Be sure to read back over the past two weeks' posts for various bits of news, both local and national.
We were supposed to launch a new blog design today, but as you can see, not yet. Fingers crossed...
Farmer, essayist and activist Wendell Berry argues for a new, "50-year" farm bill. (New York Times)
The iconic New York restaurant the Rainbow Room (atop Rockefeller Center) is closing. (New York Daily News)
A federal judge rules that there is no religious exemption for smuggling monkey meat into the country. (AP)
- Ian Froeb