| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:31 PM
It's officially spring. We're deep into pothole season, which, like other holiday seasons, seems to grow longer every year. This pothole season could be the longest yet. Potholes are out of control. The Chicago Department of Transportation said last month...
| May 4, 2013
All that's really required for a day at the beach is a stretch of sand and surf, but there's enough of those raw materials in Florida to enjoy an experience beyond that.
For history buffs, there are beaches in the shadows of Spanish forts and Victorian-...
| Jan 18, 2014
You would have to go to Spain to find a larger exhibit of works by Salvador Dali than the collection at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg.
Starting this weekend, the museum's 96 oil paintings, numerous original drawings, prints, sculpture, photos and...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Colorful, crumbling and controversial, Cuba is caught between then and now, between communism and capitalism and the challenge of two currencies.
Thanks to a loosening of travel restrictions for Cuban-Americans by President Barack Obama, Cubans are...
| Nov 1, 2013
It's Dia de Los Muertos week at Jim Hammond's Puppet Network, and the dead giveaway is the 14-foot-tall papier-mâché Frida Kahlo skeleton being assembled inside the puppeteer's warehouse in Wilton Manors.
The Frida Kahlo clocks in at 225 pounds, with...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Catch Miami restaurant at The James Royal Palm in Miami Beach was buzzing with media Aug. 23 for Hennessy's latest limited edition bottle launch. Brazilian artists Os Gemeos, Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo , are identical twin brothers known for their...
| Jun 2, 2013
Many people heading to Riverside make a beeline for the Mission Inn and spend the weekend at its spa, restaurants and pool. They barely venture outside, and that's a shame because, as my husband and I discovered, downtown Riverside has blossomed into a...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:12 AM
David Madacsi has an ambiguous relationship with the ocean. His home along the Mystic River flooded during Hurricane Sandy. A mooring buoy with a rusty chain was one of the pieces of detritus that washed onto his property. He intended to throw it away,...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:10 AM
A new map tries to predict what you like to listen to based upon where you live in the USA. And it's a bit more complicated, and controversial, than New Jersey = Bruce Springsteen. (Although, that is true.)
The Echo Nest, a music intelligence company...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:20 AM
The Hawaii works by painter Georgia O’Keeffe and photographer Ansel Adams will be featured in a special exhibition at the Honolulu Museum of Art beginning Friday.
O’Keeffe is best known for her colorful portrayals of flowers and the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:41 PM
When you mention the word "museum," many travelers imagine the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art or the lines of people trying to sneak a peek at the "Mona Lisa" at the Louvre. Though art may be the first thing to come to mind, many other subjects...