| Feb 6, 2014
If you're still suffering from holidays hangover, brace yourself: Universal Studios' Mardi Gras is back, and it's bigger.
This year's celebration, starting Saturday, runs on 20 select nights spread over four months — from before Valentine's Day...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Americans reported they spent more on average each day last month than at any time since 2008, boosted by a Memorial Day spending spree, according to Gallup poll results released Monday.
The self-reported average daily spending of $98 in May was up...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
"George Whittell," the tour guide said, "was born with a silver spoon in his mouth."
So wealthy was Whittell's family that as a young man in San Francisco he vowed he would never work a day in his life. He then set about vigorously pursuing that goal....
| May 30, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Quick! Somebody, tell Michael Ginsberg that technology is not the enemy.
Same-day ratings for the midseason finale of "Mad Men," "Waterloo," which aired Sunday night were relatively soft, with just 1.9 million viewers tuning in to watch.
| Jun 7, 2014
| 10:04 PM
The billionaire suitors came one after another, pulling up to the beachfront mansion just steps up the coast from the exclusive Malibu Colony. A lucky few had been asked to meet with Shelly Sterling — the Clippers were for sale.
| May 28, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Until a week and a half ago, gun violence on the streets of Chicago had not directly touched the jazz band at Kenwood Academy High School, at 5015 S. Blackstone Ave.
But on the afternoon of May 18, Kenwood guitarist Aaron Rushing, a 15-year-old...
| May 24, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Just days before Memorial Day comes the news that Donald Levine, the Hasbro executive credited as the father of G.I. Joe for developing the world's first action figure, has died. He was 86, foxnews.com reports.
He died of cancer early Thursday at Home &...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
As much as I'd like to believe it — especially in these cases — the customer is not always right. In fact, sometimes the customer is downright dunderheaded, as I was in a couple of recent instances involving rental cars. Rookie mistakes both,...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 2:21 PM
If you consume a few too many celebrating the new year, don't get behind the wheel drunk.
Use a designated driver or arrive alive with a free tow home from the American Automobile Association's Tow to Go program. The offer is open on through Wednesday....
| May 23, 2014
| 5:01 AM
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Just in time for Memorial sales, save $10 on a $25 purchase at Kohl's with a coupon. Use promo code TEN4YOU if you're shopping online.
Click here for the deal. The coupon expires Monday. Like Doreen's Deals on Facebook; follow Doreen...
| May 23, 2014
| 3:48 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Today's Memorial Day weekend edition is packed with freebies, dining deals, retail coupons and savings on fun things to do through Monday. Everyone can still save $10 on groceries at Target until Saturday. Military, veterans and...