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Family

Looking for ways to save money? Start with coffee, lunch and apps

It’s simple enough to save money. For example, rather than eating out, most grocery stores cater to busy people. Most sell rotisserie chickens along with bagged salad and frozen vegetables, giving you dinner for your family plus maybe leftovers. Purchasing items like this at the grocery is generally cheaper than going to a restaurant.

Living

March Madness brings a flurry of streaming TV and VR deals

Sports and tech have long been mutually supportive. Spectator sports have driven the evolution of radio, black-and-white and color TV, videotape recording, high-definition video, and, recently, 3D TV (proving you can’t always be successful). Basketball is probably the best sport to showcase breakthroughs.

Living

Food blogger takes vegan food to a new level

The documentary “Cowspiracy” was enough to convince Ashley Hankins-Marchetti and Ashlee Marchetti to become vegans. Now, the woman have a successful vegan food blog, Eatfigsnotpigs.com, and their recipes are being shared on popular food sites.

Stage & Dance

‘Urban Dancers’ lets ballet’s sweat and glitter fly, up close

Taking a cue from the success of KBT’s pared-down season opener, “Ballet Up Close and Personal,” KBT artistic director Norbe Risco and the company of 14 professional dancers return to the Downtown Arts Center this weekend for an intimate evening of rare selections that local audiences probably won’t see on stage — or even in this country — anytime soon.

Videos

The pies at Stella's Deli would make Julia Child proud

Paul Holbrook knew Julia Child back in the day. Now, he's the pie maker at Stella's Deli and he uses a variation of her recipe each time he makes pie crust.
Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com
The pies at Stella's Deli would make Julia Child proud 0:51

The pies at Stella's Deli would make Julia Child proud

The LexGo Eat team shares food, beer and restaurant news 6:31

The LexGo Eat team shares food, beer and restaurant news

In icy weather, walk like a penguin 0:33

In icy weather, walk like a penguin

The 12 Days of Christmas — Kentucky style 0:49

The 12 Days of Christmas — Kentucky style