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  • Getting together? Florida resorts are ideal for family reunions

    Getting together? Florida resorts are ideal for family reunions
    Planning a family reunion getaway for spring break or other occasion in 2015? As you plan, consider Florida resorts –the Sunshine State has many that are ideal for family reunions as they offer activities and pastimes for all age groups, and...
  • From pirate festival to polar swim, January has loads of travel events

    From pirate festival to polar swim, January has loads of travel events
    Bundle up in January for a whirl of wintry festivities — or move indoors to take in exhibitions by world-renowned masters like Van Gogh, Picasso and Dali. Through Feb. 16: "Picasso/Dali, Dali/Picasso," St. Petersburg, Fla.; 727-823-3767; thedali....
  • Maryland nonprofits investing in offshore accounts

    When the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Johns Hopkins University and other Maryland nonprofits want to maximize the money they can spend in pursuit of their missions, they do what many wealthy individuals and businesses do. They open investment accounts...
  • Hong Kong protesters seek to archive their art, words for posterity

    Hong Kong protesters seek to archive their art, words for posterity
    After a demonstration site here was forcibly cleared by police in late November, work crews swooped in to sweep away the detritus of dissent. A postal carrier quickly applied a fresh coat of emerald green paint on a mailbox. Any trace of the protest...
  • '1968 Exhibit' at Chicago History Museum a draw for boomers

     '1968 Exhibit' at Chicago History Museum a draw for boomers
    It was bound to happen, so I was glad to get it over with. "My grandmother had that!" squealed a girl on glimpsing an olive-green sectional sofa with flower-patterned pillows. So my friend Kaye Pomaranc and I knew where we stood as we toured "The 1968...
  • See 'Trees of Christmas Past' in Bethlehem

    One Christmas tree at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts in Bethlehem is covered in paper ornaments that represent scherenschnitte, or Pennsylvania German paper-cutting. A tree at the Goundie House is dedicated to John Sebastian Goundie, Bethlehem'...
  • Coltsville National Historical Park Wins Final Approval

    Coltsville National Historical Park Wins Final Approval
    HARTFORD — Final congressional approval came Friday for the creation of a Coltsville National Historical Park dedicated to the accomplishments of Samuel Colt and the role that his firearms and factory played in the Industrial Revolution. Plans...
  • Helen Molesworth, MOCA's new chief curator, relishes the possibilities

    Helen Molesworth, MOCA's new chief curator, relishes the possibilities
    On this dark, rainy afternoon, Museum of Contemporary Art chief curator Helen Molesworth is hunkered down inside her office, bundled up in the copious folds of a fuzzy, gray sweater — and she is making sausage. That's what Molesworth calls this...
  • History and mystery blend in Bethlehem-based novel

    History and mystery blend in Bethlehem-based novel
    Walking through the Colonial Industrial Quarter in historic Bethlehem, it's easy to imagine what life may have been like there centuries ago. Log and stone structures conjure images of a bustling hub full of blacksmiths, masons, spinners and more. In...
  • Weekend preview: Ho, ho, ho, Flo, Flo, Flo

    Weekend preview: Ho, ho, ho, Flo, Flo, Flo
    The eclectic boogaloo of the holiday season finds its rhythm this weekend, in events big and small, red and white, wet and dry. The evolution of Flagler Village into a hub of residential activity continues on Friday with the downtown Fort Lauderdale...
  • Mullin Museum celebrates artistry by rest of the Bugatti family

    Mullin Museum celebrates artistry by rest of the Bugatti family
    The Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard is always overflowing with rare, handmade, and expensive Bugattis from the gilded, prewar era. But the Bugattis in the current exhibit have neither wheels nor engines. Turns out the Bugatti family’s talents...