| Oct 13, 2009
Slocum & Sons, a wine and liquor distributor based in North Haven, has thrived by adapting to changes in what people are drinking.
In the 1970s, the company sold mostly spirits, or hard liquor, but as America's drinking tastes began to shift from...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 7:29 PM
Some people have the savvy entrepreneur gene. Others don't.
I am among the latter. Scott Ales is king of the former.
When the Eustis businessman, whose specialty is exotic cars, first saw the Riva Super Aquarama, she was one battered old girl. A...
| Jul 24, 2010
| 1:44 PM
The pulpit of Saint Andrew's Chapel isn't off to one side in deference to the altar, as it is in a Catholic church. It isn't a lectern wheeled onto the stage after the Christian rock band sits down, as it is in many nondenominational megachurches.
| Dec 25, 2009
| 12:27 AM
Colorado State assistant coach and Florida regional recruiter got an early gift on the night before Christmas as he landed yet another commitment from Central Florida in Orlando Dr. Phillips LB Charles Favors.
Favors, a 6-foot, 235-pounder who broke...
| May 25, 2010
| 10:59 PM
West Palm Beach Park Vista High offensive tackle Mike Matulis picked up an offer from Florida State this week.
The 6-foot-6, 275-pound Matulis, who has offers from UCF, Florida State, Kentucky, Louisville, Marshall, Maryland, Memphis, Minnesota,...
| Jan 17, 2010
| 10:11 PM
Charlie Strong landed another Floridian on Sunday and this time it was a big one, and not just in talent.
Six-foot-4, 315-pound Miami Northwestern OT Torrian Wilson has finally found a college home. After a visit to Louisville on Jan. 8, Wilson became...
| Jun 2, 2010
| 8:41 AM
I am in love with the Windy City! I have been there a few times now and every time I fall more in love with it. My first experience of Chicago was a surprise to me, not in the sense of awesomeness but one of freezing cold! I think the temperature during...
| Jun 1, 2010
| 3:51 PM
I'll tell you what Salt Lake City doesn't need! Pepper! That place is full of spice!
I recently went there and had a blast.
The city is very beautiful, and unlike most, it is surrounded by beautiful mountains. I was so inspired walking around...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 1:00 PM
Houston was more redemptive this time around. The traffic was not nearly as bad and the humidity decided to take a break. We have a lot of good friends in Houston so we got to experience a bit more in the city than we normally do. We had a great radio...
| Jun 14, 2008
Fast and Loose
By Elizabeth Bevarly
Berkley, 304 pages, $7.99 paper
To earn some much-needed extra cash, glass artist Lulu Flannery decides to rent out her home to one of the many tourists coming to Louisville for the Kentucky Derby. But once she...
| Dec 26, 2009
| 8:33 AM
Omar Gutierrez glanced out his front window just as two men attacked a pizza deliveryman in his Evanston condominium courtyard, punching and kicking him to the ground before stealing his money and car.
Watching in horror Tuesday, Gutierrez dialed 911 and...