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Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

Steve Otto

Tribune staff
Otto, Steve

Berlin Wall an offensive memory

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One thing we apparently don’t do well in this country is build walls that keep people out.

Fleeting few remain with WWII tales

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It has been 32 years since the several hundred men of the 483rd Bombardment Group and their wives came to town for a reunion. I was fortunate to spend a few days with them at their hotel on the causeway, where we shared ...

It’s good to be back in the Big Guava

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Amtrak No. 91 coming north from Miami slows to a crawl somewhere around Mango, then backs slowly through Ybor City into Tampa’s Union Station. It is about a 30-minute process and it is not a pretty picture.

The City of Lights seems to be dimming

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“We’ll always have Paris” Bogey told Lauren Bacall. But he was talking about the Paris of pre-World War II when it must have been the place to be for writers, wanderers and anyone looking for a good ...

In NYC, 9/11 legacy still towers

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The Millenium Hotel — other than “millennium” purposefully being misspelled — has a story to tell.