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  • The Real St. Nicholas – Not Fat and Not Very Jolly Either

    12/06/2012 3:35:21 PM PST · by NYer · 25 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | December 5, 2012 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Today (Dec 6) is the Feast of St. Nicholas. The real St. Nicholas was nothing close to the St. Nick (Santa Claus) of the modern age. He was a thin curmudgeonly man with a zeal for the Lord that caused flairs of anger. Compromise was unknown to him. The slow transformation of him into “Jolly ole’ Saint Nicholas is a remarkable recasting of him centuries in the making. Some years ago the Washington Post featured an article entitled Poles Apart: Nicholas of Myra; How a 4th-Century Bishop Achieved Fame 1,500 Years Later, With a Whole New Attitude.On this feast of...
  • Riotous Brawl outside San Jose Fast Food Restaurant - At Least Two Stabbed

    06/10/2011 5:04:29 PM PDT · by OldNewYork · 116 replies
    CBS Local - San Francisco ^ | June 10, 2011 | staff, Matt Bigler
    At least two people were stabbed and hospitalized, and three others injured after a massive brawl involving dozens of people broke out in the parking lot of a McDonald’s near San Jose State University.
  • St. Paul Saints, Cats take fight from the (baseball) diamond to the bar

    09/11/2006 2:24:43 PM PDT · by MplsSteve · 8 replies · 380+ views
    Minneapolis StarTribune (aka The Red Star) ^ | 9/11/06 | Heron Marquez Estrada - Staff Reporter
    Two members of the Fort Worth Cats baseball team were arrested this morning after they and dozens of people got into a fight at a St. Paul bar, police reported. About a dozen officers responded to the fight at the Half Time Rec as members of the Cats fought with members of the St. Paul Saints team. The Cats beat the Saints 2-1 Sunday night to win the American Association league championship. After the game, the two teams retired to the Half Time Rec, a popular bar in the 1000 block of Front Street, a short drive from Midway Stadium....