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  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •"Joseph," Sight & Sound Theatre, lunch at Shady Maple, June 2. $95. St. Francis of Assisi Church, Stephanie, 610-433-6102. •Nightscapes, Longwood Gardens, Aug. 21. $60. "Joseph," Sight & Sound Theatre, Oct. 7. The "Platters"...
  • The president wants to 'fast track' two massive trade deals. Congress should slow him down.

    The president wants to 'fast track' two massive trade deals. Congress should slow him down.
    President Obama is asking Congress to grant him trade promotion authority, the ability to "fast track" two massive trade deals with Europe and Asia: the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. This would allow him...
  • Take a day trip in Osceola and Polk counties

    Take a day trip in Osceola and Polk counties
    Looking to spend a day in Osceola and Polk counties? Here is one itinerary.  Osceola County Welcome Center Kissimmee The Osceola County Welcome Center, where a visitor can buy theme-park tickets and pick up coupons for other tourist spots, is a...
  • Library of Congress welcomes recordings by the Doors, Righteous Brothers

    Library of Congress welcomes recordings by the Doors, Righteous Brothers
    With nods to the Doors, Sly & the Family Stone, the Righteous Brothers and Steve Martin, the latest selections to the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry have a decidedly California slant. Each year the institution surveys more than...
  • Historic 1930s WPA bridge to be dismantled

    The crumbling 1930s-era bridge over the former Doaneville mill dam is set to be closed and dismantled later this year due to its deteriorated state. Town officials have determined that the bridge, which connects Carroll Row with Sheldon Road, is too...
  • Saboreando los restaurantes históricos del sur de Florida

    Saboreando los restaurantes históricos del sur de Florida
    Puede que muchos sur floridanos crean que el restaurante Mai-Kai en Fort Lauderdale es en cierta forma histórico. Pero ese hecho se hizo realidad cuando los funcionarios del Registro Nacional de Lugares Históricos de Estados Unidos lo agregó recientemente...
  • Say what? Social Security data says 6.5M in U.S. reach age 112

    Say what? Social Security data says 6.5M in U.S. reach age 112
    Americans are getting older, but not this old: Social Security records show that 6.5 million people in the U.S. have reached the ripe old age of 112. In reality, only few could possibly be alive. As of last fall, there were only 42 people known to be...
  • ‘White Night’ is terror at its most minimal

     
    THE PLAYER A simple phrase at the outset of “White Night” sets this mood for this Depression-era thriller. “Times were […]...
  • Today is the second of three Friday the 13ths this year

    Today is the second of three Friday the 13ths this year
    The way the calendar falls this year, there are three months in which the 13th day falls on a Friday -- creating three unlucky holidays that have spawned many a horror movie. This month's is the second in a row -- Feb. 13 also fell on a Friday. And...
  • Phila. commission rejects proposed velodrome

    Phila. commission rejects proposed velodrome
    A development group's proposal to bring an Olympic-class bicycle arena to South Philadelphia's historic Franklin D. Roosevelt Park has met with resistance from the city Commission on Parks and Recreation, which handed the group its first negative...
  • Historic Ford Tri-Motor lumbering into South Florida

    Historic Ford Tri-Motor lumbering into South Florida
    It was loud and awkward and often referred to as the "Tin Goose" or the "Flying Washboard." But the Ford Tri-Motor, built between 1926 and 1933, played a vital role in advancing commercial aviation after World War I. Now the few remaining planes have...