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  • The 1920s: Tensions, economic bust and hurricane slam booming city

    Perhaps in reaction to the heady, more innocent decade that preceded it, or as the result of a swollen population and unchecked growth, life in 1920s Fort Lauderdale became a little more wobbly, a bit more uncertain, characterized by great progress and...
  • Glorious in its sophistication: Inspired by Jens Jensen, Bruce Hochstadter's 12-year-old garden captures contest's top honor

    Glorious in its sophistication: Inspired by Jens Jensen, Bruce Hochstadter's 12-year-old garden captures contest's top honor
    "A native crabapple, a group of violets, a bird bath with a cardinal flower, a virgin's bower clinging to the crabapple, and perhaps a dash of iris or phlox, or lilies if you please, make a garden full of song and poetry." --"Siftings" by landscape...
  • Baby at the Buzzer

    Baby at the Buzzer
    Kim Harper started a career before starting a family. After graduating from Michigan State University in 1990, she traveled, earned a law degree and began working as an attorney. When Harper married in 2006, she and her husband, Jeff, hoped a baby would...
  • Put a little past in your future with Midwestern living history

    When Bea Jacobson goes to work in the morning, she doesn't have to dress up or down -- just way back, to the clothes her forebears wore in the late 1800s. Her outfit includes a chemise, drawers, corset, long cotton stockings, petticoats, a bustle, all...
  • Sanibel Island

    Ever since tourists discovered Sanibel a century ago, the parade of shell lovers, bird watchers and naturalists hasn't stopped. Today this island, three miles off Florida's southwest coast, is world-known for the shells that cover its sugar-colored...
  • New book picks 10 best of everything for families

    The 10 best places for ice cream, roller coasters, music festivals and wildlife-watching are just a few of the lists you'll find in The 10 Best of Everything Families: An Ultimate Guide for Travelers. The new book ($21.95) from National Geographic, by...
  • Henry Ford Community College

    Henry Ford Community College shooting leads to two deaths; police say this murder appears to be a murder-suicide. . Deputy Police Chief Gregg Brighton says Henry Ford Community College was locked down in the early afternoon Friday shortly after a 911...
  • Kicking the tires on presidential limousines

    The largest collection of retired presidential limousines is ensconced here at the Henry Ford Museum in a frozen-moment procession that begins with Ronald Reagan's 1972 Lincoln Continental and ends with Theodore Roosevelt's 1902 horse-drawn brougham...
  • Sunscreen or smoke screen?

    Crystal Lake's Peggy Lim has a healthy respect for the sun's powerful ultraviolet rays, and on a recent shopping trip she agonized over choosing a sunscreen for her three children. "I've always heard the higher the SPF (sun protection factor) the better,...
  • Paint shop: Color me choosy

    Paint shop: Color me choosy
    Don Levy, of Birmingham, Ala., had one rule when he car shopped this year. Like the game-day shirts at his beloved University of Alabama, the car had to be crimson, white or gray. "I'm an avid fan," said Levy. "So every car I've had and every car I...
  • Foot rub, mammogram?

    Foot rub, mammogram?
    Nearly a year after federal health experts issued controversial new breast cancer screening guidelines, mammogram providers are trying to woo women back to the imaging room. At the Wichita Clinic in Kansas, mammogram parties come complete with...