| Dec 3, 2011
The Waterfront Kitchen, a lovely and rewarding new Fells Point restaurant, is a model of sophisticated understatement. A straightforward and compact "spirited American dining" menu is being executed with quiet precision by chef de cuisine Levi Briggs...
| Dec 6, 2011
Before you hit the mall or spend a dime on gifts, Essence's senior finance and careers editors Tanisha A. Sykes stops by to share some smart holiday buying tips.
The holidays are upon us! Before you spend a dime on gifts, take note of...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
It was a year of coupon madness.
Hampton Roads shoppers wanted to know everything about couponing, and they emailed, called, and attended classes throughout the year.
How do you organize coupons? Where do you find coupons? How many coupons can you use...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:35 AM
| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Thomas D'Alesandro Jr., the legendary Baltimore mayor who broke ground on the Jones Falls Expressway more than half a century ago, had a political machine to help keep him in office. JFX Foursquare mayor Donna Green has an iPhone and a strong desire to...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 1:14 PM
If your wallet is like mine, it's bursting at the seams. And not because of the overflow of cash.
As a guy who spends his days zooming all over the Chicagoland area, I tend to gather an obscene amount of loyalty cards. You know, buy six cups of coffee...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Sunday night's installment of "The Walking Dead" on AMC had it all: zombie deaths, human deaths, a car wreck, new characters, a working bar, heated arguments and — to cap it all off — a song by Maryland-based blues-metal band Clutch.
| Sep 20, 2011
| 10:00 PM
With Social Media Week underway in Chicago, the local tech community is all abuzz since so many other techies are in town. In fact, it's because of such a vibrant tech community that Chicago was chosen as one of the twelve host cities around the...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 4:09 PM
For commuters, riding the CTA will have to be its own reward.
On Friday, Mayor Emanuel announced a new initiative with mobile application foursquare where Chicagoans and visitors can earn an official Windy City badge if they check in at at least five...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:10 AM
Forty years have passed since the first theme-park guests walked up Main Street U.S.A. toward Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.
A lot has changed since Oct. 1, 1971, not the least of it being the cost of a ticket. Single-day...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 10:07 AM
This week, a Texas court begins hearing the case of a high school student who is suing her school over whether she can be forced to wear a location-tracking ID badge. The 15-year old student believes that the badge is a violation of her privacy. Oh, it...