| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Building your perfect Khaleesi or King Joffrey ensemble just got a whole lot easier—the racks at Saturday’s Lyric Opera costume sale will be fully stocked with doublets and regal gowns for purchase, as well more than 3,000 other Halloween-...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Three-year-old Giovanni Figueroa can't wait to get his superhero Halloween costume.
"I want to be Iron Man, the blue one," he said with his dad, Christian, gently correcting him that blue Iron Man is actually sidekick War Machine.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Rob Caprilozzi saw "Jaws" when he was a little kid and it scared him so much he refused to go swimming for a long time.
"You could put me in a pool and I'd be positive there'd be a shark in there," Caprilozzi says.
He saw "Alien" a few years later....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:28 AM
If you're planning to dress as a character from the 19th-century Austrian operetta "Die Fledermaus" for Halloween and you've found the inventory at local costume shops unsatisfactory, you may be interested in an upcoming costume sale.
The Lyric Opera of...
| Aug 13, 2014
•Names: Kate and John Pitts
•Ages: 25 and 30
•Type of pet: Dog
•Age: 9 months
•Breed: Poodle mix
•Male or female: Male
•Why he's a friend: He is...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Disney Cruise Line is getting into the spirit of the holidays with recent announcements of Halloween- and Christmas-themed cruise offerings.
The Very Merrytime Cruises will be featured on all four Disney Cruise Line vessels, with sailings departing...
| Apr 19, 2014
Electronic payments reduce toxic pollutants and solid waste, save tress and, of course, can pay bills on time.
Somehow, inexplicably, e-pay failed to pay a $56.13 bill AT&T's U-Verse had sent David Tanner and Tracy Kane of West Hartford for adding a...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:26 AM
They say celebrity deaths come in threes, so perhaps it's appropriate that "The Walking Dead" is coming back for round 3 of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios.
The zombie-driven TV drama, which appears on AMC, will be featured prominently...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:52 AM
For two years, Mark Hamill kept a secret he learned in Orlando.
"Star Wars" mastermind George Lucas had invited Hamill and Carrie Fisher to lunch and asked them to reprise their roles of Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia in a planned "Star Wars Episode...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:50 PM
James R. Schlesinger, the hawkish and sometimes overbearingly erudite conservative whose controversial Washington career included serving as U.S. secretary of Defense under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before becoming the nation's first Energy...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:59 AM
A man known as "Mark the Knife" is famous for balancing a lawn mower on his chin. A few weekends ago, he performed his act in Berwyn, in which he whipped cigars out of people's mouths and stuck a scorpion down his pants. It took place at a bar on Ogden...