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Memorial Day

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  • Serve those in uniform

    The most recent Defense Department budget envisions a smaller, lighter force serving the country in the years to come. That makes sound financial sense for a federal government swimming in debt, but it illuminates the rocky road traveled by veterans as...
  • History's 'Houdini' Unlocks 3.7 Million Viewers on First Night

    History's two-part original movie "Houdini," featuring Adrien Brody as The Great Harry Houdini, drew 3.7 million viewers for its first installment on Monday night, according to preliminary Nielsen estimates. While a solid number, it lags a handful of...
  • Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot

    Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot
    Besides headline writers, nobody enjoyed the Cubs' latest move more than their loyal fans, who understandably get more puffy-chested with each promotion. Soler powers Cubs. Soler energy sparks rally. Soler eclipses 30-home-run mark. Word-play...
  • Beanbag toss a game for the ages

    Beanbag toss a game for the ages
    Labor Day is almost upon us, a time to relax, enjoy the waning warmth of summer, have a few adult beverages, consider the contributions of labor and play the beanbag-tossing game known as cornhole. This last activity would not have made my list of Labor...
  • Coffee Companion (7/7): Orioles-Red Sox war of words in Boston

    Coffee Companion (7/7): Orioles-Red Sox war of words in Boston
    I'd say it can't get much worse than today -- the first day after a long July 4 weekend -- but that's insulting to Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. This is going to be such a tough day though, so don't be surprised if it takes an extra shot...
  • Grilling cauliflower is not as outlandish as it may sound

    Grilling cauliflower is not as outlandish as it may sound
    If you considered Memorial Day Weekend the official start of the grilling season (as lots of people do), and July 4th as one of its main events, then around now you may be entering the midsummer grilling doldrums. You're looking for something new to liven...
  • Developers sought for Navy Pier hotel

    Developers sought for Navy Pier hotel
    Navy Pier wants a boutique hotel on its east end and this summer will begin vetting real estate firms to build, finance and operate the proposed five-story venue, officials said Wednesday. Requests for proposals would follow shortly after narrowing...
  • Chicago: A town that won't let you down?

    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The...
  • Local standouts primed for Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

    The 2014 edition of the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic appears as if it will have a little something for every lacrosse fan. At least it should since 55 games are scheduled when the showcase begins Friday, July 11 at Towson University and concludes on...
  • Emmys 2014: Ryan Murphy on 'Horror Story,' 'Normal Heart' nominations

    Emmys 2014: Ryan Murphy on 'Horror Story,' 'Normal Heart' nominations
    Ryan Murphy is seeing double digits. Projects from the popular TV producer had quite the showing when nominations were announced Thursday for the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. "It's an exciting day, to say the least," Murphy said Thursday by...
  • Analysts: 'Weak Slate,' Demanding Moviegoers Drove Summer Box Office to 8-Year Low

    Summer in Hollywood iced over early, and never recovered. Despite an August thaw that saw "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" shatter expectations, the summer box office will likely finish at its lowest point in eight years....