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  • The Homestead, established in 1766, has refreshed guests since before Revolutionary War

    The Homestead, established in 1766, has refreshed guests since before Revolutionary War
    "Yep, I've seen a lot of changes," says 88-year-old Virginia Strasser. She has worked behind the scenes at what is now The Omni Homestead Resort & Spa deep in the Allegheny Mountains for 62 years. Strasser is one of an exclusive club of employees who...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 06/27/14 for 06/27/14

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Isabelle Adjani was born in Paris, France, today in 1955. This birthday gal was nominated for an Oscar for her performance as Adele Hugo in the 1975 film "The Story of Adele H". A mainstay in French cinema, Adjani's international...
  • Bath renovation tips

     Bath renovation tips
    Bathrooms are not much over 10 percent of the floor space in typical homes. But per square foot, they're often the most expensive due to all the plumbing, fixtures and finishes like tile instead of drywall. That goes for remodeling, too, where estimates...
  • Annapolis police hook up with youngsters for annual fishing camp

    Annapolis police hook up with youngsters for annual fishing camp
    Annapolis police and local youngsters recently joined forces on land and in the bay for the department's annual youth fishing camp. The camp, in its 14th year, was held the week of July 21, and is run by officers, civilian employees and volunteers....
  • Test Kitchen bonus: Cooling trio of Key lime pie recipes

    Test Kitchen bonus: Cooling trio of Key lime pie recipes
    The Key lime pie was a product of a delicious culinary happenstance. In the Keys, fresh milk wasn't readily available until the 1930s, when tank trucks could begin to make regular trips with the opening of the Overseas Highway. Creative local cooks relied...
  • Running with sweat-ready sunscreen

     Running with sweat-ready sunscreen
    Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I'm a runner, and I need to wear sunscreen, but when I sweat and it gets in my eyes, it burns ferociously. Any suggestions on which ones won't sting? — No More Tears Dear No More: I enlisted my co-worker Lauren Evasic...
  • To speak with God, press '6'

    Until recently, I didn't know it was possible to talk to God via voice prompts. Now I'm not so sure. My religious epiphany occurred in the midst of trying to locate the concierge at the Grand Wailea hotel, a Maui vacation destination that will play...
  • Cut out these little life luxuries and save money

     Cut out these little life luxuries and save money
    We are programmed to believe "the more things we have, the better," said Louis Manza, psychology professor at Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pa. You can break the cycle, though, by outsmarting yourself. Separate your wants from needs. Resist...
  • Weingarten, Whittall face off over real estate asset diversity

    Weingarten, Whittall face off over real estate asset diversity
    There was a polite and spirited exchange between two Florida real estate leaders on Thursday at a panel retail real estate. Steven Weingarten, senior VP at Weingarten Realty, and Chuck Whittall, president of Unicorp, traded views on how diversified...
  • What you see is not what you get

    What you see is not what you get
    ★★½ Last time I was in the building that houses Boca Landing, it was the rundown Boca Raton Bridge Hotel. It was built in 1976, and new owners took it over last year and spent $10 million on a renovation that has succeeded in bringing...
  • Orlando woman stiffed cabbie for massage trip to teen boy, cops say

     Orlando woman stiffed cabbie for massage trip to teen boy, cops say
    An Orlando woman who advertises massages online was arrested for failing to pay a taxi driver who drove her from Tampa to Leesburg to meet a 13-year-old boy, a police report says. According to the report, police were dispatched to the boy's home on...