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  • Treasure-hunting Sanford family strikes gold — again

    Treasure-hunting Sanford family strikes gold — again
    Holidays are a lucky time for a treasure-hunting family from Sanford. Last year on Labor Day, the Schmitts made national news when they pulled several pieces of a solid gold chain — more than 60 feet in all — from the water off the coast...
  • 'Space To Maneuver' At NBMAA

    'Space To Maneuver' At NBMAA
    There's weird behavior going on at New Britain Museum of American Art: People insulting each other, lying on the floor under artworks, grabbing other artworks and spinning them around. It's all Bob Gregson's doing. Gregson's exhibit, "Space to Maneuver,...
  • Donald Sterling built an empire and an image; words were his undoing

    Inside the pillared estate on North Beverly Drive, after a television interview that lasted an hour and 20 minutes, Donald Sterling hoisted himself out of his chair. The Clippers owner and real estate mogul took a few steps before his knees buckled and he...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Radiohead to Frank Sinatra

    Setting Times stories to music: From Radiohead to Frank Sinatra
    The soundtrack to Friday’s Great Read is from Frank Sinatra’s wonderful “concept” album, “September of My Years.” I’m pretty sure I was the only kid in my junior high who had a thing for Sinatra, who wasn’...
  • 100 years ago, Babe Ruth's professional baseball career took flight with the Orioles

    100 years ago, Babe Ruth's professional baseball career took flight with the Orioles
    A century ago in spring training, a rawboned Orioles rookie stepped to the plate, swung from the heels and hit a fastball deep to right field. The ball landed in a rut in a cornfield, more than 400 feet from home plate. In Fayetteville, N.C., a historic...
  • The Thrifty Traveler: Kenosha offers cool savings, classic fun

    The Thrifty Traveler: Kenosha offers cool savings, classic fun
    Multiple national historic districts, cost-free access to Lake Michigan and boatloads of complimentary parking make Kenosha, Wis., a viable getaway destination for travelers with limited vacation funds. The city's parks also add to the value, with...
  • Having an entire year to binge on Fringe

    Having an entire year to binge on Fringe
    Anyone who loves theater in the Orlando area knows instantly what the word “Fringe” means.  Just say the word to a theater-going crowd, and someone will say the full title: the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, held every May...
  • Omaha breathes new life into old neighborhoods

    Omaha breathes new life into old neighborhoods
    Admit it. The last time only time? you thought about Nebraska's biggest city was when Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning yelled "Omaha!" about 40 times in a playoff game last January. That was fun, sort of. Imagewise, pro sports haven't been...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do around town

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do around town
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   Freebie Spotlight Back to school block party   Orlando Fashion Square, 3201 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando,  will be giving away $20,000 cash in Back-to-School Bucks, starting Friday at...
  • Museum of Gasoline Pumps an homage to a father

    Museum of Gasoline Pumps an homage to a father
    He may not self-identify as a philosopher, being a proud gearhead and gas-station grease monkey at heart, but Mark Mendenhall was nothing if not profound when he looked around and took stock of all he surveyed. "You can have 4,000 signs," he said, a...
  • Distinguished lecturers at Allentown Art Museum

    Get insight into two exhibits at the Allentown Art Museum Sunday, Aug. 3 and 10, from two "Distinguished Lecturers." At 1 p.m. Aug. 3, Donato Giancola, an artist whose work has graced book covers for "The Lord of the Rings," talks about how and why...