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  • Travel books: Tracing the supernatural

    Travel books: Tracing the supernatural
    "Guide to the World's Supernatural Places" National Geographic, $26 Here's the perfect travel book as Halloween draws near. In this richly illustrated homage to all things spooky, author Sarah Bartlett has chosen more than 250 "spine-chilling"...
  • Dodge car extravaganza outshines arena, at least for some people

    Most of Allentown's attention over the weekend was on the opening of the PPL Center, with Friday's concert by a legendary pop music group and Saturday's Community Open House, mainly for those with season tickets to the Lehigh Valley's first-ever...
  • Art Institute of Chicago ranked top museum in the world

    Art Institute of Chicago ranked top museum in the world
    In a world of crummy online comments and sometimes brutally honest reviews, The Art Institute of Chicago has something to celebrate.  The museum was named the best in the world by travel review site TripAdvisor.com, which ranked museums according to the...
  • Charities request a piece of the pie

    Thirty-nine nonprofits, from Boca's ballet company and arts festival to the food kitchen and animal shelter, asked the city for $694,000 in grants for the upcoming year, many upping their requests by thousands of dollars, which isn't unusual. Speakers...
  • Art Institute tops TripAdvisor museum rankings

    Art Institute tops TripAdvisor museum rankings
    The couple in "American Gothic" may be blushing. The Art Institute of Chicago, home to Grant Wood's iconic American painting and several other works of art, is the No. 1 museum in the U.S. and in the world, according to Travelers Choice awards announced...
  • Poquoson church hosting a block party

    The 40-member Poquoson Apostolic Church will host a public block party at the Poquoson pool parking lot on Saturday, Sept. 27. There will be free pizza, soda, face painting, live music and an inflatable slide, among other activities. "It's an opportunity...
  • READER SUBMITTED: 9th Annual Watertown House Tour

    The 9th Annual Watertown House Tour will take place on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. Five fabulous homes will be featured in this year's tour including: The Trumbull House and First Congregational Church at 40 DeForest St.,...
  • Pollock's stellar 'Lucifer' and impressive Anderson Collection

    Pollock's stellar 'Lucifer' and impressive Anderson Collection
    For the past 44 years, a pivotal painting in the evolution of American Modern art in the exhausted aftermath of World War II has hung in a private home in an affluent San Francisco suburb — first in a child's bedroom and then over a dining room...
  • New exhibit links art museum with boutique hotel

    New exhibit links art museum with boutique hotel
    They sound like two very different entities – a museum where people go to see art exhibits, and a boutique hotel where people stay during their trips to Central Florida. But if a leading education institution like Rollins College happens to...
  • Boca's heart

    Boca's heart
    If Boca Raton has a downtown, it is centered on plaza-ricious Mizner Park. The open-air entertainment/dining/shopping/office/condo space has a pseudo town square ambition to it ... and yet there is gloss in the air, which settles on everything like...
  • Boca museum reclaims name, raises profile

    The big pink building on the north end of Mizner Park is hopefully getting a makeover and wants to get noticed. Foot traffic generated by restaurants and the amphitheater outside their front door are not enticing art lovers into the Boca Raton Museum...