Who wouldn’t want roses for Valentine’s Day, really? And that’s exactly what Celtic thrush Dolores O’Riordan will be presenting to fans of her famed Limerick ensemble The Cranberries this coming Feb. 14. An actual album called “Roses,” that is, which reunites her at long last with her old bandmates, Fergal Lawler and brothers Noel and Mike Hogan. Read More
I’m hoping that by the time this column goes to print, I will have shed some of the layers that are keeping me from having frostbite in July.
If you can’t stand the cold, get out of the fridge, right? No more complaining.
Instead, I’m going to use my imagination and see if I can instantly warm up by pretending it is 80 degrees and sunny and I have my pick of rosés waiting to be opened in the backyard. Read More
Andy Stone, the supervisor of Golden Gate Park’s Rose Garden, will help trim the flowers at the annual pruning at 10 a.m. Saturday — after a dastardly vandal cut about three dozen of them six months too early.First off, are the vandalized roses OK? Oh yeah. Those plants, they’ll be just fine by next year. They’re pretty well chopped, but they’ll be back in bloom. Read More