| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:59 PM
What's happening in food and dining around South Florida.
Burt & Max's Bar and Grille
9089 W. Atlantic Ave., Suite 100, west of Delray Beach, 561-638-6380, BurtAndMaxs.com
Legendary restaurateurs Burt Rapoport and Dennis Max have rejoined to debut...
| Sep 9, 2012
YUCATÁN PENINSULA, Mexico — What's the Mexican drug-war body count now? 47,000? Ever since the killings began to escalate in late 2006, I've been visiting the country less and choosing spots more carefully.
But the Yucatán Peninsula was an easy...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright's "Child of the Sun," the campus for Florida Southern College in Lakeland, has been designated a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service the school announced today.
"This architecture represents the laws...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:48 AM
Anyone with a pile of money can build a big pile of a house, and back in the day, that's what you did. (See, for instance, "Downton Abbey.") But during the 20th century, a group of architects staged a controversial revolt. Why, they asked, couldn't less...
| Sep 14, 2012
Pedro E. Guerrero, a photographer whose early work with architect Frank Lloyd Wright sparked a long, distinguished career in the worlds of fine art and glossy magazines, died Thursday. He was 95.
Guerrero died at his home in Florence, Ariz., said his...
| Jan 27, 2011
Architect, Taliesen fellow was key to saving Wright works
Edgar Tafel, 98, an architect who was an original Taliesin fellow credited with saving some of Frank Lloyd Wright's most important works, died Jan. 18 at his home in lower Manhattan,...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 4:55 PM
To celebrate its 50th year in business, the Seminary Co-op, the flagship bookstore of Seminary Cooperative's three Bookstores, will be moving above ground.
Incorporated in 1961, the famous Hyde Park landmark in the basement of the Chicago Theological...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 8:50 PM
"The Danger Box" By Blue Balliett Scholastic, $16.99, 320 pages (ages 9-12)
"Every book is a box of ideas. /Every book that shares secrets is a Danger Box." And thus author Blue Balliett launches our exploration into the world of Zoomy Chamberlain, a...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 10:01 PM
She was an attorney at a big Chicago law firm. He was a Harvard Law student who landed a job there as a summer associate. He was immediately smitten. She wasn't so sure. But he won her over, and the couple sealed their budding romance with a kiss at the...
| Jun 2, 2012
President Barack Obama delighted in the prospect of sleeping in his own bed Friday night, after his Kenwood neighborhood was securely tucked in by the police and Secret Service.
Obama arrived in Chicago about 4:30 p.m. for three campaign fundraisers,...
| Nov 25, 2010
Holiday shopping doesn't have to be a chore. Not if you make an adventure out of it — filled with time to browse, stop for a drink or a meal, and — who knows — pick up a little something for yourself.
With all that in mind, I recently...
| Apr 1, 2011
Housing trends come and go, but one 1980s trend stuck like a teen to a cellphone: the open floor plan. Out were the post-World War II floor plans, with their labyrinth of rooms and narrow hallways. In were wall-less living areas that allowed Mom to keep...