| Jan 8, 2013
| 7:48 AM
HAZLEHURST, Ga. - Atlanta. June 1936. A few patches of the horse-and-buggy Old South remained as the once slow-moving city first named Terminus and then Marthasville began emerging into the glass-towered mega-metropolis that it is today.
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:55 AM
There are plenty of ways to pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week, as we take a day off from working to celebrate his legacy (just in case you were suffering from holiday withdrawal). Friday, the Serendipity Chorale of Fairfield County...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:21 AM
A new airport transportation and baggage storage service has launched, which aims to give tourists with a few hours to kill before their flight, easy access to area attractions for last-minute shopping or to grab a bite.
The Fort Lauderdale Excursion...
| May 12, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Logging on to the behemoth social-media site Facebook, I can become overwhelmed. I see a picture of a dear cousin I need to write. Ah, the guilt. I see, in the stack of ads at right, a picture of a celebrity and the question "Is 60 the new 40?" Ah, the...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Looking for ways to keep your Mother's Day celebration on budget? Here are a few ideas for dining and entertaining:
Dining Deals and free stuff for Mom on Mother’s Day:
Buca di Beppo - Florida Mall and Buca di Beppo - Maitland
| May 7, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Col. Keith Lamar Gillespie (retired U.S. Air Force), 91, who was born Oct. 31, 1921, in Gratton, Va., passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 16, 2013, in Dallas, Texas.
He was married for 62 years to Mary Townes Gillespie, who died in 2005.
He was a...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:35 AM
An exhibit of contemporary lacemaking by Hartford-area artists will be at the Hartford History Center, inside the Hartford Public Library main branch at 500 Main St., from Thursday, May 9, when it will open with a reception starting at 6 p.m., and be on...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 10:23 AM
During another April many years ago in Orlando, Dr. Philip Phillips brought the rainmaker to town. It was 1939, and dark war clouds loomed over Europe, but the real sky remained bright over Central Florida. That meant waterless, worrisome weather for...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:23 AM
There's an eclectic mix of entertainment options this week at Orlando's theme parks and attractions.
+ The traveling exhibit "Adventures With Clifford the Big Red Dog" opens Saturday at Orlando Science Center. The displays teach Clifford's Big Ideas,...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:57 PM
The Orange County Regional History Center received a Golden Brick Award from the Downtown Orlando Partnership for its 2012 Trick or Treat Safe Zone, a free five-hour event for families with children ages 12 and under that drew 4,000 last October.
| May 6, 2013
| 7:19 AM
The Orange County Regional History Center will play host to a stilt-walking demonstration and Q&A in conjunction with the team from Universal Orlando on Saturday.
The event, hosted by Universal production manager Jeff Hobot, is the first of a series...