In 1944, Wilbur and Theresa Faiss moved to North Las Vegas. In January, they were declared “the longest-married couple for 2012,” after 79 years. Last week, Mrs. Faiss passed away at the age of 97. Traditional vows say till death do us part, but I don’t think it applies. —Erin Ryan, staff writer
Ham it up
When Sandy walloped the East Coast last week and everything went haywire, hospitals, shelters and the American Red Cross turned to amateur ham radio operators to assist in emergency communications. Come doomsday, it’s the ham radio clan that will inherit the Earth. Just call me KB1BIV. —Sarah Feldberg, editor
Do as Dallas does
Klyde Warren Park, a Dallas deck park built over the city’s Woodall Rodgers Freeway, officially opened in late October. The urban space is intended to serve as a community hub, and connects Dallas’ uptown and downtown neighborhoods. Bridging the gap between two urban areas? Adding green space in the city’s urban core? Maybe we could learn a thing or two from Dallas ... —Mark Adams, associate web editor
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The choreographer extraordinaire talks working on Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers, researching for Showgirls and teaching Tom Cruise to spank some air booty in Tropic Thunder.
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