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Putting my poet's shoulder to the wheel

Cities are supposed to be overwhelming, at least in contrast to small-town slowness, but over the last week or two, I’ve felt the opposite. For our family-vacation-ending-in-a-modernism-conference, we rented a flat on a particularly lovely Amsterdam street–Bosboom Toussaintstraat–and all the museums, good food, and friendliness were nourishing. 423 more words

Watch 'Feud' star Jackie Hoffman pull a Joan Crawford

When Joan Crawford was famously snubbed at the 1963 Academy Awards for her work in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? she conspired to instead win the award for Pettiest of Them All: To steal the spotlight from her costar (and Oscar nominee) Bette Davis, Crawford called up every other nominee in the category and asked if she could accept the award on their behalf, including eventual winner Anne Bancroft. 133 more words


Where's summer?

We’re already more than half way through the calendar year and there’s so many more events to go! July was a mixed bag of events and I’m not even talking about the weather.F1 came to town in July – literally in London town for F1 Live. 540 more words


'Eyeballs' key to Gow's BTCC success story

“It’s never boring” states MSA director Alan Gow when asked to describe the British Touring Car Championship for which he is ‘commander-in-chief’. Few could disagree with his statement. 463 more words


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Raises Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

As tobacco laws constantly change, getting the most value from your tobacco sales has NEVER been as important as now.  Some things we can control –  our store front, advertising, community outreach, etc.   443 more words

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Unfortunately our July profile featuring Patricia McNeill has been delayed. We expect it to be published in the next few days, and we’ll notify you as soon as it becomes available. 51 more words

Design Of Experiments

Degrees of Decline: Why Growing Regions Sometimes Produce Shrinking Cities

If the population history of U.S. industrial cities was a Game-of-Thrones-esque television series, I think we’d all be able to guess how the IMDB.com “plot synopsis” would read for the episode lasting from 1970 to 2000: 1,216 more words