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Sun reporterWhen Grace Hartigan was a little girl, she was bewitched by gypsies. In the 1930s, the Travelers still roamed the countryside in nomadic caravans, and young Grace would shinny up the apple tree in her parents' backyard in Newark, N.J., to spy on them....
Courant Staff WriterOpponents cheered as New York Gov. David Paterson declared Thursday, "The fact is, Broadwater is behind us." But the high-stakes battle over Broadwater Energy's plan to put a massive, floating, natural-gas plant in Long Island Sound isn't over yet. The...
Times Staff WriterWith his brisk yet comprehensive "Gay Sex in the '70s," documentarian Joseph Lovett backs up his assertion that the decade bracketed by the 1969 Stonewall riots, marking the beginning of gay liberation, and the emergence of AIDS in 1981 was "the most...
Tags: Movies, Sex, Activism, Pornography, Unrest, Conflicts and War
Tribune staff reporter2½ stars (out of four) First, let's define terms. "Gay Sex " in Joseph Lovett's documentary "Gay Sex in the 70s" is largely male gay sex, with nary a lesbian in sight, or in mind. " in the 70s" means from 1969 to 1981, from the Stonewall riots in New...
Zap2It.com"One Ocean View," a new ABC reality series premiering Monday, July 31, focuses on a group of singles sharing a house, but executive producer Jonathan Murray says there's a vital difference between this new show and his long-running MTV hit "The Real...
Tribune staff reporterIt has been many things. It still is."I've been coming here since the first summer in my life," says Norman Deam, a retired naval aviator whose family owned the lighthouse at the mouth of the Kalamazoo River. That first summer was 73 years ago. Now he...
Tags: Sex, Labor Day, Gerald Ford, Transportation, Restaurants
Spin CycleFormer Assemb. Brian McLaughlin's federal indictment in October 2006 covered 186 pages and described a web of corrupt acts including bribery, embezzlement, racketeering, mail fraud and money laundering. Four months ago, McLaughlin, 56, pleaded guilty to...
Spin CycleForget about Republican John McCain???s attack ad deriding Barack Obama as ???the biggest celebrity in the world.??? The Hamptons fundraising season has taken off, with the famous and the near-famous leading the way in raking in dough for the Democrat.......
Spin CycleIt turns out Sen. Hillary Clinton said Thursday her camp is seeking a way to reflect the "desire" of many of her supporters to be "heard" at the Democratic convention. Meanwhile Gov. Corzine in NJ, a state possibly in play......
Tags: Hillary Clinton, Newt Gingrich, Government
Spin CycleIn the final days of the special election campaign for Brookhaven supervisor, Democrats are showing a last-minute infusion of $33,000 in new cash from developers and unions. As of the end of the week, Democratic candidate Mark Lesko has......
Originally published September 19, 2003 Two suburban restaurants that opened in June are aiming for, and capturing, two very different demographics. Pete Miller's Seafood & Prime Steak (click for address, maps, hours) Pete Miller's Seafood & Prime...
Tags: Foods and Beverages, Steaks, French Toast, Seafood, Restaurants
Tribune arts reporterSticking seven gay men in a Fire Island summer share and letting bitter regrets, loneliness and emotional angst all tumble out like sand is such a familiar set-up that it feels like a tired theatrical clichi. And that's a measure, perhaps, of how far...
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