| May 10, 2012
| 7:00 AM
CUMBERLAND, Ohio — Mountain bikers can enjoy hidden lakes and rolling terrain where coal was once mined at the Wilds in east-central Ohio.
Thirty miles to the south sits the biggest bucket you've ever seen: The Big Muskie, a reminder of Ohio's...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:40 AM
The Dictator” does for “Sacha Baron Cohen” what “The Love Guru” did for Mike Myers: Reveal that this sharp, revered comedian with an uncanny ear for absurdist humor is a mere mortal...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 12:01 PM
It was a quiet night for a revolution.
People at the bar in Joe Squared Station North sat huddled over drinks and conversations. Folks occasionally strolled in to pick up pizza orders or headed to dining tables in the back. Few even glanced at the...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Steel Magnolias: In the world of Truvy's local-homegrown beauty salon, six very different women come together to share their secrets, fears and love for one another while engaging the audience in hysterical and neighborly gossip. Sat., 8 p.m.,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Elissa DeAngelo came to La Cañada Elementary School in 2008 for what was supposed to be a six-month stint as principal while the district sought a permanent replacement.
Instead, she stayed long enough to finish her 25-year career in school...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:04 AM
I had heard about it, but I didn't know what the fuss was all about. And then I bought a copy.
Oh boy, now I know.
If you haven't read "Fifty Shades of Grey" by British author E.L. James, you've probably at least heard about it.
It's a New York...
| Jun 10, 2012
Last week, former Chicagoan Fidel Urbina was added to a list that you don't want to be on: the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list. Meanwhile, two suspicious characters at the Tribune joined a more attractive list -- as e-book authors. Jacob and...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:29 PM
“Dana, you come to this assignment not as a stranger. It is in your DNA,” Charges E. Moylan Jr. told the newest member of the Washington County Circuit Court bench, his niece Dana Moylan Wright.
It would seem so.
Charles Moylan is a retired...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Evelyn Mogren lets the chips fall where they may nearly every day.
After pull-starting her gas-powered chain saw, she deftly applies the tip to a parrot’s wing, a fox’s tail or a rabbit’s fur coat, and their hides and claws begin...
| Jun 20, 2012
Angela Marquez runs her fingers over the Braille atlas, reading aloud.
"North America," the 10-year-old says, slowly. "South America. Pacific Ocean."
Joan Marason, director of wellness and enrichment programs at Junior Blind of America in Culver City,...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Library of Congress' new exhibition, Books That Shaped America, includes works by many notable American authors, but there is a gaping hole: Edgar Allen Poe.
The list include no-brainers: classics from such greats as Herman Melville, Louisa May...