| Apr 7, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Scurry up into the metaphorical crow's nest and train your eyes on the calendar's horizon. You'll spot a fleet of festivals heading straight for Hampton Roads.
Spring is when outdoor parties start popping — right along with the flowers. This...
| Apr 12, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
My dad has loved the well-intentioned, dimwitted antics of Moe, Larry and Curly since he was a kid. He came with me to “The Three Stooges” and enjoyed it. That’s an endorsement from a true fan.
For those without...
| Jan 19, 2012
With attractions that include a world champion water skier, a speedboat that can make it from Baltimore to Annapolis in just over 14 minutes and photo opportunities with Capt. Jack Sparrow, you don't have to be in the market for a boat to enjoy this...
| Nov 27, 2011
Columbia-based Merkle is adding jobs at a breakneck pace — 200 this year and hundreds more in the past few years, during a time when many employers have held the line or cut back.
Total workforce: 1,500. That's a heck of a change since chief...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 7:38 AM
The Orlando Magic are holding a free, open-to-the-public scrimmage today at Amway Center. The event is scheduled to begin at 11 this morning. I’ll provide live updates. Hit your “refresh” often for the latest. The most recent updates are...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Roots rockers, take notice. Wrinkle Neck Mules from Richmond will play an early show at the Hampton Taphouse 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26.
For updates and details, go here.
"Great musicianship, harmony driven, and realy nice folks," reads a post from the...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 3:53 AM
Get a free Bloomin' Onion at Outback Steakhouse with any purchase on Monday, Nov. 19, when you mention NASCAR driver Ryan Newman's name. No coupon is necessary.
Outback is one of the Rocketman's 2012 sponsors. When Newman and his souped-up Chevy place in...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 7:34 PM
The current condition of Boro Park's Perfect Collision Auto Body Shop is less than ideal after the owner and a worker wound up in jail on Thursday.
King's County District Attorney Charles Hynes says they committed insurance fraud multiple times....
| Aug 5, 2011
| 1:30 PM
For actor Hugo Weaving, the distance between his farm in Sydney, Australia and Los Angeles isn't just 7,500 miles, give or take. It's the distance between his identities as a pop culture icon and as a conservatory-trained actor who revels in the classical...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 8:51 PM
"Fast Five" co-stars Tyrese Gibson and Jordana Brewster will appear at the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet September 16.
"Fast Five" is sponsoring the race -- dubbed the "Fast Five 225" -- in honor of the film's...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Winless no more.
Poor-mouthing Tony Stewart, who four days ago minimized his chances for a third Sprint Cup title, outlasted the field in Monday’s rain-delayed Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway.
Saving fuel during a 50-lap green-flag run to the...