| May 23, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Stroll through shops in a town-like setting or escape to the comfort of an air-conditioned mall.
City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive, Newport News. Offers 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Host to a weekly farmers'...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
William Patrick Olvis, whose musical compositions underscored over 19 movies and numerous television shows, died of throat cancer May 6 at his home in Malibu. He was 56.
Olvis, whose father William Edward Olvis was a renowned opera singer, won several...
| May 4, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Say what you will about the 1980s, but the decade known for its neon, leg-warmers and over-the-top pop music usually conjures fun memories for most.
The music is usually described as cheesy, but it still turns to be favorites for many, including...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:47 AM
At last, a place in Chicago that pays attention to sports!
Not buying it? A little overwhelmed at times — especially during the playoffs — by all the city's sports chatter? Tired of the seemingly unceasing hum that forces even the most...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When filmmaker Essy Niknejad read the story of a femme race car driver who beat the odds to win the Iranian National Championship in 2006, he figured it had drama written all over it. Dubbed "Little Schumacher," after Formula One legend Michael Shumacher,...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:30 PM
A tidal wave of apps and digital fitness products — loaded with practical data and often inexpensive (or even free) — is making tech-free running a thing of the past. A survey from Freescale Semiconductor, the chip supplier behind Fitbit and...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
ESPN continues to rely most heavily on live sports and the programming that surrounds it, but the Walt Disney-owned sports-media juggernaut is quietly working to broaden its horizons.
ESPN said Monday it would group three smaller projects - the Nate...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Baltimoreravens.com reports that Ravens safety Matt Elam, a 2013 first-round draft pick and former star at Dwyer High School, has taken a job at The Finish Line in Gainesville's Oaks Mall.
The reason? To help prepare for his life after football....
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Ravens safety Matt Elam will make $6.767 million over the course of his four-year rookie contract. He doesn't have to pay for the remaining 20 credits he needs to graduate from Florida.
So, naturally, he seems to have gotten a job at the Gainesville,...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Inside a one-story structure in a knot of North Laurel warehouses, the Newseum Support Center does business in low-profile fashion.
Don't, however, dismiss its lack of curb appeal. Within its walls is a rich and vibrant stash of artifacts that...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The release of the new Air Jordans tennis shoes — the 11 Gamma Blues — sparked a violent skirmish over the weekend at a mall in Stockton.
Video footage from the melee has gone viral on social media, showing thrown punches, tackles and...