| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:57 AM
Many people bicycling, walking or running on the Little Traverse Wheelway over Tannery Creek near the Glen’s North Plaza in Petoskey may not have noticed the small stream was ever there.
But thanks to funds from the Great Lakes Restoration...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:48 AM
The connection between Colorado wildfires and an idyllic Chicago nature haven isn't immediately apparent.
But the Chicago Botanic Garden (1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe; chicagobotanic.org) is about more than a Japanese island garden or a bevy of...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:05 AM
BROOKINGS - When Bill Lee started his restoration work on the 1904 Overby corn harvester and husker (corn picker), he was amazed how the original creators of the machine were able to put it together.
Lee, who recently retired after 30 years as the South...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
"I'll never forget it," Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese ("The Departed") says of the first time he saw Nicholas Ray's searing teen angst drama "Rebel Without a Cause," starring James Dean as the troubled Jim Stark.
"Rebel Without a Cause,"...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Hello from 8,000 feet. I'm in Aspen, where the conversation, thankfully, is much thicker than the air. I'm here for the inaugural 21st Century National Service Summit, sponsored by the Franklin Project, a new venture of the Aspen Institute. For two days,...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Los Angeles County Museum of Art's third annual Art + Film Gala on Nov. 2 drew a stellar black tie crowd of film industry heavies and society/industry luminaries from both coasts, garnering over $4 million in much-needed funds for LACMA's coffers. With...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:28 AM
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will unveil a new restoration of Nicholas Ray's seminal 1955 teen drama "Rebel Without a Cause" Nov. 1 at the Leo S. Bing Theater.
The 4k digital restoration of the classic starring James Dean, Natalie Wood and Sal...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A coat of paint on wood siding provides a protective coating on the surface, but for strict aesthetics, the paint can transform an ordinary house into one that stops traffic. Any professional painter will tell you the devil is in the details, and the best...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:55 AM
When Bloomingdale's opens its new store in the Glendale Galleria on Friday, it will put a cap on a yearlong transformation of the mall from a 1970s-era brick monolith into a new, sleeker shopping center that fits in with the city's bustling retail hub...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:05 PM
A few Sundays ago, a group of us biked from Farmington to the Collinsville section of Canton on the rail trail, and then slowly rode around the village. It is exquisite, one of the loveliest and most historic village centers in the state.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Three colorful paintings that served as a backdrop for nearly two decades' worth of political debates at Annapolis City Hall -- until they were removed this summer -- are going back up.
The trio of paintings by Annapolis artist Lee Boynton were...