| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Jonna Mendez was a globe-trotting spy for nearly three decades, briefing the president, slipping across borders armed with false identities, using cameras so tiny they fit into a lipstick tube or a blazer button.
As the CIA's chief of disguise, she...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:00 AM
NEW YORK — Late one evening in June, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are outlining an episode for their Comedy Central series, "Broad City," when their conversation turns to Superman — specifically, which incarnation of the Man of Steel is...
| Jan 21, 2014
You can expect some new ways to arrange hotel accommodations this year, as well as a few changes in the old ways. And, as usual, along the way you'll have to watch out for gotchas.
The biggest change this year is a new website that allows you to...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:05 AM
In the days when my husband the sportswriter traveled the country covering the NFL, my kids would often meet him at the door upon his return home.
"Mom's on the edge," Joe would say. "You gotta take us to the mall for dinner."
So you see, the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:57 AM
GrubHub shares are trading well below last week’s highs as a massive selloff of technology-related stocks weighs on the new shares of the online food ordering service.
GrubHub shares fell 12.5 percent to $30.91 during Thursday’s rough...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:35 AM
The mother of a bicyclist killed last spring while riding in the Old Town neighborhood filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the man charged in his death as well as the man’s employer.
Robert Cann, who went by Bobby, was riding his bicycle in the 1300...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 2:37 PM
I know this paper's called the Pilot, but I have to admit that I had never piloted an actual boat until a couple of weekends ago.
My wife recently bought a Groupon for a two-hour Duffy boat rental in Huntington Harbour. I looked forward to using it...
| Apr 4, 2014
Shanna King was intrigued by the idea of a relaxing candlelight yoga class at a small, low-budget studio in Chicago. Looking for more information, King emailed customer service.
Owner Joe Young responded but didn't address her questions. So King sent...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando have already raised ticket prices this year, but SeaWorld Orlando might wait a couple of months before matching them.
During a conference call last week to discuss SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s fourth-quarter...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:17 PM
In early February, the park announced that visitors could buy a Busch Gardens Fun Card and receive unlimited summer admission to Water Country USA for free.
The Fun Card — which costs $72, the price of a single-day admission ticket — must be...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Busch Gardens Williamsburg is offering a half-off discount on single-day admission tickets through Groupon.
The deal allows visitors to purchase a single-day admission ticket for $36 for adults or $31 for a child ages 3-9. Regular admission costs $72...