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  • 5 years after Burr Oak scandal, hope and challenges

     5 years after Burr Oak scandal, hope and challenges
    Five years after workers were accused of digging up and dumping hundreds of bodies in a scheme to resell burial plots, Burr Oak Cemetery is trying to overcome the scandal and reassume its place in preserving Chicago's African-American history. But...
  • River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers

    River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers
    It was a chilly, rainy afternoon when my husband and I boarded the Viking Freya in Budapest, Hungary, for an eight-day cruise along the Danube River to Nuremberg, Germany. After arriving from the U.S. a few days earlier to tour the city, we finally had...
  • 'Land Ho!' embarks on two men's adventures in Iceland

     'Land Ho!' embarks on two men's adventures in Iceland
    Calling something a feel-good film always feels like a pejorative, so let's just say that after seeing "Land Ho!" you are very likely to feel a good deal better. This rather unassuming film is a bit like an amiable Iceland travelogue with plentiful...
  • A judge liberates D.C. tour guides from regulation

    A judge liberates D.C. tour guides from regulation
    A perennial question in discussions of the 1st Amendment is the often blurry distinction between speech and conduct. Burn your draft card as an antiwar protest and you have committed criminal conduct. Burn the American flag as a political protest and you&...
  • World's tallest thermometer in Baker shines bright again

    World's tallest thermometer in Baker shines bright again
    The world's tallest thermometer was turned on again Thursday after it went completely dark two years ago due to high electric bills. Standing 134-feet-tall, the legendary thermometer along Interstate 15 in Baker is no longer tired and neglected. The...
  • Millennium Park: 10 years old and a boon for art, commerce and the cityscape

     Millennium Park: 10 years old and a boon for art, commerce and the cityscape
    Millennium Park, which turns 10 Wednesday, is the best thing former Mayor Richard M. Daley ever did. But as this month's titillating trial over a controversial contract for the Park Grill shows, the popular park has never fully detached itself from...
  • Cruise ship Pearl Mist to embark on maiden voyage

    Cruise ship Pearl Mist to embark on maiden voyage
    Nearly eight years after it was ordered, the cruise ship Pearl Mist will embark finally on its maiden voyage Wednesday from Baltimore's Inner Harbor, ending the vessel's protracted saga. The 335-foot cruise ship, which spent the past year being finished...
  • Carnival Corp. reports rising profit and revenue

    Carnival Corp. reports rising profit and revenue
    Following a wave of calamities at sea, Carnival Corp. reported strong profit and revenue in its fiscal second quarter, with bookings for the rest of the year on pace to surpass last year's numbers. For the three months ended May 31, Carnival reported...
  • Baker's big thermometer to light up starting July 10

    Baker's big thermometer to light up starting July 10
    So how hot is it along Interstate 15 on the drive to Las Vegas? The legendary Baker thermometer will once again provide the answer starting next month. LaRae Harguess, whose parents created the thermometer, told me a “soft lighting” (a...
  • Huntington Beach celebrates icons' 100 years

    Huntington Beach celebrates icons' 100 years
    More than 100 people gathered at Huntington Beach Pier Plaza on Sunday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the city's iconic pier, while the day before, on the south side of the structure, enthusiasts had celebrated 100 years of surfing in the city....
  • Letters: Magical, historical southern Colorado

    Magical, historical southern Colorado Regarding "Climb Into the Puebloan Past," by Christopher Reynolds, June 22: If you are intrigued by the Pueblo history at Mesa Verde, drive 30 minutes to Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (outside Cortez, Colo.),...