| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Sony's female-led reboot of its "Ghostbusters" franchise is gaining momentum with "The Heat" writer Katie Dippold re-teaming with director Paul Feig.
Feig confirmed the news Wednesday on Twitter:
It's official. I'm making a new Ghostbusters & writing it...
| Oct 4, 2014
Corona del Mar's dozen dolphin topiaries will be replaced with younger, svelte versions, probably in November, a city spokeswoman said.
The existing topiaries date to 1993, when early members of the Corona del Mar Business Improvement District added...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
I hail reporter Mark Puente and The Baltimore Sun for your investigative report on Baltimore police officers' excessive use of force and the astronomical financial and psychological costs of this to our city ("Undue Force: Suits against police cost...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Hometown Broadway star Norm Lewis will join veteran country singer Emmylou Harris and nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow as headliners in a nearly three-week celebration of Orlando's new performing-arts center.
Dubbed the "Grand Premiere," next month'...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:14 AM
On Friday, a night when Allentown’s new PPL Center was darkened by the cancellation of hit country music trio Rascal Flatts, things were heating up at Sands Bethlehem Event Center 10 miles away.
To kick off its fall season, the event center held a...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:39 PM
John Toner got UConn into the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun. He hired Geno Auriemma.
There. In 16 words, Connecticut can embrace the width and breadth of John Toner's contributions to the sports history of our state. They are, by any definition,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Spidey lost his grip on the top of the national home video sales chart after just one week due to the newly released Adam Sandler comedy "Blended," a theatrical underperformer distributed by Warner Bros.
The film, which costars Drew Barrymore, only...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Just as the season's winding down, there's finally a definitive pick for Song of the Summer: Iggy Azalea's "Fancy."
The surprise of few (and to the chagrin of many), Billboard Magazine has tracked the single's collective rankings on its Hot 100 chart,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:11 AM
Daring Chicagoans may not have to zip up a wet suit, jump into chilly Lake Michigan and hop on a surfboard just to ride a wave.
They could hang ten without dipping a toe in the lake if Chicago Surf, a proposed stationary surf park, opens next summer...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Simsbury Veterans Memorial has reached one third of its funding goal of $175,000. The fund drive to date has been largely donations from Veterans organizations and from brick paver donations by individual Veteran and their families. The committee...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Hollywood has long complained about it, but runaway production has lately reached crisis proportions. The number of films leaving Los Angeles to shoot in states and countries with generous tax incentives has accelerated -- a fact borne out by a new...