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  • Burger King is betting on breakfast in potential Tim Hortons deal

    Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s potential purchase of Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. indicates that the fast-food company is focused on the booming breakfast arena. The Miami hamburger chain is competing furiously with rivals such as...
  • Why the ice bucket challenge is a hit

    Why the ice bucket challenge is a hit
    By now, most people have seen friends or celebrities pour buckets of ice water over their heads as part of the ice bucket challenge for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the neurodegenerative condition also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. This behavior...
  • Good pub grub, snappy space at Silks in Canton

    Good pub grub, snappy space at Silks in Canton
    For years, Silks, the bar at the corner of Hudson Street and South Lakewood Avenue in Canton, was mostly overlooked. It was just another corner bar you'd walk past on the way to someplace else. But now, after a two-and-a-half-year renovation, Silks...
  • Woman accused of stealing Maryland Live high-rollers list for rival casino

    Woman accused of stealing Maryland Live high-rollers list for rival casino
    In the casino industry, they are known as "whales." At Maryland Live, they are plied with personal parties, guaranteed seating at concerts, free tickets to sporting events and even quarterly car detailing. Helena Wong, a former VIP host at the Hanover...
  • Giordano's opens new location in Glenview

    Giordano's opens new location in Glenview
    Those who attended the pre-opening party of the North Shore's first Giordano's Famous Stuffed Pizza could indulge in pizza samplings, get brand merchandise and shoot baskets with NBA legend Scottie Pippen — all free of charge. "The purpose of...
  • Remote, gas-rich islands on Indonesia's South China Sea frontline

    RANAI Indonesia (Reuters) - The word "sleepy" could have been invented for Ranai, the largest town in Indonesia's remote and sparsely populated Natuna archipelago. It has few cars and only two sets of traffic lights. The cloud-wreathed mountain looming...
  • Even buildings with seismic retrofits damaged in Napa earthquake

    City officials in Napa had long worried that the grand building on the corner of Second and Brown streets — with its brick walls and giant red-tiled cupolas — could be devastated by a major earthquake. So city officials required brick...
  • Chef of the Moment: Malibu Pier's Jason Fullilove names his favorite local seafood

    Chef of the Moment: Malibu Pier's Jason Fullilove names his favorite local seafood
    Jason Fullilove is executive chef at the Malibu Pier Restaurant & Bar, the beachside restaurant that opened this summer focusing on sustainable local seafood. Fullilove set out on a chef's career path by attending the Culinary Institute of America in...
  • Kids get hands on with local nutrition

    Kids get hands on with local nutrition
    Some residents are hoping that a food revolution will take root in Boynton Beach. Boynton Beach has one of the few urban farms in South Palm Beach County, a place dedicated to helping the community sustain itself by growing and distributing fresh...
  • 08/25: Business events

    Chamber East Lake County: Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m. third Saturday, Lisa's Kountry Café, 23911 State Road 46, Sorrento. Details: http://www.elcchamber.com or 352-383-8801. West Orange: networking groups, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Mimi's Cafe, 3130 Daniels...
  • Tell the chef to separate my food

    As the summer winds down and my stomach thanks me for my generosity during three months of barbecues, graduation parties and neighborhood festivals, I am still proud of myself for shunning a food group that has burst into the culinary world and refuses to...