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  • Convention center gets $187M facelift

    Convention center gets $187M facelift
    In the cavernous halls of the Orange County Convention Center, hard-hatted demolition crews are making a theme-park-sized mess. They're ripping out lights as big as paint cans, smashing decorative facades and piling broken ceiling tiles along the...
  • Chicago plans global architectural expo for 2015

     Chicago plans global architectural expo for 2015
    Aiming to boost tourism and elevate its status as a design center, Chicago next year will mount a global exhibition of cutting-edge architecture that will strive to duplicate the cachet and commercial success of a cultural spectacle in Venice, Italy....
  • Thai May exports fall, but hopes rise that economy can avoid recession

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai exports fell more than expected in May, showing that a pillar of the economy remains weak and underscoring the tough task the military government faces kick-starting growth after seven months of political turmoil. On May 22,...
  • Fall Out Boy aims to Save Rock and Roll on tour with Paramore

    Fall Out Boy aims to Save Rock and Roll on tour with Paramore
    Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz is thrilled that his band is doing a big summer tour for a lot of reasons. First, it's a chance to co-headline with Paramore, a group Wentz says Fall Out Boy fans wanted to see paired with his group on tour. The co-...
  • Group from Jordan visits Baltimore

    Group from Jordan visits Baltimore
    Kamel Mahadin visited Baltimore 30 years ago as a graduate student studying landscape architecture at Louisiana State University. He returned Wednesday as the head of an ambitious, multibillion-dollar effort to build out Jordan's lone waterfront city into...
  • Charles W. Morgan Returns To New Bedford, Port Of Origin

    Charles W. Morgan Returns To New Bedford, Port Of Origin
    The Charles W. Morgan whaleship, sailing on its first voyage since 1921, returned to its port of origin Wednesday — New Bedford, Mass. The historic ship was built in and launched from New Bedford in 1841. The ship was last in there in November...
  • Cashing In On Climate Change — Wanna Bet?

    The reality of climate change has penetrated common culture, but the gravity of the situation has not. I have an example so egregious that I decided to share it with you. "Beat the heat" is a catchy phrase commonly used by advertisers to draw...
  • Travel deals: Russia and the Baltic

    Travel deals: Russia and the Baltic
    Travelers looking for new destinations might want to take a look at the Kaliningrad & The Baltics tour from MIR Corp. There's just one date this year, Aug. 4-16, for this small-group adventure that combines the Russian exclave with touring in Estonia,...
  • Huntington Beach's Pacific City complex aims to draw locals, tourists

    Huntington Beach's Pacific City complex aims to draw locals, tourists
    The developers of a $135-million shopping center near the famed Huntington Beach Pier face an unusual challenge — how to embrace the city's proud identity as Surf City without descending into surfing kitsch. Sure, they hope to attract tourists...
  • Lake County Soccer Club registering players 4 to 14

    Lake County Soccer Club is accepting registration for ages 4 to 14 for the fall season of Friday night soccer in Sorrento and Tavares. Players practice once a week with their assigned team and are given the option to attend an additional weekly...
  • Touring is favorite for The Voice star Dia Frampton

    Touring is favorite for The Voice star Dia Frampton
    The Voice Tour is coming to the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center in downtown Fort Lauderdale on Thursday, June 26.   Season 6 stars Josh Kaufman, Jake Worthington, Christina Grimmie, Kristen Merlin and Jake Barker will join Season 5’s...