- Dallas Area Rapid Transit adds 2 stations, grows to 93 miles
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Monday - 10/24/2016 - 09:55 AM
The longest light rail system in the U. S. just got bigger. Dallas Area Rapid Transit on Monday opened two more stations as part of a 3-mile Blue Line expansion to the south. The new light rail locations include stops at Camp Wisdom and the University of North Texas at Dallas. Spokesman Morgan Lyons says the DART light rail system has now grown to 93 miles and 64 stations. DART, which began operations in June 1996, serves Dallas and a dozen other North Texas cities. ___ Online: http://www.dart.org/
- This election year, costume shops are declaring an early victory
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Monday - 10/24/2016 - 02:47 AM
CHICAGO — Many Americans may be cringing at this year’s unconventional, contentious election season, but some merchants have spotted a silver lining: It’s good for business.
- Hundreds celebrate Day of the Dead in Kansas City's historic Northeast area
Kansas City Star, Sunday - 10/23/2016 - 10:47 PM
The Kansas City Museum at Corinthian Hall was the scene of Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, celebration Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. …
- Wrigleyville rooftop tickets shaping up to be hot World Series item
Chicago Tribune, Sunday - 10/23/2016 - 02:47 PM
Cubs fans have been waiting for the team to return to the World Series since 1945, and some fans have been angling for rooftop tickets to the Fall Classic since the spring. Wrigley Rooftops has been building a waiting list that's drawn fans from as far away as Australia since April, said operations
- 21 things your husband secretly adores about you
Daily Oklahoman, Sunday - 10/23/2016 - 08:47 AM
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- Dear Abby: Lost dream of grandparenthood leaves hole in women's heart
The Southern, Sunday - 10/23/2016 - 02:47 AM
Dear Abby: I have two wonderful children (28 and 30). Both are married and have great spouses.
- Groups march on Mag Mile to protest police treatment; 4 arrested
Chicago Tribune, Sunday - 10/23/2016 - 12:47 AM
Four protesters were arrested during a police brutality protest and march, including during a confrontation over whether protesters could march in the street Saturday on the Magnificent Mile, a protest spokesman said Saturday. Police confirmed that four people were taken into custody about 2 p.m.
- Serial bank robber hits Midlothian bank for second time
Chicago Tribune, Saturday - 10/22/2016 - 08:47 PM
A serial bank robber who often wears sunglasses and a hat or hoodie held up a Midlothian bank Friday for the second time in less than two months, officials said. The robbery happened at about 10:20 a.m. at the BMO Harris Bank, 4050 W. 147th St., according to the FBI.
- How Much You Have to Make to Buy a Home In 27 Major U.S. Cities
Lifehacker, Saturday - 10/22/2016 - 04:00 PM
Buying a house is a big financial decision, and you need to make sure you’re able to pay for it. If you’re comparing cities, this chart shows you how much you need to earn in 27 major cities before you can safely buy a home. Read more
- Restaurant openings: Grab a 'yeero' in Evanston, South Loop gets a smokehouse
Chicago Tribune, Saturday - 10/22/2016 - 02:47 PM
EVANSTON - There’s no debating how to pronounce "gyro" at a new fast-casual Greek restaurant in Evanston. Yeero Revolution makes sure nothing gets lost in translation with its name, a lighthearted part of owner John Nikolaou’s mission to make sure that “Greece never tasted closer” for diners.
- Where to Find Offal and Other Obscure Meats and Why You Should Eat Them
Lifehacker, Saturday - 10/22/2016 - 02:00 PM
In many parts of the world, it’s not uncommon to eat other bits of an animal, such as ears, stomach, feet, liver, tail, or intestines. Of course, it helps that they’re cheaper and easier to get in other countries, but if you’re willing to try something new, don’t miss out on these delicious, varied sources of vitamins and protein.
- Halloween Happenings in eastern Mass. (with map)
Winchester Star, Saturday - 10/22/2016 - 03:05 AM
Scare up some family fun with these events.
- Looks that take you from yoga class to work to night
Indianapolis Star, Friday - 10/21/2016 - 06:47 PM