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Published 21 hours ago
Lessons from the borough that sleeps
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
My wife and I recently returned from New York City, where, along with our eldest son and our daughter, we attended the college graduation of our youngest son. The “ceremony” was the showing of eight short films, beginning with our son’s, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. …

Published 21 hours ago
Around Town: 7-10
BY BARBARA HENDEL BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
It was a birthday celebration like no other — Independence Day, a celebration of our nation's birth and our freedoms for which it stands. Red, white, and blue, and stars and stripes were everywhere. U.S. flags waving in the breeze lined the streets, were on front porches, and more. Barbecues included blueberries and strawberries and other patriotic-colored desserts …

7/9/2014 12:00 AM
3 reasons why LeBron could stay/go
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
Touching several bases:

7/9/2014 12:00 AM
Blooming good times
BY KELLY HEIDBREDER GARDENING COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
“I grow lots of things in my garden, but I grow weeds really well.” By day, Gary Lance carries a WTVG-TV, Channel 13, camera on his shoulder. At home he carries bushels of vegetables out of his garden. He’s being modest when he complains about weeds. His two gardens are blooming with vegetables. …

7/8/2014 12:00 AM
People make a destination memorable
BY MATT MARKEY BLADE OUTDOORS EDITOR
OBJECTSummer is the time when some kind of potent magnetic force draws families and friends close together, and they quite often invest most of that shared quality time enjoying the outdoors. …

7/8/2014 12:00 AM
So many books, so little time
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
I take inordinate pride in finishing a book anymore. I know that’s a very sad statement, and one I wish I weren’t making. …

7/7/2014 12:00 AM
Help Gordon, don’t cut the young star
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
It’s an old story with a new twist.

7/7/2014 12:00 AM
Pakistan paying for fallout
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
The Pakistani army’s aerial attacks against Taliban hideouts in tribal areas are showing results. There are confusion and disarray in their ranks. Some important players in the Taliban movement have been killed. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
Deputies join the fight against opioids
BY JEFF GERRITT BLADE DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
State and local police continue to make record drug seizures, but fatal overdoses continue to soar. Reducing the demand for drugs is the only real way out, and that requires a new way of doing business, even for law enforcement. …

7/6/2014 12:00 AM
One woman’s war against city’s blight
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Last week I met K. LaVerne Redden, who is president of the London Square Area Neighborhood Club. It was an honor. Ms. Redden is waging a one-woman fight against blight. …