| Jun 7, 2010
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, until you...
| Feb 7, 2010
You know those destinations you feel obligated to visit but don't really want to? Travel section readers do. We asked them to tell us about some of the places they were certain weren't right for them, and here's what they said. Sometimes, the...
| May 4, 2011
| 12:37 PM
Former longtime Chicago Tribune reporter Bill Barnhart and his writing partner, Gene Schlickman, were among five Chicago-area writers winning recognition from the Society of Midland Authors, which announced winners of its annual Author Awards Wednesday...
| May 11, 2011
| 2:04 PM
Hardly any of us have what it takes to perform a full lifestyle makeover. But what about baby steps?
As someone who detests diet and exercise, I'm determined to keep coming up with small, doable things we all can try that will make a positive change. You...
| May 24, 2011
He helped build racer that set speed record
Bill Summers, 75, who with his brother Bob built a four-engine racer called Goldenrod that in 1965 set a speed record for wheel-driven cars, died May 12 at his home in Ontario of natural causes,...
| May 25, 2011
Actress on Ray Milland, George Gobel shows
Phyllis Avery, 88, an actress who portrayed the wife of Ray Milland in the early 1950s CBS sitcom originally called "Meet Mr. McNutley," died Thursday of heart failure at her Los Angeles home, her...
| May 26, 2011
Co-anchor of 'Squawk on the Street'
Mark Haines, 65, co-anchor of CNBCs morning "Squawk on the Street" show and one of the business news network's most recognized faces, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening at home, the network announced in New...
| May 29, 2011
GLENDALE — When the green flag falls at Indianapolis Motor Speedway today, all 33 cars in the 500-mile race will be Italian-built Dallara chassis.
While that's been the case since 2008, it wasn't always that way.
In an earlier era when technical...
| Aug 15, 2008
Remember the days when you and your best girlfriends would hit the open road for three days of travel and adventure? While road-trip spontaneity might be history for most moms, some Michigan Girl Scouts got their first taste of the open road this summer.....
| Apr 7, 2010
Auditions coming up in Eustis for their production of Ragtime the Musical. From their press release, below: Bay Street Players will hold auditions for the Tony Award-winning Ragtime, The Musical on April 19th & 20th at 7:30PM at 109 N. Bay Street, Eustis....