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  • Young-at-heart 'Golden Girl' Jackie Dunphy keeps on dancing

    Dolores "Jackie" Dunphy, who celebrated her 85th birthday last month, is a dancer by heart. Born Aug. 19, 1926 at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dolores lived in Baltimore near Patterson Park with her parents, a sister and a brother. She attended school at St. Patrick's, on Broadway and Bank streets, and Eastern High School, then went to Howard Community College. A Baltimore native who lived her formative years in Charm City, tap dancing became much more important to her than just a a way to spend her retirement years. Dunphy is the driving force behind the Golden Girls entertainment group, which has performed locally for years. She talks about those topics and more in Melba's Top Five.
  • A McRib McQuiz

    A McRib McQuiz
    The McRib, which debuted in 1981, returned on Tuesday. How much do you know about the McRib? 1) The McRib has done more farewell tours than a) Phish b) the Doobie Brothers  c) Marlene Dietrich d) all of the above e) cannot be determined 2) The McRib, in...

    If you go: Washington DC

    Lodging Lorien Hotel and Spa, 1600 King St., Alexandria, Va. Tel. 877-956-7436, Spa luxuries and cool minimalism, nestled in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. Rooms start at $220. Four Seasons, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, 202-342-...

    The look of loud

    Second in an occasional series NEW YORK -- No doubt John Waters meant it fondly when he quipped: "Come to Baltimore and be shocked." Now his vision of 1960s Baltimore is headed to Broadway, where, with the help of a team of designers, the musical...

    Wearing the pantsuit again

    Wearing the pantsuit again
    Sometime between Melanie Griffith as "Working Girl" and Hillary Clinton as presidential contender, the pantsuit retired from the ranks of high fashion, as well as from most women's closets. Make room for its resurgence. Pantsuits commanded designer...