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  • 'Ballpark Pup' Hank arrives home with Milwaukee Brewers

    Adorable Hank, “The Ballpark Pup,” arrived aboard a jet at his new home in Milwaukee on Sunday. The Milwaukee Brewers announced on their website that Hank, a stray dog found wandering the team’s spring camp in Phoenix on Feb. 17, is...
  • How Ron Vasser and Elizabeth Geddes Vasser fell in love

    How Ron Vasser and Elizabeth Geddes Vasser fell in love
    When talent agent Elizabeth Geddes spotted Ron Vasser at a Chicago country-western bar in 1994, she remembered her first reaction: "Who is that guy in a DGA jacket who has not hired my actors?" "DGA" stands for Directors Guild of America. And...
  • Cool escape to Devil's Millhopper in Gainesville

    Cool escape to Devil's Millhopper in Gainesville
    With Halloween around the corner, it's fitting that this week's destination has a bit of the devil in its history. Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park (floridastateparks.org/devilsmillhopper), just a few miles northwest of Gainesville, is a 120-...
  • Another Broken Egg Cafe opens Feb. 10 in Winter Park; Feb. 6-8 pre-opening events help nonprofits

    Another Broken Egg Cafe opens Feb. 10 in Winter Park; Feb. 6-8 pre-opening events help nonprofits
    Another Broken Egg Cafe opens Feb. 10 in Winter Park Village with events to raise money for three local nonprofits. The restaurant will have seating for 100 inside and an additional 71 seats on the outdoor, covered patio which will be dog friendly for...
  • Race supports miniature horses

    Race supports miniature horses
    A horse the size of a German shepherd may sound like something found only in the enchanted world of "My Little Pony." But miniature horses are real — and Lunar, Mystery, Turnabout and Jenella of Mane in Heaven have some powers of their own. An...
  • Finding humor in moving

    Finding humor in moving
    Most people look at moving as a headache. Diane Laney Fitzpatrick looks at it as comic fodder. Fitzpatrick is a serial mover who has packed up her household and relocated nine no, 10 times in 25 years. She chronicled her experiences with her...
  • Taking the kids to San Diego during kids free month

    Taking the kids to San Diego during kids free month
    Free is good. Free is really good for traveling families when it's something you want — say free kids admission to SeaWorld, as opposed to something you won't likely use like kids-eat-free from the kids' menu. (Don't you hate those promotions?)...
  • The Netherlands: Comfort and joy at Apenheul primate park

     The Netherlands: Comfort and joy at Apenheul primate park
    APELDOORN, NETHERLANDS — Dozens of black-and-yellow squirrel monkeys scampered around us, some running above on high ropes, others swooping in close to us as we walked. This was one of the many delights of the Apenheul, a primate park in rural...
  • Hit ski slopes in the West and get a lift with family bargains

     Hit ski slopes in the West and get a lift with family bargains
    Has it struck you that skiing has become a preposterously expensive family pastime? With lift tickets close to $100 a day, plus ski school, rentals, food and accommodations, it's not unheard of to spend $1,500 a day for a family of four, and that's...
  • Jewel on the upper Mississippi River

     Jewel on the upper Mississippi River
    DUBUQUE, Iowa — Mark Twain knew what he was talking about in a Tribune interview 127 years ago, discussing the virtues of the upper Mississippi River. The big river around Hannibal, Mo., where he grew up, is less interesting, less scenic, he said,...
  • Bill Gates plays Secret Santa to unsuspecting Reddit user

    Bill Gates plays Secret Santa to unsuspecting Reddit user
    Who knew Bill Gates was such a nifty Reddit user? The billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder took to Reddit recently to partake in the online community's Secret Santa Exchange. Gates was matched up with Reddit user NY1227, otherwise known...