Living

Best-Kept Secrets

Best-Kept Secrets: For seafarers

The disappearance of the Lost Colony is an enduring mystery on Roanoke Island, where an English sailing vessel left 115 souls behind in 1587. When the governor, John White, returned three years later, the colonists had vanished, including his new granddaughter, Virginia Dare.

Family

The demands of a bridesmaid-to-be

Hello, darling! You and Tom are engaged – how wonderful! I always knew you two were meant to be. It was so obvious when he gave you that birthday certificate for “hot lovin’ redeemable at any time.” That just screams romantic and economical.

Travel

Into the Wild(woods) of New Jersey

Beach vacations, done right, have a magical way of getting you to eat, drink and do things you'd normally steer clear of on a regular weekday. Take roller coasters. I hadn't been on one in years, ever since a wild ride on the Phantom's Revenge at a Kennywood school picnic left me dizzy for weeks.

Home & Garden

How two dreams became one Seattle dream home

SEATTLE - You work and work, imagine and plan, launch your son into adulthood and then ... It Is Time. Time to build your very own grown-up Dream Home. Pavel Lobanov and Mila Lobanova were there: They had a divine high-up site in View Ridge (which did not earn its name accidentally). They had a highly recommended architect (design principal Rick Mohler of Mohler + Ghillino Architects). And they had a budget for building (though it was tight).

Home & Garden

Ask Angie: Best siding choice for golf course homes

Dear Angie: We live on a golf course and golf balls always hit our house. We need to replace the siding, but it doesn't make sense to do it with the same product that'll get damaged over and over again. Is there a product that won't crack or show damage when hit by a golf ball?

Videos

Saving Larry: Seafood lovers take mercy on 105-year-old lobster

A group of South Florida seafood lovers decided that a possibly 105-year-old lobster shouldn't be eaten, but saved. They bought him from Sunrise's Tin Fish restaurant and, with the assistance of Tin Fish owner Joe Melluso and Chef Dennis Alvarez, shipped the lobster they named "Larry" to Maine.
David Neal/Miami Herald
Saving Larry: Seafood lovers take mercy on 105-year-old lobster 3:10

Saving Larry: Seafood lovers take mercy on 105-year-old lobster

Pokemon Go Pub Crawl has downtown Raleigh hopping on a Sunday afternoon 0:56

Pokemon Go Pub Crawl has downtown Raleigh hopping on a Sunday afternoon

Best-Kept Secrets: For would-be seafarers 0:57

Best-Kept Secrets: For would-be seafarers

Larry's Bean's retail coffee shop 42 & Lawrence opens in downtown Raleigh 0:23

Larry's Bean's retail coffee shop 42 & Lawrence opens in downtown Raleigh


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