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Need to Know for April 25

Need to Know for April 25

Flying cars, smooth jazz and cinematic neuroses Paging George Jetson … The first images of Google co-founder Larry Page’s “flying car” have been released. Page’s startup Kitty Hawk released video and images of what looks like a people-sized drone with attached...

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How Woody Allen Liberated Us

How Woody Allen Liberated Us

The nation’s pop culture writers are currently taking note of the 40th anniversary of “Annie Hall,” thus reminding us of a time when Woody Allen made us laugh without restraint over his jokes instead of cringing a little over his personal life. Allen took the image of...

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OH! S.N.A.P. Spay. Neuter. Adopt. Protect.

OH! S.N.A.P. Spay. Neuter. Adopt. Protect.

Jo Nelson was born with cerebral palsy.  Over the years, many things have grown increasingly difficult, and recently she was injured in several falls. She realized she needed help and found it through an organization called Fidos for Freedom. Created in 1987, Fidos is...

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Lenny’s Deli Closing Marks End of Tradition

Lenny’s Deli Closing Marks End of Tradition

Down there in vanishing East Baltimore, the big sign on the parking lot wall outside of Lenny’s Deli reads, “The Lombard Street Tradition Continues …” But the sign’s now officially outdated. The tradition fades with this week’s news that Lenny’s on fabled Lombard...

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Thirteen Days, Revisited?

Thirteen Days, Revisited?

As North Korea continues to flex its nuclear muscle, a New York Times front page story today calls the potential confrontation with the United States “the Cuban missile crisis in slow motion.” Some of us are old enough to remember that crisis and do not wish to...

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