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  • Taste of Chicago: Nice temps, nifty dishes on opening day

    Taste of Chicago: Nice temps, nifty dishes on opening day
    Five reasons to make a point of visiting the 33rd Taste of Chicago, which runs through Sunday at Grant Park: If you liked it last year, you'll like it this year. Taste of Chicago showed a profit last year, the first time in a long time it has done so...
  • China dismisses planned Macau democracy vote as meaningless

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - China has dismissed as meaningless a proposed referendum on democracy in its southern gambling hub of Macau, a poll that would follow in the footsteps of a similar informal vote in nearby Hong Kong. Three activist groups said on...
  • 4-year-old drowning victim wasn't wearing safety vest: police report

    4-year-old drowning victim wasn't wearing safety vest: police report
    A 4-year-old boy who drowned at a St. Charles country club pool last month did not know how to swim and was not wearing a safety vest when he was found at the bottom of the deep end of the pool, according to a police report. Multiple witnesses told...
  • Anne Arundel campers sickened by chemicals in pool

    Anne Arundel campers sickened by chemicals in pool
    Thirty-five people were hospitalized Wednesday after being sickened by chemicals at a swimming pool at YMCA Camp Letts in Edgewater, Anne Arundel County fire officials said. Of the 35 patients, 31 were children age 6 to 16. None of the injuries were...
  • 7 French spots for a Bastille Day fête

    Bastille Day is Monday, July 14, and this weekend bistros around Los Angeles are showing off their French pride. If you want to get back to your French roots, or if you took a year of Francais in high school, or if you just have an immense affinity for...
  • Living Smart: Easy projects to spruce up your lanscaping

    Having a mid-summer's dream of better landscaping? Here are three easy projects to help realize your vision: Mulch makeover: Fresh mulch will liven up your flowerbeds and areas around trees. Landscapers and garden centers sell mulch in bulk or by the...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. AVIAN RECONDITIONING CENTER:...
  • Hey liberals, there's a logistical problem with your Hobby Lobby boycott

    Here’s where the “Boycott Hobby Lobby” movement is going as of this week, according to the CBS-LA website: “Dozens of protesters Monday gathered at a Hobby Lobby store in Burbank in response to last week’s Supreme Court...
  • Restaurant review: Bethlehem's The Brick builds much more than typical pizza

    When it comes to pizzerias, The Brick has a lot going for it. The brand-new ambience has a comfortable Mediterranean feel, and the well-crafted, made-from-scratch fare includes even desserts. This is not one of those ubiquitous neighborhood pizza palaces....
  • Savory Grille hosts Allium dinner

    Savory Grille is hosting a one-of-a-kind Allium Dinner starting at 6 p.m. July 15. Now, if the term "allium" doesn't make your mouth water, it should. This vast family of plants encompasses such intensely flavorful veggies as garlic, onions, ramps,...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:   Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Florida residents can purchase single-day tickets to Aquatica Orlando for 50 percent off the regular...