| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:40 AM
COUPEVILLE, Whidbey Island, Wash. - While financial planner Beth Oliver spent a week here in a weaving workshop learning the difference between warp and weft, her husband, former Los Angeles Times photo director Larry Armstrong, spent sunny October days...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:15 PM
My recent Alaskan cruise aboard the Princess Cruises' Star Princess has brought boat winterization to the forefront of my mind, especially when we saw chunks of glacier ice float by the ship.
We are lucky to live along a portion of the Pacific...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Background: Evan David and Mike Saperstein are owners of the wildly successful Charm City Burger Company and El Jefe Luchador in Deerfield Beach. Earlier this year, they won Fort Lauderdale's annual Burger Battle. Rebel House is their first sit-down...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Last week, the U.S. ArmyCorps of Engineersreleased the final draft of its inventory of available controls for aquatic nuisance species of concern, which includes Asian carp.
The final draft comes after a public comment period, which was open through Feb....
| May 2, 2012
| 7:16 AM
It's one of the more comprehensive studies in recent memory, said Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist Patrick Hanchin.
By the end of 2013, the DNR, the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians and Michigan State University...
| May 27, 2012
Do you ever find yourself wishing for a stylish and luxurious beach resort within a reasonable drive from home?
Meet the new Revel Resort in Atlantic City, N.J.
Atlantic City? Seriously.
Ditch the image of a traditional casino packed with cigar-puffing...
| May 12, 2012
| 4:42 AM
Officials in Council Grove say they are lifting water restrictions originally placed on the town on Thursday.
Crews finished work on a temporary bypass early Saturday morning, restoring water flow to the town's water intake tower at Council...
| May 13, 2012
A week doesn't go by without a phone call or two asking about a lounge with live music that serves food — substantial food.
Le Rouge Wine Bar & Tapas on Orlando's Sand Lake Road fills that bill. Not far from Le Rogue, the bar at Ocean Prime...
| May 13, 2012
| 9:49 PM
A dilapidated crabbing boat that caught fire and sank near Whidbey Island is threatening the famed Penn Cove shellfish operation, home of the nation's largest and oldest commercial mussel farm.
The fire broke out late Saturday night 300 yards from the...
| May 19, 2012
If you want a glimpse into the near future of contemporary American dining, head down to Power Plant Live, where a promising new restaurant named Kettle Hill has put down stakes. It's a farm-to-table restaurant for the century's second decade.
| Oct 18, 2012
| 6:37 AM
When I interviewed Stéphane Lang-Willar just before his restaurant opened in July, I wondered what the former president of a chain of European restaurants that served mussels would have to say to American diners. He said he wanted to offer something in...