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  • A Word, Please: A guide on how to write names of holidays

    A Word, Please: A guide on how to write names of holidays
    The new year, that is, New Year’s, is upon us. Soon after will come Presidents Day, also known as Presidents’ Day, then Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Veterans Day, Xmas and a bunch of other holidays no one knows how to write....
  • Hundreds gather for Kwanzaa celebration

    Hundreds gather for Kwanzaa celebration
    Micha Broadnax has never formally celebrated Kwanzaa, but on Saturday she came to Baltimore in search of the holiday. "It's something I've wanted to do," said Broadnax, a graduate student from Boston in Maryland visiting family for winter break, and...
  • What 2014's biggest social media fails can teach us in 2015 and beyond

     What 2014's biggest social media fails can teach us in 2015 and beyond
    When I compile my list of the biggest social media fails of the year, one thing is always the same: It's enough to make me want to pound my head on my desk. As readers, you know how to avoid this stuff by now. For those who don't, let's examine a few...
  • Maggie Daley ice ribbon: Know before you go

     Maggie Daley ice ribbon: Know before you go
    Maggie Daley Park isn't the only fresh-frozen destination where families can break cabin fever over the school holiday. But its ice ribbon — an undulating quarter-mile loop rather than a standard rink — is the hottest in town. Read these...
  • Midwest events for travelers include eagles wintering in the region

    Midwest events for travelers include eagles wintering in the region
    Illinois Jan. 3: Alton-Audubon Eagle Festival. Activities are scheduled at the Audubon Center at Riverlands and downtown. There will be live eagles on hand, ice-carving displays and shuttles to see eagles in the wild along the Mississippi River. Advance...
  • A Few Ideas For The Kids During School Vacation

    A Few Ideas For The Kids During School Vacation
    >> The Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, offers Winter Vacation Exploration Camps on Dec. 29 and 30 and Jan. 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hands-on day camps are filled with science. On Dec. 29 the theme is Grossed Out; Dec. 30 it is...
  • Religious leaders start planning as gay marriage nears

    Religious leaders start planning as gay marriage nears
    The end of Florida's same-sex marriage ban will be the beginning of new challenges for South Florida's spiritual leaders. For many Christian leaders, the choice of whether to have such ceremonies is hardly a choice at all. The tenets of the Roman...
  • New Trier calendar keeps school in session on some holidays

    New Trier calendar keeps school in session on some holidays
    Determined to ensure that the $100 million renovation of New Trier High School's Winnetka campus is completed on time and within budget, officials voted to approve a calendar for the next three school years that includes holding classes on holidays...
  • Vietnam biking trip not just for bikers

    Vietnam biking trip not just for bikers
    Most bike tours are all about the biking, making them not all that attractive as a getaway if your traveling companion(s) don't bike. Not so with the Vietnam — Coastal Exploration package from Ride & Seek, an Australian company. Sure, there's plenty...
  • In '89, an officer, a shooting and a legal legacy

    MIAMI In a city long torn by racial tension, a uniformed police officer fatally shot a black man. Days of upheaval and rioting riveted the nation. A series of investigations scrutinized the officer's use of deadly force. He claimed self-defense. Would...
  • Maggie Daley Park ice skating ribbon opens Saturday

    Maggie Daley Park ice skating ribbon opens Saturday
    After two years of construction and nearly $55 million in costs, the first part of the much-anticipated Maggie Daley Park will open Saturday when the ice-skating ribbon debuts, giving residents and the public a first glimpse of the site, according to...