| Feb 18, 2013
| 3:32 PM
There's a Starbucks and an Outback Steakhouse and a growing young tech company. Soon, a Harris Teeter grocery store and a Target will be built. All are helping to draw new residents to Canton.
But where to park?
"I don't know of any small part of Canton...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:43 AM
With the beginning of spring comes the beginning of great gardening and home events, including these for Saturday, March 23:
Walk in the Forest
Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the day at the Virginia Department of Forestry's New Kent Forestry Center...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:35 PM
New restaurant regulations that were supposed to require chains with more than 20
locations to list calorie counts on their menus are stalled. But many restaurants have
already started disclosing that information anyway. Consumer Reports wanted to see...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 2:52 PM
NANGALE, Tanzania — Only about half the dogs Anna Czupryna is studying in Tanzania have names. Dogs are different here. They are foragers and night watchmen who are treated more like livestock than pets.
But when the dogs of north-central Tanzania...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:37 PM
If you dine out in a big group, chances are you've had an automatic tip tacked on to your bill.
That practice might soon go away.
Orlando-based Darden Restaurants may drop automatic gratuities for tables of eight or more at its chains including...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:30 PM
There's been a revolution in Indian food in Fairfield County over the last 15 years. Used to be you could only find it in obscure strip-mall take-out joints. Then Coromandel in Darien started catching a buzz. The opening chef, Kausik Roy, went on to...
| Sep 22, 2013
The old gent had a silver handlebar mustache, but I noticed his black T-shirt first as he left a Fort Lauderdale hash house last Sunday morning.
It read, "Senior Citizen. Give me my damn discount."
The snarky shirt makes a great point. Senior-...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Shoo-Fly Diner, the new restaurant from Amy and Spike Gjerde, opened mid-October in the Belvedere Square building — a former Hess Shoes store — that has previously housed the restaurants Taste and Crush.
Before their untimely closings,...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:38 AM
A few retailers have already opened for business or will have before next Tuesday's official opening for the Shops at Canton Crossing, the new 325,000-square-foot retail center on Boston Street.
Red Robin opened on Monday. This is the 15th Maryland...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 6:01 PM
On the brick storefront, the words Cliff's Books remain in big, black, bold type. The building's doors are locked, but through the window you can see the bookshelves up against the walls, face to face, on their side — all empty.
A couple walk by,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Pamper party: Oct. 14 marks the return of Spa Week, during which many area spas will offer special $50 treatment deals through the http://www.spaweek.com website. Example participants include Fresh Espace at South Coast Plaza, which is offering three 60-...