| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:01 PM
There were no halcyon days of balls, debutantes or dignitaries.
Its rooms are cramped and humble.
But the Great Southern Hotel played a vital role in Hollywood's history: It was home to the workers who built the city nearly a century ago.
| Aug 2, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Time to bid farewell to a familiar fixture in downtown Hollywood.
For 36 years, the 12-story Town House Apartments has occupied the north side of Young Circle.
The building at 1776 Polk St. was demolished Saturday to make way for what...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:27 PM
A 24-year-old Marion County man has been charged with having sex with a girl at a Volusia County motel after developing an online relationship with her.
Devin Taylor Schmidtke of Fort McCoy began chatting with the 13-year-old girl several months ago,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:57 PM
There's a reason most of you never make it to the early performances at Lollapalooza.
The festival parties are often the best parties of the year in Chicago and allow you to mingle with celebrities and watch big name artists perform in smaller venues...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:14 AM
The University of Maryland, College Park announced Wednesday that developers will break ground next spring on a four-star, $115 million hotel near the college's main entrance, considered a key part of the institution's goal of enhancing its surroundings....
| Aug 5, 2014
Here's the scoop: Twelve flavors of Penn State's Berkey Creamery ice cream will be sold at The Shoppe at Hotel Bethlehem, set to open inside the hotel's enlarged gift shop at 10 a.m. Aug. 23, the inaugural Penn State Lehigh Valley Day.
The venture is...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Agents said Friday they dismantled a crime ring shipping high-quality marijuana from California to International Drive hotel rooms, where associates would sign for the packages, before moving the drugs to suburban Orlando stash houses.
| Aug 3, 2014
There are two types of day-trippers in my mind — those who meticulously research and map out their adventure, and those that who out to explore with no itinerary in mind.
I'm somewhere in between. For a day trip to the Northern Neck, I picked...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Haiti's historical mecca is expanding to the world.
After a modified 757 transporting then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in October 2012 became the first large aircraft to touch down on its runway in decades, Cap-Haitien will soon welcome similarly...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:24 PM
For four generations, members of my family have walked through the doors of the Hawthorne Hotel on Washington Square in Salem, Mass., attending meetings of the Rotary Club or the Chamber of Commerce, stepping downstairs into the basement for teen parties,...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:15 AM
The Farmhouse Inn in Sonoma's wine country is a little hotel that's getting bigger. The inn (which really does have a farmhouse) in Forestville, Calif., is adding nine luxury rooms and a spa to its six-acre site.
That may not sound like much of an...