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  • Retail sales rebound ahead of the holidays

    Consumers went shopping in October and gave a much-needed boost to retailers, adding some crucial momentum to the holiday shopping season. U.S. retail sales increased 0.3% last month, after dropping 0.3% in September, the Commerce Department said...
  • Wine Spectator reveals Top 10 wines for 2014

    Wine Spectator reveals Top 10 wines for 2014
    Over the last few days, Wine Spectator┬ámagazine has done its annual slow reveal of the Top 10 wines from the Wine Spectator Top 100 list. And this year, when the No. 1 wine came up today, it wasn’t a Bordeaux, a California Cabernet, a Spanish...
  • YMCA to open Christmas tree lot

    Black Friday marks the return of a Burbank tradition that’s attracted thousands of local residents in the past five decades, including local celebrities such as Jay Leno, Johnny Carson and Will Smith. On the day after Thanksgiving, the Burbank...
  • So, Two Millionaire Candidates Walk Into a Greenwich Restaurant

    So, Two Millionaire Candidates Walk Into a Greenwich Restaurant
    At a corner table, in an expensive restaurant, somewhere in Greenwich, Republican heavyweights Tom Foley and Linda McMahon share a light lunch. McMahon: What are you going to have, Tom? Foley: Not sure, do they have crow? McMahon: You gave it your...
  • City group offers $50,000 home purchase incentive

    City group offers $50,000 home purchase incentive
    A Baltimore advocacy organization is offering $50,000 in housing assistance by lottery as part of an information fair for would-be homebuyers in the Waverly area on Saturday. The event at the Weinberg Family Center Y, 900 East 33rd Street, from 11 a.m. to...
  • Tips for potting amaryllis bulbs for the winter

    Tips for potting amaryllis bulbs for the winter
    It's time to pot up those huge amaryllis bulbs. If you purchased a new one this year, it may have come with a pot and filler, if not, get a pot with good drainage — about an inch or so wider than the bulb and some filler — potting soil,...
  • Five great brewed-in-L.A. IPAs to drink right now

    Five great brewed-in-L.A. IPAs to drink right now
    Love 'em or hate 'em, the popularity of India Pale Ales in Southern California cannot be denied, and there are more choices than ever for hop-forward IPAs from Los Angeles breweries. Forget the big names from San Diego, here are some new IPAs (and one...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Hunter sight-ins The Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association will conduct hunter sight-ins Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and today and Nov. 23 from noon to 3 p.m. at 3400 Northwind Road in Carney. The fee is $5 per shotgun or rifle....
  • Weekend preview: Where the girls are

    Weekend preview: Where the girls are
    One of the most painful civic embarrassments in Fort Lauderdale’s 103-year history — rivaled only by the wood-shrouded plot on Las Olas where the humble and useful Hyde Park Market gave its life for a developer’s pipe dream —...
  • Newport News, Smithfield YMCA offer free workouts for cancer patients

     Newport News, Smithfield YMCA offer free workouts for cancer patients
    They meld into the workout scene on the second floor of the Newport News YMCA, distinguished only by their wristbands. One tackles the treadmill, a few are on the elliptical trainers and others sweat it out on the rowing machine and stationary bikes....
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Hampton native Newsome earns ODAC football Coach of Year honors with Emory and Henry

    COLLEGES: Football: In his first year with Emory and Henry, Hampton native Curt Newsome was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Coach of Year. His team finished 8-2, including 5-2 in the conference, to tie for first after being picked eighth...