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  • Activist fight will complicate search for new Darden chief

    An activist investor's efforts to wrest control of embattled Darden Restaurants will make the search for a new CEO even more difficult, industry analysts say. Analysts and consultants following Darden's recent struggles say the company's Sept. 30 annual...
  • Phil Vettel recommends Labor Day specials

    Phil Vettel recommends Labor Day specials
    Technically, Labor Day doesn't mark the end of summer. But with school back in session, waning daylight hours and the beginning of college football, it sure can feel like it. Inspired by the three-day weekend (Dine late Sunday! Go to brunch Monday!),...
  • Pitcher-perfect sports bars

    Pitcher-perfect sports bars
    Every year, the NFL begins the first game of the season with a coin flip, but you don't have to rely on chance to find a semi-worthy sports bar in Central Florida. I'm not usually a fan of chain restaurants such as Miller's Ale House or Hooters, but...
  • Veer off the masterpiece path at the Art Institute of Chicago

    Veer off the masterpiece path at the Art Institute of Chicago
    The challenge in visiting the Art Institute of Chicago is to get beyond the obvious. Easier said than done. You could spend your time cruising from one iconic work to another, from "Nighthawks" to "American Gothic" to a Calder mobile overhead to Renoir'...
  • Noodles & Co. restaurant adds catering program to both Orlando locations

    Noodles & Co. restaurant adds catering program to both Orlando locations
    Noodles & Co. restaurant adds catering program to both Orlando locations. Noodles Catering can accommodate groups from 20 to 200 and includes the company’s buffet style meals compromised of two main entrees, two sides and a dessert. Each...
  • App We Love: 'Yelp'

    Most people have heard of or used Yelp on the Internet the site where people can rate restaurants and give reviews to help others decide if it's a good place to go. Now with the addition of the Yelp app for your phone, finding a good place for drinks or...
  • Finn McCool's coming to Jefferson Commons in Newport News

    Finn McCool’s Fish House & Tavern will be opening up in the space formerly occupied by Keagan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant in Jefferson Commons. A voice recording at the restaurant says applications are now being taken, though a start date was...
  • Garden to grow children's appreciation of nature

    Sow Share's future children's garden will give children more than a plot to grow plants. The green space will foster nature-conscious children through exploration and outdoor play. "We plan to have some vegetable gardening going on, but the majority is...
  • Carnival adds longer cruises from Baltimore

    Carnival adds longer cruises from Baltimore
    When the Carnival Pride returns to Baltimore next spring, it will not only have new pollution-control technology and a $500 million makeover. The ship also will have a new itinerary of extended cruises to the Caribbean. Carnival Cruise Lines, which...
  • Employ a sandwich bar for Labor Day parties

    Employ a sandwich bar for Labor Day parties
    "Labor Day is the last event of the summer," says Andrea Nguyen, the Santa Cruz, Calif.-based cookbook author and writer. "Sandwiches can mean a little less labor of the party host. My thought is to involve your guests and have a sandwich bar where they...
  • Demolition sale is theater's final act before wrecking ball

    Demolition sale is theater's final act before wrecking ball
    With the Women's Library Club of Glencoe-Writers Theatre building slated for a Sept. 2 date with the wrecking ball, members are hosting a demolition sale on Friday and Saturday, offering bargain prices on club furnishings and architectural elements,...