| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:35 PM
I’m not too interested, frankly, in how you’re going to spend your Fourth. I’m more curious about how you spent your third, and your second.
If you’re like many other working people, you spent them cramming. You spent them...
| Jul 10, 2014
It's just one of about 100 costumes that band leader Kenley Shortmus John of Baltimore makes from scratch each year, when his designs will be showcased in the annual Baltimore/Washington One Caribbean Carnival, held this weekend.
| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Rock the Block may not be the only party in Lake Zurich this fall.
A craft beer festival—the first of its kind in Lake Zurich—may take over Paulus Park on Columbus Day weekend in October---about a month after the Rock the Block festivities...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:34 AM
For many years I had driven by the story-high stone mountain on Route 4 in Goshen and wondered "What is that?"
And while I would also catch a glimpse of a sign proclaiming "Action Wildlife," there never seemed to be any animals around as I quickly drove...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Busy teens now have an even broader array of options through Jewish Teen Learning Connection (JTConnect) where they can explore their interests through a variety of flexible offerings.
JTCentral and JTAwakenings are open to all teens in grades 8-12. Each...
| Sep 21, 2014
Operating for nearly a century, Hausman's has deep roots in the Valley.
Despite being closed to the public since 2007, the Coopersburg family farm has been a mainstay at the Emmaus Farmers Market for years, selling its fruits and vegetables weekly at...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools (FACS) will host its annual Archbishop's Columbus Day Breakfast on Friday, Oct. 10, 7:30 a.m. at Anthony's Ocean View in New Haven. Proceeds will provide scholarship grants to Catholic students in the...
| Oct 10, 2013
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon takes place Sunday, and as always, Chicago's restaurants are ready to provide pre-, post- and midrace meal deals and vantage points.
O'Brien's Restaurant & Bar. The racers scoot right past the front door (and...
| Oct 15, 2013
Re "Curiosity set sail with Columbus," Opinion, Oct. 13
Far from being the cause of prying the European imagination loose from the church, Christopher Columbus' voyages were the consequence of established European curiosity and technology.
| Oct 12, 2013
| 3:25 AM
It's Shopping Saturday! Go coupon crazy so you can save on Columbus Day sales this weekend. The weather's going to be beautiful, so use my fabulous deals to save on fun things to do. Get BOGO admission at 18 fun spots during Miami Attractions Month and...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:07 AM
What's a fair benefit when the taxpayers are footing the bill?
Plantation gives its employees 11 paid holidays a year, plus vacation time. The list includes the typical national holidays of Christmas and Fourth of July, but tradition here is to give Yom...