The council previously voted 3-1 to move forward the ordinance, which would require organizers to scale back the length of outdoor events generating noise to 11 p.m. Currently, the city issues sound permits for loud activities until 1:30 a.m.
Emily Hageman's "Blue" was among roughly 30 works chosen for the Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival. "When you're a playwright, you submit works to festivals all the time," she said. "You hope for the best but you keep your hopes in check."
Like many new retirees, Dax has gone through an adjustment period. His days now are spent at home, getting out in the back yard each morning and going to a nearby hill to play ball later in the day. "It's got to be boring here for him," his longtime handler said.