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The Late Movies: Paul Simon’s Concert in Central Park, 21 Years Later

Twenty-one years ago today, Paul Simon put on a massive concert in Central Park. The performance on August 15, 1991 focused on material from his albums Graceland, Rhythm of the Saints, plus an assortment of Greatest Hits of his previous work, including Simon & Garfunkel material…but without Garfunkel. The resulting double-album has been [...]

Motorized Ice Fishing Shack

I drove my Chevy to the levee because the levee was frozen over. The Bangor Daily News held a contest which invited people to build wacky and unusual ice fishing shacks. Pictured above is the winning entry by Al Conary, which is built out of a Chevrolet Cavalier: “I did a lot of head-scratching,” Conary admitted. [...]