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  • Caution: Calories ahead

    Caution: Calories ahead
    As you survey the feast before you on Thanksgiving, there's one more thing to be thankful for: There's no calorie count to ruin the meal. You have no idea how many calories are packed into the turkey, cornbread stuffing, garlic mashed potatoes and...
  • As Ferguson cleans up, government's response sparks criticism

    As Ferguson cleans up, government's response sparks criticism
    The sounds of cleanup -- crinkling glass, the pounding of hammers and the buzz of a circular saw -- filled the air Tuesday morning on South Florissant Road, where windows were smashed at businesses a block from the Ferguson Police Department headquarters....
  • Creator: Water will work for Disney Springs restaurant

    Creator: Water will work for Disney Springs restaurant
    Steven Schussler, CEO of Schussler Creative, made fanciful restaurants such as Rainforest Cafe, T-Rex Café and Yak & Yeti become reality. His latest project is the under-construction Boathouse, a 400-seat eatery that will help transition Downtown Disney...
  • Dorothy Buffum Chandler was the driving force behind the Music Center

    Dorothy Buffum Chandler was the driving force behind the Music Center
    In summer 1951, Los Angeles' music scene was floundering. The L.A. Philharmonic played out of a sonically inadequate auditorium leased from the Temple Baptist Church downtown. The Hollywood Bowl was deep in debt. Only four days into its season, it closed....
  • No Thanks: Retailers' holiday hours criticized

    No Thanks: Retailers' holiday hours criticized
    The shock of stores opening on Thanksgiving Day has worn off in recent years. But the practice continues to enrage some people, especially as some stores open even earlier on Thursday. As of Wednesday, Change.org, an online petition platform, was...
  • Home and garden briefs for Nov. 27: Williamsburg designer claims a top spot in kitchen design challenge

    Home and garden briefs for Nov. 27: Williamsburg designer claims a top spot in kitchen design challenge
    Kathryn Salyer, of Kathryn Salyer Design Inc. in Williamsburg, has won the Thermador Kitchen Design Challenge for a luxury kitchen she created for a local couple. "The award was given on Sept. 29 at a gala event at the BSH Experience & Design Center in...
  • Tips: How to Make the Holiday Season Easy on the Environment

    As fall turns into winter, askHRgreen.org turns its thoughts to hearth, home and how to make the approaching holiday season easy on the environment. Here are some helpful reminders to sustain you from Thanksgiving through the New Year and beyond. Make a...
  • L.A. won't offer prizes to voters in next year's election

    L.A. won't offer prizes to voters in next year's election
    A controversial proposal to offer cash prizes to Los Angeles voters is dead – at least for next year’s city elections. Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson said this week that he wants more time to consider the idea of using money...
  • N.J. lottery misses revenue target under private manager

    TRENTON, N.J. — Three months after Illinois declared the first privately run state lottery a failure, New Jersey's similar experiment is faltering, endangering a program that supports schools and the disabled. Northstar New Jersey Lottery Group's...
  • Food Find: Ippin Mono brings pleasing surprises to Asian fusion cuisine - with video

    Tasty discovery: Bento Box Price: $10 & $15 Destination: Ippin Mono Kitchen. Patrick Henry Mall, 12300 Jefferson Ave., Newport News. 757-249-0018. ippinmonokitchen.com. Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday...
  • Don't buy bad goods for Christmas

    Don't buy bad goods for Christmas
    Some people are disappointed when they don't get what they wanted for Christmas. An even bigger letdown might be thinking you got what you wanted, then realizing after a close look that your gift is a knock-off. The holiday shopping madness has begun,...