Animated documentary is a haunting meditation on the nature of guilt and survival following a hellish war.
Eastwood gives Dirty Harry a fresh turn in this tale of a racist retiree who reluctantly befriends and defends his immigrant neighbors.
I realized I had officially embraced my wife’s native country when I no longer giggled at pictures of Prince Charles opening a butcher shop while waving a mutton chop like a broadsword.
Be wary of putting money down when neighborhood kids set up a stand across the street selling ‘Discount Tattoos.’
Write an inaugural speech for Obama, learn where the real dragons live, listen to Bonnaroo in the dead of winter, and more.
As lighting moves beyond its utilitarian role, urban planners are embracing it as a way to showcase a city's character.
Venues for up-and-coming artists are disappearing as copyright licensing fees get stiffer, although some relief is in sight.
Many people groan when chemistry is mentioned. But it has a certain romance to it.
New regulations banning harmful chemicals in children's items has had unintended consequences for small businesses and crafters.
Part-owner of part of a dog.
The decade is almost over, the Monitor's language columnist points out, and we still don't have a name for it.
It’s the bicentennial of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, creator of the detective yarn. Where better than the city of idiosyncrasy – Baltimore – to celebrate?
Some orchids make great houseplants.
Once, ski lodges didn't have central heating and Gore-Tex wasn't available, but that was all part of the fun.
Orchids have a reputation as difficult plants, but that’s not necessarily so.
For many home cooks, mastering the art of a flaky pie crust is considered an unattainable feat.
Mixing meat with cherries, blueberries, and other fruits is a growing culinary trend.
The kitchen is now organized – except for that pile of recipe clippings.