| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Al Johnson, a Newport News native who made a name for himself in the world of soul music both as lead singer of The Unifics and as a producer, died early Saturday.
He was 65. Johnson helped to form The Unifics in 1960s while a student at Howard...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Casey Patterson rode his bike down to the Huntington Beach Pier Tuesday morning to get in a workout.
It's a luxury the 33-year-old has, now that he's at home and has the opportunity to put in final preparations for the final Assn. of Volleyball...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:14 AM
The World Poker Tour has released the dates for the rest of this season, and they include the annual televised stop at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood and three non-televised visits to Seminole Casino Coconut Creek.
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:19 AM
If you have an iota of nostalgia for LaSpada's Original Hoagies in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, you'd better get there quick.
Because after four decades, the original, cramped location just south of Commercial Boulevard is moving across Commercial into a...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:29 PM
NEW YORK -- The effects of Superstorm Sandy plagued New Jersey throughout the summer, according to a poll released Wednesday that showed 38% of state residents who visited the Jersey shore spent less time there than they expected.
The poll, conducted by...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Five years ago, art scholars David Carrier and Joachim Pissarro had an inspiration while dining at a now-shuttered bistro in New York. They were drawn to a piece of wall art at Le Boeuf à la Mode; it wasn't an undiscovered masterpiece but a...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The final table of the recent Borgata Winter Poker Open in Atlantic City, N.J., was one of the most entertaining I've seen during my time with the World Poker Tour. It wasn't because the table was packed with big-name pros playing up or melting down for...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:33 PM
MGM Resorts International presented an early look Wednesday at the design for its proposed $800 million casino and resort at National Harbor in Prince George's County — a glassy echo of Washington monuments atop a 1,600-foot-long stepped pedestal....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:33 AM
"Boardwalk Empire" is coming back for a fifth season.
HBO announced Thursday that the critically acclaimed series will be back for another year. Last weekend, the series picked up five Emmy Awards -- for art direction, hairstyling, sound mixing, sound...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Two cities in Alabama have earned the dubious distinction of taking the top spot for American places with plunging wages.
Anniston and Oxford in northeast Alabama have suffered a 2.4% drop in wages over the past year, with a weekly salary now clocking...