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  • The hats in the Fingerhut

     The hats in the Fingerhut
    Dr. Seuss kept two secrets under lock and key — his hat and art collections. Born Theodor Seuss Geisel in Springfield, Mass., he became a household name and national icon for his colorful illustrations and jaunty rhymes. But only his wife Audrey...
  • When are the 2013 Tony nominations?

    Tuesday is a big day for Broadway with the Tony nominations set for a live webcast starting at 5:30 a.m. PDT. The nominations will be announced on TonyAwards.com by multiple Tony winner Sutton Foster (most recently for "Anything Goes") and "Modern...
  • Grand 1912 Plan Helped Shape Hartford

    Hartford's iQuilt plan, which focuses on the arts and cultural institutions around Bushnell Park, is one of many land-use master plans and studies produced for the city. The most prominent of these plans is arguably the 1912 Carrere and Hastings plan....
  • Reviews of the first two days of Spring 2013 Fashion Week shows

    Reviews of the first two days of Spring 2013 Fashion Week shows
    Joseph Abboud (Wednesday at The New York Public Library) Creative Director Bernardo Rojo offered a dramatic collection that included plenty of color, fabric options and lots of great outerwear. Presented at the New York Public Library, the collection...
  • Haussner's menu, from 1967; strawberry pie - 65 cents

    Haussner's menu, from 1967; strawberry pie - 65 cents
    Click here to see a copy of Haussner's menu from 1967. Turtle Steak Swiss Style, 2 veg - $2.60.  Pink Squirrel - $1. Strawberry pie - 65. I knew about the What's on the Menu, the New York Public Library's ongoing project to digitize and transcribe its...
  • News of the Weird: Porn Site Estimates Its Viewers Have Spent 1.2 Million Years Watching

    News of the Weird: Porn Site Estimates Its Viewers Have Spent 1.2 Million Years Watching
    Perspective: A leading “adult” search engine reported in December that, over the last seven years, just two of the most popular Internet pornography websites it analyzes have been viewed 93 billion separate times, which averages to about 13...
  • 'Encyclopedia Brown' author Donald Sobol has died

     
    RIP Donald Sobol, author of the Encyclopedia Brown series....
  • Jean Craighead George dies at 92; children's author

    Jean Craighead George dies at 92; children's author
    After children's author Jean Craighead George revealed that she wanted to write a book about a girl who talks with wolves, legendary book editor Ursula Nordstrom reportedly asked one question — will it be accurate? — and most certainly knew...
  • Simple story had unexpected effects

    Simple story had unexpected effects
    It has been 50 years since Ezra Jack Keats introduced the world to young Peter, the little hand-painted boy who awakens to a fresh snowfall and sets out on a joyful errand. "He picked up a handful of snow — and another, and still another. He packed...
  • Go away with Samuel Park

    Go away with Samuel Park
    Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil to Korean parents, author Samuel Park, who now resides in the United States, enjoys dual citizenship. "I left Brazil at age 14 (for Los Angeles), so my Portuguese is pretty fluent, even though I don't have any Portuguese-speaking...
  • Trayvon Martin shooting: It's not George Zimmerman crying for help on 911 recording, 2 experts say

    Trayvon Martin shooting: It's not George Zimmerman crying for help on 911 recording, 2 experts say
    As the Trayvon Martin controversy splinters into a debate about self-defense, a central question remains: Who was heard crying for help on a 911 call in the moments before the teen was shot? A leading expert in the field of forensic voice...