| Jan 21, 2015
| 11:16 AM
In between the countless aisles of gluten-free and vegan products, Hello Kitty marshmallows and chocolates at the recent Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, there was Arty water. Just when you think you've seen and tasted it all, a company decides to...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 5:30 AM
As President Obama worked on his State of the Union address last week, his staff sent out an email blast to ask the public what should be in it. The White House hyped nearly every recent major policy announcement — on LinkedIn and other websites....
| Feb 6, 2015
Athletes from across the county put pen to paper on National Signing Day on Wednesday.
Archbishop McCarthy — Taylor Shore, Florida Gulf Coast, Soccer; Katie McInnis, Indian River CC, Volleyball; Brian Van Belle, Broward CC, Baseball; Yari...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 8:40 AM
Laurie Glenn, a Chicago public policy activist and founder of the politically minded arts group ThinkArt, dropped her leather bag into a chair. We met in a conference room of the Woods Fund of Chicago, a grant-making foundation on Wacker Drive with an eye...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Vodka infused with acai. Sangria loaded with Mediterranean blood orange and pomegranate. Cosmopolitans concocted with prickly pear cactus and aloe. Fresh juniper and lavender blended into organic gin made on a 70-acre biodynamic farm in Colorado.
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:25 PM
William Bricker's home is nestled in a woodsy area right outside the quaint downtown of Glen Arbor, Mich., a scenic lakefront community near the northern tip of the state's Lower Peninsula that's been a popular draw for tourists and other retirees from...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Public libraries in Illinois once again are seeking to bring an author laboring in relative obscurity into the limelight.
For the second year in a row, the libraries are hosting The Soon to be Famous Illinois Author project that will choose a self-...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Rick Sittig is the founder and creative director of Secret Weapon Marketing, a Santa Monica advertising firm. He's best known as the brains behind Jack, the wisecracking, round-headed fictional leader of Jack in the Box restaurants.
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:25 PM
NEW YORK — Work crews are scrambling underneath New York City to finish the city's first major new subway stop in 25 years, a fast-track project intended to revitalize a long-neglected slice of Manhattan.
The city's transit authority has been...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 5:47 PM
In 1947, U.S. historian Wilfred E. Binkley took stock of the 13 men who had been president since the end of the Civil War and reached a stark conclusion: Governorship was “a training school for successful presidents.” The seven ex-governors on...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 7:19 AM
Hartford Stage's associate artistic director will now be running a theater of his own.
Maxwell Williams, a member of the Hartford Stage artistic team for more than a decade, is the new artistic director of Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carré located in...