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Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

Steve Otto

Tribune staff
Otto, Steve

Berlin Wall an offensive memory


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

Fleeting few remain with WWII tales


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


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


“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


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