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Winter Solstice

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  • It's the first day of summer

    It's the first day of summer
    Happy first day of summer. It officially arrives on the East Coast at 1:16 p.m. That means you have official permission to take a trip to the beach. No need for excuses or guilt. Summer = beach, no questions asked. (If you spend summer at your desk...
  • Telescopes, spa make a heavenly resort

    Telescopes, spa make a heavenly resort
    MEADOWS OF THE DAN, Va. — As the winding road leads guests up the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia to the 12,000-acre Primland resort, you can't help but notice how close you are to the nighttime sky. No haze of city lights. No tall buildings...
  • November 22: Focus on Family - Free Winter Fun in Chicago With Kids

    November 22: Focus on Family - Free Winter Fun in Chicago With Kids
    KidWinks Free Winter Fun in Chicago with Kids Symphony in Lights - The Promenade Bolingbrook Symphony In Lights is a dazzling holiday light and music experience where hundreds of thousands of holiday lights dance to the music of Trans-Siberian...
  • 2011 Holiday Guide: Dozens more shows for the season

    2011 Holiday Guide: Dozens more shows for the season
    If real-life holiday drama has you down — or you simply want to take a break from the fun-but-hectic festivities and relax — we’ve got a list that you can check twice, filled with shows both naughty and nice. Traditional to irreverent,...
  • Holiday Symbols Vie For Position

     For opinion professionals, for public chatterers, for "public intellectuals," there is no greater holiday gift than a good, loud, crazy creche controversy.     Note how artfully Cohen the Columnist slipped in that "holiday" gift, as opposed to...
  • Morning chill coldest since June

    Temperatures dipped into the upper 50s both Sunday and Monday mornings at BWI Marshall Airport for the first time in more than two months. Is it beginning to feel like fall? BWI reached 59 for a second day in a row from 6-7 a.m. The last time that...
  • After Tuesday, daylight dips below 12 hours

    After Tuesday, daylight dips below 12 hours
    Sunshine is in the forecast again today. Enjoy it while it lasts. Tuesday is the last day of the year with more daylight than darkness -- by about 30 seconds. The sun rose at 6:57 a.m. and will set at about 6:58 p.m., for a total of about 12 hours and 30...
  • Beer of the Month: Anderson Valley Brewing Winter Solstice

     Beer of the Month: Anderson Valley Brewing Winter Solstice
    Winter seasonal beers are traditionally a bit sweet, often with a spice note, for comfort in cold weather. Winter Solstice follows this pattern, but it seems specifically designed for one particular season: Turkey Day and the subsequent Turkey Leftover...
  • Happy Summer

    It's about time! After weeks of June gloom with a few teases, summer is finally here. "Solstice" is latin for "sun standing" and, for the last six months, the sun has been climbing further and further into the northern sky. The next few days it will...
  • Ancient mounds are essential Ohio historic sites

    Ancient mounds are essential Ohio historic sites
    AKRON, Ohio - Ohio is filled with lots of history. There are presidents (eight in all), Indians, a Revolutionary War fort, a War of 1812 naval battle on Lake Erie, the National Road and the Ohio & Erie Canal. There are figures from Annie Oakley and Gen....
  • Holiday Guide 2012: Dozens more concerts and 'Carols' for your Chicago December

    Love 'em or hate 'em, there's no avoiding the holidays, and that's true on local stages as well as the shopping malls. But even the Scroogiest of souls could find something to celebrate in the gifts of theater, dance, and music offered up this season by...