| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Family fun and thrills galore
There’s plenty of fun in store this summer at Knoebel’s Amusement Resort. The family park— which opened in 1926— will feature two new games this year, an expanded Wi-Fi area, two new rides for...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:55 PM
When three city officials were arrested trying to shake down a marijuana dispensary owner, Cudahy was branded a town where bribes were routine and elections were rigged.
On Tuesday, state officials added one more indignity to Cudahy's battered...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:56 AM
What would you do for five bucks?
It sounds like a creepy question, but there’s thousands of micro-entrepreneurs on Fiverr.com offering their services for as little as $5.
The online marketplace has been connecting five-dollar freelancers with...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Explore Charles Dickens' creepy side in a free program by Orlando's "Phantasmagoria" troupe and the Orlando Public Library.
As part of "What the Dickens," the local yearlong celebration of the Victorian-era British author, the "Phantasmagoria"...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:27 PM
My column Tuesday on the courtroom tears of a gang member sentenced to 40 years in prison for a campus shooting resonated with readers — but not in the way I imagined it would.
I considered the courtroom scene a cautionary message to other young...
| Apr 19, 2014
Electronic payments reduce toxic pollutants and solid waste, save tress and, of course, can pay bills on time.
Somehow, inexplicably, e-pay failed to pay a $56.13 bill AT&T's U-Verse had sent David Tanner and Tracy Kane of West Hartford for adding a...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:35 PM
LATTA, S.C. — Police Chief Crystal Moore was born and raised in this tiny farming crossroads and served as a volunteer police dispatcher while she was still in high school. She became the town's first female officer with a sterling 23-year record on...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Uma Thurman and fiance Arpad Busson have reportedly put the brakes on their engagement once again.
The 43-year-old "Nymphomaniac" star and the French hedge-fund billionaire, who goes by Arki, are said to have had trouble making their New York-London...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Ever wonder what the circus was like 70 years ago? Ask the performers of the Happenstance Theater. The visual, poetic theater company will be putting on its own version of what goes down under the big top with "Impossible! A Happenstance Circus,"...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:13 AM
It's common Savvy Shopper knowledge that buying off season can yield the best savings.
That proves to be true at the website buycostumes.com, which is offering 80 percent off a large variety of its costumes selections.
Costumes regularly priced in...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:30 AM
"Tidiness is learning that something is as good as it's going to get," said Anne Lamott.
Well, there is no worry that tidiness is going to take over this particular office, so don't worry. We'll just keep on fooling around, writing opinions and...