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BRAINTREE, Mass. — Apartment and condo managers, dogged by complaints from those who've experienced the squishy and smelly sensation of stepping onto a pile of dog doo, are turning to DNA testing to identify the culprits who don't clean up after their pets.
Who doesn't love chocolate truffles? They are the essence of chocolate, and a sure-fire mood enhancer. Pop even one into your mouth and see if you don't get happy.
DENVER — A trip to Aspen during peak ski season is going to set you back some cash. But even those who can afford the posh Colorado mountain town will enjoy checking out what's free, from high-altitude adventures to creature comforts.
The state Industrial Commission voted Wednesday to impose the maximum permissible $559,000 penalty on the state Forestry Division after the deaths in June of 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.
With the holidays getting into full swing, life for most of us is getting hectic. Between all the big meals, the parties, the kids needing treats for their classes, never mind our day jobs...! Who has time for it all?
If you had driven past my house in recent days, you might have thought you were watching a movie in reverse. There I was, opening trash bags, dumping out leaves and spreading them over the ground.
Picking a bourbon isn't the one-two-three choice it used to be. There's been a boom in brands, especially from small, premium producers, not to mention a flood of new styles. Will you go for a barrel-aged version? Honey flavored? How about a bourbon that's been aged at sea?
RICHMOND, Va. — Gone are the days when only a bottle of wine — or maybe a bottle of the hard stuff — would suffice as a gift to bring your holiday party host.
NEW YORK — He's the toddler who always bites. She's the 6-year-old drama queen prone to "it's mine" fits and hair-pulling. The problem, for you anyway, is they belong to your best friend, your neighbor or your exceedingly lenient big sister.
Arizona State turned the Territorial Cup into a runaway.
Following the general trend in home décor, holiday trim and accessories this year are an eclectic mix of traditional and non-traditional colors and styles.
WASHINGTON — It's a big question for marketers: What kind of a buyer are you? And, as important, what are you willing to pay?
NEW YORK — Today's travelers want to be comfortable, organized and connected. With those themes in mind, here are some gift ideas, starting with suggestions from three folks who travel for a living.
NEW YORK — They own yachts, big ol' French chateaux and collect fine wine, so what's left to buy the one percenter for the holidays when your budget is more cook-at-home than caviar?
My definition of the ideal summer cocktail? Easy to make, refreshing to drink. Come the winter holidays, I make only one change: Easy to make, comforting to drink.
I was a happy little butterball when I was a kid. Sweets were my thing, desserts in particular. And chocolate desserts most of all. The one exception to the rule? My grandmother's oatmeal cookies.
Compost or mulch? People often confuse the two, although each fulfills a different function in gardening.
Looking for that perfect light for your home office? A new chair or coffee table? You might try making it yourself, at home, with just the click of a button.
MILWAUKEE — Drive south from downtown Milwaukee into the Walker's Point neighborhood and the dimly lit streets and empty buildings will make you feel like you should keep going.
PASADENA, Calif. —
Thanksgiving can be a landmine of a meal. Creative cooks who tinker too aggressively with classic recipes may find themselves at the head of a table of disgruntled diners.
Some cooks like to change up the Thanksgiving meal — a sous vide turkey here, a sweet potato souffle there. But on a holiday dedicated to tradition, innovation can spark revolt.
NEW YORK — The holidays bring out the inner-coffee table book obsessive in gift buyers. They're easy, weighty and satisfying to give. You've done your job with your pricey treat.
Can we all just agree that by 2013 we should be able to do better by green beans than dumping canned soup and fried onions all over them? Surely, there is a better way.