| Mar 22, 2012
| 2:02 PM
A sunny California afternoon is the perfect pairing for a tacos and mojitos party. Celebrate summer in L.A. by hosting a backyard party that highlights these two warm-weather favorites. The menu makes a stylish departure from typical summer fare like...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 11:23 AM
Ordering from Matthew’s or Italian Graffiti may be your default for a chill evening in, but that doesn’t mean you can’t share your love of a good pie with friends. Pizza parties aren’t just for kids and you can enjoy the privileges...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:58 AM
PETOSKEY — The economic recession of 2008-09 had varying impacts from one business to another.
And as the state’s economy begins to rebound, key executives from several local businesses offered a mix of perspectives as to how strong that...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:37 PM
"Celebrate what you want to see more of."
— Thomas J. Peters
Thirty days hath September — where did those days go? How can it already be October? What happened to September anyway?
On a beautiful morning walk with a cloudless crayon-blue...
| Oct 14, 2012
Call it the H&M effect, or fast fashion. Americans are buying, and discarding, clothes more quickly than ever. On average, each of us throws 54 pounds of clothes and shoes into the trash each year. That adds up to about 9 million tons of shoes, jackets...
| Oct 26, 2012
'For the Beauty of the Earth' Landscape and nature paintings by Becky Johnson and Marlene Sweger are on display through Nov. 25 in the gallery of Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Severna Park. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m....
| May 25, 2012
| 12:37 PM
It was never a breeze for Phil Wylie to make his beloved Malt-O-Meal.
"I was tired of taking it out, stirring it and putting it back in, taking it back out, stirring it," Wylie says. "And I still ended up with lumps, and I don't like lumps in my Malt-O-...
| May 28, 2012
| 3:05 PM
As part of its mission to preserve and promote Allegheny arts and heritage, Spruce Forest Artisan Village at Penn Alps offers classes and workshops in various fine and traditional crafts. There are now four classrooms at Spruce Forest, one dedicated to...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:29 AM
John A. Kozacki, 71, of Burt Lake Township, died Nov. 4, 2012, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey.
John was born on Oct. 25, 1941, in Detroit, the son of Frank and Stella (Kochut) Kozacki and graduated from the Detroit Catholic Central...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Purple - Alex Aesoph, Highmore
Purple - Dylan Wager, Seneca
Aerospace & Rocketry:
Hadrick, Teigen, 9, Model Constructed Rockets, Purple
Cramer, Taylor, 10, Model Constructed Rockets, Purple...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Put some fun into your collections and start hunting for old or new figurines, plates and drinking mugs that were meant to be jokes. Puzzle mugs date back to the 1700s. They were popular in taverns. When a patron was tipsy, the bartender poured ale into a...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Firefighters from the northern suburbs responded this morning to a multi-alarm fire at a plastics facility in Zion, officials said.
Crews were called to Maine Plastics, 1817 Kenosha Rd., at about 7 a.m., after people smelled smoke in the area,...