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  • Northern gardens flourish as Florida gardeners replant

    Northern gardens flourish as Florida gardeners replant
    Summer sure is hot and sometime you just have to escape to a cooler place.  We did to a more northern climate where the gardens were just beginning to display their harvests.  “Would you like a fresh squash?” one gardener asked.  He...
  • Mayor sets out to transform L.A. streets through 'urban acupuncture'

    Mayor sets out to transform L.A. streets through 'urban acupuncture'
    San Pedro's Gaffey Street is no one's idea of a quaint village. Cars pour off the 110 Freeway, frequently at high speeds. The street's palm trees provide little shade. The corridor is dominated by businesses catering to the automobile — KFC,...
  • My friends, the bugs in the garden [Commentary]

    My friends, the bugs in the garden [Commentary]
    I was prepping the garden for my daughter's engagement party when it hit me. (We really like the guy, thanks for asking.) I was inviting these strangers into the garden, but I was about to kick all the residents out. The bugs, I mean. I was all...
  • Casinos no longer golden for Atlantic City

    The fortune-tellers hawk their services along the boardwalk, offering to read palms, study tarot cards and gaze into crystal balls for $5. But for free, you can get most anyone along the seaside stretch to peer into the future, and it doesn't look...
  • Four Hours in ... River North

    Four Hours in ... River North
    Tourists hitting Chicago may opt for the Loop or Mag Mile, but not far from either you’ll find River North, an urban quadrant with a decidedly upscale flair. Home to eateries run by Rick Bayless and some legendary pizzerias, River North is a...
  • Musikfest preview: Here's what's new, returning for festival's 31st year

     
    The most important lesson taught by Musikfest founder and President Jeff is that the festival is not only open to change, but also requires it, says ArtsQuest Vice President for Programming Patrick Brogan. Saurus, one of the featured 'spectacles' at......
  • Upcoming Events: Lighthouse Tours, Solar Home, Open Pottery Studios

    Upcoming Events: Lighthouse Tours, Solar Home, Open Pottery Studios
    Lighthouse Tours New London Maritime Society's annual celebration of all things lighthouse, Sentinels on the Sound: Summer Lighthouse Weekends, presents four months of lighthouse boat trips through Oct. 26. Includes five different trips, including two...
  • El Pollo Loco stock sizzles to close at 60% above IPO price

    El Pollo Loco stock sizzles to close at 60% above IPO price
    El Pollo Loco, the fast-food chain known for Mexican-style grilled chicken, found a sizzling reception on Wall Street for its initial public offering. Shares of the Costa Mesa company closed up $9.03, or 60%, at $24.03, up from the IPO price of $15. The...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Sideshow Collectibles’ 20 years of genre artistry

     
    Re-creating characters for a niche audience is always a slippery slope, and doing it for a cadre of collecting superfans […]...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Outcry, action against harassment grows

     
    SAN DIEGO — Mariah Huehner attended her first Comic-Con as a newly minted comic book editor a few years ago, […]...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...