| Jul 24, 2014
| 5:59 PM
You might see him in the Leesburg library. Or maybe lunching at O'Keefe's Irish Pub & Restaurant in Tavares. He haunts the courthouse, too.
Historian and Pulitzer Prize winner Gilbert King is an unassuming figure in jeans and black boots with his little...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Lynn Nottage's "Intimate Apparel" shares some of the same foundational supports familiar to fans of Henry James and Edith Wharton, from the Gilded Age Manhattan setting to its focus on a woman undone by her love for a man who isn't what he appears to be....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Amazon is turning to its consumers to help decide which of the new television shows premiering Friday to add to its programming lineup, democratizing a process that was once reserved for a rarefied group of network executives.
The online retailer will...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:39 AM
What the taste of a small rich cake called a madeleine was for triggering a famous flood of memories in French novelist Marcel Proust's classic "Remembrance of Things Past," the sound of the accordion is for the celebrated, Waterbury-born, avant-garde...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Q: Regarding the use of the automobile horn, there seems to be a trend in our area of people becoming totally disconnected while texting or checking emails when stopped for a red light. Several times recently, I have had to give a 'toot' to the person...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Manhattan is known for its pricey hotels, but in August a small Long Island town claimed the title as most expensive New York hotel destination.
Travel booking site NewYorkHotels.org released a survey Tuesday that confirms what New York City locals...
| Aug 17, 2014
Buffalo Wild Wings is coming to Boynton Beach, even though it wasn't wild about its real estate options at first.
The Minneapolis-based sports bar chain looked at the former Pete Rose Ballpark Cafe next to the Courtyard Marriott on Congress Avenue...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:55 AM
A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Bank of America Corp to pay $1.27 billion of damages after a federal jury found the second-largest U.S. bank liable for fraud over defective mortgages sold by its Countrywide unit.
The decision by U.S. District Judge...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:21 PM
The front door stood wide open and Rachel Bertsche could be seen from the street, zooming through the foyer of her Lincoln Park townhouse, a peach Lululemon blur in black tights. I stepped tentatively inside the doorway and reconsidered immediately:...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:20 AM
One of the delights of living in a tourist destination is that the tourists go away. At least most of them. Every summer.
I'm so used to the crowds at Tramonti overflowing on to the sidewalk of Atlantic Avenue, that...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Ronda Spinak squeezed more folding chairs into a Brentwood living room, which that afternoon had been transformed, with much shuffling of couches and tables, into a temporary theater.
Moving around the space, she listened for echoes and background...