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  • Settling in: Adult communities create work-free havens for empty nesters

    All that grass to mow. All that snow to shovel. All those noisy kids hanging out on the corner. All those are reasons for moving to an active adult community. In active adult communities, typically at least one buyer must be 55 years old. Children can...
  • In praise of ancient fruit -- our historic pears with 12 recipes

    In praise of ancient fruit -- our historic pears with 12 recipes
    We make a lot of fuss over heirloom peach varieties that date back to the 1960s and tomatoes that go back as far as the 1930s. But did you know that the Bartlett pear, that standard California grocery store fruit, actually dates back to the 1770s?...
  • Fish dishes lend meaning to the Rosh Hashanah table

    Fish dishes lend meaning to the Rosh Hashanah table
    For the Jewish New Year, which begins on Wednesday at sundown, fish will be on the menu in many households. According to tradition, having fish on the table is an omen for blessings in the year to come. When the fish is served, observant Jews recite a...
  • Three match ban for Assou-Ekotto over 'quenelle' message

    LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto was handed a three-match ban and fined 50,000 pounds ($81,805) on Friday for comments on Twitter relating to a 'quenelle' gesture performed by French striker Nicolas Anelka last year....
  • Sam Collins Day In Canton Is On Saturday

    Sam Collins Day In Canton Is On Saturday
    CANTON — Residents, community groups and local businesses will celebrate life in Canton at the 20th annual Sam Collins Day, which is on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., organizers have announced. As usual, the event will be at the Canton Springs...
  • Jody Williams' new cookbook 'Buvette' is all about French comfort food

    Jody Williams' new cookbook 'Buvette' is all about French comfort food
    Often on a trip to New York, I’ll find myself in the afternoon or late in the evening seated with friends at a table at Buvette in the West Village, talking, drinking rosé or a pretty Beaujolais, with a platter of butter and anchovy tartinettes or a...
  • Riverwalk Townes subdivision in York County dispute may end up in court

    Riverwalk Townes subdivision in York County dispute may end up in court
    A dispute between a homeowners association, a developer and York County is heating up — each is bringing in lawyers — as residents say the county approved portions of their subdivision before it was completed. The residents say they are...
  • Tesla Motors spawns an automotive ecosystem

    FREMONT, Calif. Tesla's decision to build its massive "gigafactory" for battery production in Reno is viewed as a big win for Nevada. But as Tesla races to make an affordable electric car for the masses, the company's California footprint will continue to...
  • Designer banished dark wood from grand Tudor with Tuscan touch

    PITTSBURGH A large lot and warm red brick contrasting with creamy terra cotta trim prompted James Spencer to purchase a Tudor-style house in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh in 2012. "I had looked at a number of houses that were on typical...
  • Freebie Friday: Free coffee and free events

    Freebie Friday: Free coffee and free events
    Freebie Spotlight Free small coffee at McDonald's From Sept. 16 to Sept. 29, guests can enjoy a free small hot or iced McCafé coffee during breakfast hours at any of the McDonald’s restaurants across Central Florida.    Coming Soon! Latin...
  • Trailblazer Li hangs up racquet

    (Reuters) - A typical "neighbourhood kid" toting a badminton racquet in the Yangtze river port of Wuhan, eight-year-old Li Na could have had little idea the path the Chinese state set for her might lead to tennis glory, riches and Asia's first grand...