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  • Darden wins dismissal of New York lawsuit over automatic tips

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Darden Restaurants Inc, the parent of Olive Garden and Red Lobster, won the dismissal of a New York lawsuit accusing it of illegally adding an automatic 18 percent tip to diners' bills and failing to list beverage prices on its menus....
  • Couple find farming bliss in Seminole County

    Couple find farming bliss in Seminole County
    Chickens peck in a compost pile as workers hurry to finish building a shelter for two alpacas named Cheech and Chong, who are about to arrive at Maya Papaya Community Farm. The 5-acre farm at the end of a dirt road near Oviedo is an increasingly rare...
  • Fishing Report

    Inland LARGEMOUTH BASS fishing is generally reported as good. Places to try include Highland Lake, Squantz Pond, Congamond Lakes, Lake Wononskopomuc, Lake McDonough, Candlewood Lake, Silver Lake, Bantam Lake, Shenipsit Lake (20 inch bass among the...
  • On the doorstep of Door County

    On the doorstep of Door County
    Interstate Highway 43 is the fastest way for Chicagoans to get to Door County, one of Wisconsin's best-known summer vacation destinations. It's also the best way to miss out on Lake Michigan's more rural and budget-friendly shoreline. Just south of...
  • On Gardening: Shrimp plants a feast for the eyes, hummingbirds

    On Gardening: Shrimp plants a feast for the eyes, hummingbirds
    Hummingbird fanatics, you must add the shrimp plant to your garden's floral menu. Your first thought might be the yellow shrimp or lollipop plant, Pachystaychus lutea. While I would say that is must have, too, the one I am touting today is known...
  • Wind Gap man admits draining elderly aunt's accounts

    Michael Dovyak looted his elderly aunt's bank accounts to feed his gambling addiction, the Wind Gap man told a Northampton County judge Thursday. Dovyak, 54, pleaded guilty before Judge Stephen J. Baratta to a single charge of theft, a felony that will...
  • State agency will look into Ranch hotel changes

    State agency will look into Ranch hotel changes
    The California Coastal Commission has agreed to hold a public hearing on whether a hotel renovation project in Aliso Canyon, approved by the Laguna Beach Planning Commission in May, violates coastal laws, especially regarding environmental protection....
  • B&O's Brendan Dorr to be showcased at the Smithsonian

    B&O's Brendan Dorr to be showcased at the Smithsonian
    As the head bartender and mixologist at B&O American Brasserie, Brendan Dorr, 34, has concocted drinks for every type of occasion for his restaurant's guests. But in September, Dorr will have the chance that only 14 mixologists from around the country...
  • Coast Inn gets new architect

    Plans for renovating a fabled Laguna hotel are moving along, albeit with a different architect. Chris Dornin, chief executive of the Dornin Investment Group, a real estate investment firm that acquired the property late last year, confirmed Tuesday that...
  • Property of the Week: 98 Hartford Avenue in Wethersfield

    Property of the Week: 98 Hartford Avenue in Wethersfield
    Wethersfield has been appreciated as a desirable place to live since it was first discovered and settled more than three centuries ago by a band of English traders led by John Oldham in 1634. Today the section of town known as “Old” or “...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs off on wine tastings at farmers markets

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs off on wine tastings at farmers markets
    Skip the peaches and cheese, farmers market guests can now sample wine at farmers markets all over California. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure into law Tuesday that allows farmers markets to conduct wine and cider tastings. The bill, AB2488, was...