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ReporterPhil Collins is not the first name you associate with the Alamo. But yes, Phil Collins the musician is considered an expert on the Battle of the Alamo and owns the biggest collection of Alamo artifacts in the world. He displays them in a pristine...
SAN ANTONIO — This city is known for the Alamo and the River Walk, and rightly so, but don't stop there. The small downtown is packed with interesting sites, and visitors can easily get around by trolley and river taxi. Beyond the city limits, Texas...
If Hayley Wade were American, I'm sure she'd someday be president. A junior at the University of Calgary, Wade recently ran for and won the position of vice-president of student life within the Canadian college's student government. She campaigned on a...
Tags: Students, Elections, Primaries, Education, University of Chicago
As a 5-year-old who adored her father, Shirley Bossom contentedly tagged along with him 70 years ago on daily errands that often included business in the granite-clad Ellicott City Post Office on Main Street. The lifelong Ellicott City resident recalls...
Channel Guide MagazineBy Jeff Pfeiffer Follow @ChannelGuideJP If you missed the sneak preview of Animal Planet's new series Call of the Wildman this past Sunday (I'm still disappointed it didn't keep its original title, Turtleman of Wild Kentucky, but, hey, what do I know...
If you’re a history buff but don’t fancy walking up and down Ellicott City’s hills, take note of the new literary (and stationary) tour at Tea on the Tiber. Now you can have a seat and a sweet in the charming teahouse while listening to...
I have a confession to make. I'm utterly addicted to tracing my family's roots. Vic says that kicking a heroin habit might be easier, but I have no intention of overcoming my addiction. I enjoy it too much. I lay the blame on my mother and my Aunt...
Blogging with Bill WhiteI think you’ll have fun with today’s list. My category is: 10 best TV action heroes. Looking back over my choices, I see that only one of these shows still is running, but it’s a pretty good mix of old......
Mike ThomasRaised in the woods so's he knew ev'ry tree Kilt him a b'ar when he was only three Davy, Davy Crockett King of the Wild Frontier Grab your musket, because the time might be near when we have to go kill us some bears in Central Florida's wild frontier....
Zap2ItTelevision has been part of so many people's lives for so long, there's always an audience for its past. If there weren't, Nick at Nite and TV Land likely wouldn't exist, nor would have the 2008 PBS miniseries "Pioneers of Television." Each of its...
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"Shake, Rattle & Roll: Turn That Noise Down! How Elvis Shook Up Music, Me and Mom" by Mark Alan StamatySpecial to Tribune newspapers"Shake, Rattle & Roll: Turn That Noise Down! How Elvis Shook Up Music, Me and Mom" By Mark Alan Stamaty Knopf, $17.99, ages 10-14 Stamaty is an experienced comic strip writer and cartoonist, and he takes on the task — in comic book format —...
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The Theater LoopOn Aug. 18, the Groupon online âdeal of the dayâ offered discounted subscriptions to the upcoming season of the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago. Within 24 hours, 2,338 people had taken the bait, the Joffrey announced the following day in a......
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