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  • Bridgeport Patron Beardsley Met Tragic End

    As spring and summer approach, many grateful Fairfield County residents will head to one of Bridgeport's greatest attractions, the majestic Beardsley Park, home to the Beardsley Zoo.
  • 'Divergent' dreams up a broken future Chicago

    'Divergent' dreams up a broken future Chicago
    The new movie "Divergent" opens on a marsh, wild and untended, its grasses long, wavy and serene. So what follows, considering the relatively benign, "Ferris Bueller"-ed archetype of Chicago on film, might prove unnerving: As the camera pans across...

    The man who made Colonial Williamsburg's gardens world-famous

    The man who made Colonial Williamsburg's gardens world-famous
    WILLIAMSBURG — Just 18 days after forming Colonial Williamsburg Inc. and the Williamsburg Holding Corporation on Feb. 27, 1928, preservation pioneer W.A.R Goodwin made one of his most important hires. Over the following 13 years, landscape...

    Keep Baltimore promenade dream alive

    Keep Baltimore promenade dream alive
    In the summer of 1989, the Baltimore Harbor Promenade opened officially. It began with a 3-mile walk from the Canton Waterfront Park and concluded at Rash Field in the Inner Harbor. "The Promenade was designed as a permanent public pedestrian walkway with...

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in New York City for nature lovers

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in New York City for nature lovers
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City has a wild side and it has nothing to do with its honking yellow taxis, towering skyscrapers and celebrity-studded nightclub crowds. It's about soaring bald eagles, quiet tidal salt marshes and sweet berry brambles...