Ike Turner: Why I Beat Tina
Between playing the cuts “Proud Mary” and “River Deep,” Otis gave me some other contacts. “Ike Turner is . At exactly 5 o'clock, a bluish-gray Cadillac Fleetwood pulled to the curb, and a striking, longhaired black woman peered out the passenger ...
July 13, 2015
Speaking up for the disenfranchised, pope reaches out to all
Francis said he wanted to visit the neighborhood of shacks of plywood and corrugated metal to encourage the residents' faith despite the difficulties they encounter. In addition to the lack of services, heavy rains regularly burst the Paraguay River ...
July 12, 2015
SWIC program turning out desperately needed machinists
Kaehler, who served five deployments overseas, said metal work was appealing to him because he loves to be able to make things and, more specifically, to make existing things better. “I want to find products and find ways to improve them,” Kaehler said....
July 11, 2015
Can This Capsule Help You Survive A Tsunami?
The capsules themselves are spherical metal cages sheathed in an aircraft-grade aluminum shell and the inside of the shell is lined with a ceramic thermal blanket to protect from extreme heat and keep the capsule from cooking its inhabitants. The ...
July 2, 2015
50 things grown-ups should do this summer
Pick up some fresh corn, tomatoes and greens at the City Market Original Farmer's Market or your neighborhood farmers market. 14. Taste history at Indulge, Go to an Indy Eleven game and experience the shaking of the metal bleachers at Carroll ...
July 5, 2015
Is America's crime capital ready for tourists?
In recent decades the city's once legendary power to innovate has been mainly evident in its ability to achieve record levels of incompetence. By 2013, 40 per cent of the city's streetlights didn't work. Tens of thousands of houses stood empty and ...
July 2, 2015
Story Bridge Brisbane: 75th anniversary of the Story Bridge
She is as part and parcel of Brisbane life as the City Hall clock tower, the river, the Moreton Bay figs, the tin and wood houses on stumps, the green rage of the sky before a summer storm. Brisbane is barely imaginable without her. She's beautiful ...
July 5, 2015
South Lake Tahoe Wooden Boat Classic to celebrate the 1950s and fins July 24-25
The main July 24-25 event will highlight boats manufactured in the 1950s and any boats with fins, which are not exclusive to the 1950s as many first generation fiberglass boats as well as some metal race ... out at seven o'clock. Carson City Library ...
July 15, 2015
Area host cities are rolling back the clock as RAGBRAI riders roll into town this week. Celebrations of big hits and big hair are on the docket in Cedar Falls, Hiawatha and Coralville, while Davenport is pointing riders toward the city's downtown street fest.
July 15, 2015
Carson City arrest log: Deputies make felony warrant, robbery and drug arrests
The box contained tin foil with brown, burnt heroin residue, a metal spoon with brown residue and a cotton ... Resident of Golden Eagle Lane on the east side of Carson City near the Carson River trying to get home, got his truck stuck in washout.
July 10, 2015
Moncton city staff scuttle proposal for Muddy River Festival
Moncton city staff quietly killed a proposal to hold a Muddy River Festival this summer in Moncton, much to the surprise of city councillors. A volunteer group headed by Michel Desjardins made a proposal to the city in November to stage a festival to build ...
March 17, 2014
MechWarrior Online will have an urban map: River City trailer
That'll change, thank goodness. Armed with CryEngine, Piranha Games just pushed out a trailer showing River City, a happy little 31st century suburb you'll be fighting over. This is good news--the maps so far shown in MechWarrior Online (still in closed ...
August 24, 2012
Blair Kamin has been the Chicago Tribune’s architecture critic since 1992. A graduate of Amherst College and the Yale University School of Architecture, he has also been a fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. The ...
August 9, 2012