RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Memorial Day

A collection of news and information related to Memorial Day published by this site and its partners.

Top Memorial Day Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • Louis Zamperini and Memorial Day

    Prior to Memorial Day, 2011, Louis Zamperini visited Washington, D.C., where I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing him. The man was as sharp as the proverbial tack. He inscribed Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling biography, "Unbroken" to me with "Be...
  • Hey, readers: Tell me where to go

    Hey, readers: Tell me where to go
    Judging from reader emails, my 2003 Ford Mustang might be more popular than I am. The unofficial car of the Postcards From Florida column has received plenty of praise for its supporting role in road trips such as a recent excursion on the historic Fort...
  • July 4 in Chicagoland: Red, white, blue--and flying lollipops

    July 4 in Chicagoland: Red, white, blue--and flying lollipops
    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...
  • 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...
  • Residents brace for another violent weekend

     Residents brace for another violent weekend
    Linda Hayes has no plans to venture outside her West Englewood home this weekend, even with a favorable weather report and invitations to several gatherings. Instead, she intends to spend the next 72 hours inside her home, a hostage to the gun...
  • Patti Heffner golf tournament brings together the entire Lehigh Valley high school community

    Not only does the Patti Heffner Memorial Golf Tournament pay tribute and honor the memory of one of the area's all-time great girls basketball players and coaches, but it also brings together the entire Lehigh Valley. Heffner played at Dieruff,...