| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Go wild for coreopsis leavenworthii, also known as leavenworth's tickseed.
November's plant of the month also is Florida's official wildflower.
This sunny-faced bloomer produces abundant 1-inch yellow blooms with chocolate centers. As with most...
| 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...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Waiting to shop for holiday gifts? You are not alone. South Floridians are more apt to be shopping procrastinators than the rest of the nation, a new poll has found.
Nearly four of 10 people in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties say they will...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Consumer Reports recommends following these seven spending rules to avoid breaking the bank this holiday season:
1. Thou shalt manage receipts. You might need them for proof of purchase for warranties or to make a return. Have a designated place where...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 11:04 AM
The parent company of Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line posted higher third-quarter earnings, boosted in part by the addition of its newest ship, Norwegian Getaway, which began sailing this year.
Net income rose 17.6 percent to $201.1 million, or 97...