| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:54 PM
When a new microbrewery opens next year in Winter Garden, city leaders hope visitors can find a place to park nearby.
The brewery – and a planned parking garage – are two keys to expanding Winter Garden's vibrant downtown, which boasts no...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:07 PM
NEW HAVEN — A top aide to congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley testified on Thursday that Wilson-Foley's 2012 campaign was thrown into disarray and eventually collapsed when she was forced to disclose that former Gov. John Rowland was working...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:35 AM
EAST WINDSOR — Where does the story of Iron Heart Canning begin?
Is it St. Patrick's Day 2006, when Ann Stratton and Tyler Wille met through a friend, when they were both at a bar in New York City? Tyler was high on whiskey, not beer, so maybe...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Back in the mid-1800s, tensions were mounting between the U.S. and Mexico. Contemporaneously, many Roman Catholic, Irish immigrants to the U.S. were experiencing discrimination in their mostly Protestant adopted home.
With hostilities breaking out...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:47 PM
You need not have cousins in Cork or Mayo to stir up a few Irish dishes. Not with this trio of new cookbooks with their enticing recipes and beautiful photos.
Take "My Irish Table: Recipes from the Homeland and Restaurant Eve" by Cathal Armstrong and...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:29 PM
My cookbook assortment rivals my husband's vinyl collection. Supersturdy shelving houses both obsessions. Fortunately, when something from his collection blasts on the turntable, I retreat to the kitchen with mine.
At last count, I have more than 10...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Muffi Lavigne and Chris Plum are talking with their voices, but their hands are having a conversation of their own. Chris' hand takes the shape of a dome when he reaches out and places it over Muffi's. When he starts talking about his past, Muffi's...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 12:02 PM
The Florida Lottery has upped its digital game, with smartphone and tablet access that could yield a trip to Ireland.
In case you forgot, this is St. Patrick's Day. So the timing of this announcement isn't accidental. It's called the Lucky Lotto...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:08 PM
In the usual course of life's events, most people go to school. Very few people, however, buy a schoolhouse and call it home.
In the usual course of life's events, most people go to school. Very few people, however, buy a schoolhouse and call it home....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
The season for roller coasters launches Sunday when Busch Gardens opens its gates to the public, unofficially marking the start of spring. On opening day, the park will take on a Shamrock feel, as the energy will be concentrated in the Irish village in...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Downers Grove Police will increase patrols for the July 4 holiday weekend in an attempt to nab drivers who are drunk or impaired as well as motorists who are not using seat belts.
Lt. Mike Willison said officers will be working "saturation patrols" in...