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  • Troy Wolverton: Apple Pay is great, at stores that accept it

    When Apple Pay launched Monday, my editors decided I needed to go shopping. I didn't have to be asked twice. In fact, I felt like a teenager set loose in a mall with a parent's credit card. Now I just needed to find some places that took my peculiar form...
  • Keeping deer at bay, extending flowers through fall

    Mary Canny used to garden like most people, buying colorful impatiens and petunias to plant in beds around her small home in Baldwin Township. Then deer and turkey persuaded her to try another way by eating them all. "Researching, I found that zinnias...
  • Dennis Anderson: Pedaling a two-wheeler out to hunt a quieter, efficient alternative

    Four-wheelers have become a big part of hunting, worldwide. In Minnesota, some deer hunters use the machines for transportation to their stands. Others employ four-wheelers to drag felled whitetails out of the woods. For the past week or so, I've...
  • Strengthening and protecting the Clean Water Act

    The Clean Water Act, which turned 42 on Saturday, is the most successful tool our country has to protect our water. In the past four decades, it has been responsible for reducing pollution, making our drinking water safer. It has increased hunting and...
  • Thai Spice lights the way

    Thai Spice lights the way
    ★★★ Thai Spice isn't much from the outside. The main parking lot is cramped. The plaza could use some freshening. Even the sign in the parking lot needs updating. It all belies what happens when you get beyond the front door....
  • Taste of Laurel offers bites from local restaurants

    The Taste of Laurel is back for its seventh year. The Laurel Historical Society is hosting the event on Sunday, Nov. 2 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. The entrance will be at the Laurel Museum, 817 Main St. Main Street Pharmacy in Laurel will be sponsoring the...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Din Tai Fung worth the wait

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Din Tai Fung worth the wait
    In 1993, Din Tai Fung was voted one of the 10 best restaurants in the world by the New York Times. The first one opened in 1958 in Taiwan. Eventually, its success led to other restaurants opening throughout Asia, Australia and then the U.S. Its latest...
  • 20 area Halloween events for every taste

    20 area Halloween events for every taste
    Why waste a great Halloween costume on just one night of fun? With these 20 exciting Halloween events including creepy-crawly creatures, scary-good performances and kooky costume parties for a variety of tastes and ages, you're sure to have a goulish good...
  • Couple offer a helping hand for the hungry in York County-Poquoson area

    Couple offer a helping hand for the hungry in York County-Poquoson area
    Buddy and Patricia Green are on year three of running The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) in York County and Poquoson, which provides food for about 200 needy individuals monthly. On the fourth Tuesday of every month a Virginia Peninsula...
  • Mekong Delta relocating to Charles Towers

    Mekong Delta relocating to Charles Towers
    Mekong Delta will relocate from its original Saratoga Street location to Charles Towers downtown -- about a three-minute walk from its old space. The announcement, which appeared Wednesday on the Twitter feed of the Historic Charles Street Association,...
  • Laemmle to offer liquor in theaters and open new rooftop restaurant

    Laemmle to offer liquor in theaters and open new rooftop restaurant
    The Laemmle Monica 4-Plex plans to join the new wave of luxury movie theaters by offering alcoholic beverages to drink inside its theaters along with two new eateries as part of a larger renovation project, reports the Santa Monica Daily Press. The...