Sadly, terror and the death of innocents are a part of Manchester's history. The Nazis killed roughly 700 during the Christmas Blitz of 1940, and injured more than 2,000 others. More recently, in 1996, the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) detonated A 3,300-pound truck bomb in the city's center. Unlike ISIS, the IRA sent warnings an hour and a half before the blast. At this difficult moment in Manchester's history, it is worth recalling the courage and moral clarity expressed by their
Peter Tork, who became famous in the 1960s as a member of The Monkees, is taking a break from his band's 50th anniversary North American tour to perform in Edgewood with his side band, Shoe Suede Blues, Friday.