| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:50 AM
The launch of a new toy for girls is happening at Walmart stores in Hartford. Shopkins, small, grocery-themed collectibles from Moose Toys, hit shelves here on June 30th and will be available nationwide by the end of the year. Check out my Q & A over...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Connecticut's Least Responsible Gun Owners: Kevin Merchant reported a handgun had gone missing from his Hartford home and he has no idea where it is. Merchant should particularly know the importance of securing firearms; he is a police officer in...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 11:25 AM
While bundles of roses and peonies are certainly pretty, walking down the aisle with a non-traditional bouquet is a stylish, super modern way to give big impact and personality to your big day.
The options are truly endless, but here are five expert...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 12:32 PM
Thank guests for attending your soirée with these easy DIY reminders of the big day.
Purchase a pile of your favorite local fruit and wrap each snack in a way that works with your overall wedding décor, such as an adorable burlap sack...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 11:46 AM
Brides-to-be these days have no excuse for not saving money, especially on their milestone-day wardrobe. While many brides have sought out deals on designer gowns at sample sales, second-hand stores and online sites like eBay and OnceWed.com, the latest...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:51 AM
It's Tuesday morning here in Berlin.
Sunday afternoon I left Bradley International Airport, flying to Philadelphia and then on to Berlin following a short layover in Brussels.
I met up with two of my program-mates at the aiport in Berlin: Derrall...
| May 17, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Savvy car buyers often avoid buying a brand-new because of the immediate depreciation.
The same principle can apply to wedding gowns. If you buy a gently used bridal frock, you can easily save 20 percent or more.
Even better, if you can simply borrow...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 11:16 AM
If you shop on eBay, watch for a scam that can steal your password and let anyone access your account.
The fraud happens when users click on an auction listing and are rerouted through a series of websites until they eventually are prompted to enter...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:42 PM
The Waldorf Astoria retail space that once housed Perchance Boutique is transforming this weekend into a Christian Siriano pop-up shop where the designer will hawk his first fragrance.
The two-day pop-up at 11 E. Walton St. will open Friday 10 a.m. to 7...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Amazon.com Inc's sales projections for the crucial holiday quarter disappointed Wall Street and third-quarter results missed forecasts, sending the online retailer's shares 9 percent lower on Thursday.
After an unusually busy first half of the year...
| Oct 24, 2014
For the past five years, Jeff Quest has been building an impressive collection of first-edition, signed spy novels, including works by John le Carré, W. Somerset Maugham, (former Tribune columnist) Bill Granger and many others. "I'm very intent on...