Ted Anthony, Ap National Writer Published 7:18 am PDT, Saturday, November 3, 2018 FILE - In this Wednesday, March 14, 2018 file photo, Fordson High School students in Dearborn, Mich., carry signs as they participate in a nationwide walkout to bring attention and to honor to the 17 students killed in a mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. (Max Ortiz/Detroit News via AP) less FILE - In this Wednesday, March 14, 2018 file photo, Fordson High School students in Dearborn, Mich., carry signs as they participate in a nationwide walkout to bring attention and to honor to the 17 students ... more Photo: Max Ortiz, AP FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 file photo, a car drives past the town line as the sun breaks the horizon, a day after the shooting of children and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Conn. When the name of the place you hold dear suddenly … [Read more...] about Naming disaster: When home becomes shorthand for heartbreak
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By Brandon Mercer and SFGATE Staff Updated 12:53 pm PDT, Wednesday, October 31, 2018 What are the (modern) rules for Trick or Treating? We answer the probing questions about how to "Halloween" in 2018. Swipe or click through the gallery to see. ==> What are the (modern) rules for Trick or Treating? We answer the probing questions about how to "Halloween" in 2018. Swipe or click through the gallery to see. ==> Photo: Susan.k./Getty Images, Getty How early is too early?We get it. You have toddlers, with the most adorable pumpkin, or candy corn onesies, and you want to take them around while it's light out, and before their 7 p.m. bedtime. Sweet. I'm not ready for you at 4 p.m. Frankly, at that time it's just high school latchkey kids at home anyway, and they have no idea where their parents hid the candy. less How early is too early? We get it. You have toddlers, with the most adorable … [Read more...] about Trick or treating etiquette this Halloween is more complex then ever. Here are the new rules.
Halloween is merely two weeks away. This being Philadelphia, one would hope – nay, expect – a lot of folks, both young and old, to dress up like Gritty at their upcoming costume parties. This is the natural course of trend-setting events. With Gritty’s late arrival on the world stage, however, pre-made options aren't readily available for the masses who want to celebrate – and behave like – the Flyers new mascot. We got your back, folks. Sure, Northeast Philly seamstress named Pattirriccia Ryan received quite a bit of attention for creating a costume for her young son, but we’re going to expand beyond just celebrating her accomplishment. We at PhillyVoice decided the time was right to compile and share a Do-It-Yourself Guide to create a Gritty costume of your very own. We reached out to costume designers, yarn experts, furries and even former mascots to get all you’ll need to know to make your Halloween grit-astic. With no further ado, … [Read more...] about How to make your own ‘Gritty’ Halloween costume on a tight (or big) budget
THURSDAY-SUNDAYOpening weekend for the timely TheatreWorks look at a black family on Chicago's South Side, Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning "A Raisin in the Sun," running through Oct. 21, Ent Center for the Arts. Tickets: uccspresents.orgOpening weekend for “Shakespeare in Love," through Oct. 21, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St. A romantic frolic for a young Will Shakespeare. csfineartscenter.orgHalloween season is here, so get lost in the 40-acre Maize in the City and freak out in the Haunted Field of Screams in Thornton, maizeinthecity.com and hauntedfieldofscreams.com.FRIDAYOctober Arts Month is quite an experience, and it kicks off from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. downtown with the big arts party Artini, open to all and a freebie. Performances everywhere, Grant Sabin and the Juke Joint Highball, dancing, signature martinis, food trucks and fun for the 21 and over crowd. The Mining Exchange and The Gold … [Read more...] about 15 things to do around Colorado Springs this weekend: Big Daddy Weave, free Artini party, harvest festival, jazz party
Inmate No. 15000-030 is released into the frigid January morning at 8:46, a gray custodial suit of sweatpants and long-sleeved thermal clinging to his immense frame, a bushy salt-and-pepper beard wrapping around his face, a guard escorting him with a high-powered rifle slung over his right shoulder. Most politicians would appear hopelessly—dangerously—misplaced in a federal prison. Kent Sorenson is not most politicians. Standing over six feet tall and weighing every bit of 270 pounds, with 11 tattoos and a cleanshaven head, Sorenson is probably the only state senator to have ever been mistaken for a member of the Aryan Brotherhood. That happened during his first stop on the penal turnpike, the Metropolitan Correctional Center (“The MCC”) in Chicago, an administrative facility with maximum-security lodging where the “fish” was viewed warily by fellow inmates. A white supremacist, they figured, sizing him up. It didn’t take long—as soon as … [Read more...] about Kent Sorenson Was a Tea Party Hero. Then He Lost Everything.