| Nov 11, 2014
| 3:37 PM
MinXi Fu of West Hartford was up at 3 in the morning Tuesday to take advantage of a consumer-centric holiday from China that takes its name from the four digits in the date — 22.214.171.124 — Singles' Day.
China's largest e-commerce company,...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Florence Fuller Child Development Centers' (FFCDC) largest annual fundraising event, the “Wee Dream Ball,” will take place Dec. 5 at Boca West Country Club.
This year's theme focuses on transformation as expressed through the butterfly....
| Nov 7, 2014
If “The Hunger Games” bestselling book trilogy and blockbuster movie quartet weren't enough, the pop culture juggernaut is headed to […]...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Retired Baltimore Circuit Judge Edgar P. Silver, whose career spanned both the law and politics, died Tuesday at Sinai Hospital after a brief illness, family members said. He was 91.
"He was singularly the most extraordinary man I've ever met. He was...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 1:44 PM
If you think of the Delmarva Peninsula, also called the Eastern Shore, as countless chicken houses or an alternate northern route to Philadelphia with less traffic, you have overlooked a lot of best-kept secrets just off the beaten path.
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Gardeners live to work with their hands. That's why a gift book for a gardener should be a physical thing. It should be brightly wrapped, unwrapped, handled and flipped through, and then curled up with when there's nothing to do with your hands but turn...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Before the Great Recession, some South Florida developers were selling storage units for boats just like condominiums.
The financial crisis stymied that, as demand for boats and storage shrunk.
Now, with the economy recovering, sales of "dockominiums"...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 11:28 AM
When you need an escape from too much holiday hoopla, spend a quiet afternoon exploring the late fall gardens at Norfolk Botanical Garden in Norfolk and Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond.
As summer flowers fade, seasonal beauties like...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When planning for a holiday shopping trip with an older adult who is in the early stages of dementia, caregivers need to focus on including the patient’s needs in the planning process. In addition to considering the patient’s needs,...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 8:27 AM
With a goal of preserving its storied history while ensuring residents' dealings with the village avoid becoming too cumbersome, Plainfield's Village Board voted Monday to change the town's demolition ordinance.
The new ordinance seeks to simplify the...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
I know that this piece will not make the front page of the paper. It may not make the paper, period. It is not as exciting as "'Bloody' Second Jobs," the newspaper story about my husband's hobby of making horror films, but I felt that I had to have a...