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A Fall Day in the Berkshires

01 of 14<p>Set Out for a Memorable Day of Autumn Adventures in the Berkshires<p>On the Saturday before Columbus Day in 2011, my family and I set out from …

England

Six of the prettiest New England towns for leaf peeping

BENNINGTON, VERMONT: PURE AMERICANA<p>With its independent bookstores, good-vibes cafe, and two craft brewers, downtown Bennington has all the trappings …

England

Anheuser-Busch InBev reportedly lays off hundreds, mostly from craft beer-acquiring division

The multi-national beer conglomerate Anheuser-Busch InBev has laid off more than 350 workers company-wide, most of which had been working in The High End division, its craft brewery-acquiring arm. Beer blog Beer Street Journal was the first to report the news.<p>The High End notably purchased former …

San Francisco

Downtown Local is the Bay Area's Next Destination for Nostalgic Motorcyclists

A lifelong restaurateur, John Betteo has a soft spot for vintage Italian motorcycles, great coffee, vinyl records and vintage collectibles. He and …

San Mateo County

7 great Bay Area hikes that end with a beer

If you've ever hiked in Europe, then you know what it's like to crest a mountain peak, meander through a grassy field or circle a pretty glacial lake and then stumble upon a little pub where you stop for an ice-cold beer.<p>In places such as the Alps and the Pyrenees, these cafes and bars appear …

San Francisco

What to Do in Malibu

With the opening of two new hotels along California's most prized stretch of coastline, you might never leave.<p>As a Los Angeles native, I’ve always been grateful for the glacial pace of Malibu’s transformation. Since the iconic Alice’s Restaurant on the Malibu Pier reopened under new management as …

Restaurants

Beyond Cookbooks: Collecting Culinary Books and Paper

There's more to books about food than cookbooks. In fact, there's more than just books. That's the mantra of Liz Young, a Brooklyn-based seller who …

Food

‘Julius Caesar’, Delta Airlines And ‘The Alice’s Restaurant Massacree’

<b>UPDATE Monday afternoon:</b> The National Endowment for the Arts, which is facing a Trump administration effort to eliminate the agency, issued a …

Delta Airlines

The Problem With Promoting Startups

Encouraging new, young businesses instead of older ones is considered a more effective path to job creation. A new study suggests that it’s not that clear.<p>State and local economic development policy remains, for all intents and purposes, a fact-free zone. The most popular technique—doling out …

Economics

Was 1967 The Greatest Year In Music?

It's been 50 years since The Beatles released <i>Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band</i>. Perhaps the most influential rock album of all time, it was released in what many music lovers consider one of the greatest years in music.<p>1967 was a coast-to-coast (and worldwide) amalgam of cultural change, …

Music

Not Just 'Sgt. Pepper': Many 1967 Musical Firsts Echo Today

NEW YORK (AP) — “Sgt. Pepper” was only the beginning. Half a century after the Beatles’ psychedelic landmark, it stands as one of many musical …

Fact Checking

Five questions with Arlo Guthrie before Lincoln show

Arlo Guthrie returns to Lincoln Friday.<p>The 69-year-old folk music legend, best known for his hits “Alice’s Restaurant” and “City of New Orleans,” has …

Zero DSR E-Tour | Tour Test

Ongoing improvements in range, reduced charging time and falling price tags are making electric bikes more appealing to riders seeking convenient and …

Lake Tahoe

26 Vancouver concerts this weekend, April 28 to 30

Gypsy-jazz, deep-listening, world-fusion, indie-rock, reggae-pop: take your pick.

Twin Peaks

Arlo Guthrie to perform at the Kay Meek Centre

Arlo Guthrie<p><b>April 30, 7:30 p.m.</b> | Kay Meek Centre<p><b>Tickets:</b> $95.50 at Kaymeekcentre.com<p>American folk singer Arlo Guthrie has been plying his trade for …

Canadian News

Top 4 Guidelines for Using Commas Effectively

In his essay "In Praise of the Humble Comma," author Pico Iyer compares the comma to "a flashing yellow light that asks us only to slow down." But …

Grammar

E-Touring In California: FEATURE

Is it possible to actually go long-distance touring on an electric-powered motorcycle? E-motorcycle manufacturer Zero says it is on its Zero DSR and …

Electric Vehicles

Woodstock veteran Arlo Guthrie talks music, photography, Nixon and Trump

It’s been 50 years since Arlo Guthrie recorded his classic 1967 debut album, “Alice’s Restaurant,” and 48 years since he performed at the legendary …

San Diego

Running Down The Road Again: A Conversation With Arlo Guthrie, Plus Chatting With Country Newcomer Michael Tyler

<b>A Conversation with Arlo Guthrie</b><p><b>Mike Ragogna</b>: Arlo, <i>Alice’s Restaurant</i>’s 50th Anniversary tour is dovetailing into your <i>Running Down The Road t</i>our. With your focus on that older material all these decades later, have you noticed things about those songs that you might have missed at the time of their …

Energica Eva: test ride of electric motorcycle with DC fast charging (video)

The evolving electric motorcycle industry continues to expand and impress, including the latest addition to the Energica lineup, the company's Eva …

Motorcycles

Why Reward This Kind Of Behavior With Your Taxes?

So what are you going to do when you are trying to punish one of your kids for lying to you when they counter that they are not lying, they are …

Advertising Industry

How Science Shed Light on the Fate of a Fatal Mutation

I recently had an epiphany. No, it was more like a rude awakening. Specifically, I had great faith in the scientific method and its mechanisms …

Genetics

Biking Skyline Ridge: a hidden treasure on the SF Peninsula

Driving & Biking Skyline Ridge <br>San Mateo & Santa Clara counties<p>Biking Skyline Ridge (Hwy 35) is one of the hidden treasures that local bicyclists and …

Road Trips

8 Great Movies Based on Unusual Literary Source Material

Today, the newest retelling of the story of the JFK assassination comes to the big screen: Pablo Larraín’s <i>Jackie</i>, which is based on and centered …

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Who Else Listened To "Alice's Restaurant" At Thanksgiving?

Soundscan Surprises, Week Ending 11/24<p>Back-catalog sales numbers of note from Nielsen SoundScan.<p><i>The definition of “back catalog” is: “at least 18</i> …

Music

Parallel Roads to Financial Freedom From Book Income

How to Get Accountability Into Your Book Publishing<p><i>There is a very interesting way to get book income that’s evolved recently.</i> Most people have …

Publishing