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  • Why we should give thanks for animals

    Most of us share our homes with animals, so we know that they provide us with companionship, teach us how to love unconditionally and help us enjoy the outdoors and get more exercise. But wild animals also quietly provide us with many other benefits...
  • Car's high-tech gadgets driving you crazy? Call your dealer's help desk

    DALLAS Donna Higley often talks to her new high-tech Lexus. "I'll be in a parking lot and it will warn me of something ahead and I'll say, 'Yes, yes, I know,'" said Higley, 74. She didn't do that with previous cars. But like lots of new vehicles,...
  • Trip Tips: Hungary, where goose is king - and eaten - for a month

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - It isn't to everyone's taste, and animal rights activists wish the custom would vanish entirely, but anyone who ever fancied eating foie gras - fattened goose liver - would have done well to be in the Hungarian capital this past...
  • FA investigating Wigan owner Whelan's remarks

    LONDON (Reuters) - The English FA is looking into remarks made by Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan despite his apology for apparently insulting Jewish and Chinese people in a newspaper interview. The FA has also confirmed its inquiry into offensive...
  • Miami Book Fair: Fishing for recipes with Heather McPherson

    Miami Book Fair: Fishing for recipes with Heather McPherson
    After 26 years as food editor at the Orlando Sentinel, Heather McPherson knows nearly everything about food in Florida. "I like to think I do," she says. "But what I think is real exciting and what keeps me in this job is that I'm still finding...
  • Downtown Frederick's shopping scene is the perfect find

    Downtown Frederick's shopping scene is the perfect find
    The American dream is alive and well — and right down Interstate 70. To the casual observer, Frederick looks like the quintessential small town, filled with charming historic buildings and friendly faces. But in recent years, Frederick has...
  • Nando's Peri-Peri is a spicy treat for Towson moviegoers

    Nando's Peri-Peri is a spicy treat for Towson moviegoers
    Towson has been a busy place this year. After years of stops and starts, the Towson Square project, including a brand new movie theater surrounded by new restaurants, is finally nearing completion. The theater opened in July. Just a few days later,...
  • Prominent Baltimoreans reveal the gifts that would make their holidays merry

    Prominent Baltimoreans reveal the gifts that would make their holidays merry
    Spoiler alert! We asked pairs of prominent Baltimoreans — relatives, co-workers and friends — what would make their trees twinkle this holiday season. Here's a peek at what a few of the city's best and brightest would like to receive from...
  • 'Vulnerable' cafe makes a stand in a tough part of town

    'Vulnerable' cafe makes a stand in a tough part of town
    When Phil Sipka and some of his Englewood neighbors opened a cafe a year ago this week, skeptics had suggestions. How about rolling security gates over the wall-size windows? Or a permanently locked door, with a buzzer to buzz customers in? Maybe a...
  • Tacocraft to open on Himmarshee

    Tacocraft to open on Himmarshee
    A taqueria and tequila bar is coming to Himmarshee Street in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The restaurant group that runs Rok:Brgr and Himmarshee Public House plan to open another restaurant on the popular block. It will be called Tacocraft Taqueria &...
  • Lake Meadow Naturals donates 24 chickens to Grande Lakes Whisper Creek Farm

    Lake Meadow Naturals donates 24 chickens to Grande Lakes Whisper Creek Farm
    Farmer Dale Volkert from Lake Meadow Naturals on Ocoee donated 24 chickens this week to the Whisper Creek Farm at Grande Lakes Orlando. The gift officially brings the resort area's chicken coops to life. Whisper Creek Farm is a 7,000-square-foot fruit...