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  • Art by Nelson Mandela to go on view in Miramar

    Art by Nelson Mandela to go on view in Miramar
    After he served time as a prisoner on Robben Island, after he resigned as president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela documented his long walk to freedom as an artist. In a collection of drawings and paintings capturing the place where Mandela was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Spinning yarns with threads, words at Northbrook knitting club

    Spinning yarns with threads, words at Northbrook knitting club
    When Hanc Weiner asked about starting a needlework group at the Northbrook Park District, little did she think a stitch in time meant more than nine years times two. “Twenty one years ago, I came into the senior center and I said if she got enough...
  • Turning hobby into a business

    takes planning, perseverance By Erinn Hutkin While many people are devoted to their hobbies -- from photography to fashion design -- few attempt to turn those passions into businesses. But with the right mix of pluck and perseverance, you can succeed....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Amherst Train Show Pulling Into Eastern States Expo

    Amherst Train Show Pulling Into Eastern States Expo
    Thousands of model train enthusiasts from across the country and Canada will converge on the Eastern States Exposition grounds in West Springfield for the annual Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show on Saturday and Sunday, Jan 24 and 25. The...
  • North Korea's tourism door is open, if you dare, and I would

    North Korea's tourism door is open, if you dare, and I would
    Would you go to North Korea? I've been asking that question lately, and the answer is largely "no." I follow the question with another: Did you know that American citizens are free to go to North Korea? That also is generally followed with a "no."...
  • Home and garden briefs for Jan. 22: Mark your calendar for these upcoming gardening events

    February and March will bring several shows and exhibitions to the area. Mark your calendar so you won't miss these upcoming events: •Friday-Sunday, Jan. 30-Feb. 1, Virginia Flower and Garden Expo at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia...