| Dec 5, 2007
THE nose was like an armful of herbs and dried grasses, followed by a whisper of smoke on the palate. In short, this whiskey was a bit like a noble old Scotch from Speyside, except that a splash of water brought out a bright note of anise.
And except for...
| Feb 3, 2008
What should I do first -- book my airfare or my hotel?
Don't book either until you check out both or have a travel agent check them for you. If you're planning to attend a major event, such as Louisville's Kentucky Derby or New Orleans' Mardi Gras,...
| Sep 17, 2009
Mary Travers, the clarion-voiced female third of the quintessential folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary whose harmony-laden recordings of politically minded songs by Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger ushered them to the top of the sales charts in the 1960s, died...
| Oct 14, 2009
Singer had role in 'The Godfather'
Al Martino, the singer who played the role of Johnny Fontane in "The Godfather," died Tuesday at his childhood home in suburban Philadelphia. He was 82.
Martino died in Springfield, Pa., publicist Sandy...
| Dec 7, 2009
| 4:09 PM
In his Nov. 22 Times Op-Ed article, “Monogamy isn’t easy, naturally,” biologist David P. Barash claims that because monogamy is rare in the animal world, it is therefore unnatural behavior for humans. The logic of the argument is...
| Aug 12, 2009
They say that life is a journey and not a destination. That sentiment must surely include cooking, where the twists and turns of one memorable culinary adventure brought my husband and I right back home.
Many years ago, we hosted a book party for an out-...
| Sep 3, 2009
Diane Sawyer had twice been passed over for the job of anchoring ABC's evening news broadcast, first after the death of Peter Jennings, and then following the abrupt end of the Bob Woodruff-Elizabeth Vargas pairing that led the network to put the...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 3:40 AM
What’s the point of a music critic? In my case, I’m sure of what it isn’t: it’s not to obnoxiously claim “FIRST!” on an obscure basement act nor is it to boorishly write off work because it’s “just not for...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Proving how lucky we are here in Central Florida to have our wonderful Bach Festival Society — the Louisville, Ky., Bach Society will close down at the end of its season. Read the story from the Louisville Courier-Journal here: Louisville Bach...
| May 23, 2010
Kourtney Kardashian makes gearing up for bikini season look so darned fun and easy. In a recent issue of Life & Style magazine she explains that she drinks a lot of water, works out with 2-pound dumbbells (while wearing a fun leopard-print T-shirt) and...
| Sep 25, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Bishop Moore got 14 kills and four blocks from Denise Dearman in a 25-22, 25-23, 25-19 victory against Huntsville High (Ala.) in the consolation final of the Tampa Berkeley Prep Premier tournament Saturday. The Hornets (11-3), ranked first in the Sentinel...