Luxuries: Designer cuckoo clocks, red clothes, accessories
One-day-movement Chalet-style cuckoo clock by August Schwer, $475 at cuckoo-palace.com. • Contemporary one-day wind cuckoo clock by Rombach and Hass Simple Line, $498.75 at clockshoppes.com. • One-day cuckoo wall clock by River City Clocks, ...
October 26, 2014
Howard Street extension project includes roundabout on Discovery
The City of Port Townsend is preparing the "Howard Street Corridor" project that would extend Howard Street to connect with Discovery Road, with a roundabout at Discovery and Rainier Street (top of map). The two "Benefit Areas" represent properties ...
April 1, 2015
Germany's Black Forest: Dark woods and mushrooms
One rainy day during our visit, we drove an hour to medieval Schiltach and another half-hour to the town of Triberg. Traditional half-timbered The waterfall trails were busy with visitors watching the Gutach river plunge in seven cascades, over 525 ...
April 23, 2015
BBQ grill may have caused Discovery Bay beach wildfire
Wildfire danger exists are sea level: firefighters responded to a fire contained at about 1.7 acres Friday afternoon, May 1, 2015 along Discovery Bay between Chevy Chase and Beckett Point. Photo by Bill Beezley, East Jefferson Fire Rescue ...
May 3, 2015
Waukesha clock restorer crazy about cuckoos
The European cuckoo, too — Galinsky hears that bird all day, every day. Whether it's the 20 cuckoo clocks in his home or the hundreds he has built or collected or is currently repairing in his workshop, cuckoo calls are the sound track to Galinsky's ...
December 27, 2014
Bears free agent prudence could prove to be virtue come the NFL draft
On a day when the rest of the NFL defied logic by overpaying free agents and overreaching on trades, the Bears prudently stayed true to general manager Ryan Pace's day one pledge to become a draft-driven team again. March madness, NFL style, began in ...
March 11, 2015
WaPo: Let's face it, Obama's ISIS strategy is a disaster
How can they tell? Six thousand Iraqi soldiers fled Ramadi in the face of a horde of 150 ISIS marauders, leaving all their weapons behind as they turned tail and ran, but Barack Obama's national security advisor Susan Rice calls that just a sign of “a ...
Nell Zink: An ‘outsider’ novelist
“No one expected Rembrandt to spend 10 years on a [expletive] painting,” she says. “He acquired the skills ... to be able to do it in a day and a half.” She compares her own composition process to “a cuckoo clock ... The wheels turn in ...
July 15, 2015
The Latest: Keuchel with clean 1st All-Star inning for AL
After one inning, it's 1-0 AL ... Mike Trout sends a low and away pitch over the right field wall for the first leadoff homer in an All-Star Game since Kansas City's Bo Jackson in 1989 at Anaheim, when he got things started well in the bottom of the ...
July 12, 2015
The Latest: Cincinnati slugger Frazier wins Home Run Derby
The 35-year-old Pujols only managed one more in the ... with the clock running to zero! Fans let out a huge roar, chanting "Frazier! Frazier!" as fireworks shot off after his 10th homer sailed over the center field wall on his final swing.
July 10, 2015
The Latest: Pederson vs Frazier in Home Run Derby final
9:46 p.m. It's Todd Frazier, with the clock running to zero! Fans let out a huge roar, chanting "Frazier! Frazier!" as fireworks shot off after his 10th homer sailed over the center field wall ... 1:20 p.m. American League manager Ned Yost of the Kansas ...
July 10, 2015
The Third Man and the Authority of Chief Compliance Officers
He ends up leading the Military Police occupying the city to Lime and there is a final noir-classic chase through the sewers of Vienna. What’s my favorite scene? There are way too many to name but the clown’s head shadow is one of the great cinematic ...
July 9, 2015
Things to Do in Connecticut, July 12 to 18, 2015
NEW BRITAIN Hole in the Wall Theater “Enron ... noon to 4 p.m.; and by appointment. City Gallery, 994 State Street. 203-782-2489; city-gallery.org. NEW HAVEN Fred Giampietro Gallery “Down From Day One,” Joe Wardwell. “Scout’s Interlude ...
July 8, 2015
Berlin, Germany: A capital idea
The recognizable TV tower, the Fernsehturn, with its revolving restaurant at the top, is one of the tallest structures in Europe. The Weltzeituhr (World Time Clock ... throughout the city as well as local transportation services. A two-day adult pass ...
July 4, 2015