| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:02 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. — Greetings from the Tar Heel State, Florida State faithful. I’m currently writing you from a city some 60 miles from the one that will be my home away from home for the next two, three, four or even five days. The length of my...
| Mar 8, 2013
The first time I met Paul Durica, he was Ben Reitman.
This was a few summers ago at the annual Bughouse Square Debates, held by the Newberry Library in the small Washington Square Park across the street and celebrating the bygone era when that park...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Staying at a luxury resort is always a treat. But accommodations that incorporate the essence of your destination take travel to a whole new level. Have your cake and eat it too at these luxury resorts that make the most of their unique place in the...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 12:24 PM
The grand old names—the ones we gave to places before somebody invented “naming rights” for sports venues—can still stir the American spirit with their roughhewn poetry: Camden Yards, Fenway Park, Yankee Stadium, Candlestick Park,...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:00 PM
There will be big doings for USC athletics Saturday at the Coliseum. And no, Matt Barkley did not get another year of eligibility.
This has to do with lacrosse, which brings to mind one of two things for most of us: a medium-sized city in Wisconsin or a...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Steve Soboroff, the wealthy developer and civic leader, says the state should reject a proposed deal that would give USC a long-term lease of parking lots used by three public museums neighboring the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif — Orioles manager Buck Showalter's focus was on the Oakland Athletics on Friday night, but that doesn’t mean he didn’t have an eye on what was happening in Charlotte.
Right-hander Jake Arrieta, who was demoted Monday...
| Apr 9, 2013
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When you don’t see someone for years, it can take time to acclimate to who they are now. We change over time, and our friends, significant others and favorite bands may not grow with us.
I’m not the same person I...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Trying to make money off the Beatles without crossing every “T” and dotting every “I” can be an arduous process. Just ask the folks at Ace Arts, the company suing Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Apple Corps for blocking the release...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Looking to treat Dad this weekend? Here are some venues in Newport-Mesa offering Father's Day specials:
Top of the Hill
The Resort at Pelican Hill hosts a Father's Day brunch at two restaurants: a three-course a la carte brunch from 10 a.m. to 3...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:27 PM
Supporters of Exposition Park museums were successful Wednesday in stopping a plan that they said would cripple the institutions by giving USC control of public parking as part of the school's pending takeover of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.