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  • Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Colleen Kane's White Sox mailbag
    The Tribune's White Sox reporter answers your questions. Should the bullpen be (the White Sox’s) primary focus in the offseason? -- @jhoman29 I think pitching overall should be the primary focus in the offseason, with the White Sox in need of...
  • Theme parks' Halloween scare tactics becoming frightfully high-tech

    Theme parks' Halloween scare tactics becoming frightfully high-tech
    To re-create a bloody scene from the 1981 horror flick "American Werewolf in London," crews at Universal Studios Hollywood installed computer-controlled strobe lights behind the walls of a dark maze to simulate the flash of bullets. An actor wearing a...
  • Taking the Kids -- and celebrating Halloween all October long

    Taking the Kids -- and celebrating Halloween all October long
    Love it, or hate it? Halloween, of course. The good news is that you aren't limited to one crazy day of last-minute costume fixes (weren't you sure you bought that witch wig?) and runs to the market for more candy. (How many more trick-or-treaters can...
  • Dorney Park's Halloween Haunt offers extreme screams

    Dorney Park's Halloween Haunt offers extreme screams
    In The Asylum at Dorney Park's Halloween Haunt, the door closed ominously behind us in the solitary confinement room. Two crazed-looking inmates, one holding a bedpan, shared the tiny space with us. Then one wall started moving toward us, making the room...
  • Cicely Tyson makes a trip that is 'Bountiful' indeed

    Cicely Tyson makes a trip that is 'Bountiful' indeed
    For an actress well into her golden years, landing the role of a lifetime is a rare achievement. To play that role three times in close succession is something akin to seeing the show-business stars align. "It's been quite a journey," said Cicely...
  • Book lovers: Try these literary travel options

    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...
  • Bumpy But Fun: Family-Owned Quassy Amusement Park Survives Four Generations

    Bumpy But Fun: Family-Owned Quassy Amusement Park Survives Four Generations
    MIDDLEBURY — Ron Gustafson has called Quassy Amusement & Waterpark his summer home for 13 years now, and this could be the park's best year yet. Gustafson is going home in North Carolina when the park closes early next month. He has been...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 09/21/14 for 09/21/14

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Autumn Reeser was born in La Jolla, Calif., on this date in 1980. This birthday gal played Taylor Townsend on "The O.C." from 2005-2007. She's also played recurring roles on "Hawaii Five-O," "Necessary Roughness" and "Last Resort."...
  • 2014 Chevrolet Impala: Road Trip Report

     
    Long-haul road trips have helped Cars.com's long-term 2014 Chevrolet Impala register nearly 14,000 miles in just nine months of ownership. The Impala is a staff favorite when it's time to hit the road and log miles because its seriously comfortable......
  • Little Market online seeks to have a big effect for women worldwide

    Fashion designer and former reality star Lauren Conrad, 28, has left "The Hills" and "Laguna Beach" behind quite literally with her fair trade project, the Little Market. Created with friend and Human Rights Watch member Hannah Skvarla, the online store...
  • Web Buzz: New to a city? Let Villy be your neighborhood guide

    Traveling to a big city can be overwhelming. Here's a website that helps you find — and book lodging in — the neighborhood that's right for you. Name: www.Villy.co What it does: Recommends neighborhoods and hotels best suited to you...