| Feb 8, 2014
| 10:11 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Jerry Brown, The Sports Xchange
Dragic's 34 boost Suns over Warriors
PHOENIX -- With his infant son at a basketball game for the first time, Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic showed him that daddy does not need a lot of shots to...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:57 PM
It's a team with a core of players who have been playing together on the diamond since the age of 8. The group's bond proved to be stronger than ever when the Plantation Stars 12-under travel baseball team won the Florida Premier League Division...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Jonny Kaplan and the Lazy Stars released their fourth album in October, yet Kaplan admits they are not well known in the U.S. He's looking to change that.
To that end, you'd think they would play in a large venue, well, at leastbigger than the Harp...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Although St. Patrick's Day is more than a month away, St. Charles is already gearing up for its 15th annual parade March 15.
Last year's parade drew nearly 8,000 spectators and hundreds of participants from 80 local organizations and businesses,...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Jimmy Murphy, the genial Irishman who reigned as a Beverly Hills dining room power broker for more than three decades, has died. The longtime maitre d', first at the Bistro in Beverly Hills and later at his own Jimmy's Beverly Hills, was an icon in the...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:04 AM
The idea of a perfect New Year's Eve differs from person to person.
Some folks prefer to stay in and toast the new year with family and friends. Others will "dress to the nines" for a night out in the city.
Fortunately, a plethora of North Shore...
| Dec 10, 2013
Christmas comes early every year for Bridgid Defranceschi of Lakeview.
On Saturday morning, she'll do as she always does—wake up energized after a long night's sleep, prepare eggs and toast for her friends and family and don her best Christmas...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 2:57 PM
A slew of Lehigh Valley retailers, including the Moravian Book Shop and Boscov's department store, are reporting holiday sales ranging from slightly down to slightly up compared with the same period in 2012. The figures fall in line with national...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:50 AM
The Howard County police officer who was accused and acquitted of assaulting a man in an off-duty incident last year resigned Jan. 1 during the department's internal investigation, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.
Lawrence Cameron Cook, 31, of the...
| Jan 8, 2014
We're wild about Harry. The tomato-taste tinkerer at the University of Florida, Harry Klee has worked for years to target the most universally consumer-pleasing tomato flavors. He and colleagues are poised this year to release two hybrid tomatoes,...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Around the first of the year, I always write a column on fashion resolutions.
Usually I keep it fairly universal -- tips for the average person that address seemingly widespread problems or struggles with shopping, wardrobes or personal style.