| Feb 25, 2015
| 12:55 PM
The biggest cruise ships in the world are getting a bigger sister next year, and Royal Caribbean has given her a name, Harmony of the Seas.
"We are orchestrating a medley of new exciting concepts with the best Royal Caribbean innovations to strike the...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 10:05 PM
The deep freeze that broke records in hundreds of cities across the eastern half of the United States on Friday will last most of next week.
Another widespread round of ice, snow or freezing rain is set to start falling Saturday from Missouri to the mid-...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 8:48 AM
Without open, clear and free public parks, Chicago would be an oppressive place to live. The world-class cities of the world boast world-class public parks. In the late 1800s, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, the designers of the parks,...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 2:37 PM
Junetta Jones, a pioneering African-American soprano who performed with the Metropolitan Opera after winning its 1963 Young Artists competition, died of dementia complications Feb. 17 at the Crofton Rehabilitation Center. The former Liberty Heights area...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 11:21 AM
Unique techniques are on display at the Vernon Community Arts Center's third-annual Photography Show, which runs through March 14.
At the Opening Reception (or rather the midway reception, as the event was postponed twice due to weather) awards were...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 10:23 AM
This well-heeled hamlet north of New York City is embroiled in an increasingly nasty debate that seems oddly out of place amid the stately homes and tony boutiques: What should be done about coyotes?
Self-styled coyote spotters in and around Chappaqua...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 2:22 PM
A new entertainment lineup is on deck for Manhattan Irish Fest, featuring Three Men in Kilts and the Larkin and Moran Brothers as headliners.
The fest includes a variety of events held villagewide Friday night and all day Saturday. Most require the...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 9:46 AM
You think the average couple feels pressure every time Valentine's Day rolls around? Well, imagine being the focus of thousands of dates, with a cost that can surpass a high-end dinner and a nice piece of jewelry.
That's what Andrea Bocelli faces....
| Feb 3, 2015
| 4:23 PM
Jim Ochse says this is the last time he's going to do it.
The two-time winner of the Empire State Building Run-Up is calling it quits in what amounts to one of the most extreme stair-climber challenges in the world.
The Allentown resident won the...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 3:56 PM
"The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia"
Is any country perfect? Based on media reports and various academic studies, the Scandinavian countries have a reputation of attaining near-perfect status....
| Jan 30, 2015
| 9:13 PM
New York City agreed Friday to pay $3.9 million to the family of a black Bronx teenager shot to death by a white police officer in 2012.
The deal settled a federal lawsuit brought by the family of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham.
"This was a tragic case,"...