A periodical cicada basks in the sun at a cemetery in Lorton, Virginia. Photo by Jenny Marder. On a hot spring day in late May, I went hunting for periodical cicadas with John Cooley, a veteran expert of the...
Helpful advice for newcomers and veterans alike. Animal Crossing: New Leaf was released last Friday and it's brilliant (you can read our review here), but for many the first few days are filled with aimless wandering around and wondering what's going on, especially if you're new to the series. Show More Summary
A sad day for the LGBT online community. Pam Spaulding, a veteran activist, prolific blogger, and friend of Towleroad is closing her long-running site Pam's House Blend, she writes in a post today: All good things must come to an...
Republicans are pleased with themselves these days. The president is mired in scandals while the public does not believe they have overreached. A bunch of veteran Senate Democrats have retired, making possible a flip in Senate control. And the GOP’s … Continue reading ?
Bench-pressing almost 190 pounds is no mean feat. Especially when you're a 91-year old World War 2 veteran. He actually broke the record several times in one day, and plans to do even better next year. He works out five days a week. He looks easily 30 years younger than he is. Show More Summary
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman economically replaced his injured stars prior to Opening Day and kept the 2013 team in contention with—to put it gently—declining veterans. Cashman signed Travis Hafner and Kevin Youkilis to fill the voids at third base and designated hitter, while Alex Rodriguez rehabbed from hip surgery. Show More Summary
I found this on military.com and knew it was something I wanted to share with my readers. Each year, Americans can enjoy four special days set aside specifically to honor our veterans and comrades in arms. Sadly, too many of us often overlook these opportunities to pay our respect and recognize the sacrifice and service of these individuals. Show More Summary
"Let me put it this way," began Salim Muwakkil, the veteran Chicago writer, in a Facebook posting Wednesday. "I've known Assata Shakur from the days when she was known as Joanne Chesimard. "What's more, while working as a journalist for the Associated Press, I covered the deadly encounter on the NJ Turnpike that resulted in her imprisonment. Show More Summary
Just 10 days after announcing his retirement, Jason Kidd was introduced as the new head coach of the Brooklyn Nets. The 19-year veteran and future Hall of Famer is excited about his new opportunity with the Nets and believes that this team has the potential to do great things behind point guard Deron Williams. Show More Summary
When it comes to running backs, the prevailing attitude in the NFL is out with the old, in with the new. The Broncos have applied that literally. On the same day they cut veteran running back Willis McGahee, the Broncos signed rookie running back Montee Ball. Also signed was third-round cornerback Kayvon Webster, putting all…
The other day, Military.com reported that the House blocked the Department of Defense hikes to Tricare premiums and co-pays for retirees, doing their best to keep faith with veterans. Today Military.com reports that the White House has threatened to veto House Armed Services Committee’s proposed 2014 defense budget (National Defense Authorization Act – H.R. 1960) [...]
On the final day of their offseason program, the Denver Broncos have announced that they have released veteran running back Willis McGahee. "It’s never easy to part ways with a veteran player who made so many positive contributions to...Show More Summary
This week I talked with Broadway veteran Seth Rudetsky about the new play Unbroken Circle he has produced. Set in 1970 Galveston, Texas, it is the story of a family brought together for the first time in years on the day of its patriarch's funeral.
Contractor will work to improve operations that now take 272 days from veteran's benefits claim to its approval.
Father's day is this Sunday and Atlanta is ready. Whether your father is a veteran gourmand or a meat-and-potatoes kind of guy, Atlanta businesses are offering special deals and carefully crafted menus to help you celebrate.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
A veteran of the music industry, Michael Alago discovered Metallica, signed Nina Simone and produced Cyndi Lauper, but these days you’re more likely to find him behind a camera than a soundboard. Alago revisits the well-muscled territory he explored in previous photo books, Brutal Truth and Rough Gods with his latest offering, Beautiful Imperfections. Featuring [...]
As Memorial Day passed and the 4 th of July approaches, we are reminded of our nation’s greatest leaders. Presidents Washington, Eisenhower, and Truman all had one thing in common – they were veterans. Their legacies were not defined by any sort of political gamesmanship; rather, they were decisive leaders who made tough decisions. Show More Summary
It’s official! Nene Leakes of The Real Housewives of Atlanta has finally made it to the big leagues! [READ: Is Nene Experiencing Wedding Day Jitters?] The popular RHOA veteran attended the baby shower of Kim Kardashian a lil over a week ago and took the internet by storm with her fashion fail. [PHOTOS: Nene Attends [...]Show More Summary
Just a day before the Buffalo Bills were set to start minicamp, the team decided to release veteran quarterback Tarvaris Jackson. Bills beat writer Joe Buscaglia reported Jackson’s release via Twitter: The move is a clear sign that rookie...Show More Summary
On a trip to New York city, veteran Austin bartender Scranton Twohey visited 27 bars in 4 days, and after returning, he lamented the lack of creativity in Austin's cocktail scene. Twohey softly opened Whisler's in the old Rabbit Lounge on East 6th in mid-May, and allowed the word to spread organically.