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Seventeen Best Attractions in Maine's Inland Cities

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 11.09.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Many scenes in King's books are drawn from actual attractions and places here. But perhaps the most popular of King's "sites" is his deep coral colored Victorian home, fenced in by black wrought iron spider webs, bats and a big capital K on hefty gates.

Young, Gifted and Black: Augusta's Adopted Rising Star Makes Conducting Debut at Carnegie Hall

Damien Sneed | Posted 06.24.2015 | Black Voices
Damien Sneed

After moving to New York City in 2001, and after completing my undergraduate degree in Piano Performance at Howard University in Washington, D.C. and graduate studies at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, MD, one of my favorite things to do was drive by Carnegie Hall and say to myself: "One day I'll perform there."

Jeff Van Gundy Reminds Everyone About Augusta's Racist, Sexist Past

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 04.09.2015 | Sports

Maybe Jeff should call the tournament.

Georgia Peaches

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 08.01.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

These Georgia peaches have contributed to the culture and economy of their state and the U.S. I have profiled two amazing Georgia women in recent blogs: Coretta Scott King and Juliette Gordon Low, both of whom have been inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. Of course, there are many other accomplished Georgia women. Let's learn about a few.

This Mother And Son's Story Will Amaze You

Posted 10.01.2013 | Black Voices

Every parent wants to attend their child's graduation, but what if that proud moment was coupled with the parent getting a diploma of her own? Tha...

1986 Masters: The Greatest of All-Time?

David Aronchick | Posted 06.10.2013 | Sports
David Aronchick

No Master's moment tops the 1986 Masters, during which arguably the greatest golfer of all-time, Jack Nicklaus, stormed back from a five-shot deficit in the final round to shoot a five-under par 30 on the famed back nine and win by a single stroke.

David Lohr

Violent Start To A Fresh New Year

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Millions of merrymakers around the country greeted the New Year with a blend of revelry and reverence. But, as 2012 turned the corner into 2013, there...

Golf in a Burka

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

I hadn't thought that women were particularly dangerous golfers. Could that be the reason that the Augusta National Golf club refuses to take down its...

Reflecting on Augusta

Ilene H. Lang | Posted 06.11.2012 | Sports
Ilene H. Lang

So let's move past the "institution" and ask the members of Augusta to take an honest look in the mirror and ask themselves whether discrimination against women truly reflects their values.

Why Should Augusta National Golf Club Have to Add Women Members?

John Hawkins | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics
John Hawkins

Since when did Augusta National Golf Club's perfectly legal membership policies become the business of every interest group and politician in America? Does every school, class and club need to have representatives from both sexes to be legit?

Memo to My Friends: It's Time for Change at Those Exclusionary Clubs

Jeff Greene | Posted 06.06.2012 | Sports
Jeff Greene

As sure as the azaleas bloom, the Masters golf tournament reminds us that Augusta National Golf Club still discriminates against women. As members squirm, some of us who frequent the world's poshest private enclaves are delighted to see the prejudice practiced at Augusta drawing attention anew.

Top Ranked Player Nearly Disqualified At Masters

Posted 04.05.2012 | Sports

By Jason Sobel, Golf Channel AUGUSTA, Ga. – After a few hours of consternation on Thursday afternoon, it was determined that Luke Donald did not ...

Ranking The 2012 Masters Field

Posted 04.04.2012 | Sports

By Jason Sobel, Golf Channel AUGUSTA, Ga. – I despise going chalk. Give me a sneaky underdog over a prohibitive favorite anytime. Give me an u...

The Masters Retains Its Mystique

Posted 04.04.2012 | Sports

By Jim McCabe, Golfweek.com AUGUSTA, Ga. – What remains the heart and soul of a practice round during Masters week is “the walk.” You needn...

New Topping At Georgia Waffle House: A Homeless Man Sleeping On The Roof

AOL Weird News | Ben Muessig | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

When you arrive at a Waffle House, you're hoping to find maple syrup on the flapjacks, not a homeless man snoozing on the roof -- in nothing but his u...

Female Reporter Barred From Masters Locker Room

Posted 06.10.2011 | Sports

Controversy broke out at Augusta National Golf Club after a wild final round of the Masters. After 26-year-old Charl Schwartzel won his first gree...

Masters 2011: Updates From The Final Round

Posted 06.10.2011 | Sports

The final round of the 2011 Masters is going down to the wire. Tiger Woods mounted a stunning comeback and finished with a score of 10-under. Rory ...

2011 Masters LIVE UPDATES

Posted 06.09.2011 | Sports

After the first round of the 2011 Masters finished up on Thursday, some wondered whether this would be Tiger Woods' return to glory. Tiger supporters ...

2011 Masters Round Two LIVE UPDATES

Posted 06.08.2011 | Sports

Round one of the 2011 Masters is in the books and now it's time for round two. Alvaro Quiros and Rory McIlroy dominated on Thursday and are atop the l...

2011 Masters LIVE UPDATES

Posted 06.07.2011 | Sports

Welcome to the 2011 Masters live blog. Anyone can win this year and seven players can earn the world's No. 1 ranking by winning this weekend, includin...

Keeneland: The Book

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Don McNay

Just give me one more crack at the ol' race track -The Mills Brothers As the son of a professional gambler, I spent a lot of my childhood at race tra...

Pimento Cheese, AKA Carolina Caviar

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meathead

Maybe some are just discovering this Southern staple, but this down home traditional folkways cheese spread has always been big. Especially on Ritz Crackers at game time.

Tiger Woods, Can Athletic Figures Be Role Models?

Graham Bensinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

The man who helped make his sport more racially inclusive only carelessly reinforced the unfair stereotype that the athletic figures children admire are incapable of being role models.

Tiger Woods Masters Arrival: Augusta National Tune-Up Fairly Routine

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(AP) AUGUSTA, Ga. — Tiger Woods arrived without warning on a lazy Sunday afternoon at Augusta National, as quiet as it will get for him the rest of ...

Carol J. Rothrock

The Aspen Times | Aspen Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Carol J. Rothrock, 56, of Carbondale embraced her next adventure on Jan. 5, 2010, while surrounded by love and light, family members and dear friends....