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  • Chicago competing for America's Cup

    Chicago has been under consideration as a host for the 2017 America's Cup regatta, one of the world's premier sporting events, since winter, said Don Wilson Jr., who is leading Chicago's host committee. "This winter, we were contacted by the America's...
  • Cruising the Danube River is an eye-opening experience

    A set of headlights on the Serbian side of the Danube River disappeared into a tunnel and emerged, and I had to remind myself that it was I — not the land — that was drifting by. In that moment, I was as carefree as a leaf on a stream, a...
  • Gloriana rebounded after its singer took a hike

    Gloriana rebounded after its singer took a hike
    In the short but eventful life of country band Gloriana, there has been little in the way of scandal. So when something big happens, like that time one of its singers walked offstage after a show and never came back, people tend to make a big deal of it....
  • If we only loved water as much as the waterfront

    If we only loved water as much as the waterfront
    Two years ago, during bicentennial commemorations for the War of 1812, I was struck by how important the waterfront is to Baltimore. That might seem like an odd thing for a Baltimorean to say, but unless you own waterfront property, work near it or...
  • Los Angeles Design Festival kicks off with tours and party Friday

    Los Angeles Design Festival kicks off with tours and party Friday
    Design fans will want to take the afternoon off Friday as the Los Angeles Design Festival offers the first of its three "Design Hooky" self-guided tour days, part of a two-week-long celebration of design in Los Angeles. The June 13 tours are based in...
  • Foreigner bassist says band keeps moving with older hits, newer lineup

     
    Foreigner, the rock band that from 1977-87 sold 35 million albums to make it one of the Top 50 best-selling music acts of all time, this summer is hitting the road again, continuing a touring schedule that hasn’t slowed down......
  • Recall Alert: 2010-2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 35,000 model-year 2010-12 Hyundai Elantra Touring wagons manufactured between Dec. 15, 2009, and May 7, 2012. The Problem: In the affected vehicles, a support bracket attached to the headliner could become displaced during...
  • Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports

    Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports
    Cruise lines are making waves out there with news of ship deployments. Here are some tips about a sampling of interesting itineraries — near and far — this year and next: ·               Princess Cruises – Sapphire Princess has...
  • 2015 Honda Pilot: What's Changed

     
    Most significant changes: New Special Edition model slots between the EX and EX-L Price change: $200 increase on returning models On sale: Now Which you should buy, 2014 or 2015? 2014 Once Honda slaps a "Special Edition" label on one......
  • California travel industry employment exceeds pre-recession peak

    California travel industry employment exceeds pre-recession peak
    Nearly 1 million people work in California's travel industry, a record high that surpasses the pre-recession peak, according to a new study. Total employment in the wide-ranging travel field hit 956,800 last year, according to the report commissioned by...
  • Silversea opens up bookings for 2016 world cruise

    Silversea opens up bookings for 2016 world cruise
    Silversea Cruises is now taking reservations for its “Venetian World Odyssey 2016” cruise that departs Fort Lauderdale Jan. 5 to Venice, Italy, aboard its Silver Whisper cruise ship. The 115-day world cruise will visit 51 destinations in...