| Dec 21, 2010
| 9:56 AM
The winter solstice is actually a moment in time, when the Earth's tilts farthest away from the sun on its axis. Each year, it happens on Dec. 20 or Dec. 21 in the Northern Hemisphere. In 2010, it occurs today, and it's the shortest day of the year, in...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 7:41 AM
I have good news and bad news! First, we all lose one hour sleep this weekend. Second, beginning Sunday we get an extra hour of daylight.
THIS weekend is when we move the clocks FORWARD one hour Saturday night into Sunday morning as we return to Daylight...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 2:49 PM
| Jan 1, 2011
Nearly a million revelers crowded New York's Time Square to witness the traditional dazzling ball drop, fireworks lit up Australia's Sydney Harbor and communist Vietnam held a rare Western-style countdown to the new year as the world ushered in 2011....
| Jun 12, 2012
| 5:06 PM
With dry weather on the way the next several days, there should be some great viewing of the stars and planets during the nighttime hours. Plenty will be visible for us here in West Michigan, this information is courtesy of Indiana University.
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:40 AM
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...
| Nov 12, 2011
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...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:44 AM
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...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 2:05 PM
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,...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:30 PM
The holidays are filled with anticipation of happiness while enjoying family gatherings, parties, cookie baking, house decorating, music programs, travel, shopping and gifts. For those who have financial worries, relationship difficulties, grief, health...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 12:55 PM
What's happening in town 12/12-12/18. You know, when you're not shopping.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone
Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol