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American Weirdness: Prairie Wind, Part Two
Kansas and Oklahoma

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
by on Living Around

After a delightful two days in Kansas City, we headed for Topeka, the state’s capital. As we headed further away from the dramatic riverside hills

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Blue Duck Tavern—American Food in an Elegant Setting

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
by on Dining Around

The Blue Duck Tavern looks nothing like a traditional tavern. Not surprising since Tony Chi, the master of “invisible design,” created the look for one

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Moneyball—Buying Nearly the Best for Less

Sunday, September 25th, 2011
by on Playing Around

It’s perhaps fitting that Moneyball hit theaters the same week that the New York Yankees clinched the American League East. Once tagged by the rival

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Star Trek

Star Trek 101: Why There Are Two Dr. Spocks, Creepy Furry Things Hiding Out, Scenes in Iowa (Iowa!!?) Shaved, Tattooed Romulans, and First-Name Only Uhura

Monday, May 18th, 2009
by on Playing Around

“You need to look for the Tribbles,” my friend, Judy, told me as we settled into our seats at the IMAX Theater on Broadway to

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