July 30, 2000
[Times photos: Kevin Sullivan]
"We like the dark in Myakka City," says Melissa Sue Brewer. In her tiny town, folks can still see the stars from their front porches, and she wants to keep it that way. Story
Grappling with the 'boy problem'
Four books offer differing theories but no real solution to helping young boys become well-balanced men.
Van Wezel hall re-opens Oct. 13
The first season after its $20-million renovation features Itzhak Perlman, Bill Cosby, Kathy Mattea, Isaac Hayes and the Moscow Festival Ballet.
Politics keep Floridians busy
The Republicans are in the City of Brotherly Love this week getting their agenda in gear for the big election in November.
A cat with a mission
When family pressure forced me to find a private assisted care home for my 93-year-old mother, I was rescued by coming upon a small private home in a quiet rural area. They were equipped to accept four live-in ambulatory senior citizens and had room for one more -- Mom.
Entertainment News, Reviews from the Times
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'House Divided' a lesson on love
The Showtime movie about a slave, her master and their daughter examines how people fall in love -- and how they don't.
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