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June 24, 2016

After 15 years together, members of The Speculations will make their first appearance at this weekend's Sunday in the Park, but don't expect them to quit their day jobs.

The five members of this band aren't looking for careers in music. They already have careers in medicine.

Bass player Paul…


'Free State of Jones' reveals a little-known chapter of Civil War history

June 24, 2016

Matthew McConaughey seethes with righteous fury in "Free State of Jones," a tale based on an intriguing, little-known chapter of Civil War history that, despite impeccable intentions, becomes mired within a poorly structured, dubiously focused movie by Gary Ross.

It's easy to see why McConaughey…


Hot Dish: City Fried Chicken

June 22, 2016

Ahmad Aboshie has been in the restaurant business for over a decade. Before coming to the U.S. in 2007, Aboshie ran restaurants in his native country, Palestine. He also used to own Bateeni, a Mediterranean café on Arlington Boulevard. Now he has started a new venture: City Fried Chicken.…


Parrott announces top scholars

June 21, 2016

Arendell Parrott Academy recently recognized the top three students in grades nine-11 at an end-of-year awards ceremony.

Top scholars were: John Kirollos, Brianne Cregan and Mary Paul, ninth grade; Isabel Morris, Amy Edwards and Hannah Scott Avery, 10th grade; and Bryant Lee Cox, Andrew Mayo and…