| Oct 29, 2012
| 6:38 AM
PONCE, Puerto Rico - There was a time, not that long ago, when visitors to Puerto Rico's second-largest city were cautioned not to stray from the central plaza after dark. Many of Ponce's ornate 19th-century buildings were vacant and falling to pieces,...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Tom opens calling it the "hardest fought season ever." I'm not sure about that, but I will say that this is one with a lot of strong competitors, few loathsome personalities, and a satisfying final three.
It starts with the pro dancers (the "real" pro...
| May 29, 2012
| 6:40 AM
For years, Steve Strauss and J. Christopher West have noticed the Lehighton area could use a one-stop fitness and sports center.
The two, with decades in the sports and training business, recently opened Pyramid Sports Performance Center at the former...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 7:00 AM
To the casual observer, Burbank may not look like a hotbed of salsa and swing dancing. But anyone looking a little more closely this summer would have discovered crowds filling the sidewalks of downtown Burbank every Thursday night, stepping out to the...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 8:15 AM
"And now you hear the music, but the words don't sound too clear …"
"Inner City Blues" by Sixto Rodriguez
Former Baltimorean Craig Strydom has spent more than two decades searching for Sugar Man. And even though the music journalist tracked his...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Though it wasn’t recognized as such at the time, one of the pivotal recordings in the West Coast jazz renaissance occurred in September 1954.
Drummer Shelly Manne, one of the central figures of the postwar Los Angeles jazz flowering, recorded an...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Let the historians debate whether George Washington chopped down a cherry tree. We offer a better -- and sweeter -- way to celebrate Presidents Day.
Cherry Chocolate Kisses
Yield: Makes: 4 dozen cookies
Ingredients: 1 cup powdered sugar
| Apr 30, 2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Well, hello hips. Nice to meet you.
You think you know these vital parts of your body fairly well. You take them to yoga class, you take them for walks, you talk pretty to them. But one Zumba class later and you realize...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:42 PM
From the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens: In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the zoo is having its sixth annual Fiesta del Coquí from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24-25. The annual celebration honors the coquí,...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 4:33 AM
With the nearly three months of renovations complete, the Forest View Racquet and Fitness Club will offer more equipment and more classes. The Arlington Heights …...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 9:36 PM
CLOO' app rents out private bathrooms to virtual strangers, for a small fee....