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  • Man arrested for scaling Brooklyn Bridge tower, snapping photos

    (Reuters) - A New York City man was arrested on Sunday after climbing to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge, where he snapped photos with his phone before answering police demands to come down, authorities said. The man, identified as Yaroslav Kolchin, 24,...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley
    DAY TRIPPIN' •Philadelphia, city murals, Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Reading Terminal Market, Sept. 18. $72. Downton Abbey Costume Exhibit, Winterthur Museum, Oct. 15. $65. "Crazy for You," Dutch Apple Theatre, lunch, Oct. 16. $95....
  • Travel deal: 15 hotels on sale during first Hotel Week Los Angeles

    Travel deal: 15 hotels on sale during first Hotel Week Los Angeles
    Los Angeles takes a page from New York City in kicking off its first Hotel Week this fall. Bargain hunters will find rooms for $200 to $300 a night at select Southern California venues that are usually priced much higher. Despite the name, the promotion...
  • A new name for a familiar Rodale magazine

    A new name for a familiar Rodale magazine
    Rodale's first magazine, Organic Gardening, is getting a new name, the Emmaus publisher announced Friday. The bimonthly publication, which launched in 1942 and helped propel a worldwide movement, will be called Rodale's Organic Life starting with its...
  • Large-Scale Oil Landscapes By Wesleyan Artist On Display This Fall In Middletown

    Large-Scale Oil Landscapes By Wesleyan Artist On Display This Fall In Middletown
    MIDDLETOWN — An exhibition featuring twelve large-scale landscape and vista paintings by artist and professor Tula Telfair will be on display at Wesleyan University this fall. The opening reception for "A World of Dreams: New Landscape Paintings...
  • PASSINGS: Edmund Szoka, Arlene Martel, Brian Hutton, Peter McAlevey

    Edmund Szoka Former archbishop of Detroit Edmund Szoka, 86, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican and was a confidant of St. John Paul II, died of natural causes Wednesday at a hospital in Novi, Mich.,...
  • U.S. judge named to U.N. panel on Gaza conflict

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The head of the United Nations' Human Rights Council announced on Monday he had appointed a U.S. judge to join a panel set up to look into alleged war crimes during Israel's military offensive in Gaza. Israel has already dismissed...
  • At Bela and Martha Karolyi's retreat, gymnastics charges ahead

    At Bela and Martha Karolyi's retreat, gymnastics charges ahead
    Afternoon descends on the piney woods of East Texas with a heat that clings to your skin, the air so thick you have to work at drawing a full breath. Not that the owner of the Karolyi Ranch seems to mind as he bounces along in a utility vehicle that...
  • Hotel occupancy, rates increased again in July

    Hotel occupancy, rates increased again in July
    Hotels in Central Florida posted more good numbers in July as tourism continued its rebound. Both hotel occupancy rates and average daily room rates rose compared with the same time last year, according to STR, a travel research firm. Average...
  • A critic's collection of great jazz interviews

    A critic's collection of great jazz interviews
    In 37 years of covering music for the Tribune, I've heard virtually all of the masters and have been lucky enough to meet most of them. Whether chatting backstage with Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra or conversing with Lena Horne in a Manhattan...
  • Refuel with wings at Quaker Steak & Lube

    It's not every day that a new restaurant chain opens in the Lehigh Valley area. In fact, Checkers, Elevation Burger and Cheeburger Cheeburger are the only ones that come to mind over the past year. Due to these rare occurrences and the fact that I am...