| Feb 12, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Katharine S. Lenfestey, a homemaker and avid gardener, died Feb. 6 from complications of a stroke at Keswick Multi-Care Center.
The former Cedarcroft resident was 96.
The former Katharine Schlemm was born in Brookline, Mass., and after the death of...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:20 PM
During a three-day stay in Budapest before a Danube River cruise, my husband and I enjoyed several unique food experiences in the city and simultaneously learned a bit about Hungarian history and culture. The gastronomy of the city is a mosaic that...
| Jun 29, 2014
A set of headlights on the Serbian side of the Danube River disappeared into a tunnel and emerged, and I had to remind myself that it was I — not the land — that was drifting by. In that moment, I was as carefree as a leaf on a stream, a...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:17 PM
It was a chilly, rainy afternoon when my husband and I boarded the Viking Freya in Budapest, Hungary, for an eight-day cruise along the Danube River to Nuremberg, Germany. After arriving from the U.S. a few days earlier to tour the city, we finally had...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Balthazar Korab, an architect-turned-photographer with a wide-ranging eye whose moody, polished images captured the spirit of midcentury modern architecture and celebrated its masters, including Eero Saarinen and Mies van der Rohe, died Jan. 15 in Royal...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in London, where pallbearers set down the coffin of Baroness Margaret Thatcher inside St Paul's Cathedral in London. Dignitaries from around the world today join Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:26 PM
In three seasons since leaving the IronPigs, Mike Cervenak's baseball career has taken him from the shores of Lake Erie (Buffalo, in 2010) to the banks of the Mississippi and Gulf of Mexico (New Orleans the past two years). Now, it's taken him to the...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:54 AM
Oct. 21 through 27 marks National Cruise Vacation Week, and PIX11 wants its viewers to hit the open water with a discount, so it's a good thing National Cruise Vacation Week is also the biggest cruise sale of the year!
CEO and President of the Cruise...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:55 AM
On Strudel and Socialism—Part Two: Karl Marx's Castle
Vienna, the capital of Austria, is full of clean, comfortable public housing. The apartment buildings are dotted throughout the city, intentionally placed in residential neighborhoods...
| May 2, 2011
There ought to be a law stipulating that well-meaning relatives may not touch the manuscripts left by their loved ones. It traumatizes a book to have its ending Disneyfied, its time period altered by 100 years, its nouns and adjectives translated back and...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 5:54 AM
For me one of life’s great joys is meeting someone new with a story to tell. That happened again for me while on vacation in Central Europe, a part of the world I have always wanted to see and at least get a small taste of its remarkable history,...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Enough already! Two weeks of unrelenting temps of 90-plus is inhumane. Maybe Mother Nature was inspired by the Olympic Games and was trying to set a new record of consecutive oppressively hot days.
And just to throw in new elements, she sent us...