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Sentinel Staff WriterThe former Holiday Inn in downtown Orlando will be converted to a luxury condo-hotel as the first phase of a total makeover of the 4.5-acre property, project developers said Monday. The 228 units will range from $179,000 for studio units to a penthouse...
Times Staff WriterWhat's in a name? Everything. A little more than a year ago, Tim and Liza Goodell closed their Balboa Peninsula restaurant Aubergine, ostensibly to remodel. As the couple concentrated on new ventures, including Meson G, Dakota and 25 Degrees in...
Tags: Potatoes, Steaks, Jams and Jellies, Gaming, Appetizers
Special to the TribuneAlex Piper and her husband, Jonathan, moved to Evanston four years ago for the same reasons many young families do: good schools, cozy neighborhoods, a short walk to a Lake Michigan beach, a fast commute to downtown Chicago. "It was," she remembers,...
Tribune staff reporterFor the second time in less than a year, Marshall Field's and Frango mints have been caught up in a wave of consolidation sweeping the nation's struggling department stores. This time, the Chicago icon, known for its distinctive green bags and its...
Tribune staff reporterMark Cosby, the new head of Sears, Roebuck and Co.'s full-line stores, put his first imprint on the division Monday by shaking up his management team. "He's beginning to shape his own team," said a spokeswoman for Sears. She said Cosby, who joined...
Los Angeles Times reporterInspectors with high-tech gear and a United Nations mandate charge around this southern seaport, on this day examining ships loaded with beans and rice to make sure they are not concealing electronics, or chemicals or even weapons, banned under the strict...
City Link MagazineDick and Marilyn Neal are no strangers to the food business, having owned eateries in Scottsdale, Ariz., and on Florida's Gulf Coast. While the couple's latest restaurant, Vin 51, just recently opened in Fort Lauderdale, everything about it already...
Question: Why do tour buses have so much storage space underneath? Answer: So there's always enough room for the shopping bags from the outlet malls. Shop-a-holics can appreciate this punch line, but to those whose livelihood is built on Williamsburg'...
In a field behind Deep River's historical society stands a small glass building shaped like a triangle. It looks like a greenhouse, but there is a U.S. patent for it filed by a local man named Ulysses Pratt. This "bleach house," as it was called, was...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Family, Slavery, Children, Dining and Drinking
Special to the SunLet us give you the first gift you'll receive this holiday season: a guide to shopping at the outlet malls in the region. With Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa right around the corner, we know it's something you can use. Like most earnest gift givers, we'...
Tags: Arts and Culture, IKEA, Perry Ellis, Ice Cream, Gifts
For those still mourning the loss of South Florida's beloved Armadillo Cafe (now six forks under after a delicious 16-year run), there's good news. One of its former owners, chef Kevin McCarthy, is busy cooking up a storm in a cozy corner of Plantation'...
Tags: Potatoes, Steaks, Fort Lauderdale, Dining and Drinking, Sea Bass
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday August 16, 1996 Robert Altman calls his "Kansas City" a "jazz memory," and no one could hope to improve upon his description of his rich evocation of his hometown in 1934, the year he turned 9. With the effortlessness of the master that he...
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