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  • Rush Hour Driving

    Rush Hours Shackled by Gridlock A recent survey concluded that drivers commuting within urban areas that experience the greatest rush-hour gridlock spend a full month out of every year sitting in traffic. According to the annual National Traffic...
  • Chevy Volt Joining NYPD

    By Nate Owen Those looking to dodge parking tickets in New York city will soon have a silent stalker. According to CNN, via Cars.com, the New York government recently purchased 70 new electric vehicles, including a squad of Chevy Volts to patrol  New...
  • Daytrippers: Famous Fat Dave's Taxi Food Tour

    Daytrippers: Famous Fat Dave's Taxi Food Tour
    David Freedenberg has an appetite for adventure, and he's making a living off it. After climbing into In his signature Checker cab off 12th Avenue in Manhattan, Freedenberg transforms into his epicurean alter-ego -- "Famous Fat Dave," who chauffeurs...
  • Accidently on Purpose

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims. Ten people were...
  • Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park in Portland

    Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park in Portland
    If it's possible to have the summer doldrums, there is a perfect place to cure your boredom! Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park in Portland is literally chock full of warm weather activities. Kayaking, scuba diving, wake boarding and zip lining are...
  • The Daring Young Woman On The Flying Trapeze

    The Daring Young Woman On The Flying Trapeze
    When you were a kid, did you ever want to join the circus? Did you have the burning desire to fly through the air with the greatest of ease? Well, you can live out this childhood dream in Reading, Massachusetts -- right outside of Boston. "Trapeze...
  • News of Osama's death resonates in South Florida

    The late night news that Osama Bin Laden was dead resonated through South Florida late Sunday and into the morning. President Obama's announcement from the White House stirred many memories locally since some of the hijackers lived and trained in South...
  • Bacon recipes galore!

    Bacon recipes galore!
    We were opening Christmas gifts last year when my much better half dropped a package on my lap -- a cold, heavy package. Curious (and suddenly chilly), I opened it. Bacon. Six pounds of artisan bacon, ranging from thick-cut hickory-smoked to jalapeño-...
  • Chronology of 2001 anthrax events

    Sept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J. Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...
  • The perfect burger

    A word of advice. Never use the phrase "just a burger" with Nancy Silverton. I did and was promptly challenged on every aspect of burger-making, starting with where to buy the meat, what grind, size of patty, how to cook it, what to serve with it, what...
  • Amazon, Web Retailers Begin Charging Sales Tax in California

    Amazon, Web Retailers Begin Charging Sales Tax in California
    LOS ANGELES -- The days of most tax-free Internet shopping in California are over. After years of controversy, the world's largest online retailer, Amazon.com Inc., was set to begin collecting state and local sales taxes on California purchases at 12:...