| May 30, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Barbara Mickow believes niche retailers, or stores that carry a particular kind of product for a particular group of consumers, eventually run their course.
Even a store like hers.
Cragan's Irish Imports, 1643 Edison Road, South Bend, will close its...
| May 26, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Ask Matt Bevin how the year has gone since a fire destroyed his 180-year-old family business and he'll do something he has mostly avoided — look back instead of ahead.
"On the one hand it seems like it flew by, like it was yesterday, and on the...
| Jan 2, 2013
At night, when Marie Moore is driving west along 95th Street near California Avenue, she looks up at the 25-foot spire atop Little Company of Mary Hospital and the concrete statue of the Virgin Mary standing aglow in a nearby alcove.
"It sounds corny,...
| Jan 3, 2013
The argument that same sex couples should have an equal right to marry is not to be taken lightly.
It appeals to Americans' ingrained sense that everyone should be treated fairly. It is memorialized in the Constitution's 14th Amendment, which guarantees...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 1:57 PM
A swastika was spray-painted in red on a road near an elementary school in Lutherville this weekend, and neighbors are hoping it will be removed before schools reopen Wednesday.
"As I was approaching, I was like, 'That isn't what I think I just saw in...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 5:14 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — It is easy to embrace the thought Alabama will defeat Notre Dame in Monday night's Bowl Championship Series title game at Sun Life Stadium.
Alabama (12-1) is on dynasty's cusp, seeking its third title in four years under...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 5:05 AM
MISHAWAKA – Today is going to be a big day for watch parties all across Michiana.
Local businesses are gearing up to meet those game night party needs.
Sales have gone through the roof at Bruno's Pizza these past few months.
| Dec 25, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Would you give a friend or family member an item of used clothing as a Christmas gift? I put this question to two of my colleagues. They both saw it as a no-brainer.
"Sure," said one. "My mom and I do it all the time."
"No way," said the other. "That'...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 2:33 PM
In Germany, St. Nicholas visits children Dec. 6, accompanied by Krampus to take away those who were bad.
Charles Sekula, 67, who grew up just outside Munich, Germany, was taken away when he was 5.
“Krampus takes away the bad children until...
| Dec 25, 2012
We're all looking for answers on how to be healthy and happy, especially at the beginning of a new year. Best-selling author Caroline Myss ("Sacred Contracts," "Anatomy of the Spirit") says that a good place to start is by ditching a "me-me-me" attitude...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Francesco Clemente, "Clemente > Brazil > Yale"
Through June 2, Yale School of Art, 32 Edgewood Gallery, New Haven, (203) 423-2600, art.yale.edu/32EdgewoodAveGallery, closed Tuesdays.
Francesco Clemente is, says Robert Storr, "a bit of a nomad,"...