| Jul 18, 2011
So I hear about this guy named Mike Michalowicz, who has this idea that companies should institute "library hours," a chunk of time each day when everyone in the office shuts up, unplugs from the Internet and focuses on work.
My first reaction was,...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 6:23 AM
When Lisette Guillen attended the FBI's latest multi-cultural advisory board meeting, she never expected to hear her name called out loud.
W. Jay Abbott, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI's Indianapolis office, recently presented her with the 2014...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Identity theft protection, TV antennas, light bulbs and home heating myths are just a few of the Spending Smart topics we explored this year, along with how to speed through airport security, get free books and college courses, and avoid wasting money...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:35 PM
During two public forums next week, the Chicago Park District will propose the transfer of several acres of South Side parkland to City Hall control to make way for the Obama presidential library, should the president and first lady choose the...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:42 PM
After years spent saving the world from invading aliens on "Falling Skies," Noah Wyle is back to saving the world from magical objects, or at least those that might fall into the Wrong Hands. And now, with the new TNT series "The Librarians," which...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Anne Arundel County officials have approved plans to double the size of the Annapolis Library and — here is the best part — keep it right where it is. In my neighborhood.
The library where I took my children for story time will also be the...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 3:47 PM
If only students who were studying for finals at an FSU library last week had been packing heat, then maybe the shooter would have been subdued more quickly.
That's the argument from a group called Students for Concealed Carry at FSU.
| Nov 22, 2014
| 5:41 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Go, Florida State!
Come on, Jameis!
Let's go, Jimbo!
I don't know about you, but that's what I wanted to yell when the Florida State Seminoles took the field on Saturday against Boston College.
And when kicker Roberto Aguayo...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:18 AM
>>Good news for preppy fashionistas: The Eliza B Factory Store, 55 Plains Road, Essex, is holding a warehouse sale Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event features deals on Connecticut-made trendy...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 8:18 AM
It's only a short walk from the grand home where the Phillips family long lived on Orlando's Lake Lucerne to the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, which celebrates its ribbon-cutting Nov. 6.
The Phillips legacy of support for the arts and...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner presented by the Chicago Public Library Foundation in partnership with the Chicago Public Library attracted more than 700 book-loving guests, including 69 authors, to its 15th annual event held at the Forum of...