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  • Stanford's Anderson Collection museum to feature trove of couple's art

     Stanford's Anderson Collection museum to feature trove of couple's art
    Along a shady road here, you can glimpse large estates behind gates and hedges bought with fortunes earned in Silicon Valley. Then you come to the driveway of a ranch house that stands pretty much as it was when built in the 1960s by Harry and Mary...
  • Bastille Day deals at Chicago restaurants

    Monday is Bastille Day, which commemorates the 1789 storming of the Bastille prison, launching the French Revolution. For Chicago's French restaurants, it's a day of celebration and dining deals. Bistronomic. Saturday through Monday, the Gold Coast...
  • Tips: Create a garden space that's guest friendly

    Tips: Create a garden space that's guest friendly
    Summer is filled with parties, gatherings, picnics and more. We all want to make these occasions special and memorable for our guests. Many gardeners tend to schedule events around peak bloom or harvest in order to share the beauty and flavor from their...
  • St. Maarten unleashes summer savings of up to 80%

    St. Maarten unleashes summer savings of up to 80%
    What are you missing this summer in St. Maarten? Paddle boarding lessons, cocktails at Kokomo, early morning swims, fish market finds...in other words, adrenaline pumping experiences that speak to your island loving, sun-worshipping soul. All at rates...
  • 9 great -- and affordable -- wines for Bastille Day

    9 great -- and affordable -- wines for Bastille Day
    You celebrated the Fourth of July with American wine, so when it comes to Bastille Day on July 14,  you’re going to drink French, non? Champagne, that most French of celebratory drinks, leaps to mind. But what about trying its Burgundian cousin,...
  • Dining briefs: Free Slurpees, TMIP shuttered, new Primehouse chef

    Dining briefs: Free Slurpees, TMIP shuttered, new Primehouse chef
    FREE STUFF ALERT: Today is July 11, so 7-Eleven does its annual promotion for people who line up upwards of 15 minutes for a free something that typically costs $1. If that's you, go forth and obtain your free 12 oz. Slurpee between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m....
  • Events: Swine & Dine, truffles at Café del Rey, Crabfest 10 at Hungry Cat

    Events: Swine & Dine, truffles at Café del Rey, Crabfest 10 at Hungry Cat
    Chef Ray Garcia of Fig Restaurant in Santa Monica was just crowned the "King of Porc” after his win at the national Grand Cochon competition. To honor his win (and to boost his bragging rights), Fig is partnering with local farms to create the Swine...
  • Compulsive gambling conference in Orlando

    Compulsive gambling conference in Orlando
    The National Council on Problem Gambling is Friday and Saturday in Orlando, where experts in the treatment of problem gambling will gather from around the country and abroad.    Their focus: best practices, research and treatment developments, with...
  • Boyle Heights: Where old meets new and vegan pizza meets spicy goat

    Boyle Heights: Where old meets new and vegan pizza meets spicy goat
    You can tell a lot about a neighborhood by the type of restaurants that inhabit it, especially in the emerging community of Boyle Heights, just east of downtown Los Angeles, immediately over any of the bridges by the arts district, to be exact. The...
  • Thoughtful bar program

    W hile sitting at the L-shaped bar inside Remington's Parts & Labor on a recent Wednesday evening, it was easy to get distracted. There was no doubt we were in a restaurant attached to a premium butcher shop: Beautiful hunks of meat were on full...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: The shrinking role of religion in modern America

    Surveying the response to last month's Hobby Lobby decision, I was struck by a comment from progressive Massachusetts senator and possible Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren. Speaking about the ruling, Warren remarked: "I cannot believe...