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Columbus Day

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  • The SouthFlorida.com SWEAT USA Giveaway

    The SouthFlorida.com SWEAT USA Giveaway
    Win tickets to fitness festival SWEAT USA in Miami Beach, simply by following and tweeting us (@soflatweets) back the answer to this question: “Which primetime show on NBC does Jillian Michaels appear in?”   Sweat USA is making its debut...
  • House sets vote on funding bill; agencies brace for shutdown

    Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a government funding bill early Sunday that would delay the nation's health care law for one year — inching federal agencies closer to a shutdown that analysts predict would damage Maryland's...
  • Following city dispute, new era for Annapolis boat shows

    Following city dispute, new era for Annapolis boat shows
    Over the next two weekends in Annapolis, more than 100,000 people will descend on City Dock for annual fall shows showcasing powerboats and sailboats. The shows are a staple in the downtown area, but this year's editions mark a changing of the guard. As...
  • Mom, it's a day that's just for you -- or is it?

    Mother's Day is the mother of all conundrums. "Are you supposed to plan a celebration that includes the kids?" a colleague asked me. "Or plan a day that gives her a break from the kids?" He's a dad of two little ones. He wanted to do the right thing....
  • Friends of the Libraries: In San Diego, efforts finally bear fruit

    The big news in the public library world this week is the opening of the new San Diego Central Library. The old central library, built in 1954, was small and, according to Sunday's Los Angeles Times, long overdue for replacement. In fact, it sort of...
  • Antonio Gatto Lodge holds annual Columbus Day Mass

    The Antonio Gatto Lodge of the Sons of Italy is holding its annual Columbus Day Mass, Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Mary of the Mills Church, 114 St. Mary's Place. Mass will be celebrated in Italian and the music provided by the Lodge's choir....
  • Federal workers are victims, not villains

    Dan Shannahan's letter ("Federal workers shouldn't complain about shutdown," Oct. 2) was as ignorant as it was callous. Writing that federal workers receive Flag Day as a holiday is blatantly incorrect and The Sun should not be publishing such a...
  • Retail Therapy: Seven days at the spa

    Pamper party: Oct. 14 marks the return of Spa Week, during which many area spas will offer special $50 treatment deals through the http://www.spaweek.com website. Example participants include Fresh Espace at South Coast Plaza, which is offering three 60-...
  • Nice weather on the way, slightly cooler, drier

    Nice weather on the way, slightly cooler, drier
    At last, a break in the heat, just in time for the Columbus Day holiday weekend. Thanks to a pair of cold fronts, temperatures are forecast to ease into the low 70s in the metro areas on Friday morning, with the western areas such as Wellington seeing...
  • Chicago Marathon dining

    Chicago Marathon dining
    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...
  • Villages Philharmonic Orchestra greets fall with 'A Columbus Day Celebration'

    THE VILLAGES — The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra will dive into the serious side of their season at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, with "A Columbus Day Celebration." After a pops concert in September — another pops concert will be presented...