| Oct 20, 2013
HALEAKALA, Hawaii — It's not getting any closer, I thought to myself, gazing at the 30-mile-wide mound of ancient lava in the distance. Nearly an hour into my ride I was pounding the pedals heading up the north slope of Maui's Haleakala, one of...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Mark Twain is coming to the Laguna Playhouse this fall — and to the savvy viewer, he's bringing Jim Morrison, Doc Holliday and Batman with him.
The playhouse announced last week that Val Kilmer, who has a long track record of playing iconic...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Linda Jones considered herself "incredibly lucky" to have had a father like Chuck Jones, the Oscar-winning animation director of Warner Bros. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies fame.
"He was probably the best father anybody could have," said Linda Jones,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Trail of Terror, 60 N. Plains Hwy, Wallingford. $10-$20. Not recommended for children under age 10. Hours: Opens at approximately 7 p.m. on Oct. 11, 12, 13; 18, 19, 20; 25, 26, 27 & Nov. 1 and 2. Information: trailofterror.com.
Graveyard Shift Ghost...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:15 AM
32nd Annual Outdoor Arts Festival, Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. (203) 869-0376. A juried event featuring more than 85 artists from across the country. Paintings, photos, drawings, prints, sculptures and mixed media. Rain or...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours: Thu.-Sat. through Oct. 26, 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. (860) 247-0998. marktwainhouse.org. Hear creepy tales and learn about Mark Twain's own interest in the supernatural....
| Sep 15, 2013
So, you are an important person and you have been pulled over on suspicion of drinking and driving. You want to get out of it, so you play the big shot card. Here are 10 reasons why you should never say to the police officer, "Do you know who I am?"
| 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 7, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Giant puppets rock. And if you want giant puppets, Hartford's Anne Cubberly's your designer. Head to Night Fall (pictured) in Pope Park for said puppets, plus art, music, dance and autumnal frolicing by featured performers we know and love: musicians Ed...
| Oct 6, 2013
In the growing debate over whether Florida should keep its red-light cameras or outlaw them, an important point often is missed: The $158 charge for a red-light violation is one of the most egregious regressive taxes ever imposed by the Florida...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:42 PM
The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum is closed because of the government shutdown. According to the website, all National Archives facilities are closed.
There were still a number of people that showed up at the site. Emily Dirgo and...