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  • 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...
  • Apicius: Ancient Roman epitomized life of excess

    Apicius was such an over-the-top foodie, even by the grand standards of the Roman Empire, that his name not only became synonymous with the culinary high life but, so scholars believe, also the popular title for a cookbook formally known as "De re...
  • Man arrested after scaling Brooklyn Bridge to take photos

    Man arrested after scaling Brooklyn Bridge to take photos
    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, faces...
  • McDonnell trial: Former governor, prosecutor spar for five hours

    McDonnell trial: Former governor, prosecutor spar for five hours
    RICHMOND – Former Gov. Bob McDonnell faced his accusers Monday, fielding the prosecution’s questions with a set jaw, a narrowed stare and careful pauses before yes and no answers. After nearly five hours questioning, Assistant U.S....
  • His shining moment: Al Sharpton's eulogy for slaying victim Michael Brown

    His shining moment: Al Sharpton's eulogy for slaying victim Michael Brown
    If you were able to watch the memorial Monday for Michael Brown, the unarmed young black man slain by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., you would have seen the Rev. Al Sharpton at his very best. Sharpton was the final speaker at the service in...
  • 'The Strain': Anti-vampire forces unite in 'For Services Rendered'

    'The Strain': Anti-vampire forces unite in 'For Services Rendered'
    Day turns to night, via an eerie eclipse, and vampires all over New York City are having a field day right out in the open. Now would be a good time for the titular heroes of "The Strain" to push past their doubts, resolve their control issues and marshal...
  • 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,...
  • Hotel Wi-Fi: How fast, how costly?

    Hotel Wi-Fi: How fast, how costly?
    In-room Wi-Fi is the new near-essential hotel requirement these days, along with air-conditioning and flat-screen TV. Surveys repeatedly show that Wi-Fi ranks near the top of special features and amenities that business and leisure travelers crave. Unlike...
  • 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....
  • Stun guns not a cure-all for police shootings, experts warn

    Stun guns not a cure-all for police shootings, experts warn
    Lethal police shootings in Ferguson, Mo., and St. Louis this month, and a chokehold death in New York City in July, have been met with a question: Why didn't the officers use a Taser? Although the use of stun guns has become prevalent in police...
  • Tell the chef to separate my food

    As the summer winds down and my stomach thanks me for my generosity during three months of barbecues, graduation parties and neighborhood festivals, I am still proud of myself for shunning a food group that has burst into the culinary world and refuses to...