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  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Bar Harbor, Maine

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Bar Harbor, Maine
    The world may be their oyster for travelers, but for explorers like the Vikings, John Cabot, and Samuel Champlain, who came by throughout the centuries, and now for modern-day cruise passengers whose ships drop anchor on Frenchman Bay and tender them...
  • Kathy Van Mullekom: Mosquito-repellent gardening keeps away pesky biters

    September is iffy when it comes to mosquitoes. The month can be good or it can be bad, depending on weather patterns. Generally speaking, July and August tend to be somewhat drier months in Hampton Roads, which helps keep mosquito numbers down,...
  • LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films

    LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films
    Complex. Sophisticated. Groundbreaking. Shocking. These words describe the German Expressionist cinema during the Weimar era after World War I — a bravura brand of filmmaking that is still mesmerizing audiences and influencing filmmakers today....
  • Stained glass museum closing at Navy Pier

    Stained glass museum closing at Navy Pier
    In a dimly lit Festival Hall at Navy Pier, two movers gently hoist a stained glass panel from a display case with gloved hands and pack it into a crate for safekeeping until light can shine through it once more. Many of the display cases at the Smith...
  • A gardening gadget that's easy to store

    The growing season is just a memory, but it's not too early to start planning for next year. Heck, if you have houseplants, you won't even have to wait until next year. That preparation can go beyond what vegetables and flowers to plant and on to new...
  • Berry bushes move to the patio

    Berry bushes move to the patio
    The evolution of the berry bush continues. Once large and untamed, berry bushes are becoming smaller and are now being adapted for new uses, including as ornamentals. Steve Raczak of Twixwood Nursery in Berrien Springs, Mich., says that the increasing...
  • Strong holiday hiring expected this year

    Strong holiday hiring expected this year
    Holiday hiring this year could reach pre-recession levels, according to a report released Wednesday. Demand for seasonal workers could reach levels not seen since before the recession, thanks to increased consumer spending and job growth across...
  • Home-Garden new for 9/18: Newport News contractor wins award for patio design

    J.T. Hale of Newport News-based Atlantis Patios recently won the Hardscape Hero award for a patio he designed and built in Richmond. In a news release about the award, Sonja Bicanic, spokeswoman for Virginia Creative Group, described the patio. "His...
  • Hobby Lobby Opens In Manchester

    Hobby Lobby Opens In Manchester
    National craft and home decor retailer Hobby Lobby has opened its first Hartford-area location in Manchester. The 42,000-square-foot store, in the former Sports Authority space, is the chain's second location in Connecticut. An East Haven location...
  • Online shopping increases temporary hiring for UPS, FedEx and more

    Ah, the post-recession holiday forecasts, they always start out with so much hope for the season. It looks like the anticipated increase in online shopping has boosted an annual holiday hiring forecast from Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Plans by UPS...
  • Wasserman Schultz should leave Hobby Lobby alone

    You would think that Debbie Wasserman Schultz, as a person of the Jewish faith, would understand the importance of religious freedom. Her recent antics focusing on her attempts to instigate a boycott of Hobby Lobby stores has nothing to do with the...