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TSA Seizes WWI Artillery Rounds at O'Hare Airport

On Tuesday 8 April, several news outlets in Chicago reported that the Transportation Security Administration seized two World War I-era artillery rounds from baggage that was aboard a flight from London. 213 more words


a few of my favorite things

I’m off to Palm Springs for the weekend but here are a few of my favorite things from this week.

1. A favorite of Kate Moss and Sofia Coppola (and myself), The French 75 at Bar Hemingway is a classic cocktail. 131 more words

Kate Moss

Happy Hour: The French 75

Admittedly, I am not a big cocktail person. In college, I drank mostly whiskey and cokes, which typically led to lots of dancing and other shenanigans. 239 more words


French 75

Continuing with my feature of the drinks that my compatriots and I imbibed at Boston’s Drink, next up is the French 75. Now, some might say that this drink has no business showing up at a bachelor party. 797 more words


the french 75

A few months ago I started thinking very seriously about my 30th birthday. It was fast approaching and I was having some regrets about putting off so many of life’s little things – you know, the things you always think about but never actually do, like visit San Francisco and bake bread.   132 more words


How to Make a Proper French 75

This is sort of the “grande dame” of gin drinks – elegant, refined and delicious. It was created in 1915 at Harry’s New York Bar in Paris and named for the powerful French 75 Field Gun – which apparently provided a kick similar to that found in this libation. 98 more words

Flintridge Proper

March 9, 1944


Another day shot full of French 751 holes. We sweated out a flight again this morning, but the General screwed us up. So we went up this afternoon for 2 hours and 30 minutes of zero altitude flying. 672 more words