| May 14, 2013
| 11:26 AM
When Fat Rice's owners chef Abraham Conlon and general manager Adrienne Lo bring Spring to the tables of their West Diversey restaurant, it's seasoned with their family histories. Conlon traces his to Portugal, via Lowell, Mass.; Chicago-born Lo to China....
| Oct 12, 2011
| 3:40 PM
NEW YORK (KTLA) -- A passenger in the sightseeing helicopter that took off from the 34th Street heliport and then plunged into the river last Tuesday afternoon, died from injuries she sustained in the crash, Bellevue Hospital confirmed Wednesday.
| Dec 18, 2011
Cesaria Evora, who started singing as a teenager in bayside bars on the West African island nation of Cape Verde in the 1950s and won a Grammy Award in 2004 after she finally took her music to stages around the world, died Saturday. She was 70.
| Feb 27, 2011
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Travel due east across the Atlantic from New York, and the first country you'll encounter is Portugal. But it's often an afterthought for most Americans — a side trip if there's spare time after visiting Spain, its bigger neighbor.
| Mar 13, 2011
THE BEST WAY TO PORTUGAL
To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011(the international dialing code), 351 (country code for Portugal) and the nine-digit number.
WHERE TO STAY
Casa das Marés 3, Rua Raúl Brandão, Praia do...
| Jan 22, 2012
Here is some information from Cruise Lines International Assn. members that offer world or "grand cruises." A few lines based in other countries also offer similar voyages. Most 2012 world cruises started in January, but there may be availability on...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 4:11 PM
"How Did You Get This Number"
By Sloane Crosley Riverhead, $25.95, 274 pages
Whether she likes it or not, Sloane Crosley keeps being compared to Carrie Bradshaw. Oregon Live called her book “I Was Told There’d Be Cake” “a cooler...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 9:47 AM
Put down the noisemakers and pick up your fork. From our archives, here are 10 New Year’s food traditions, which we're sharing earlier than our usual Monday morning Ten @ 10 post:
1. Ireland: Celebrations honor this country’s famine past. One...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:53 PM
Milo, a sea otter seen by more than 16 million people on YouTube after a video was posted showing him holding paws with his female companion, has died of cancer at the Vancouver Aquarium, the facility announced Thursday.
Milo, the first live sea otter...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:53 AM
As neighboring Spain – with its struggling banks and soaring unemployment – sends waves of worries through Europe, bailout officials say that Portugal seems to be more or less on target.
The country was deemed worthy of receiving the next...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 4:51 PM
(Reuters) - While visiting a friend's family, Deborah Hicks Bailey and her husband Coley fell in love with San Felipe, a small Mexican fishing village on the north coast of the Yucatan Peninsula about two hours northwest of Cancun.
They asked local...