| Jun 17, 2014
Despite all the digital travel resources that are now readily available, I'm still a fan of printed references. Although a senior, I'm not a luddite; when I travel, I carry the usual Wi-Fi notebook and smartphone, use Wi-Fi everywhere I stay and I'm...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:51 AM
In the war between the states for the emerging commercial-rocket-launch industry, Florida is scrambling to regain momentum after a key rival — Texas — has all but secured victory in a major battle.
At stake are hundreds of jobs —...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Rupert Murdoch wants one more jewel for his crown.
The 83-year-old media mogul's audacious $80-billion bid to acquire Time Warner was rejected, but people close to Murdoch say that he hasn't given up. Time Warner's stock soared 17% on Wednesday amid...
| Jul 3, 2014
On the back of Joe Elbaor's 1990 Chevy Silverado is a bumper sticker that reads, "The closer you get, the slower I drive." On the front is a video camera about the size of a cigarette pack.
Elbaor mounts the $300 camera in his passenger compartment to...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Water views are a prime real estate asset, but for those whose home doesn't front an ocean or lake, there are ponds.
The romance of garden ponds conjures images of breathtaking water lilies, the most celebrated, of course, in a series of paintings by...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Withoutabox co-founders David Straus, Joe Neulight and Fred Kramer have launched Los Angeles-based Critical Mass Studios as a rights-tracking specialist for the entertainment industry.
The venture, which launched several months ago, is the first...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:17 AM
HARTFORD — On a late November afternoon in 2012, city officials met with executives from the New Britain Rock Cats and put in motion a secret 18-month negotiation to bring the minor league club to Hartford.
The meeting at Salute on Trumbull Street...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 1:49 PM
At the Shedd Aquarium, it is possible, at times, to imagine yourself as a fish swimming in a crowded school — especially if you try to head downstream while everybody else in the place is going up.
Drawing more then 2 million visitors each year to...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:12 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to shake off this sore throat and fever.
The Skinny: I've been a little under the weather the last two days. Hopefully the fever will fade later in the morning. Wednesday's roundup includes some late-breaking news out of...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:40 PM
"The Fault in Our Stars," the bestselling young adult novel by John Green, made its way to movie screens this weekend, and the literary adaptation topped the box office, soaring over its competition.
"The Fault in Our Stars," which stars Shailene...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:36 PM
E-commerce behemoth EBay Inc. launched a full-priced designer shopping destination Tuesday in a play to expand beyond its roots as an auction site.
Called the Designer Collective, the site offers men and women's clothing and accessories from 16...