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Recreational and Sporting Goods Industry

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  • The Liberty Bell, Civil Rights and Pip the Mouse

    So, what does the rodent mascot of a defunct department store have to do with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s? Almost nothing — unless you're from Allentown, where Pip the Mouse's ringing of the replica Liberty Bell has become as much a...
  • Universal's Harry Potter Diagon Alley has soft opening

    Universal's Harry Potter Diagon Alley has soft opening
    Diagon Alley finally had a soft opening for the general public Thursday afternoon, as Universal Orlando let visitors without hotel packages into the new Harry Potter land. Universal did not give information about what the soft opening schedule will be...
  • Theme parks get creative to help visitors beat heat

    Theme parks get creative to help visitors beat heat
    When Walt Disney chose Orlando for his entertainment mecca, he picked a place with a strong road network, lots of available land — and weather that can be brutally hot and humid. So now each summer, throngs of tourists and die-hard residents visit...
  • About the Writers

    Chris Erskine Chris Erskine has been a deputy Travel editor of the Los Angeles Times since 2007, responsible for helping to assign and edit stories. He also contributes stories, blog posts and photos to the section. His columns, "Man of the House" and...
  • DuPage Health Department plans $11M building expansion

    DuPage Health Department plans $11M building expansion
    DuPage County Health Department officials are planning to build an $11 million community center on its portion of the county government complex in Wheaton. It has the backing of the city of Wheaton, as council members voted unanimously on Monday to...
  • David Ramsey: Billy Mills pushes on in noble campaign against slur

    After writing about the need for Washington's NFL franchise to drop its racist nickname, I heard from dozens of readers who said they had never met a Native American who opposed the Redskins moniker. Meet Billy Mills, who delivered an inspiring, shocking...
  • July 4 fireworks and events

    July 4 fireworks and events
    FIREWORKS Allentown: 9:10 p.m. July 4, J. Birney Crum Stadium, 21st and Linden streets, held in conjunction with the street festival beginning at 4 p.m. Bethlehem: 9 p.m. July 4, Sand Island; music by the Bethlehem Municipal Band, 7:30 p.m. Payrow...
  • Former Oriole Nate McLouth catches Big Ten fever in Washington

    Former Oriole Nate McLouth catches Big Ten fever in Washington
    It's hard to believe something this wonderful got lost in the insanity of Maryland officially joining the Big Ten, but it did, and for that I apologize. Former Oriole Nate McLouth, a Michigan native whose allegiance falls with the Maize and Blue squared...
  • Friday's Bulletin Board

    Friday Castaway Island, 9:30 a.m. to 5:20 p.m. at Topeekeegee-Yugnee Park, 3300 N. Park Road, Hollywood. $8 plus $1.50 park entry. Call 954-357-8811. Firecracker Criterium, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brian Piccolo Park, 9501 Sheridan St., Cooper City. Call...
  • Saturday's Bulletin Board

    Saturday Aqua Zumba, 9 a.m. at Driftwood Community Pool, 3000 N. 69th Ave., Hollywood. $5. Call 954-471-4093. ArtsPark Creation Station, 2 to 3:30 p.m. at ArtsPark, 1 Young Circle, Hollywood. Free. Call 954-921-3500. ArtsPark Live, 8 to 9:30 p.m. at...
  • Tiny Pacific state town feels echoes of NFL Redskins flap

    Tiny Pacific state town feels echoes of NFL Redskins flap
    This little town of 928 with its one grocery store, one gas station and one stop sign is far, far away from the national controversies of the day. To get here, you drive about an hour north of Spokane, past fields of barley, wheat and canola with...