| Oct 13, 2012
Jump, push, pull, lift, move. The boom in functional fitness, led by hot, high-intensity programs such as CrossFit and P90X that use traditional exercise movements and gear, has caused people to look at old-school strength in new ways. The result: house-...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:03 PM
After being gone for a few months it was a shock seeing the gigantic wind machines for the first time after driving down Mountain Springs Grade. Although I knew they were to be installed, I must have pushed the event to the back of my mind. The desert...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 9:07 AM
1) Pasta Cosi
Pasta Cosi is entering its 19th year of business, and earning its 19th Best of New Haven award, too. The Branford establishment puts a premium on making sure that its products are "all handcrafted, everything made on premise," says owner...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:42 PM
It's described as having a "cult-like" following. It gets people out of bed sometimes at 5 in the morning and some say it's changed their life.
"It's hard and everyday I'm like why am I doing this to myself?" said Karen Eliades who's been coming...
| Jun 16, 2012
If the thought of another grueling boot camp class has you yawning and dragging your feet, why not try a workout that makes fitness feel like a party?
Whether you like to dance, spin or just channel your inner rock god or goddess, there's a class out...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 10:49 PM
The maturation process for Dillon Kelley continues.
Fresh off his first season in the North American 3 Hockey League with the Metro Jets -- a team based in Waterford -- Kelley, a 17-year old goaltender from Petoskey, recently took part in a tryout camp...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 12:53 AM
Former University of Michigan football player Jon Jansen will be the featured speaker at a luncheon hosted by the Little Traverse Spirit Group 12:15 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Stafford's Perry Hotel in Petoskey.
Jansen played offensive tackle for the...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 12:05 AM
Jon Jansen was quick to understand.
There's certain ways to do certain things at the University of Michigan.
Jansen, a former Wolverine offensive tackle who went on to play 11 years in the National Football League, talked about his unforgettable...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:18 PM
A new south-side South Bend restaurant is currently closed.
The owner of Passport Woodfire Grill, which opened in early August at 1290 E. Ireland Road, says he plans to reopen the doors.
But city and county officials say the restaurant needs multiple...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 11:46 AM
It was a battle of brawn, willpower, and stamina today in Salem.
It was the first southwest Virginia CrossFit games. Outside the gym's Roanoke Valley location, you could see dozens of folks doing squats, push-ups, jumps... you name it!
| Jul 15, 2012
| 1:00 AM
Prior to his recent lifestyle change, 20-year-old Louie Ortega said he was “super-overweight.” The extra pounds were from a combination of overeating and being “real lazy,” he said.
Yet in the six months that have elapsed since he...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 2:15 AM
BAY HARBOR — It takes a lot to become a good leader.
Staying true to your word, learning from mistakes, showing genuine care and surrounding yourself with good people all helps.
Former University of Michigan football coach Lloyd Carr spoke of...