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America prepares to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – USA TODAY

Parades and celebrations in many cities for St. Patrick’s Day Rory Zampese watches the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Boston last March.(Photo: Michael Dwyer, AP) It’s the time of year when U.S. cities are going green. From parades to pub crawls, communities around the nation are gearing up for St. Patrick’s day this weekend. […]

America’s Most Irish Towns – Huffington Post

America’s Most Irish Towns – Huffington Post

On St. Patrick’s Day, everyone is Irish. But what about the rest of the year? Twenty-two million Americans — 7.2% of the population — say their “primary ancestry” is Irish, according to the Census’s American Community Survey. Another 13.5 million Americans claim at least some Irish ancestry, bringing the total to 35.5 million Americans — […]

San Antonio Spurs: North America’s Best Run Professional Sports Franchise – Forbes

San Antonio Spurs: North America’s Best Run Professional Sports Franchise – Forbes

Tim Duncan (right), Tony Parker, and the NBA’s Economic Structure Have Helped Build a Basketball Juggernaut in Small-Market San Antonio With Thursday night’s narrow one-point victory at home versus in-state rival Dallas, the San Antonio Spurs became the first NBA team to win 50 games in a season over fourteen consecutive years. A streak that […]

America prepares to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – USA TODAY

Parades and celebrations in many cities for St. Patrick’s Day Rory Zampese watches the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Boston last March.(Photo: Michael Dwyer, AP) It’s the time of year when U.S. cities are going green. From parades to pub crawls, communities around the nation are gearing up for St. Patrick’s day this weekend. […]

‘Pocahontas, and/or America’ at the Bushwick Starr – New York Times

In other words, the onus is on you, dear reader, to supply the content in the Little Lord theater company’s wink-wink, “don’t really take us seriously, we can act ignorant and racist and sexist because we know better” play, “Pocahontas, and/or America,” at the Bushwick Starr. The ingredients will be familiar to anyone even somewhat […]

Garry Winogrand: America in his viewfinder – Los Angeles Times

Passionate and prolific, Garry Winogrand always had an eye out for the next picture, the next glimpse of life in the streets of his native New York and venues as varied as a Texas rodeo and Venice Beach. His subjects included protesters, partygoers and passersby. His seemingly haphazard images intrigued — and annoyed. He […]

America prepares to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – USA TODAY

Parades and celebrations in many cities for St. Patrick’s Day Rory Zampese watches the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Boston last March.(Photo: Michael Dwyer, AP) It’s the time of year when U.S. cities are going green. From parades to pub crawls, communities around the nation are gearing up for St. Patrick’s day this weekend. […]

‘Pocahontas, and/or America’ at the Bushwick Starr – New York Times

In other words, the onus is on you, dear reader, to supply the content in the Little Lord theater company’s wink-wink, “don’t really take us seriously, we can act ignorant and racist and sexist because we know better” play, “Pocahontas, and/or America,” at the Bushwick Starr. The ingredients will be familiar to anyone even somewhat […]

‘Pocahontas, and/or America’ at the Bushwick Starr – New York Times

In other words, the onus is on you, dear reader, to supply the content in the Little Lord theater company’s wink-wink, “don’t really take us seriously, we can act ignorant and racist and sexist because we know better” play, “Pocahontas, and/or America,” at the Bushwick Starr. The ingredients will be familiar to anyone even somewhat […]

Correction: Pope-Latin America Story – ABC News

Correction: Pope-Latin America Story – ABC News

In a story March 14 about the significance the election of Pope Francis to Latin America, The Associated Press misidentified the president of El Salvador. His name is Mauricio Funes. A corrected version of the story is below: Latin America sees change under region’s 1st pope Latin American homeland sets out tall agenda for change […]