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Richard Snow will be signing copies of his new book, "I Invented the Modern Age: The Rise of Henry Ford," from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at McLean & Eakin, Booksellers in Petoskey. Snow weaves together a narrative of Ford's rise to fame -- as well as...
The Philadelphia InquirerThe first graders in Jill Turley's class at Joyce Kilmer Elementary School in Cherry Hill love to write letters to their principal. They share goals such as "I want to be a teacher" and observations such as, "You and I have the same haircut." Turley...
Regard the hands of Ricky Jay. Watch them making cards do things cards never have done before, things cards didn't even know they could do. And for this master of manipulation, cards are just the beginning. Seeing is definitely not believing in the...
Tags: Ricky Jay, New York City, Dinah Shore, Ed Sullivan
Filmmaker William Friedkin, who's best known for such landmark films as "The French Connection" and "The Exorcist" in the early '70s, looks back on a long career directing movies, opera and theater in his new memoir, "The Friedkin Connection." Why do...
Tags: New York City, Mel Brooks, Music, Heart Attack, England
Special to the Hartford CourantNEW YORK CITY — Storybook-themed outings, particularly for young kids, abound in New York. Fans of "Eloise at the Plaza'' by Kay Thompson can book the Plaza Hotel's Eloise Suite, featuring a sparkly padded pink headboard and Eloise's name in neon...
The Hartford CourantUnless they're asking for spare change, people are willing to engage in conversations with folks they haven't met before for one reason: Perfect strangers are far more likely to be charmed by our adorable eccentricities than are our loved ones. Their...
Tags: Pneumonia, New York City
In between the polo matches, the high-end restaurants and the late-night parties, there is the side of South Florida that is busy feeding people. Last Saturday was a celebration of one of the staple crops that South Florida produces, which helps feed...
ReutersApr 29 (TheWrap.com) - This year's Tribeca Film Festival began on April 17 with a rock 'n' roll movie, "Mistaken for Strangers," and had its official closing-night gala on Saturday with the appearance of Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Jerry Lewis for...
Sun SentinelGet a free Carvel ice cream cone on Thursday with a twist to help Hurricane Sandy victims in Coney Island. No coupon is necessary. Stop in at participating shops from 3 to 8 p.m. to get a free junior cone. Make a $2 donation to the American Red Cross to...
The News-SentinelHow do you temper the darkness inherent in writing a book about lynchings in Alabama? For Fort Wayne native B.J. Hollars, writing a humorous collection of short stories based on growing up in the Midwest was the antidote. Hollars, who attended Lindley...
Tags: Hate Crimes, Canterbury, Murder, Authors
Reading Eagle, Pa.The scars and ink on Cesar Gonzalez's body tell much of his story. The two holes near his right shoulder blade are from a New York City police officer's bullets, fired into him during a foot chase in 1995. The mark on his left hip is also from a...
Tags: New York City, Punishment, Prisons, Trials, Cocaine
EUSTIS — The Second Stage series of the Bay Street Players will mark a first when it opens "See Rock City and Other Destinations" at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 21. The winner of the 2011 Drama Desk award for outstanding book of a musical boasts...
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Apr 19, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
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