| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Early on the Fourth of July, shoppers buzzed.
They filled their bags with sweet corn — on sale five for $2 the Jewel in Bartlett. The line at the meat counter grew with each passing minute. Cupcakes, cookies and even Patriot Pretzels drowned in...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Delray Beach city workers may have an extra paid day off this year.
Mayor Cary Glickstein said he wants to give employees Veterans Day off.
Delray’s human resources officials conducted a survey of several cities and found that Delray is the only...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:22 PM
The annual list of best beaches in the U.S. has been announced and Florida beaches have taken four of the top 10 spots.
Dr. Beach, aka Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, is the Director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Six Flags America launches its 2014 season on Saturday, opening weekends in April and May and daily for spring break, April 12-21.
The Maryland theme park has a new Mardi Gras section featuring New Orleans-themed rides, parades and other activities....
| May 24, 2014
As the traditional opening weekend of summer, the Memorial Day holiday is typically celebrated at the beach.
If you don't want to fight the crowds for a square of sand next to the surf this weekend, there are other options. Here are a few suggestions:...
| May 18, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Happy just got more expensive. Disneyland, which calls itself the happiest place on Earth, raised its entry prices, a week before the Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer.
Without notice, Walt Disney Co. raised the price of a single-day ticket...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:45 PM
There are two types of campers. The first looks to trade iPads and cellphones for three days of staring at the beauty that is Mother Nature. The other enjoys the great outdoors but also doesn't mind gas stations, boat cruises, nature centers and...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala.
But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:47 PM
The Civil War, the United States' most deadly conflict, gave birth to two important ways to commemorate the rank-and-file who had fallen.
One was Memorial Day, which we celebrate today. Originally known as Decoration Day, its original purpose was to set...
| May 30, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Before day's end, 86 Americans who were alive yesterday will be dead from gun violence. One of us dies from a bullet every 17 minutes.
That statistic lends a certain futility to the anguished plea of Richard Martinez: "Not one more!" He made this appeal...
| May 26, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Memorial Day is in the rear-view mirror, but here's one more thing to remember:
American chief executives make too darn much money.
I'm not saying that you shouldn't reward a person for a job well done. But many CEOs now pull down so much more than...