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  • Maryland ranks dead last among states in quick commutes

    Maryland ranks dead last among states in quick commutes
    Enrique Villa can walk from his condominium on Water Street to his job at St. Paul and Baltimore streets in about five minutes. In Maryland, that's rare. Villa and his wife, Kathryn, a physician whose commute by subway to Johns Hopkins Hospital is nearly...
  • House Republicans' budget plan defeated in the Senate

    The Senate roundly rejected the House GOP budget on Wednesday, with five Republicans joining most Democrats in shooting down the proposal to dramatically alter Medicare that has rattled the Republican Party. The 40-57 vote essentially ends the...
  • Looking for a mate may shorten life

    Looking for a mate may shorten life
    Attention 20-year-old men: Look at the people around you. Are most of them women? If so, you're in for a longer life (statistically speaking). On the other hand, if the men outnumber the women, you might want to consider moving somewhere like Hartford,...
  • Growing gratitude

    Growing gratitude
    The trowels and shovels have been cleaned and stowed, and the summer garden is now just a memory. In this quiet time of autumn, with Thanksgiving about to usher in the winter holidays, we asked gardeners, plant breeders, horticulturists and designers to...
  • Hardee's weighs in at breakfast with fried bologna and more

    Hardee's weighs in at breakfast with fried bologna and more
    To partake of Hardee's latest round of breakfast promotions, you'll have to road trip to Wisconsin, say, or the Southeast and promise to exercise a couple hours extra post-consumption of the items: A Double Loaded Omelet Biscuit and Fried Bologna Biscuit....
  • Burger deals all over town this week

    Burger deals all over town this week
    If you're a fan of burgers (and who isn't?), the next week ought to be fun. Park Grill (11 N. Michigan Ave., 312-521-7275) is in the midst of its annual Burgerfest, offering classic and "local and sustainable" burgers priced from $11 to $14. Patrons...
  • Have bitters, will travel

    Have bitters, will travel
    When we're traveling, we know we'll have to do without all the comforts of home. And that's fine. We can cope. After all, traveling is about discovering the new, about adapting to new surroundings. Even so, the occasional luxury can make all the...
  • Friday @ 5: A cocktail to kick off the weekend

    Friday @ 5: A cocktail to kick off the weekend
    One of the best things about living in Chicago? Camping in Wisconsin. For those cocktail enthusiasts who are getting the heck out of dodge this weekend, or any other time before the weather begins to turn on us, the list of what to pack is fairly...
  • Click it, even if it doesn't warrant a ticket

    Click it, even if it doesn't warrant a ticket
    You use seat belts, right? Most people do. The undeniable safety advantages, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's ubiquitous "Click It or Ticket" campaign, the fear of seeing those flashing lights in your rearview mirror all help...
  • After the hunt

    After the hunt
    I recently joined Rick Gollinger at a Midwest conservation center where he demonstrated deer processing using three large does that had been aging in a walk-in cooler for a couple of weeks. As someone who had never broken down a whole animal, I was...
  • Buy in bulk to save and put healthier meat on the table

    Buy in bulk to save and put healthier meat on the table
    I care about the cost of the food I buy. They don't call me The Frugalista for nothing. But I also care about feeding my family a healthful diet, and about being socially responsible with my shopping. All these concerns come to a head with one food:...