| Dec 30, 2008
HONOLULU — Locals here sometimes call Barack Obama a kamaaina, the Hawaiian word for native born or one who has lived here for some time. Chicagoans, of course, think of him as a South Sider who often wears a White Sox cap.
Both are correct, and...
| Jan 2, 2009
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| Oct 19, 2008
I had heard that Steamboat Springs, Colo., mixes the charm of a small Western cattle town with a world-class ski resort.
So my expectations were high when I chose Steamboat as a winter destination from several weeklong ski trips offered by Central...
| Jul 6, 2008
SOMETIME last week, center court at Wimbledon began to look more like a fashion show than a tennis tournament. There was Serena Williams warming up in a chic, belted, white trench coat under cloudless skies, Roger Federer as Jay Gatsby in a white cardigan...
| May 31, 2007
For more than 20 years, the husband-and-wife developer team of Clark and Debbie Turner had the routine down: He built the homes, and she sold them.
Together, they made millions working on some of the highest-profile projects in Harford County. When...
| Jan 13, 2008
In the late 1600s, when colonists sailed inland along the Patapsco River, a port sprang up just below a ridge that was inhabited by a number of elk. The area was called the "Ridge of Elk," while the port became known as Elk Ridge Landing.
| Mar 3, 2010
Growing up, my parents taught us that the best activities are the ones that you can enjoy your entire life. As the senior tennis champion of Madison, Wis., my mother set a good example. According to a meta-analysis published in The British Journal of...
| Dec 9, 2009
Commercials that feature Tiger Woods have disappeared from television since his SUV accident Nov. 27 unleashed a flood of reports about his possible marital infidelities, Bloomberg reported in a story published Tuesday.
The last time a Woods ad aired...
| Jul 15, 2009
The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling certain kinds of ski boots and night lights that pose dangers to the people who bought them.
ROSSIGNOL CROSS-COUNTRY BOOTS
About 4,000 Rossignol Cross-Country Boots sold in the U.S. and Canada are...
| Aug 12, 2009
On a sultry midweek afternoon at the grand new Resort at Pelican Hill, a scant dozen vacationers lounged at what is billed as the world's largest circular pool, flanked on one side by a Coliseum-style amphitheater and on the other by an ocean-view golf...
| Sep 1, 2009
Ever drive past manicured subdivisions with enticing tennis courts and say to yourself: "Boy, I sure wish I could play tennis for free"?
You can. Orange County and many of its communities offer free courts to residents and nonresidents alike. (So do...