The Tacoma Art Museum has always emphasized art and artists from the Northwest, but on Nov. 15, its collections and building grow even more. That day is the Go West Grand Opening of its brand-new, 16,000-square-foot expansion.  Housed in the new wing is a collection of Western American art spanning...

With a "new" name in tow for the 2014-2015 season and the playoffs last year already under their waistbands, the Charlotte Hornets are hoping for a magical season in Time Warner Cable Arena. Center Al Jefferson and point guard Kemba Walker—two vital cogs in the Hornets’ playoff season last year—...

A 2008 Juilliard graduate, Monica Raymund is all about drama and classical theater: Shakespeare and Chekov, that kind of thing. But for now, her day job is as the tough paramedic-turned-firefighter on NBC's hit series "Chicago Fire," filmed on the streets of the Windy City itself. We grabbed a few...

I was sitting poolside at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel watching a perfect vacation day draw to a close on Hawaii Island, aka the Big Island. The sun slipped below the umbrellas, which made me think of the miniature, multicolored versions unfurling at the beach bar just steps below, and I pondered the...

Like the rest of the country, Miami is always down for a great Halloween celebration. But, unlike the rest of the country, South Floridians determine their costume based on if they’ll sweat to death in it or not. Here are some of our favorite things to do for the spooky holiday, with the...

November is quite a month in the capital. From a showcase of fabulous cars to regal gold and very cute bear, let the Where London team give you a taste of the month's highlights. Get Revved up at Regent Street Motor Show – 1 November Regent Street is famous for its busy traffic, but this month it...

What do Dame Judi Dench and former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger have in common? They were both cast as Grizabella in the hit musical Cats. Dench, however, took the traditional theatrical blessing to ‘break a leg’ too literally. She snapped her Achilles tendon during rehearsals prior to the 1981...

There’s no better reason to dine out at a fine restaurant than a very fine cause. On Nov. 5, you can “Dine Out for Heroes” at such places as Bâtard, The Lambs Club, Daniel, Michael Jordan‘s The Steak House N.Y.C. and others, and $1 per patron will be donated to help in rehab, care and support for...

Hannibal Buress (Comedy Central’s Broad City, The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon) appears at Town Hall Nov. 7 as part of the 2014 New York Comedy Festival. We recently asked the Chicago native about working and living in NYC. Q: You are originally from Chicago. How do you like living in New York...

Old School Once, there were scores of pickle vendors on Essex St. on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Today, The Pickle Guys is the last man standing, still transforming cucumbers into kosher pickles—sour, half-sour, new and hot—in the Eastern European way: barrel-cured in saltwater brine with garlic...