Norwood (Bronx)

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Laura Ness, wife of Duluth mayor, rushes to aid man who was shot in head outside Whole Foods

    As she left Whole Foods and walked toward her vehicle around 8:30 Tuesday night, Laura Ness, wife of Duluth mayor Don Ness, heard an argument. Then she heard a gunshot. But instead of running away, she ran toward it.SEE ALSO: Duluth man allegedly tossed Molotov cocktails from roof of Shanty Bottle S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2013

    Rich Pitino hired as basketball coach as U of M's top recruit decommits [UPDATE]

    -- Update at bottom of post -- The Gophers are rumored to have interest in hiring Florida International coach (and son of Rick Pitino) Richard Pitino as their next head basketball coach. Of course, athletic director Norwood Teague's previous interest in Shaka Smart, Fred Hoiberg, Flip Saunders, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2005

    The Dog of the South

    A year or so ago my colleague Michael Tortorello turned me onto to Charles Portis, a very funny Arkansas novelist with a wonderfully laconic prose style. His books are full of great comic characters whose voices you can usually hear like they?re standing right behind you. Here?s a excerpt from Nor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2005

    Norwood excerpt

    In this scene Norwood is preparing to drive two cars (well, drive one and tow the other) from Texas to New York City for a shady entrepreneur named Grady Fring. At the last minute, Finch tells Norwood that he?ll be traveling with on Miss Phillips, whom Fring intends to put to work as an entertainer ... More >>

  • Books

    October 20, 1999

    Portis' Head

    The crackpot odysseys of lost American master Charles Portis