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  • At Scopa, Antonia Lofaso delivers zesty Italian American food

    At Scopa, Antonia Lofaso delivers zesty Italian American food
    It's pleasant, Saturday brunch at Scopa Italian Roots, a bit of calm compared with the roar of nearby Abbot Kinney Boulevard. The filtered sunlight in the double-height dining room feels like late afternoon, although it is just after noon. Big tables of...
  • Famous gambler gets probation for cheating at California casino

    Famous gambler gets probation for cheating at California casino
    The self-proclaimed “king of gamblers” in Las Vegas was sentenced Wednesday to three years of probation for cheating at cards at the Barona Casino in eastern San Diego County. Known as Archie Karas in gambling circles, Anargyros...
  • In midst of IRS battle, Villages refunds tax-free bonds with taxable ones

    First of two parts. Uncle! That's the sound of The Villages giving up a $426 million battle with the Internal Revenue Service that started six years ago when a sharp agent figured out how fiendishly the developer had perverted a Florida law to be able...
  • It's time for Light Up Clermont -- for three whole days

    It's time for Light Up Clermont -- for three whole days
    If it’s the holidays, that means a Clermont holiday tradition. Light Up Clermont, the city’s traditional three-day holiday festival, kicks off on Thursday and continues through Saturday, Dec. 6. There will be some new features this year in...
  • Black Friday shopping quieter as Thanksgiving deals reel in more shoppers

    Black Friday shopping quieter as Thanksgiving deals reel in more shoppers
    The early-morning bargain-hunting frenzy that once marked the start of holiday shopping on Black Friday has gone the way of the dinosaur. With many stores opening on Thanksgiving in an ever-intensifying retail arms race with each other and online...
  • French fine dining in Fountain Hill

    This holiday season, take a trip to Paris without leaving the Lehigh Valley at Saranda's on Broadway in Fountain Hill. The fine-dining restaurant serving contemporary French cuisine held a soft opening Thursday at 1028 Broadway, the former space of...
  • Creditors, hedge funds tangle over Caesars' resources

    PHILADELPHIA The $134 million corporate meeting center rising at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City is supposed to represent the New Jersey city's less casino-centric future. But a lawsuit filed this week gave it a role in the high-stakes battle between...
  • Holiday events in Northbrook and Glenview

    Holiday events in Northbrook and Glenview
    Northbrook and Glenview area residents can get into the holiday spirit with a variety of special events ranging from ice skating shows to gingerbread house workshops. Families can kick off the holiday season with a parade and party on Nov. 29 at Jackman...
  • Holiday shoppers spring into action

    Holiday shoppers spring into action
    Sisters Kim and Karla Duenas of Tinley Park said they started their holiday shopping at 1 a.m. on Black Friday. About eight hours later, Kim, 21, and Karla, 14, were resting up in easy chairs at a sitting area inside the Orland Square Mall, weary but...
  • Restaurant calories and government appetites

    Restaurant calories and government appetites
    On Thursday, hundreds of millions of Americans risked obesity, heart disease and indigestion by eating large quantities of food with no precise knowledge of the caloric content. If many of them felt regret on Friday, it was not because they were duped...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Giving thanks, A to Z (CdM-style)

    A... Arthur Pescan. This Corona del Mar High School junior seems to do it all — cross country, the school musical, class president, mock trial, standing up to an angry crowd to support a new school sports complex. A school board trustee once said...