| Nov 29, 2012
| 4:12 AM
Thousands gathered in an iconic Rockefeller Center on a cold Wednesday night to watch a tree lighting that is a repellent to some New Yorkers and a magnetic for many others.
Enthusiasts began packing into the plaza hours before the scheduled 8:55 pm...
| May 5, 2013
NEW YORK CITY — Storybook-themed outings, particularly for young kids, abound in New York. Fans of "Eloise at the Plaza'' by Kay Thompson can book the Plaza Hotel's Eloise Suite, featuring a sparkly padded pink headboard and Eloise's name in neon...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 11:57 AM
The holidays are here before you know it and often gone before you've had a chance to sample any of the wonderful seasonal offerings. Taking a day trip to any of these destinations will provide a quick cup of cheer.
Shadrack's Christmas Light...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Our holiday season is in full swing. We are working on gift guides, toy tests, holiday cookie issues and more.
So it's not so hard for us to believe that the holiday season is right around the corner. In fact, we feel it's time we start shopping now!...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 9:10 AM
After surviving the fierce winds and torrential rains of Superstorm Sandy, an 80-foot Norway spruce was en route to Midtown Manhattan Wednesday to take on the role of this season's Rockefeller Christmas tree.
The 10-ton tree which hails from Mount Olive,...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 9:50 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From Kenilworth, England, the birthplace of early settler Deacon Edward Griswold.
HISTORY: Originally settled in 1663 as the plantation of Hammonasset, the area included landf that is now the Town of Clinton. Established as a...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Costa Mesa chic met New York City glamour last week as Tiffany & Co. hosted the celebrity-studded Blue Book Ball. A return to the 1920s "Jazz Age" social milieu was the central theme, embracing the glittering April week of events in the Big Apple...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Wedding date: Feb. 9, 2013
Her story: Rebecca Bressi, 28, grew up in Middle River. She is a senior business analyst for T. Rowe Price. Her mother, Barbara, is an executive secretary at Alban Tractor and her father, Joseph, co-owns Portside Pub in Essex....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:24 PM
For opinion professionals, for public chatterers, for "public intellectuals," there is no greater holiday gift than a good, loud, crazy creche controversy.
Note how artfully Cohen the Columnist slipped in that "holiday" gift, as opposed to...
| Nov 28, 2010
Now that Conan O'Brien has come to rest, presumably for more than seven months, as the host of a TBS talk show, it seems like a good time to take another look at the person who replaced him, and I don't mean Jay Leno. One year and nine months ago Jimmy...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Google celebrated the work of artist and social activist Diego Rivera Thursday morning with a doodle of a mural replicating Diego’s distinct aesthetic, capturing his many depictions of industrialism and every day life in Mexico....