Life + Leisure

  • Treats for Tricks

    A carefully curated diet will go a long way toward keeping your fuzzy best friend with you for all the added romps and cuddles a...

  • Zagat list of best DC happy hours leans a little too northwest

    The division of Washington, D.C.’s into four geographical quadrants (NW, NE, SW, and SE) can be confusing; however, it seems that Zagat is completely unaware that...

  • State of the Union

    At Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant, the debate over unionization continues

  • Hot Surfaces

    The functionality of the kitchen is a constant. Whether you’re zapping some popcorn, whipping up a baked Alaska or grabbing a glass of ice water,...

  • Paw Law

    With unforeseen — often tragic — circumstances waiting around many corners, pets should be considered just like children, real estate and other items of particular...

  • Indoor Puppy Playground

    On a recent Friday afternoon nearly a dozen dogs, guided by their owners, were put through the paces of an indoor obstacle course in a...

  • Homegrown Edibles

    “It’s an attractive houseplant, but it’s also edible.” That’s not something lifelong horticulturist Jonathan Bardzik gets to say very often. In fact, during a conversation...

  • Pet Cemetery

    Walking your dog in a cemetery may seem a somewhat creepy way to exercise your canine. Then again, particularly when you live in a crowded...

  • AT&T named most LGBT-friendly employer

    As the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) continues to languish in Congress, it’s important we remember those companies who invest in and support their LGBT employees,...

  • Apple, Google, Microsoft & Facebook: We’ll tell you when the government wants your data

    Four of the biggest companies in technology are preparing to defy U.S. authorities. Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook petitioned the government last year for permission...