| Mar 1, 2015
| 3:49 PM
Somewhere in my endless stacks of sports memorabilia, I have Minnie Minoso's autograph.
I'm a bit embarrassed to admit I don't know exactly where it is at this moment, though expect that to be remedied in the near future.
In a statement regarding...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 11:37 AM
Since 2009, bankers have stopped paying any meaningful interest on deposits, Consumer Reports notes. And when they do lend, it can be at rates in excess of 10 percent, even to borrowers with excellent credit.
Fortunately for consumers, new intermediaries...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 1:41 PM
An eBay posting sparked an investigation that led to the discovery of an almost $84,000 theft for a Palm Beach Gardens company.
Paul Lewis, 34, of Palm Beach Gardens, was arrested Saturday in connection to the theft.
A manager at the health care...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 3:44 AM
Get a 55-inch Changhong Class 4K Ultra HD LED TV for $589.99 from NewEgg on eBay.com.
That's an $800 savings off the retail price.
The deal offers an incredible price on a 4K smart TV, which offers the highest resolution of any television made at...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 6:17 AM
It was dark in the old KAGRO space where The Contemporary was showing off the "Bubble Over Green" lighted art installation. And Rachel Naomi Greene, 28, was dressed in her usual all-black ensemble. But the Hampden resident's aesthetic was easy to see from...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 12:26 PM
Some came to the Town & County Club Wednesday sporting their "indestructible" bracelets of power, while others came with just the fire from within to do for others.
They are the Malta House of Care 2015 "Wonder Women" honorees.
The seven, former...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 9:32 AM
As retail nightmares go, road construction is a reliable bogeyman. Traffic snarls. Obstructed storefronts. Dust, noise and scaffolding keeping shoppers away.
But for some businesses on Chicago's historic Jewelers Row, Monday's closing of a stretch of...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:30 PM
Where to find fancy rice
•Anne, Williamsburg: Regarding the recipe for rice frittata, where, pray tell, does one find Acquerello carnaroli rice?
Editor: You can find Acquerello Carnaroli rice at gourmet shops or online at sites including...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 5:54 AM
The bloodiest single day in U.S. military — the battle of Antietam on Sept. 17, 1862, during the American Civil War, was fought amid rolling hills with apple orchards and fields of ripe corn all around. When the day was over, 22,000 were dead,...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:49 AM
Most writers I know will admit that they suffer bouts of writer's block from time to time, ones they might combat by taking their dogs for long walks, disappearing into the soothing dark of a movie matinee, or chasing double-shots of espresso with a...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 4:44 PM
James Curleigh, clad in Levi's 501 jeans and a black leather jacket, strode onto the stage at the National Retail Federation's annual trade show this week singing The Beatles.
"You say you want a revolution, well, you know," Curleigh, president of...