| Apr 24, 2008
Today, Stimson and Sullum address the relationship between drug laws and violence. Previously, they compared drug legalization and decriminalization, debated the federal government's authority to raid local marijuana dispensaries, and discussed past...
| Jun 4, 2008
MEET THE Anheuser-Busch Professor of Malting and Brewing Sciences at UC Davis.
The what? There's a professor of beer in that teeming nest of winemakers?
Indeed there is. He's Charles Bamforth, chairman of the department of food science and technology, a...
| Aug 16, 2007
ON a recent Friday night, three collegiate-looking young men strode into the 3rd Stop, a beer and wine bar near the Beverly Center. The first one to the bar was sure of what he wanted.
"Give me a Blue Moon," he told the bartender, referring to the...
| Jun 29, 2008
I had been trying to learn Mandarin at Beijing Language and Culture University and still had about 3,500 Chinese characters to memorize with two months left in the semester. It was going slowly and, often, not well. So, taking a note...
| Aug 20, 2000
"Yeah, way late."
It's been more than a minute since Paul Newman's car last whizzed past the pit area of Lime Rock Park. His crew knows something's wrong, for he's been running laps in less than 55 seconds. But two minutes pass, then three,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:36 AM
'Tis the season
"I have attended and participated in the Christmas Parade my entire life. This Saturday morning, when I went out and all of those little children were standing on the sides of the street, in the cold, waiting for the parade, there was...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in:
Spa package in Fort Lauderdale
The Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is featuring a Spa Getaway package that includes deluxe accommodations and daily choice of Swedish...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:40 AM
An expansion is brewing at Anheuser-Busch’s Williamsburg plant.
The company announced on Thursday that it is investing $10 million into expanding the brewery’s packaging operation and other production needs. The move brings the total...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:54 AM
Fifty years ago tomorrow, Orlando woke up to a fine fall day like the kind advertised in the tourist brochures in northern travel offices. Sapphire skies stretched over citrus groves, green scrub palmetto and countless pockets of blue lakes, where white...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 10:24 AM
When a group of Winter Park investors purchased a prime corner near Lake Nona's Medical City for $9 million in 2008, they had hoped a big-box retailer would locate there.
Throughout the historic downturn that followed, the group managed to hang onto the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:47 AM
On Veterans Day, we honor those who have so honored us with their sacrifice and service to keep America strong and free.
South Florida retailers and restaurants salute our military heroes, offering discounts to veterans, active duty and retired U.S....