| Jul 19, 2014
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fifth installment of The Capital's annual summer series "The Day Trippers." Stay tuned for more tales of travels to a variety of area destinations - on the cheap.
A dip in cool bay waters.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:51 AM
The most important lesson taught by Musikfest founder and President Jeff Parks is that the festival is not only open to change, but also requires it, says ArtsQuest Vice President for Programming Patrick Brogan.
"I think Jeff has been a leader of...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Getting your surreptitious sports fix on date night may never be the same again.
Chicago-based 120 Sports is set to go live Wednesday with a steady stream of video highlights, pumped-up hosts, flashy graphics and score updates, making it a lot like...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:30 AM
If you build it, there's no guarantee they will come.
120 Sports, which officially launches Wednesday with an eight-hour block of short-form clips, is about to test the appetite of fans for yet another digital outlet of daily news and analysis for all...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:18 AM
Kevin Kawa has been named assistant vice president at auto insurer GEICO. He will lead GEICO's staff counsel operations for the Midwest and areas west of the Mississippi, excluding Louisiana. Kawa had been staff counsel director for the company's regional...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Tap to watch a TV show clip on Lifetime's iPad app, and a high-definition video ad for the Home Depot begins playing, it seems, even before your finger has left the screen.
Shaving milliseconds to get that and thousands of other video ads loaded...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
If you hate confrontation when buying a new car, you're a prime candidate for a car-buying service. Two of the biggest names in car research, Edmunds.com and TrueCar, offer free buying services. Note, though, that their...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Seven buildings in the Orlando area are vying for a “People’s Choice” award from the Florida Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Florida).
They are: the Amway Center, Nemours Children’s Hospital, Adventist Health...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Queen Elizabeth II had a new black-and-white portrait unveiled -- she's smiling! -- in honor of her 88th birthday on Monday. Not to outdo her royal highness, but anyone will be able to have their portrait on the front page of the London Times at the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:08 PM
NBC's hiring of Chelsea Clinton as a "special correspondent" in its news division was widely recognized as an exercise in corporate cynicism when it was announced in November 2011.
Now a price tag has been hung on that scandal, with Politico's...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:24 PM
When Chicago-based 120 Sports, a new all-digital sports network, goes live Wednesday, it will have a full roster of sponsors.
The 24/7 streaming network announced Monday that Verizon, Geico, Nissan and Transamerica are on board as inaugural sponsors, a...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM