| Feb 8, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Frenchie, a stubby-legged white French bulldog, lolls happily on a leopard-skin patterned carpet under a crystal chandelier.
Handing me a glass of bubbly, his flamboyant owner, Burgundy, France, native Jean-Charles Boisset, gets down on all fours, gives...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Inside the main hall of the Drepung Gomang Institute, gilded statues of Buddha and brilliantly colored images of fierce deities adorn the altar. As the smell of incense wafts through the air, a Tibetan monk chants a sutra, his low tones weaving a...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:21 AM
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| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Supporters of Broward Democratic Chairman Mitch Ceasar plan a dinner in his honor on Sunday.
It’s a cocktails and dinner party at the New York Yankee Steak House at the Seminole Casino in Coconut Creek. The event is only open to the leaders of the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:35 AM
You say Rover wants to roam, but your postage-stamp backyard isn't cutting it? Clearly, you and your pooch need to take advantage of the nearest friendly neighborhood dog park.
Not that every neighborhood has one, or that they're all created equal. Some...
| Jun 8, 2013
United Arts of Central Florida is touting the successes achieved so far with its new Power2Give online fundraising program. Power2Give.org allows arts, science and history groups to request donations for specific projects; fans can browse the projects and...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:03 PM
Winter Park Playhouse will be getting down with the sounds of the BeeGees and K.C. & the Sunshine Band when it opens "8 Track: The Sounds of the 70's" on Friday, June 21.
Joining the cast for a rehearsal, I can't help but wonder: "Were any of you even...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:32 PM
In conceiving her first, impressive yet flawed novel, 30-year-old Anton DiSclafani seems to have followed the standard advice offered to newbie authors to "Write what you know."
DiSclafani's protagonist, 15-year-old Thea Atwell, is a teenage...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Kathleen L. Muscolino, 56, of Berkeley, owns Tail Waggers, a dog-grooming facility in Naperville. The shop at 1807 S. Washington St. also sells boutique items and wellness products, including grain-free food and treats for dogs and cats.
When did you...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:01 AM
The sandwich's simple format offers unlimited options for culinary creativity.
At Woody's Hitching Post — deep in Monkton's pastoral horse country — chef-owner David "Woody" Woodruff is busy exploring those options — to the great...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In terms of donations, arts and culture was Americans’ fastest-growing charitable cause in 2012, rising an estimated 7.8% to $14.44 billion, according to a leading annual research report on charitable giving.
Donations to education rose second-...