Julie Stalmer 2:30 p.m., July 4
No match for steel and cement.
Evening in Germany, morning in California.
If it’s good, credit the band. If it’s bad, blame the sound guy.
...in the ear of the beholder.
AleSmith Brewing Company Founded by brewer Skip Virgilio in 1995, the company was known for solid beer early on but lacked the demand and business infrastructure to remain viable. After being sold to talented brewer ...
Shelter Island’s Bali Hai was never some little grog shop.
Tom Ham was the god of good times.
They say the smile is the hardest part.
The last couple of times Brenda Peterson had job openings in her court-reporting company, she filled the positions with members of an unlikely pool of candidates: ex-convicts, or more politely put, the formerly incarcerated. It ...
It makes San Diego look appealing.
I’m standing in Terminal 2 at the San Diego International Airport on a Monday morning in early July. My escort, Constance White, the airport art program manager, leads me through the new food-court atrium, past ...
Teens talk about drugs, sex, and college.
At 17, she could pass for 21. Her wild brown curly hair is streaked with turquoise highlights. A cluster of freckles sprinkle the bridge of her pierced nose. Abby wears a 1920s-inspired emerald-green tropical-print bikini. ...
Have we got a green card for you.
Art on the hoof, in the river, but not quite across the border.
Highs and lows at High Tech High
Where most school websites are built for parents who need calendar information or want to check out next year’s fourth-grade teachers, High Tech High’s is a full-fledged marketing campaign. Many of the pages include statistics, ...
Loco-motion: A modern-day rail heist.
Portions read as if they were plucked from a screenplay of an old western train-robbery movie: Land speculators, scams, drug smuggling, hostile takeovers, all surrounding a 100-year-old railroad track twisting and turning its way from ...