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  • In Death Valley, a Jeep, back roads and a whole new perspective

    In Death Valley, a Jeep, back roads and a whole new perspective
    It took me several trips here to realize this, but if you know where to look and time it right, Death Valley is one giggle after another. Sure, it's vast, wind-raked, sun-baked and empty-seeming. Yes, it will confirm your puniness in the universe. And...
  • Heartbreakers' Mike Campbell Discusses Topping The Charts And Guitar Artistry

    Heartbreakers' Mike Campbell Discusses Topping The Charts And Guitar Artistry
    Every major touring band will likely encounter the same ups and downs: the nights when you aren't feeling it, the shows where it all clicks into place, where the music plays itself, the fears, the exaltation and the nightly rituals of winding down after a...
  • Upcoming Concerts: 'Downton Abbey' Star Brings Her Band To Norfolk

    Upcoming Concerts: 'Downton Abbey' Star Brings Her Band To Norfolk
    Not long after announcing the upcoming release of his Christmas album, "Home for the Holidays," crooner Anthony Hamilton dropped word of a holiday-themed tour that brings him to the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on Sunday, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m....
  • 40 Bands Lined Up For 3-Day Glastonbury Apple Harvest Festival

    40 Bands Lined Up For 3-Day Glastonbury Apple Harvest Festival
    After 40 years, the Glastonbury Apple Harvest Festival needs little introduction. There will be loads of food, pony rides, a petting zoo, amusement park rides and other expected festival fare. What's notable this year is the addition of a major music...
  • King Eater: A night out with Bill Addison

    King Eater: A night out with Bill Addison
    Some weeks ago, with equal parts eagerness and terror, I joined Eater.com's newly minted national restaurant critic Bill Addison for dinner. Actually, dinners, plural. We ate 23 dishes with wine pairings at three high-end Chicago restaurants over a span...
  • Hot Doug's: The exit interview

    Hot Doug's: The exit interview
    The restaurant Hot Doug's, and the very idea of it, was a cosmic event. We will never again in our lifetime see a restaurant where devotees stand in line for 12 hours to sample a hot dog (which was what happened this past Saturday). Surely, other...
  • Cocktails with a flair for the dramatic

    Cocktails with a flair for the dramatic
    Sometimes a beer and a shot just won't do. There are nights  that call for drinks with a bit of drama, maybe even mystery.  Here, we give you six drinks that deliver a little something extra. The 'Madhattan' bar cart service, Travelle In the 1960s...
  • Top 5 foods at Six Flags Great America

    Top 5 foods at Six Flags Great America
    Every time I visit a Disneyland or Adventure Island, I make sure my diet adheres to the theme park food pyramid — equal servings of fried, sugared and sausage. (Can you imagine someone inventing a hot dog churro?) The formula for amusement park...
  • Lake Wales investor offers cash to travel startups

    Lake Wales investor offers cash to travel startups
    A Central Florida startup investor is aiming at a core industry here: travel. Lake Wales resident Matt Zito successfully launched and sold two travel-related companies. Then he became an advisor and a consultant. Now he is launching a service called...
  • Calder adds poker lounge, other August promotions

    Calder adds poker lounge, other August promotions
    In a month that already includes the conclusion to the TournEvent of Champions Slot Tournament, a Ford Escape giveaway, and a flyaway trip to Live with Kelly & Michael, Calder has announced the opening of a new video poker lounge with over 20 games....
  • PasoWineApp, your guide to the Paso Robles wine country

    PasoWineApp, your guide to the Paso Robles wine country
    Now that it’s prime wine country visiting season, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Mendocino and closer to home, the Central Coast, are all vying for tourist dollars.  Paso Robles, though, stacks the deck with its new PasoWineApp (free at the Apple App...