| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:19 PM
The plumeria tree outside Linda Garcia's house gave and gave again. Its soft, five-point blossoms pulsed color from its boughs, shining out to the sidewalk and the dog walkers who passed the house on their daily rounds.
One day, it was gone. Someone...
| Sep 3, 2013
Right on the heels of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech—which took place on August 28, 1963—comes Court Theatre's production of Katori Hall's Olivier Award-winning two-person drama, "The Mountaintop,"...
| Aug 16, 2013
The community came through with donations and the organizers of the annual For Our Kids Sake bus trip took three bus loads of area children to the Six Flags amusement park in Jackson, N.J., on Aug. 10.
The weather also cooperated as it was sunny but not...
| Jul 26, 2013
Dear Amy: I'm married, with a 9-year-old son. My sweet boy is very affectionate, but really only with me. He climbs on me, hangs on me, etc.
He is not emotionally disturbed or shy; he just does this to annoy me. I'm not very touchy-feely. I get hot when...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:30 AM
| Jul 3, 2013
Dear Amy: A year ago, my husband's brother "Jimmy" asked us to "lend" him $1,000. My husband asked for my opinion. We found out this was to finance a trip to Las Vegas, and I was of course against it. My husband gave him the money anyway.
Years ago my...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:28 PM
It's an age-old question with as many answers as there are muffin-topped men afraid to talk about their feelings wandering the barbecue aisle at Home Depot on Saturday:
What to do for Father's Day?
So here to aid, abet and entertain you is "The...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Live with vultures, become a vulture; live with crows, become a crow.
Why did the crow cross the road? The giggle answer that rose up was "to get to the other side," of course. As the black bird with the wide stance...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:57 PM
On a sunny South Miami morning, Richard Blanco took the podium at a groundbreaking ceremony for his latest project on Sunset Drive. It was spring 2008, and Blanco had directed the renovation of the busy avenue, urbanizing the stretch that serves as the...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Author and poet Maya Agelou will speak at Randolph College Tuesday.
Angelou will present “An Evening with Maya Angelou” at 7 p.m. on Jan. 29.
The event is free and open to the public. However, seating in Smith Hall Theatre is limited....