| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The number of people on food stamps continued to grow in 2012 in South Florida and the state as a whole despite a falling unemployment rate and a recovering economy, according to Florida records. Some of the increase might stem from fraud: A study...
| Nov 15, 2012
3 Turkey Hills Road, East Granby
860-413-3773 and eastgranbygreenleafs.com
We were looking for a Sunday breakfast out with friends and found a listing for Greenleaf's Cafe in East Granby. It's set in a small shopping mall a few minutes...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:49 AM
This morning, Baltimore young'uns with their eyes all aglow are hoping for a snow day. Republican Senator Rand Paul, meanwhile is charitably hoping that if the glow happens to come from the burning of an illicit substance, the kids' lives won't be...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:55 AM
It was the type of a tournament that could change a career, define a player.
The 2008 U.S. Open stabilized Tiger Woods as an icon. The Open made Rocco Mediate everyone's favorite underdog.
Mediate is well aware the tournament was a unique experience....
| Jul 1, 2012
Walt Zable was a California treasure, an innovator whose business, philanthropy and volunteer work benefited legions for more than 60 years. But this self-made "man's man" never forgot the small Virginia college where he was a football All-American,...
| May 8, 2011
Seve Ballesteros, the dashing, audacious force of golfing nature who zoomed from a fishing village in northern Spain to five major titles, No. 1 in the world and a pioneer's role in golf's European surge of the 1980s, died early Saturday. He was 54....
| Jan 26, 2012
| 1:52 PM
University of Central Florida trustees decided on Thursday to spend $15.1 million on 25 acres -- just more than $600,000 an acre -- in Lake Nona's Medical City. By one longtime land developer and investor's estimate, that's 25-33 percent more than it...
| May 13, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Bicycles and balloons, football and films, garlic and golf — disparate things, for sure. But they're all at the heart of festivals and other special events that promise to make this summer interesting in the Midwest.
Here's a sampling of what's...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 7:41 PM
If friends or relatives tell you they have snagged a five-star Orlando hotel for their visit to Central Florida, a little skepticism is in order.
Orlando doesn't have any five-star or five-diamond hotels — at least not according to Forbes Travel...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 3:36 PM
We are about to find out if Orlando can pull off what no other market in the United States has accomplished: three top-tier destination children's hospitals.
Nemours Children's Hospital is just 18 months from opening its doors, the final stretch of a...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 2:35 PM
The hottest thing in running is not a new shoe or energy drink. It's mud. And fire. And other things that get in the way of running but manage, for some, to make racing more fun.
Obstacle-course events that send participants into mud pits and under...