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Heads turn at the bustling My Thuan Market on Westminster Boulevard in nearby Little Saigon as we take our seats one recent morning by the dim sum counter. People are noticing the person I'm with, Carol Kim, but keeping a respectful distance. Sometimes...
Special to The Baltimore SunAs The Sun's maritime editor from 1949 to 1969, I was given a free hand to cover the shipping world as I saw fit. And in those days we believed our mission was not just to make certain that The Sun was the leader in maritime news but also to enhance and...
Tomorrow is Memorial Day, and today’s column is devoted to a prose poem by my good friend, 1st Lt. Mike Gray. My deep appreciation for permission to publish this special dedication to all those we honor on Memorial Day. The Silver Boxes No one...
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HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — By the time my plane landed here, my travel companion, Vung Nguyen, 22 years my junior and a Vietnamese native, was already waiting for me at the hotel pool with her 5-year-old niece. They had brought me a gift from the...
Before he was the man who sold a Wyoming town, Don Sammons was a Newport Beach local looking for a country escape where he and his wife could start a family. Sammons, 61, remembers Newport less for its reputation as an affluent community and more for...
In the course of representing her hometown, the next Miss Fountain Valley may get her hands dirty. Or at least her shoes. That's what Keeli Scott Lisack, the executive director of the city's first scholarship pageant in 21 years, remembers about her...
Tribune reporterFor those of us who loved the unique and impossibly light Taiwanese snow ice served at Cloud 9 in Lakeview, the closing of the little shop was a big disappointment. That's why we were so pleased to see snow ice on offer at the new store opening at the...
Pho Saigon 989 New Britain Ave., West Hartford, (860) 953-1122 What’s it called -- in business-speak -- when you open up a new small enterprise right next to the establishment that’s likely to be your biggest competitor? You have to admire...
KTLA NewsHO CHI MINH CITY -- A Vietnamese man is recovering in the intensive care unit Friday, a day after surgery that completely removed from his right leg a tumor twice his body weight, according to the hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. The growing tumor had...
CNNA Vietnamese man is recovering in the intensive care unit Friday, a day after surgery that completely removed from his right leg a tumor twice his body weight, according to the hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. The growing tumor had rendered the patient,...
CNNShortly before his death in 1963, President John F. Kennedy was worried about how he would come across to young voters at the 1964 Democratic Convention. "What is it that we can [do to] make them decide that they want to vote for us, Democrats and...
* * 1/2 Huong Viet 2014 Park St., Hartford, (860) 233-0888 Last year Lisa and I discovered Mini Saigon on Park Street in Hartford. We'd been looking for banh mi — the much-discussed Vietnamese grinders — and we found them right there in...
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