glow of Internet Explorer, the NYU campus...
  • Artist mixed paint, sculpture, cast-offs

    Artist mixed paint, sculpture, cast-offs
    Robert Rauschenberg, the protean artist from small-town Texas whose imaginative commitment to hybrid forms of painting and sculpture changed the course of American and European art between 1950 and the early 1970s, died Monday night, according to New...
  • Israel, starting from scratch

    Today's question: Could Arabs and Israelis have done anything differently before 1948 that would have laid a better foundation for the Middle East? Later in the week, Pearl and Bisharat will discuss relations with Hamas, their personal connections to...
  • Eric Greenspan's new Grilled Cheese restaurant

    Eric Greenspan's new Grilled Cheese restaurant
    Eric Greenspan, chef-owner of the Foundry on Melrose who was a competitor on the Food Network's "The Next Iron Chef," says he's in the process of purchasing the space next door to the Foundry for his new restaurant, Greenspan's Grilled Cheese. Greenspan'...
  • Inara George gets fatherly guidance from Van Dyke Parks

    Inara George gets fatherly guidance from Van Dyke Parks
    Mike Andrews, the producer of Inara George's new album, "An Invitation," calls it "the father-and-daughter record she never got to make." That might sound strange to students of Los Angeles rock history, who know that the singer's father, Lowell George,...
  • DVD Review: 'The Bourne Ultimatum'

    DVD Review: 'The Bourne Ultimatum'
    Directed by Doug Liman, "The Bourne Identity" was a spiffy little summer action movie, carried by brisk car stunts and a confident performance by Matt Damon. Paul Greengrass took over "The Bourne Supremacy" and ratcheted up the tension to stomach-churning...
  • Looking for fried stuffed shrimp

     
    Bill writes so movingly about his pigout food that I wish I could help him out, but I don't know of any restaurant where it's a specialty. I looked at the menus of a couple of places I thought of, but......