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  • Here's your chance to see 'Wicked' - at a discounted price

    Here's your chance to see 'Wicked' - at a discounted price
    Here is a wicked good deal. Pun intended. The popular musical "Wicked" opens at Chrysler Hall on Wednesday and runs through Dec. 7. Making it even better, John Davidson plays the part of The Wizard. Yes, that John Davidson.  And the promoter is...
  • Airplane bartending: The carry-on old fashioned cocktail kit

    Airplane bartending: The carry-on old fashioned cocktail kit
    The next time you're cruising at 30,000 feet in the air, wouldn't it be nice to sit down to a proper old fashioned? It could make that holiday flight across country just a tad more bearable.  A company producing a product called the Carry On Cocktail...
  • Get frequent-flier miles while holiday shopping: Here's how

    Get frequent-flier miles while holiday shopping: Here's how
    Here's an idea for gift-buying time that could add value to your frequent-flier account: If you would like to rack up airline miles, consider doing at least some of your holiday shopping online through airline frequent-flier malls. To earn these miles...
  • Pacifico Nuevo Latino Tapas Bar, New Haven

    Pacifico Nuevo Latino Tapas Bar, New Haven
    A fan of Colombian celebrity chef Rafael Palomino's Pacifico in Port Chester, N.Y., I encouraged him and his partner Mo Gad to bring the concept to New Haven perhaps a dozen years ago. New Haven was sorely lacking a good seafood restaurant. I never saw...
  • Continuing Ed At Gateway Help Adults Advance Careers

    Continuing Ed At Gateway Help Adults Advance Careers
    Sensible is what Gateway Community College strives for in its continuing-education programs that allow adult students to take smaller bites of the education apple while advancing their education and employment prospects. Many of these noncredit courses,...
  • There's A New Brew In Town

    Scholars have learned that brewing beer was a culinary art developed by the ancients on several continents. Before America's craft beer revolution that was begun by home brewers in the late 1970s and really gained steam in the 1990s, we looked primarily...
  • Find your perfect Christmas tree at countryside farms and nearby garden centers

    Find your perfect Christmas tree at countryside farms and nearby garden centers
    When I was a kid, my father headed for the forest behind our house in Lynchburg, where he searched for the best cedar to cut for our Christmas tree. Mom wanted nothing but a cedar because the native tree filled the house with a wonderful fragrance no...
  • Chef Jim Kennedy: The guest is No. 1 at Dudley's Bistro in New Town

    Chef Jim Kennedy: The guest is No. 1 at Dudley's Bistro in New Town
    A list this year, "30 Places to Eat in Virginia Before You Die," featured restaurants across the state, north to south and east to west. Dudley's Bistro in New Town, owned by Jim Kennedy earned the No. 8 spot. The accolade was particularly sweet for...
  • Avon Is Home To Good Schools, Boutiques And Restaurants

    Avon Is Home To Good Schools, Boutiques And Restaurants
    Though a farming community from its earliest days, the town of Avon has covered much of its rural feel with a generous relatively new layer of well-to-do suburbia. U.S. Route 44, once the main wagon road between Hartford and Albany, N.Y., passes through...
  • Huntington Beach rejects new limits on alcohol sales

    Huntington Beach has been grappling for more than a year about how to cut down on rowdy behavior in its popular downtown area. The problem got new focus in 2013 during a melee on Main Street that left shop windows smashed, portable toilets overturned...
  • Gemini Bistro offers ZooLights deal

    Gemini Bistro offers ZooLights deal
    Gemini Bistro (2075 N. Lincoln Ave, 773-525-2522) is offering a special three-course prix fixe menu ($35) in celebration of ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo, which launches Friday. Restaurant guests can also valet their cars for $10 at the restaurant for...