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  • The Crowd: At smoker, a good man isn't hard to find

    The Crowd: At smoker, a good man isn't hard to find
    It was "guys' night out" last Friday night on the Newport bayfront. The 20th annual Men's Smoker and Lobster Clambake took over the lawn at the Balboa Bay Club. There were 120 men ranging in age from recently graduated to recently retired, who donned...
  • Aloft Hotels to introduce new robotic butler

    Aloft Hotels to introduce new robotic butler
    It's said to have the work ethic of Wall-E, the humor of Rosie from "The Jetsons" and the style of R2D2. It's name is A.L.O. and it will be making its official debut at Aloft Cupertino, owned by Starwood Hotels and Resorts, on Aug. 20 as the hotel's...
  • Indonesian legal system far different from the U.S.

    Indonesian legal system far different from the U.S.
    Now that Indonesian authorities have said Heather Mack and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, will stand trial in the slaying of Mack's mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose battered body was found this week in a suitcase at a luxury resort on the island of...
  • Recycled hotel soap is turned into 20 million soap bars for needy

    Recycled hotel soap is turned into 20 million soap bars for needy
    Don’t fret about leaving that used bar of soap in the hotel room sink or using only half the bottle of hotel shampoo. A nonprofit group has been collecting the leftover soap, sanitizing it and distributing it to the poor. Clean the World, the...
  • New events on tap for Fort Lauderdale's New River Inn museum

    New events on tap for Fort Lauderdale's New River Inn museum
    Nearly 60 years after serving its last guests, the New River Inn in downtown Fort Lauderdale is still open for business — as a history museum. Today it's the oldest remaining hotel building in Broward County and the centerpiece of the Old Fort...
  • Teen accused in mom's Bali killing may be pregnant

    Teen accused in mom's Bali killing may be pregnant
    After days of investigation into the slaying of a Chicago woman on the island of Bali, authorities in Indonesia announced Friday that they would take the woman's 18-year-old daughter and her boyfriend to trial, saying they believed the pair killed her and...
  • Outside Opinion: Keep hotels affordable, former SRO resident urges

    Outside Opinion: Keep hotels affordable, former SRO resident urges
    The Chicago City Council last month put a temporary moratorium on tearing down single-room-occupancy hotels or converting them to other uses. Some aldermen plan to propose a law that would preserve the supply of very-low-rent housing. Here is one of two...
  • Mother tried to help daughter before Bali slaying

    Mother tried to help daughter before Bali slaying
    Sheila von Wiese-Mack spent the final years of her life trying to repair her tumultuous relationship with her only child. She sought help from everyone she encountered in Oak Park — teachers, therapists, doctors, attorneys, neighbors, even the...
  • Man convicted 2nd time in 1983 slaying gets life in prison

    Man convicted 2nd time in 1983 slaying gets life in prison
    A man twice previously sentenced to death has been given natural life in prison for the 1983 murder and robbery of a tavern owner and the shooting of a waitress, according to prosecutors and court records. James Harris, 61, accused of killing Jesse...
  • California: Farmhouse Inn in Sonoma's wine country adds rooms, spa

    California: Farmhouse Inn in Sonoma's wine country adds rooms, spa
    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...
  • Effectiveness of North Shore tourism group debated in Glenview

    Effectiveness of North Shore tourism group debated in Glenview
    Amid declining hotel tax revenue, some Glenview officials recently debated the benefits of the Chicago's North Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau when they were faced with a proposal to renew the village's membership. The bureau, which was founded...