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  • Edgar P. Silver, city circuit judge

    Edgar P. Silver, city circuit judge
    Retired Baltimore Circuit Judge Edgar P. Silver, whose career spanned both the law and politics, died Tuesday at Sinai Hospital after a brief illness, family members said. He was 91. "He was singularly the most extraordinary man I've ever met. He was...
  • Miami Book Fair: 'Mango' madness with Jen Karetnick

    Miami Book Fair: 'Mango' madness with Jen Karetnick
    Like most Northern transplants, Jen Karetnick had never tasted a mango before arriving in Miami in 1992. Eight years later, she and her husband bought a house on the surviving acre of what was once a mango plantation. With their Miami Shores home came...
  • Prosecutors: Cafeteria manager stole $50K from Waubonsie Valley H.S.

    Prosecutors: Cafeteria manager stole $50K from Waubonsie Valley H.S.
    A contract employee who managed the Waubonsie Valley High School cafeteria has been charged with stealing more than $50,000 from the school by skimming cash from lunchroom sales, prosecutors said today. Kristy Davis, 48, who worked for food service...
  • Revamp for RA Sushi

    Revamp for RA Sushi
    RA Sushi Bar Restaurant 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Suite 4105, Palm Beach Gardens, 561-340-2112; The Shops at Pembroke Gardens, 201 SW 145th Terrace, Pembroke Pines, 954-342-5454; 5829 SW 73rd St., Miami, 305-341-0092; RASushi.com This Japanese...
  • A pair of truffle dinners and a truffle festival

    A pair of truffle dinners and a truffle festival
    Now that we’re heading full tilt into truffle season, here are a few more places where you can get your truffle hits until the truffles run out. At Aussie chef Curtis Stone’s 25-seat Maude in Beverly Hills, November’s tasting menu is...
  • The Elysian is getting restaurant, bar, general store

    The Elysian is getting restaurant, bar, general store
    Partners Marc Rose and Med Abrous, owners of The Spare Room at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, have announced plans to open a new yet-to-be-named restaurant on the ground floor of The Elysian in Echo Park next fall.  The restaurant will serve breakfast,...
  • Last Town's Booze Ban Abolished

    Last Town's Booze Ban Abolished
    After the country's great failed experiment with the prohibition of alcohol, from 1920 to 1933, some communities and counties across the country chose to remain "dry" and not allow liquor sales. Today an estimated 500 communities in the U.S. remain dry...
  • Rock 'N Fish leaves Laguna, rooftop redesign stays

    Rock 'N Fish leaves Laguna, rooftop redesign stays
    The restaurant that had been poised to reap the benefit of downtown Laguna Beach's first rooftop deck has closed after four years in the coastal city. Rock 'N Fish, which operated the top space in the historic two-story Heisler building, served its last...
  • Residents of EastWood community may lose their golf course

    Residents of EastWood community may lose their golf course
    Residents of an east Orange County golf-course community are worried about a proposal to transform the course into a mix of homes and businesses. The owners of the EastWood Golf Club are hoping to replace the course with about 300 homes, 70,000 square...
  • A taste of brand new wine

    A taste of brand new wine
    It's crisp, citrusy with hints of honey — and it's about to make its debut. Franklin Hill Vineyards' 2014 Seyval Blanc will be introduced as part of Nouveau Weekend, an annual Lehigh Valley Wine Trail event that will run 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday...
  • Naperville educating bar owners on new rules

    Naperville educating bar owners on new rules
    Naperville is easing into new bar regulations with an education campaign before cracking down in the new year, officials say. "Generally we're telling everyone here's the new regulations, what questions do you have, how can we help you know what the new...