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  • Muslim prisoner wins Supreme Court case to keep his beard

    Muslim prisoner wins Supreme Court case to keep his beard
    The Supreme Court ruled unanimously for a Muslim prisoner Tuesday, deciding he has a religious-freedom right to grow a half-inch beard. The justices said prison authorities in Arkansas had no convincing reason for contending that Gregory Holt's neatly...
  • Starting a community garden: LaManda Joy's new book has growing tips

     Starting a community garden: LaManda Joy's new book has growing tips
    When you have a question, you ask an expert. That's why people contemplating starting community gardens would come to LaManda Joy. Community gardens — where a group of gardeners tend their respective plots on a single piece of land — have a...
  • Home and garden briefs for Jan. 15: From winter garden care to horticultural classes and even a contest for kids, January offers plenty to see, do, learn

    Upcoming home, garden events •The Right Cut. Saturday, Jan. 17. 10 a.m. The James City County/Williamsburg Master Gardeners will conduct a workshop to provide instruction on early winter tree care. The focus will be on both the basics of pruning...
  • Last-minute holiday shopping lifts toy sales in 2014

    Last-minute holiday shopping lifts toy sales in 2014
    A last-minute holiday shopping rush helped lift toy sales 4 percent in 2014, driven by growth in building sets and electronics as well as the mammoth popularity of all things "Frozen," according to market research firm NPD Group. Toy sales in the U.S....
  • Garden club honors late president with bench

    Garden club honors late president with bench
    Members of the Boca Raton Garden Club will install and name a bench in their garden as a memorial to their immediate past president and the woman who put the club on the map. Carol Brown died suddenly on Dec. 26. She was 54 and lived in Boca Raton for...
  • Gardening trends 2015: Find your niche and grow the garden you like and need

    Gardening trends 2015: Find your niche and grow the garden you like and need
    I've always believed there is no wrong or right way to garden — only your way. Your garden should reflect your personality, your style and your needs — and 2015's gardening trends reflect that same philosophy. "Now, more than ever, the...
  • The Second City's best holiday shopping advice

    The Second City's best holiday shopping advice
    Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just the beginning. Welcome, Americans, to the official start of the holiday shopping season. No matter how much you all-caps the message “Christmas was invented by corporations to get consumers to spend more...
  • Flying Under the Radar: The clock is ticking on end-of-year giving

    It was a strange number ringing my cell phone a couple months ago that I hadn’t seen before. As I was loading my youth soccer player and his backpack full of gear into the car after practice, I was tempted to let the call go to voicemail, but...
  • Black Friday in full swing in Fox Valley

    Black Friday in full swing in Fox Valley
    Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season. The big question: How much the Thanksgiving shopping will hurt Black Friday, which is relinquishing its status as the frenzied start of...
  • Christopher Knight's best art shows of 2014

    Christopher Knight's best art shows of 2014
    These were the 10 most rewarding and provocative Los Angeles art museum shows that I saw in 2014 — plus one that was almost entirely superfluous. They are listed in the order in which they opened to the public: "Tea and Morphine: Women in Paris,...
  • Cyber Monday guide: What deals should shoppers expect?

    Cyber Monday guide: What deals should shoppers expect?
    Move over Black Friday, Cyber Monday may be taking your place. Although Black Friday deals get all of the hype — and most of those start on Thursday — Cyber Monday accounted for 42 percent of the overall sales during the Thanksgiving...