Fall season starts slowly
Television viewers didn't exactly rush to their sets to catch up on old favorites during the first week of the new season.
Syndicated 'Sex' will run on TBS

Komen's sister speaks at cancer seminar
Nancy Goodman Brinker, who founded the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, will be the keynote speaker Thursday when the Breast Answer Group holds "An Evening of Education and Inspiration," a seminar on breast cancer.

Help us choose books to read
Fall has just started but we're already gearing up for next spring's On The Same Page community-wide reading project - and we want to hear from you.

Comics fans: Take our survey
The Enquirer wants to change its comic strip lineup in the print edition, but first we want you to tell us what you like and don't like.

Best of Bats Incredible!
Sometimes, you must break things to make things. That's why the husband and wife team of artists Tamara Harkavy and Matt Kotlarczyk spent days on the phone asking family and friends to take a hammer to red dishes they might have lying around.
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A guide to help make your day.
TV best bets
For big flavor, try wheat brew
Last month, I made my first visit to Herbstfest, a festival almost identical to Munich's Oktoberfest, but on a smaller scale. I highly recommend it if you're ever in the Bavarian town of Erding, near Munich, in early September.
Fizzy drink quenches big thirsts
If you find yourself parched from even the idea of all that leaf raking coming this fall and looking for a healthful, nonalcoholic, bubbly alternative to cider, Liz Marlin has the beverage for you. Marlin is president of Fizzy Lizzy Inc., which produces a line of sparkling, sugarless drinks containing 75 percent fruit juice and 25 percent seltzer water.
Roasting squash easy way to improve soup
Soup is a perfect menu choice for early autumn's chilly evenings. A great start for a soup of the season is one of the colorful winter squash varieties appearing in produce departments.
Ketchup's history rich and spicy
I admit it. I didn't give ketchup any respect. I even poked fun at the notion of "America's national condiment" being included in a Thai dish a couple of columns ago.
Trade Secrets

Smart mouth

Today's last chance for tailgate recipes
Body and mind
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History goes to the movies
History buffs have plenty to look forward to at the movies this year, as a cornucopia of period pieces arrives beginning Friday to compete for the attention of grown-up ticket buyers and Oscar voters alike.
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Americans love their Westerns

Maisonette joins move to fixed-price menu
Last week, Maisonette, downtown, began handing diners a new kind of menu. Instead of a separate price for every item, diners select from a prix-fixe (fixed price) menu in which there is one price for three courses, with choices available within each course.

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Make plans for Tall Stacks 2003
The Tall Stacks Music, Arts & Heritage Festival, which pays tribute to steamboating's glory days, returns Oct. 15-17.

Holiday crafts fairs & bazaars
It's almost time for holiday fairs and bazaars. The Enquirer will run a free listing of non-profit events Oct. 4 in Tempo. If you would like your event listed, fill out our e-mail form.

Jewel of art, architecture repolished
The Taft Museum of Art is at the height of a $19 million makeover which will double the size of the museum, clean up centuries of grime and fix a few decorating disasters.
How the house changed

Fall festival guide
It's time to celebrate apples, pumpkins, all things German and much, much more. Here's out list through November.

Roller coaster craze never-ending cycle
Nowhere in the country is the roller coaster craze bigger than in the Tristate, with 72 coasters within a four-hour drive. Columnist Jim Knippenberg reports on his tour of 46 coasters at six amusement parks in six days.
ONLINE EXTRA: Rate and review the 46 coasters, and see what others think
Tour diary: 46 coasters, 3 states, 6 days
Map & information about the coaster parks

Readers share memories of flight
In honor of the 100th anniversary of flight, we asked readers to share their own memories of flying. Hundreds of folks did. Here are some of our favorites.
ONLINE EXTRA: More responses not included in print edition

Fit City: Get up off the couch
Tristaters are overweight and out of shape, a survey shows. To change Fat City to Fit City, the Enquirer is beginning a year-long project to get you going on your own fitness program.

Technology news
Our weekly guide to computers, the Web and the latest gadgets.

Music lovers toast Cammy winners
A sold-out crowd of more than 1,110 local music lovers packed Jillian's for the seventh annual Enquirer Pop Music Awards (the Cammys). See who won.

Women of the Year
The Enquirer honors 10 Tristaters for their service to their community. The newspaper has recognized women of distinction annually since 1968.

On the Same Page
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