| Apr 1, 2011
| 9:55 AM
Park it, Wienermobile. There's about to be a new chick in town.
This weekend, the Peepster Volkswagen will bring its multistate journey, dubbed the Random Acts of Sweetness Tour, to Chicago and the Midwest, distributing free candy and prizes to fans of...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Peeps and jelly beans line the shelves. What is your go-to Easter candy?
1. A homemade dark chocolate bunny from Windy City Sweets. – Joe Gray
2. The Brachs chocolate covered marshmallow egg: pure sugar, with a great shell to chip at. Runner-up:...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 9:22 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — With a 6-foot-tall white rabbit in front of her, 5-year-old Maya Graves leaned on her new friend for the day as she attempted to touch to his soft fur.
Savannah Rogers, 17, helped the visually impaired Maya connect her hand with the...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Work has begun on the Upper Buck Gully trail project, with crews clearing the trails on the looped path that begins at Fifth and Poppy avenues.
City officials toured the site Thursday, where workers are preparing to install footings for four bridges...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 9:42 AM
NHL Winter Classic
The summer home of the Philadelphia Phillies, Citizens Bank Park, will be turned into a full-size ice rink for the NHL's fifth annual Winter Classic. Start your New Year's Eve with the Winter Classic Alumni Game, where...
| Aug 5, 2011
Bethlehem is known for Musikfest in August, Celtic Classic in September and Christkindlmarkt in December. Just Born makes its famous marshmallow Peeps here, too. Shopping along Main Street and dining along "Restaurant Row" are highlights. The city's...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Love them or hate them, Peeps are popping.
Fluffy little sugar-coated marshmallow critters, around since the 1950s, are no longer merely an Easter-basket staple. They're cultural touchstones, with fan clubs, a clothing line and even a store devoted to...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Both of Pennsylvania's U.S. Senators were active Wednesday in the debate over a new federal farm bill.
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey weighed in on the floor of the Senate in favor of an amendment he sponsored with New Hampshire Democrat Jeanne Shaheen,...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:11 PM
One thing about the weather: We haven't figured out how to control it, so you never know what's going to be emanating from the heavens on any given holiday. Easter's no exception. We've turned blue (nearly) in Massachusetts in our new bonnets, light...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Between the chocolate eggs, the pastel fashions and the flowers, American consumers are going to spend $16.8 billion on celebrating Easter Sunday on April 8. And that doesn’t even include paying for increasingly expensive gasoline to get to church....
| Apr 7, 2012
| 8:00 AM
We’re not really sure why Sunday is referred to as “Easter.” It’d be so much more accurate to refer to it as “The Day Everyone Eats Far Too Many Peeps.”
We kid. After all, that name probably applies to most days for...