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Dog Day Chronicles
9 years ago by Lee Klein
During the sultry stretch of summer between early July and early September, Siruis, the Dog Star (and brightest in the sky), rises and sets in sync with the sun. The Latin term for this is dies caniculares, or dog star days, which h...
First Come, First Served
12 years ago by Pamela Robin Brandt
The Spanish word chispa means spark, which conveys a sense of excitement even in its most basic translation. But at Robbin Haas's four-month-old Chispa, the connotation is meant to go beyond that. If you're a person with chispa, the...
12 years ago by Lee Klein
When people ask me about my approach to reviewing restaurants, a quizzical look of dismay inevitably crosses their faces as I offer my stock reply: "Everywhere is somewhere else, and you get there in a car." They'd likely be even mo...
12 years ago by Jen Karetnick
In town filming a promotional documentary about Miami at the Forge, a member of the Washington, D.C.-based West Beach Entertainment crew recently confessed she loves this city because "there's ceviche on every menu." Too true -- in ...