| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:53 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
On Saturday and Sunday, teachers and school employees get in free at Miami Seaquarium and up to four get 50 percent off. Plus, I have a offers for Mother's Day, which is May 11 and, of course, there is the usual long list of dining...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:53 AM
President Obama will promote his record on energy efficiency on Friday by touting several initiatives he says are taking hold across the country – as well as the completion of one very close to home.
After years of delay, solar panels have been...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Put the champagne on ice, Baltimore.
With seven ballparks left on his journey, a man touring our great nation in search of the best ballpark hot dog gave the fare at Oriole Park at Camden Yards the highest ranking of his summer-long trip after taking in...
| Apr 15, 2014
It is a weekend for working around the house. My fiancee, Erin, and I have the baby's room to paint and some IKEA furniture to assemble. I roll out of bed early — 10:30 — and get into my wheelchair. Erin is already making coffee in the...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For Cleo and McShane Murnane, building a house for their family wasn't just a labor of love. It was an exercise in patience and perseverance.
The couple first began their home search in the middle of the real estate boom, in 2006, when Cleo was pregnant...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:30 AM
An avalanche seems like the right metaphor for trouble that starts small, gathers momentum and ultimately threatens to wipe out the peaceful balance of a posh Scandi couple's ski vacation -- and possibly even their marriage -- in Ruben Ostlund's precisely...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Ikea, the home furnishings store of choice for college dorms and bachelor pads around the world, is creating a new museum that is expected to open in the fall of 2015. The company will turn its first store in Älmhult, Sweden into a museum that will...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:53 AM
The hilly scrublands of the Cleveland National Forest, just east of San Diego, are home to the Lions, Tigers & Bears rescue sanctuary. Its 1 1/2-hour tour, by appointment only, is a well-spent $32 for adults and $17 for kids 12 and younger ( 979-...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:28 PM
William Allen High School held graduation ceremonies June 13.
Brielle Gemberling was the valedictorian and Melissa Holihan was the salutatorian.
Diplomas were awarded to 602 students.
Kianda Nyaizha Able, Aida Abodshesh, Mohamed...
| Jun 27, 2014
Darvin Furniture is spending $4 million to expand its Orland Park store to more than 200,000 square feet, continuing the philosophy of the third-generation, family-owned business that it operates best under one big roof.
Darvin, which opened on 2...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Inside the cavernous and dimly lit Windish Hall in south Bethlehem on Tuesday, a handful of volunteers were sorting, folding, labeling and otherwise arranging a collection of goods so massive and eclectic that I don't know quite how to describe it....