Lifestyle

Heading up the 395? Stopping to scope out the sights is time well spent

If you're headed north to Mammoth Lakes, you're missing some great attractions if the only stop you make is a pit stop....

Uganda’s mountain gorillas come far closer than we expect. And that’s a good thing

In Uganda, mountain gorillas come far closer than we expect. And that’s a good thing....

Caperitif, a forgotten aperitif from South Africa, is back after 100 years

Caperitif is a fortified and aromatized wine similar to vermouth, made bitter with cinchona bark, a major ingredient in tonic water....

Can you wear black to a wedding? You bet.

White after Labor Day, black for the wedding: Why fashion color rules don't apply....

Amid Political Turmoil, the World’s Top Museums Look at Protest Art

This fall and winter, great global art institutions are giving a platform to artists who have raged against the establishment for centuries....

Mirabelle, a gem in the making, loses some of its luster

2.5 stars | After a stellar start, the cooking doesn’t quite live up to the setting, the service — or the price...

A look at the island Cristiano Ronaldo calls home

The Portuguese territory of Madeira is famous for birthing two global icons: its namesake wine and soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. It also has quite the reputation for being...

Foreign writers descend on Somalia for book fair

MOGADISHU – Long associated with pirates, famine and bombs, Somalia showed a different face to the world this week as it welcomed foreign writers for the first time to its annual...

Washington says goodbye to Mandy Ourisman

The first car dealer to advertise on local television complete with jingle: “You always get your way at Ourisman Chev-ro-let!"...

Movie capsules for Sept. 15: "It" & More

Movies playing Northeast Ohio for Sept. 15...

Bears' Sam Acho on his faith: ‘I want to be a light to my teammates’

FACE TO FAITH: The Bears' Sam Acho says “my faith” in Jesus “is a part of who I am.” Also: "There’s a bunch of guys in the NFL that need Jesus."...

Wildlife in Namibia? Follow the water

A safari in Namibia offered thrilling encounters in the national parks and conservancies of the southern Africa nation....

A new Inner Harbor luxury hotel, the Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, shines with history's luster

Two minutes into my stay at the Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, I'm whispering a secret password to the bartender. "Here's your history," he says, splashing a healthy dollop of whiskey...

A review of the new Sagamore Pendry Baltimore Hotel in Fells Point

In a 1914 building that once starred in a TV show, it pays tribute to Maryland’s past and present....

Rare white giraffes spotted in Kenya

The rare giraffes are leucistic, not albino....

Food Column: Sample a world of flavors at crawfish party and Oktoberfests

There also will be festivals this week inspired by the planet Earth and Congo rainforest, and wine and brew festivities....

Mat-Su animal shelter cutting hours amid staffing shortage

The problem illustrates a downside of the borough’s reliance on part-time employees who don’t get benefits and can only work a total of 29.9 hours a week....

Maye Musk: It model at 69 -- oh, and mother of Elon

The modeling world is often accused of worshipping at the fountain of youth, but at the grand old age of 69, Maye Musk, mother of Elon, is having a moment....

Diane Lane’s daughter, Eleanor Lambert, believes in good omens

This past April, Eleanor Lambert hailed a taxi with a friend and started to cry when she noticed its number. She immediately FaceTimed her mom, then explained to the driver why she...

Pet Points: Baby elephant's death points to difficulties in saving species

Animal rights critics say that elephants shouldn’t be kept in zoos. But in reality, elephants are in serious jeopardy in the wild.  ...

How to protect your dog and cat from Hurricane Irma

During Hurricane Irma, pet owners must take care of their dogs, cats and other animals as they would themselves, with a solid emergency plan....

Raising cane: The traditional wicker webbing makes a comeback (again!)

Caning makes a comeback in home decor, and it's easy to see why....

The definitive guide to Los Angeles doughnut shops

Our guide to some of the best doughnut shops in Los Angeles....

Tina Brown on equal pay: Beware ‘Scaramuccis of the boardroom’

In the 1980s and ’90s, Tina Brown sat atop New York’s publishing world, back when magazines still held sway over the breakfast tables of the chattering classes. Her tenures as...

Evidence suggests ‘dead’ pilot is alive

THE family of an American pilot who went missing during a flight in Africa four years ago now believes he’s not dead, but was kidnapped — and it is calling on the White House to...

Movie capsules for Sept. 8: "Patti Cake$" & More

Movies playing in Northeast Ohio for Sept. 8...

Papua New Guinea river cruise takes you to see remote villages and ancient rain forests

Papua New Guineau river cruise from Coral Expeditions takes you to see tribes and forests while cruising the Sepik River....

Han, Solo: At Mayanoki, A Lone Sushi Chef Works Wonders

On a recent August night at the postage stamp–size sushi bar Mayanoki, erstwhile Annisa chef de cuisine Mary Attea found herself momentarily at a loss......

How I was converted to The Book Of Mormon

MORMON missionaries have been beating a jaunty yet fruitless path to the door of my family’s homes for generations....

Wallabies must not look for excuses

THE Wallabies have to underpin the respect they regained courtesy of last week’s rousing Bledisloe Cup display by supporting it with a better performance against South Africa in...

Designing a teen- and pet-friendly outdoor living space

How to create a comfortable screened porch with room for dining and relaxing....

Princess Diana’s lasting lessons on compassion

"The fact is I’m a humanitarian figure. Always have been and always will be.”...

Diana possessed keen sense of style

Two decades after she died in a 1997 Paris car crash, Diana’s clothes are still making headlines...

African immigrants to open restaurant and market

With the the help of a Comerica Hatch grant, Baobab Fare will soon be an African restaurant with a juice bar and market in Detroit’s West Village...

Tiaras, gowns, power suits: Diana's fashion moments

From frilly frocks to power suits, much of what the Princess of Wales wore has become the byword for the lavish extravagance of the '80s....

Diamonds keep incredible Proteas record intact

THE Diamonds survived a major scare to protect one of the longest winning streaks in Australian sport with their 58-52 Quad Series defeat of South Africa in Canberra on Wednesday...

Karmichael hunting Wallabies re-call

KARMICHAEL Hunt must target a comeback for Brisbane City in the National Rugby Championship next month to prove his match fitness for a Wallabies recall....

Woman crashes shoot, becomes model

OLAJUMOKE ORISAGUNA had been en route to her job selling loaves of bread on the streets of Nigeria last year when she unintentionally photobombed a professional photoshoot....

How to Pick the Best Chocolate Bar Your Money Can Buy

Before you drop $14 on that fancy treat, make sure it’s all it seems to be....

Camels, casbahs and more make for a magical visit to Morocco

The chance to spend a night in the desert was one of the experiences that drew us to Morocco. But so much of what we did on our 13-day trip was totally unexpected....