| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Free is good.
Free is really good for traveling families when it's something you want — say free kids admission to SeaWorld, as opposed to something you won't likely use like kids-eat-free from the kids' menu. (Don't you hate those promotions?)...
| Oct 5, 2013
It's the season for ghost hunting and there are numerous destinations that offer potential encounters with departed souls.
Put these haunted stops on your itinerary, if the spirit moves you.
The Florida House Inn, Fernandina Beach (floridahouseinn....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Every Halloween, people take the opportunity to step out of their lives and into a playful realm where they can dress up as anything they can imagine: make-believe for adults. Halloween is the one time of year largely free from judgment. Women can go as a...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Director Antoine Fuqua was born in Pittsburgh, Penn., on this date in 1966. This birthday guy has directed such films as "Olympus Has Fallen," "Brooklyn's Finest" and "Training Day." Before moving into films, Fuqua directed music videos...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Nolan North was born in New Haven, Conn., on this day in 1970. This birthday guy primarily works as a voice actor, lending his voice talents to animated TV series such as "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "Transformers Prime" and...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Snow in Connecticut is as common as the head cold.
Amid our sizable inventory of snowstorms, however, there are a shovelful that stand out for reasons as diverse as their intensity, size, duration, timing, early or late arrival, even their political...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:22 PM
We've all got our favorites when it comes to Halloween candy. Snickers, Butterfinger, M&Ms. To paraphrase Homer Simpson, "Mmmmmmm, candy."
But when you paw through that stash of Halloween candy and pull out your favorites, did you know that your choice...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Magic's bad boy, Penn Jillette, will be "in conversation" with WNPR personality Colin McEnroe at the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford on Halloween night, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m.
The illusionist, comedian, musician, actor, and best-selling author is...
| Oct 26, 2013
Halloween is the time to indulge those seemingly pathological cravings to get scared out of your skull. Who in their right mind would subject themselves to blood-splattery horror movies or haunted houses blaring high-pitched screams while serving bowls of...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:30 AM
With Halloween now history, businesses are revving up the Christmas shopping season, and Hallmark is getting off to a rocky start.
The greetings and gift giant apologized Thursday for one of its intended-to-be-jolly creations: An ornament shaped like an...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:29 AM
A guidebook to Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, a popular after-hours event at Magic Kingdom, will be available for free on Amazon for one day — Saturday, Oct. 19.
The eBook guide is written by Celebration-based couple Julie and Mike Neal,...