Daily Archives: March 26, 2012

Monday TV: Brooklyn Girls with a Grudge

Bad enough that “Jersey Shore” is preparing a fifth season. Now there are variations of the show, concentrating on dress shops and beauty parlors of the Garden State. Mostly, it’s led to a kind of character category, like the two Long Island guys who were just eliminated on “The Amazing Race.” Now here’s another New […]

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‘Mad Men’ Throws Itself a Return Party, Too

Among the hundreds of feature stories heralding the return of “Mad Men” to television, many offered suggestions for viewing parties with authentic period costume and drink recipes. Makers of “Mad Men” were of the same mind, apparently, as the long-awaited fifth season began Sunday with its own party – a big colorful, kicky affair at […]

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Report from Cherry Blossom Central

The two week Cherry Blossom Festival was kicking off Sunday night with a concert event. As for the trees, they had peaked a week before. I’m just getting used to the cycles of the trees ringing the Tidal Basin, subject of even more celebration this year because it is 100 years since the gifts from […]

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