| Mar 15, 2009
From the Czech Republic to Greece, the eastern part of Europe is changing so fast that you could visit every year and feel as if you've experienced something completely new. As the European Union subsidizes development in its relatively poorer countries,...
| Mar 18, 2009
| 8:15 AM
The 10 best places for ice cream, roller coasters, music festivals and wildlife-watching are just a few of the lists you'll find in The 10 Best of Everything Families: An Ultimate Guide for Travelers.
The new book ($21.95) from National Geographic, by...
| Mar 20, 2009
Yes, Tommy Lee, you can go home again.
The Greek-born rocker says he was ecstatic to learn recently that his band Mötley Crüe will be visiting Athens this summer during the Crüe Fest 2 world tour. Tickets went on sale this week, and the tour includes a...
| Dec 26, 2009
Vic Chesnutt, a singer-songwriter of spare, idiosyncratic folk songs tinged with melancholy, died Christmas Day in Athens, Ga., after taking an overdose of prescription muscle relaxants, a family spokesman said. He was 45.
Chesnutt had been admitted to...
| Dec 26, 2009
| 9:37 AM
ATHENS -- A young man died and two people were wounded in a related series of shootings in unincorporated Athens Christmas night. Sheriff's officials are treating the nearby attacks as one incident, but details were scant.
The dead man, whose name was...
| Jan 1, 2010
William Tuohy, a former longtime Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent who was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Vietnam War, has died. He was 83.
Tuohy died Thursday morning after open heart surgery at St. John's Health Center in...
| Jan 20, 2010
Federal authorities are investigating a rash of church fires in East Texas, where seven such blazes have been reported since Jan. 1.
Police said the latest Tyler-area fire at Fellowship of Prairie Creek church in Lindale was quickly contained Wednesday...
| Jan 24, 2010
For advocates of the repatriation of marble sculptures removed from the Parthenon in the early 19th century and long housed at the British Museum in London, the new Acropolis Museum is proof -- at last -- that Greece has a safe place to display the...
| Jan 31, 2010
One in a series of occasional articles
The Troubadour, awash on a recent night in indigo light and chiming guitars, doesn't look all that different than it did in the 1970s, when music history plugged in to the club's stage amps and earned the tiny...
| Feb 7, 2010
You know those destinations you feel obligated to visit but don't really want to? Travel section readers do. We asked them to tell us about some of the places they were certain weren't right for them, and here's what they said. Sometimes, the...
| Feb 16, 2010
Police in the Greek capital say a bomb has exploded at the offices of American financial services firm JPMorgan Chase & Co., causing no injuries.
The blast occurred early evening Tuesday in an upscale area of central Athens, following a warning telephone...