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Bringing Black Back With the New Central Area Arts and Cultural District

<b>One summer during his college days</b> in the late ’70s, Steve Sneed waited in a line that wound around the block to attend a show called <i>Living Black</i> …

As Chicago faces police overhaul, are there lessons from Seattle?

Laquan McDonald, a 17-year-old, was shot 16 times and killed in Chicago in 2014. Officer Jason Van Dyke, with support from his fellow police, wrote …

Bartender Notices No Tip On Receipt, Then Realizes The Customer Left Behind A Card (Photo)

An anonymous resident in Seattle sparked controversy after leaving a “no tipping” note at a restaurant instead of a gratuity.<p>Bartender Anthony Fetto …

Technology Summer Camp

Tech Camp aims to:<p>Offer friendly, shared, hands-on practice with technology<br>• Build a common baseline of knowledge and skill with digital tools<br>• Develop …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

Are Democrats the Real Racists?

Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen, recently elected speaker of the assembly's Republican caucus, stepped down this week. His resignation comes after he made some truly remarkable public comments about race. He claimed that the "relationship of Negroes and Democrats is truly a master-slave relationship, …

Report Finds ‘Deeper Learning’ Model Improves Outcomes for All Students

Researchers investigated 13 schools in Hewlett's Deeper Learning Network and compared them with nearby schools with similar demographics. To …

The best restaurants in Uptown

Uptown is most closely associated with Argyle Street, the fantastic strip of restaurants that includes Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai cuisines and more, …

Celery-Spiked Guacamole with Chiles

8 Servings<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>Fresh celery lightens this guacamole and adds some serious crunch.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 avocados, chopped<p>1 celery stalk, finely chopped<p>2 serrano chiles, seeds removed if desired, finely chopped<p>2 cloves garlic finely grated<p>3 tablespoons fresh lime juice<p>¼ small red …

24 Food & Drink Events for November and Beyond

While the year may be winding down, the culinary calendar is still running at full tilt with festivals, congresses, talks, and collaborative dinners taking place everywhere from Denver to Dubai. Events this month celebrate the South with a first-ever food conference for Santa Fe, tastings at <b>Eater</b> …

Best Credit Cards of 2018

When should I pay off my credit card bill?<p>Always strive to pay your credit card balance in full by your statement due date. There’s no better way to …

The Extreme Measures One Man Took To Learn About Online Tracking

Curtis Wallen spent 10 Bitcoin and six months scouring the deep Web for enough details to create an entire new person. His project raises questions about anonymity, identity, and privacy.<p>Aaron Brown has scruffy brown hair, a thin mustache-goatee combo, and one of those mouths that rests in a frown. …