| Feb 27, 2011
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 2:10 PM
Baseball fantasy camp? Rock 'n' roll camp? Ballroom dance camp?
Oh, man up. If you're an adventurous guy looking for a summer camp, you need to check out the Arizona Cowboy College.
Cubicle jockeys can learn cowboy skills at one of the weeklong sessions...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 3:08 PM
Sal Picinich, a baker on the TLC reality series "Cake Boss," has passed away in New Jersey at the age of 63 after a battle with cancer, reports the AP.
Picinich had worked at Carlo's Bakery in Hoboken for 45 years, which is the bakery where the series...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 6:13 PM
NEW YORK (PIX11) -- The NYPD is admitting that Diddy was given a police escort after a recent concert, but only for a block -- not to a New Jersey club -- as was widely reported.
According to the police statement: "After being repeatedly rebuffed by...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 12:07 PM
"Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast members beat up and injured a Chicago-area police officer and his cousin during a brawl earlier this year at a posh Dominican resort, two lawsuits filed today allege.
Adolfo Arreola, a sworn officer with the...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 3:07 PM
Last Monday, one of the most famous sets of call letters in the history of Baltimore radio was resurrected on local airwaves. And so far, listeners are split about the new HFS.
Broadcasting on 97.5-FM, the newest incarnation is patterned closely after...
| Jul 27, 2011
Somewhere between Skull Island and the Crazy Horse Saloon, I lost her. There I was in the blistering sun of a Texas summer, a 7-year-old in rumpled shorts and a pixie haircut, suddenly missing a sister 12 years my senior.
I remember feeling afraid, but I...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 10:14 AM
If you like pineapple on your pizza, stop reading now. I can't help you.
I was once part of a northern New Jersey family. We got married in the church featured in the opening sequence of the Sopranos. In seven years, I sure learned a lot... about pizza....
| Apr 23, 2011
My ZIP code is a black hole for individual health insurance.
That's what I recently discovered when I tried to find the coverage I want at an affordable price. What hubris I had.
My story started in 2009, when my position as a journalism professor at...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 7:16 AM
A dance under a circus-sized tent at Aberdeen Proving Ground has raised more than $300,000 for a network of houses that offer free lodging to the families of wounded warriors.
The first Support Our Heroes Ball held in Maryland drew more than 500 guests,...
| May 17, 2011
Ah, hindsight. Some of life's best lessons spring from the gnawing shoulda, coulda, woulda of missed opportunities.
Just ask any graduating college senior to reflect on the last four years:
If only I'd been more outgoing as a freshman, I might have more...