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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Hurricanes coach Al Golden hoping for answers at QB soon

    Hurricanes coach Al Golden hoping for answers at QB soon
    Losing a starting quarterback is a tough for any college football team, but for Miami, everything seemed settled after Stephen Morris graduated. Ryan Williams, Morris’ back-up last season and a Memphis transfer, was poised to take over the offense...
  • Coffee Companion (7/7): Orioles-Red Sox war of words in Boston

    Coffee Companion (7/7): Orioles-Red Sox war of words in Boston
    I'd say it can't get much worse than today -- the first day after a long July 4 weekend -- but that's insulting to Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. This is going to be such a tough day though, so don't be surprised if it takes an extra shot...
  • Millennium Park elevates Jazz Fest, but not enough

    Millennium Park elevates Jazz Fest, but not enough
    For years — long before Millennium Park was created — readers wrote to me complaining about the Chicago Jazz Festival's dismal acoustics and environment in Grant Park. And for years, city government (which produces the festival) and the...
  • The Taste announces co-hosts Nancy Silverton, Thomas Keller and more

    The Taste announces co-hosts Nancy Silverton, Thomas Keller and more
    The Los Angeles Times' annual culinary showcase The Taste is fast approaching, kicking off on Aug. 29. Co-hosts for the three-day food festival have just been announced, including James Beard Outstanding Chef Nancy Silverton, Michelin-starred chef Michael...
  • White Hart Inn Getting Finishing Touches For Late Summer Opening

    White Hart Inn Getting Finishing Touches For Late Summer Opening
    It’s uplifting for folks in Salisbury to see a bustle of activity at the White Hart Inn, right on the town green.  As my colleague Ken Gosselin reported a few weeks ago, the landmark closed abruptly in November 2010, less than a year after a $5...
  • 'Shawshank Redemption' at 20? Ohio prison, film sites plan events

    'Shawshank Redemption' at 20? Ohio prison, film sites plan events
    "Remember, Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies." That line from "The Shawshank Redemption" perfectly describes the 1994 movie too. Nowhere is that "good thing" more alive than in Mansfield, Ohio, home to...
  • New South Florida hotels bring buzz, options

    New South Florida hotels bring buzz, options
    The newest hotels in South Florida are already making a name for themselves. Open just since March, the Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach has earned the top spot for the city on TripAdvisor, followed in second place by another newcomer, The Redbury...
  • Developers sought for Navy Pier hotel

    Developers sought for Navy Pier hotel
    Navy Pier wants a boutique hotel on its east end and this summer will begin vetting real estate firms to build, finance and operate the proposed five-story venue, officials said Wednesday. Requests for proposals would follow shortly after narrowing...
  • Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age

    Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age
    Several recent articles appearing online have pointed to a couple of burning questions about book-reading in this overstuffed era: Why do people buy books they have no intention of reading? And, how can one ever find the time to read a book at all?  The...
  • The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade

    The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade
    It's just one of about 100 costumes that band leader Kenley Shortmus John of Baltimore makes from scratch each year, when his designs will be showcased in the annual Baltimore/Washington One Caribbean Carnival, held this weekend. "My costumes...
  • Magic likely to begin contract-extension talks with Nik Vucevic around Labor Day

    The Orlando Magic likely will begin talking with Nik Vucevic's representatives about a potential contract extension for the 23-year-old center around Labor Day, according to an industry source familiar with team officials' thinking. The collective...