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ReporterPhil Collins is not the first name you associate with the Alamo.† But yes, Phil Collins the musician is considered an expert on the Battle of the Alamo and owns the biggest collection of Alamo artifacts in the world.† He displays them in a pristine...
As a 5-year-old who adored her father, Shirley Bossom contentedly tagged along with him 70 years ago on daily errands that often included business in the granite-clad Ellicott City Post Office on Main Street. The lifelong Ellicott City resident recalls...
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If you’re a history buff but don’t fancy walking up and down Ellicott City’s hills, take note of the new literary (and stationary) tour at Tea on the Tiber. Now you can have a seat and a sweet in the charming teahouse while listening to...
I have a confession to make. I'm utterly addicted to tracing my family's roots. Vic says that kicking a heroin habit might be easier, but I have no intention of overcoming my addiction. I enjoy it too much. I lay the blame on my mother and my Aunt...
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Channel Guide MagazineBy Jeff Pfeiffer Follow @ChannelGuideJP If you†missed the sneak preview of Animal Planet's new series Call of the Wildman this past Sunday (I'm still disappointed it didn't keep its original title, Turtleman of Wild Kentucky, but, hey, what do I know...
Fess Parker, whose star-making portrayal of frontiersman Davy Crockett on television in the mid-1950s made him a hero to millions of young baby boomers and spurred a nationwide run on coonskin caps, died Thursday. He was 85. Parker, who played another...
Jacket CopyDenise Hamilton -- writer, former reporter and editor of the new anthology "Los Angeles Noir 2: The Classics" -- has shared some of her noir knowledge with The Times' LA magazine. There she's come up with a list of 20......
The Theater LoopOn Aug. 18, the Groupon online ‚Äúdeal of the day‚ÄĚ offered discounted subscriptions to the upcoming season of the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago. Within 24 hours, 2,338 people had taken the bait, the Joffrey announced the following day in a......
Blogging with Bill WhiteI think you’ll have fun with today’s list. My category is: 10 best TV action heroes. Looking back over my choices, I see that only one of these shows still is running, but it’s a pretty good mix of old......
"Shake, Rattle & Roll: Turn That Noise Down! How Elvis Shook Up Music, Me and Mom" by Mark Alan StamatySpecial to Tribune newspapers"Shake, Rattle & Roll: Turn That Noise Down! How Elvis Shook Up Music, Me and Mom" By Mark Alan Stamaty Knopf, $17.99, ages 10-14 Stamaty is an experienced comic strip writer and cartoonist, and he takes on the task — in comic book format —...
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Mike ThomasRaised in the woods so's he knew ev'ry tree Kilt him a b'ar when he was only three Davy, Davy Crockett King of the Wild Frontier Grab your musket, because the time might be near when we have to go kill us some bears in Central Florida's wild frontier....
The Dish RagFess Parker, the Baby Boomer who captured the imagination playing American heroes Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone, has died. He was 85.The actor, wine maker and resort owner died Thursday, March 18 of natural causes at his Santa Ynez, Calif., home near the...
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