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  • April 23-29 in nightlife: Sweetlife Festival, Mac Miller, All-American Rejects and more

    April 23-29 in nightlife: Sweetlife Festival, Mac Miller, All-American Rejects and more
    Here's our round-up of the week's most notable concerts. For more shows, check out FindLocal. Ticket prices do not reflect any additional surcharges and taxes. On Monday, the wonderfully named I Set My Friends on Fire plays Sonar ($11/$13). On Tuesday,...
  • Dock workers, ports reach tentative agreement, averting strike

    Dock workers, ports reach tentative agreement, averting strike
    Dock workers and the management of 15 East Coast and Gulf ports reached a tentative agreement on a new master contract late Friday night, averting a threatened walkout on Wednesday. The six-year deal between the International Longshoremen's Association,...
  • Port strike averted as union, management resolve sticking point

    Port strike averted as union, management resolve sticking point
    A weekend strike by dockworkers from Maine to Texas was averted Friday after union and management negotiators settled a major sticking point and extended the contract deadline until Feb. 6 to hammer out the rest of a long-term deal. The announcement came...
  • With time running short, port braces for dockworkers strike

    With time running short, port braces for dockworkers strike
    Port of Baltimore officials say they "are preparing for the worst," in the event of a longshoremen's strike at one minute past midnight Dec. 30. But that would be nothing, they say, compared with a management decision to lock out workers at the...
  • Tubing on the Gunpowder could become a victim of its own popularity

    Tubing on the Gunpowder could become a victim of its own popularity
    On any summer weekend, thousands of outdoors enthusiasts are drawn to the cooling waters and shaded shores of Big Gunpowder Falls. Some of them are after nothing more than a leisurely float down the river. Tubing has long been a hot-weather institution...
  • Tonight's top show: Dirty Three at Lincoln Hall

    Dirty Three: A rare sighting of this intensely eloquent instrumental trio from Australia, led by mad violinist Warren Ellis (also Nick Cave’s coconspirator in the Bad Seeds and Grinderman) and the peerless rhythm section of Mick Turner and Jim...
  • Oh, that old diet

    Oh, that old diet
    Although some skeptics remain wary, Mary Tapia, of Mount Prospect, is convinced there are benefits to the "Paleo Diet," which promotes unprocessed foods that were the diet of hunter-gatherers during the Paleolithic era — primarily meats, fish,...
  • New Park, New Street, New Concerns

    New Park, New Street, New Concerns
    Neighbors in Grand Rapids' Baxter Neighborhood are watching change happen right outside their door: new streets, new sewer lines, even a brand new park. But it's coming with some growing pains. There are a few different projects at Diamond and Baxter....
  • PTC to review street skateboarding

     PTC to review street skateboarding
    A group of Laguna Beach residents wants to put the brakes on skateboarding on Laguna's precipitous downhill streets. The proposal will be on the Parking, Traffic and Transportation Committee's July 22 agenda. Previous attempts to restrict street...
  • Schools delay, cancel Friday classes early following Thursday's snow

    Schools delay, cancel Friday classes early following Thursday's snow
    Many Central Indiana school districts made the call early Thursday evening to cancel or delay Friday's classes. Hamilton Southeastern Schools was one of the first districts to opt for a 2 hour delay. Many other districts like Carmel Clay, Center Grove,...
  • Expert calls for thorough review of state fairgrounds operations

    Expert calls for thorough review of state fairgrounds operations
    When a concert stage crashed at the Indiana State Fairgrounds and killed six people August 13, it was the second fatal incident and the third public safety incident at the fairgrounds in less than a year. Last December, a Christmas rap party ended in...
  • City Leaders Debate GR Wetland Protection

    City Leaders Debate GR Wetland Protection
    City commissioners in Grand Rapids are considering changing the regulations regarding construction near wetlands, streams, and other water bodies.   Planning Director Suzanne Schulz asked the commission Tuesday to change the 75-foot setback to offer...