July 24, 1994
Robert Gruenberg, the renowned juggler of dangerous objects, is hanging up his chain saws. A fearsome sight on the boardwalk since 1983, Gruenberg has developed a routine of flying machetes, bowling balls, eggs, apples, politically incorrect wisecracks and, of course, his noisy, gasoline-powered, slicing machine. Strangely enough, he says, he began juggling chain saws to overcome stage fright.
December 4, 1994
Yeehaw! Purina Chuck Wagon Stampede dog food is making a comeback. And the poster dog, who like his predecessor will chase a tiny, horse-drawn covered wagon brimming with kibble, is a Westside pooch. In a rags-to-riches story, a former pound dog named Sage (French for intelligent and pronounced sahj ) won a nationwide competition in which 1,000 would-be cover canines auditioned via videotape.