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Summer of Riesling: The Racy and Versatile Wine that You Can’t...

The noble Riesling grape is full of complexity, mouth-watering acidity, and lively freshness. It is also the most widely misunderstood wine. Do not be...

The Literary Hill – August 2017

Wading Into the Fray Once a land is gone, what becomes of its nationality? How can a citizenry exist without a country? And what are...

Kenfe Bellay of Sidamo Ethiopian Coffee and Tea

Kenfe Bellay holds several jobs as co-owner of a streetside staple, a stopover for a posse of regulars seeking caffeinated infusions (i.e., coffee) on...

The Literary Hill – June 2017

No “I” in Team “In the early years of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts,” writes Chris Fussell, “we were trying to defeat a twenty-first century...

Reviving the Rock Opera

When I became enamored of “Jesus Christ Superstar” almost a half-century ago, rock operas were in their infancy, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist...

Gifting Affordable Luxury this Mother’s Day

She helped you with the school science fair, she taught you how to drive, she was the referee and stoic arbitrator when you fought...

At The Movies – July 2017

The Beguiled Among Clint Eastwood’s earlier films is a kind of outlier, a Civil War suspense drama that had Clint, as a Union soldier, at...

Dining Notes – June 2017

Korean Spice Is Nice Things are heating up in the Atlas District, and we don’t mean just the weather. A recent arrival is Choong Man...

CapitalBop Promotes a Jazzy Capital City

It started as an idea to promote the music they love and has become a full-time passion – with the attendant headaches of fundraising...

Dining Notes – September 2017

Where did the summer go? We finally dined at Sospeso, the Mediterranean charmer that arrived last winter in the Atlas District. Situated across the...