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  • Caribbean: A Celebrity cruise with 'Top Chef' alums

    Caribbean: A Celebrity cruise with 'Top Chef' alums
    Fans of "Top Chef" will get a taste of the Bravo network cooking show on a seven-night Celebrity Cruises Eastern Caribbean voyage that will feature alums from the program. The round-trip cruise, which sets sail from Miami on the Celebrity Reflection,...
  • Big jumps in traffic happening on some Palm Beach County roads

    Big jumps in traffic happening on some Palm Beach County roads
    To the chagrin of commuters, traffic is booming again in southern Palm Beach County. Long waits at traffic lights and cars chugging along bumper to bumper are back on many roads due to several factors: the end of the Great Recession, new developments...
  • At last, signs of life in space program

     At last, signs of life in space program
    America's manned space program, in suspended animation for three years, was stirring this week. That's promising for the program and the nation — particularly for Florida, the nation's space port. But Congress must make sure it doesn't postpone...
  • Laos and Cambodia: Quick trip for travelers in a hurry

    Laos and Cambodia: Quick trip for travelers in a hurry
    Want an adventure but short on time? For travelers in a hurry, Mountain Travel Sobek has rolled out a series of trips called Express Excursions, with Laos, Nepal, the Galapagos Islands and the American Southwest among the destinations. Its seven-day...
  • Travel plans: Book now for Christmas

    Travel plans: Book now for Christmas
    If you've been thinking about Christmas and are having visions of sugar plums dancing in your head in a far-off destination, you'd better be jumping on that if you don't want to be left out in the cold. Many holiday trips sell out early, so you've been...
  • Insurance Chief Shouldn't Go Quite So Far

    Insurance Chief Shouldn't Go Quite So Far
    State insurance Commissioner Thomas B. Leonardi is, as the old Ricky Nelson song goes, a travelin' man who has made a lot of stops all over the world. The question: Is his travel excessive? The Courant's Dave Altimari and Matthew Kauffman recently...
  • Readers' California mission projects crafted from cake, tiles

    Readers' California mission projects crafted from cake, tiles
    We asked you to send us photos of your mission projects so we could include a few on our California missions page. Your response was overwhelming. We received images of missions made of cake, Legos and soap. Some of the projects you showed us are so old...
  • More for your money: Make Wi-Fi work for you while on the road

    More for your money: Make Wi-Fi work for you while on the road
    Internet connectivity on the road can be inconsistent at best. Parts of rural America have limited cellphone reception, and airport Wi-Fi speeds can be spotty, to say the least. Still, you don't have to spend hundreds on Wi-Fi hot spots if you have a...
  • Plantation Stars travel team set to begin Florida Premier League season

    The Plantation Stars travel baseball program continues to build upon last year's success with a challenging schedule in the Florida Premier League in the 2014 season. "We want to prepare the kids as best as possible to eventually play at the high...
  • Off Kilter fans hope Disney changes mind about Epcot changes

    Off Kilter fans hope Disney changes mind about Epcot changes
    Changes in Epcot’s entertainment lineup around World Showcase are happening this month, and that’s making some Disney World fans – particularly devotees of the Off Kilter band – unhappy. The group, some of whom sport kilts...
  • Scenes from Epcot goodbye party

    Scenes from Epcot goodbye party
    Gosh, I hate goodbyes. The finale of "Mary Tyler Moore" with the group hug and Mare turning out the newsroom lights still gets me right there. So I cannot say I was looking forward to last Saturday's trip to Epcot, which included the final...