| Oct 27, 2011
| 11:55 AM
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I hesitate to tell you of this little gem because once it gets out, everyone will want...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 12:56 PM
To call the Heavy Pets a "local band" at this point would be something of a misnomer. While the jam-rock group’s founding members hail from New York, the band itself did get its start in South Florida. But then, so did New Found Glory, and no one...
| Jul 17, 2011
"Florence has changed," my friend Alessandra told me on the phone. "There's a new spirit here."
"I don't believe it," I said. "I know Florentines; they're conservative people who hate change."
"Come and see for yourself. I'm going on a trip. You can...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:37 PM
DUBLIN — Sitting in a Pizza Hut, near a McDonald's, a Hollister bag at our feet, we could have been at any mall in America.
The foreign traveler who craves the exotic, the rare, the undiscovered will cringe. The parents among us will understand....
| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:28 PM
MONTREAL — For a certain kind of traveler, no visit to a new city is complete without a bellyful of local culinary delights.
And though the Internet has made it easier to zero in on regional specialties, it also has amplified local food rivalries...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 12:53 PM
CEO of Philippe by Philippe Chow, Philippechow.com
1. My own back yard in Miami
There's no better place to unwind than in the comfort of your own home. I like to relax outside in my back yard, which is a veritable seaside paradise for the kids. We've...
| May 6, 2011
| 5:28 PM
School lunches today contain some of the usual suspects — chicken nuggets, dinner rolls and pizza, for example.
But schools are getting sneaky. Pizza crusts and chicken nugget breading may contain whole grains, and dinner rolls may be made with...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 4:56 PM
SASKATOON, Canada — If Canada has a flyover province, this is it. Other Canadians fly over it or ride VIA Rail Canada across its perceived vast flatness on the way to more famous places, and don't even know they've been over or across it.
| May 10, 2011
| 2:52 PM
RODANTHE, N.C. — My symbiosis with Kampgrounds of America didn't happen all at once. It was, in fact, a slow build.
It began on the jumping pillow, that dome of inflated rubber planted in the ground where I sprang endlessly into a warm summer...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Nokia Drive (free for all Nokia Lumia phones)
What it is: an app that provides turn-by-turn navigation, mapping, listed directions and offline maps. Eventually Nokia will make the Nokia Drive app available to Windows Phone 8 Partners. The app measures...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 7:41 PM
Standing outside coach Doc Holliday's office early in the summer of 2010, Marshall assistant coach Phil Ratliff still wasn't exactly sure what he'd have to tell Holliday to sell him on the fact Tron Martinez was the right fit for the Thundering Herd....