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Bronx Bombers Hits One Inside The Park

Friday, February 14th, 2014
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Full disclosure: I’m a dyed-in-the-wool Red Sox fan. So, when covering a production touting the Yankees, I wanted to make sure I was totally impartial,

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2013 – We Survive A Year of Computer Meltdowns,
Government Shutdowns, and Embrace A New Pope

Friday, January 17th, 2014
by on Living Around

Depending upon your point of view, the number 13 signals bad luck or good luck. There was plenty of both in 2013. Washington was responsible

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Saving Mr. Banks – A Spoonful of Sugar With Some Medicine

Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Mary Poppins and the Banks. They’re family to me. So insists P.L Travers (Emma Thompson). Much like her famous creation, P.L. Travers is aggravating, stubborn,

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Captain Phillips: Real Pirates, No Johnny Depp

Friday, October 11th, 2013
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They’re not here to fish! So explains an exasperated Captain Phillips (Tom Hanks) on the radio alert to the maritime authorities after first spotting a

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Summer Books You’ll Love Right Now

Thursday, May 30th, 2013
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Why not get a jump on the great fiction we all love to read in the summertime? There are some terrific novels available, by authors

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Bodacious Biographies About Audacious People

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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There are people who are perfectly content leading quiet, non-eventful lives. These people are rarely written about, and they definitely won’t be publishing their autobiographies

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Lucky Guy – A Newsman Among Newsmen

Friday, April 5th, 2013
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Mike McAlary (Tom Hanks) could be a sonofabitch. He was also known to leave a bottle of champagne on the desk of a reporter who

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Five Great Baseball Films

Sunday, March 31st, 2013
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With the Washington Nationals playing their first game of the season against the Marlins, on Monday, April 1 (fingers crossed!), the Yankees opening against their

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