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Greenhouse owners making big push to get flowers ready

Greenhouse owners making big push to get flowers ready

Sunday, April 20, 2014
Mark Felthousen is ready. So are his pansies.
 
Good food, some confusion at West End Bagels

Good food, some confusion at West End Bagels

Sunday, April 20, 2014
The authentic bagel shop smell hits you as soon as you walk in the door at West End Bagels.
 
Getting into the game
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Getting into the game

Sunday, April 20, 2014
Spring has finally taken hold and the outdoors is full of fresh opportunity for young athletes: Baseball players are back on the field, tennis courts have come alive and rowers are preparing to take to the water.
 

Legendary B.B. King well worth the wait

Saturday, April 19, 2014
It took a while for the 88-year-old B.B. King to enter the stage at the Palace Thursday night after the show started. Then, after 20-plus minutes, before it became too awkward, the lights came on, the fans rose out of their seats, and out came the still dapper King, slowly, step by step, until he reached his seat on center stage.
 

Brahms concert shows off stamina, eloquence of Ax

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Pianist Emanuel Ax, a fixture on the international scene, returned Thursday night to the Union College Concert Series after a four-year absence to give a masterful recital.
 

Cage back to form in dark rural tale of human inconsistency

Friday, April 18, 2014
In “Joe,” the first-rate Nicolas Cage of “Adaptation,” “Leaving Las Vegas,” “Raising Arizona” and “Face-Off” is back, giving demanding work his full measure of talent and dedication.
 

Bear cubs learn life’s joys, dangers

Friday, April 18, 2014
“Bears” is exactly the sort of nature documentary we’ve come to expect from Disneynature, the film division of the company that rolls out a new nature documentary every year at Earth Day.
 

Jude Law is gritty and witty as ex-con seeking revenge

Friday, April 18, 2014
Jude Law is magnetic as the title character in “Dom Hemingway,” an amusing tale of vengeance, debauchery and redemption.
 

Hilary Hahn’s passion, versatility displayed at Music Hall

Friday, April 18, 2014
Violinist Hilary Hahn has always gone her own way. It’s a path that has garnered her much success and numerous awards, including two Grammy Awards, for a repertoire that spans almost every age and style.
 
High-minded ‘Transcendence’ is less-than-exceptional sci-fi fare

High-minded ‘Transcendence’ is less-than-exceptional sci-fi fare

Friday, April 18, 2014
In his first film as director, acclaimed cinematographer Wally Pfister (“The Dark Knight Rises,” “Inception”) has made a movie that predictably looks good but has little substance beneath its shiny, digitally enhanced surface.
 

Wayans’ latest effort is haunted by grossness, stupidity

Friday, April 18, 2014
Imagine a Venn diagram charting three qualities: Silly, gross and dumb. At the point where they overlap you will find the fright film spoof “A Haunted House 2."
 
Mini lemon cakes give citrusy flavor to Easter celebrations

Mini lemon cakes give citrusy flavor to Easter celebrations

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Chocolate seems to reign supreme when it comes to Easter. And while it’s hard to deny the appeal of cocoa, this spring holiday also begs for something fresh and citrusy.
 
Accurate depiction of family life is strength of ‘Heaven is for Real’

Accurate depiction of family life is strength of ‘Heaven is for Real’

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
“Heaven is for Real” is based on the true story of a 4-year-old Nebraska boy who after major surgery tells his father — a local minister — that he’s been to Heaven.
 
Want a bunny? Give it much thought, preparation and care

Want a bunny? Give it much thought, preparation and care

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
If you’re thinking about surprising a child with a cute, cuddly, live bunny at Easter, think again.
 

Reclaimed wood a new trend for high-end homes

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Reclaimed lumber is among the most environmentally friendly building materials because, as any 12-year-old can explain, recycling is good for us and the planet.
 
 

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