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  • Colorado luxury reaches new heights

    Colorado luxury reaches new heights
    Just four years short of its centenary, The Broadmoor resort is adding an "adventure wing" to complement its luxury options. The grande dame of Rocky Mountain resorts opened two all-inclusive satellite lodging sites in August. The Ranch at Emerald...
  • California man rescued after making 'HELP' sign with cypress needles

    California man rescued after making 'HELP' sign with cypress needles
    A scavenger hunt for fish bait turned into a desperate five-day mission by a West Sacramento man to return home. If it was not for Mike Vilhauer’s quick thinking to fashion numerous sticks and bunches of cypress needles into an 8-feet tall ‘...
  • Is it a busier summer than usual in Boca?

    No longer a sleepy seasonal town, the city of Boca Raton is busier than ever for some restaurants. An informal survey of established restaurants found business is good in Mizner Park. And well-known eateries in Royal Palm Place, The Shops at Boca...
  • How to get Chicago Gourmet tickets, free

    How to get Chicago Gourmet tickets, free
    The Bon Appetit presents Chicago Gourmet will run Sept. 27 and 28 in Millennium Park. But your chance to earn a free ticket starts today. The annual Dine Around, through which diners can earn one-day admission to Chicago Gourmet by eating at five...
  • New renderings revealed for Downtown Disney transformation

    New renderings revealed for Downtown Disney transformation
    The vision of Disney Springs -- Downtown Disney's transformation into a re-themed venue -- is beginning to take shape. Walt Disney Imagineering released a video Tuesday explaining the concept behind Disney Springs, which is inspired by small Florida...
  • Need help with Microsoft Windows 8?

    The Lake County Library System is offering free Microsoft Windows 8 classes at various libraries. The program is designed to provide users with a basic overview of Windows 8. The class will cover how to personalize your start screen, how to use the new...
  • The BYOB Files: Tsu Kiji Fish Market

    The BYOB Files: Tsu Kiji Fish Market
    Welcome to the BYOB Files, a new monthly column spotlighting the city’s bring-your-own-bottle restaurants. To me, the preponderance of BYOB spots in Chicago feels like booze karma, a perk that sort-of compensates for our pesky anti-happy hour law...
  • Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup

    Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Melissa Leo, Bill Murray, Bill Nighy, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Adam Sandler, John Travolta and...
  • 'Helpings of sarcasm' not very appetizing

    A friend of a friend returned from vacation, gushing about a place she and her husband had gone out of their way to visit. She rated the experience as one of the highlights of their trip, but, for the life of me, I can't figure out why. I've tried, I'...
  • 'The Hundred-Foot Journey,' a delight every step of the way

    "ALTHOUGH I cannot lay an egg, I am a very good judge of omelettes." -- George Bernard Shaw. I went to see "The Hundred-Foot Journey," starring the divine Helen Mirren, and for the first five minutes of this Lasse Hallstrom-directed film, I thought I was...
  • Idea of an L.A. Voteria is gaining currency

    Idea of an L.A. <i>Voteria </i>is<i> </i>gaining currency
    The proposal to enter L.A. voters into a cash prize lottery, for the sake of increasing turnout, is easy to attack on numerous fronts. My first reaction to last week's recommendation by the L.A. City Ethics Commission? Horror. Or maybe it wasn't...