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  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Poquoson Learning Garden showcases different ways to grow your green thumb

    In Poquoson, York/Poquoson master gardeners are creating yet another learning garden for community education and enjoyment. In 1994, York master gardeners established a learning garden adjacent to the county complex on Goodwin Neck Road off Route 17...
  • Sue Gin, 1941-2014: Entrepreneur launched airline catering business

    Sue Gin, 1941-2014: Entrepreneur launched airline catering business
    For Sue Gin, a pioneering Chicago entrepreneur, big ideas came from humble origins. After she was served a half-frozen sweet roll on a Midway Airlines flight, she decided she could do better than the typical airline fare foisted on passengers. And so...
  • Spike Mendelsohn wins Chicago's Hamburger Hop

    Spike Mendelsohn wins Chicago's Hamburger Hop
    Spike came. Spike cooked. Spike conquered. Spike Mendelsohn, whose Good Stuff Eatery restaurants are in the Washington D.C., and Philadelphia areas, was guest chef and big winner in Friday night's Hamburger Hop, besting 14 other competitors. The...
  • Orioles tickets for ALDS already scarce

    Orioles tickets for ALDS already scarce
    Jennifer Regester knew she was coming no matter what. Shortly after the Orioles clinched a spot in the American League Division Series, she bought plane tickets to Baltimore for her and her 18-year-old daughter, Taylor Twofeathers — from their...
  • Innovations used in 12 cities around the world may help others

    Innovations used in 12 cities around the world may help others
    What makes a city work? And are there innovations that can make a city work better? We went looking for good ideas that are being tested in cities around the world, asking urban leaders who will be attending the CityLab conference in Los Angeles this week...
  • Napa businesses rebound after August quake

    I took a quick stroll around downtown Napa, not sure what to expect. A 6.0-magnitude earthquake had rocked the area Aug. 24, two weeks before my initial visit, but I had heard the damage wasn't as bad as first reported. When I stopped by the Visit...
  • Palos Hills may halt fishing due to harsh winter

     Palos Hills may halt fishing due to harsh winter
    A southwest suburb might halt fishing at an 8-acre lake for up to two years to allow the fish population to replenish after last winter's harsh weather. The freezing spell led to the deaths of thousands of fish across the Chicago area, including in...
  • Family-friendly restaurants in South Florida are eager to serve you

    Family-friendly restaurants in South Florida are eager to serve you
    Eating out used to be one of your favorite pastimes. But now you are a parent, and the company sharing a meal with you these days just isn’t the same. Maybe you’re that mom with the crying infant and the unpredictable schedule. Or you have...
  • Let's hear it for the Dads

    Let's hear it for the Dads
    We cannot forget that dads need some time in the spotlight, too. Why? Because a father’s role in a child’s life is just as important as a mother’s. “There is so much that engaged fathers bring to families,” says Jupiter-...
  • Fall garden chores include planting perennials, shrubs

    Fall garden chores include planting perennials, shrubs
    I've noticed some reds in the forest canopy and a stiff breeze now brings a drift of yellow leaves. We'll still have warm and sunny days but the signs of autumn are increasing each day. So get ready for that barrage of leaves: check your rakes, clean...
  • Vitamin Shoppe opening in Costa Mesa

    Vitamin Shoppe, Costa Mesa, Share the Health, SOCIAL Costa Mesa restaurant, Bistango, Bill Blank, Talk About Curing Autism, "Real Help Now" conference, Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa hotel, Michael Leon, Dr. Anju Usman, True Health Medical Center, Dan...