| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:38 PM
About a mile off Chicago’s shore, a local businessman wants to create a floating city complete with sundecks, restaurants, a swimming pool and plenty of room for boats to dock.
But before the first bottle of champagne can be uncorked on Breakwater...
| May 31, 2014
Central to the narrative of “Watch Dogs” is a character by the name of Aiden Pearce, a baseball-cap-wearing vigilante whose […]...
| Sep 10, 2013
Bethlehem's Human Resources director Kathleen Ann Garman died Sunday at Reading Hospital. Garman, 56, of Reinholds, had been hired in 2011 to replace longtime director Jean Zweifel after her resume rose to the top of 140 applicants. She had graduated from...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:49 AM
CHICAGO - It's sleek, shiny and sensational.
But let's add two more words to describe Chicago for tourists: darn expensive.
On Feb. 1, admission to the Art Institute of Chicago jumped to $23 for out-of-state visitors. In the past month, a host of...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 5:39 AM
A man has been charged in connection with a suspicious package left near the Cloud Gate sculpture Saturday evening in Millennium Park that prompted an evacuation and an hours-long disruption of downtown traffic.
Emmett DeFrisco, 18, was charged with...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 8:35 PM
The Cal Ripken World Series opened for the 12th time Friday night, the ninth time in Aberdeen, with a ceremony in front of hundreds of fans from the United States and other countries at the Ripken Academy in Aberdeen.
Players, coaches, ambassadors and...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Chances are that if you drank a cup of coffee recently at the Bean Hollow Cafe in Ellicott City you sipped that steaming brew from a mug made by Greenbridge Pottery in Dayton.
It feels good to support a local business or two. What feels even better is...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Bluebird Canyon residents are at odds again — this time about whether to ax some parking spaces, not trees.
The City Council voted at the April 3 meeting for the restoration of six parking spaces on Bluebird Canyon Drive, with thanks from some...
| Jan 29, 2012
New Mexico: This year, New Mexicans mark 100 years of statehood. But much of the state's appeal stems from its human history that goes back much further. (In 2010, Santa Fe celebrated 400 years of cityhood.) Explore here: the adobe architecture and art...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Grant Gustin's road to"Glee"started in Chicago.
The 22-year-old, who plays Sebastian on the Fox series, was living in Lincoln Park last year with castmates from the national touring company of "West Side Story" when he submitted an audition video to...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Normally the light in Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero's spare Humboldt Park apartment is plain, not funky at all.
"We have these crystals over there where we catch the sun," Gallero said, pointing to a window, "and we just have this prismatic rainbow...