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  • They came, they sang, they drank -- highlights from L.A. Beer Week

    They came, they sang, they drank -- highlights from L.A. Beer Week
    After a frenetic nine days, L.A. Beer Week 2014 ended on Sunday, and after speaking to the brewers, barkeepers, and beer fans attending the events, I’d say it was a successful showcase of the rising tide of craft beer in Los Angeles. Here are a...
  • New releases by Hampton Roads writers

     New releases by Hampton Roads writers
    Hampton Roads nonfiction writers tipped the scales on this month's list of new releases, with topics ranging from family life to military history. Fiction titles focus on teens and young adults. Take a look. You never know when you might discover a...
  • Newport News, Smithfield YMCA offer free workouts for cancer patients

     Newport News, Smithfield YMCA offer free workouts for cancer patients
    They meld into the workout scene on the second floor of the Newport News YMCA, distinguished only by their wristbands. One tackles the treadmill, a few are on the elliptical trainers and others sweat it out on the rowing machine and stationary bikes....
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Hampton native Newsome earns ODAC football Coach of Year honors with Emory and Henry

    COLLEGES: Football: In his first year with Emory and Henry, Hampton native Curt Newsome was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Coach of Year. His team finished 8-2, including 5-2 in the conference, to tie for first after being picked eighth...
  • Looking for organic beers? There are more choices every year

    Looking for organic beers? There are more choices every year
    Looking for organic craft beer to go along with the biodynamic veggies, organic farmhouse cheese and grass-fed organic beef on your shopping list? A few years ago there were only a few certified organic brews, but more brewers are tackling the challenge...
  • Tips: How to Make the Holiday Season Easy on the Environment

    As fall turns into winter, askHRgreen.org turns its thoughts to hearth, home and how to make the approaching holiday season easy on the environment. Here are some helpful reminders to sustain you from Thanksgiving through the New Year and beyond. Make a...
  • It's World Tripe Day! Where would Jonathan Gold celebrate?

    It's World Tripe Day! Where would Jonathan Gold celebrate?
    The first question you may have about World Tripe Day is whether the occasion in fact exists. It has not, as far as I know, been sanctioned by Congress or any other official sanctioning body, and unlike Melon Day in Turkmenistan (Aug. 9), or National Pigs...
  • Home and garden briefs for Nov. 27: Williamsburg designer claims a top spot in kitchen design challenge

    Home and garden briefs for Nov. 27: Williamsburg designer claims a top spot in kitchen design challenge
    Kathryn Salyer, of Kathryn Salyer Design Inc. in Williamsburg, has won the Thermador Kitchen Design Challenge for a luxury kitchen she created for a local couple. "The award was given on Sept. 29 at a gala event at the BSH Experience & Design Center in...
  • No foie gras for you! Supreme Court lets California ban stand

    No foie gras for you! Supreme Court lets California ban stand
    It looks like California diners will have to go liver-less for a while longer. Tuesday morning the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal that would have overturned the state law forbidding the production and sale of foie gras. Proponents of the...
  • Shiny development planned for gritty arts district

    Sculptors, artisan welders, painters, screen printers, furniture makers and other craftsmen have taken root in a cluster of warehouses north of downtown Orlando, helping to bring a cool vibe to Ivanhoe Village and the Lake Formosa area that other urban...
  • Still waiting for 'Game of Thrones'? Here's a beer to make it easier

    Still waiting for 'Game of Thrones'? Here's a beer to make it easier
    There are still many long months before HBO’s beloved "Game of Thrones" returns, and even longer until author George R. R. Martin finishes the next book in the series, but at least fans can drown their sorrows in another "GOT"-inspired beer from...