| 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 13, 2013
| 3:03 AM
Support local mom-owned businesses and learn about launching your own idea at this weekend's MomEFair, taking place at the Knights of Columbus in Stamford from noon to 2pm on Sunday, November 17th. Organized by CT Moms Online, this unique holiday...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 2:05 PM
With multiple music-making options at different price points to choose from, selecting the method that’s right for your event may seem a little daunting.
To help get your planning back in tune, here are the upsides and downsides to the three most...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 4:59 AM
The first week of the year is a hectic one in the tech world. Not because of Christmas returns, but it’s the time when many manufacturers show off what they plan to bring out in the first part of the year.
The huge success story of 2010 is the...
| May 17, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Here are some notes from the past week in the automotive world, courtesy of auto expert Jim MacPherson:
-Tesla, a maker of electrically powered cars, has vowed to start repaying federal loans by the end of the year. Regulatory filings at the end of March...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 6:34 AM
Auto racing is a popular sport, and many of us would love get behind the wheel of a race car. Racing schools offer lessons for all sorts of racing, be it stock car racing, Formula 1 racing, Indy Cars, and even Kart racing. For the novice...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 9:42 AM
The Nissan Leaf launched with an iPhone mobile application that allowed users to check the battery’s charge level, start and stop charging, and heat or cool the cabin, among other features.
Now, Nissan says those features are now available for...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Do you want the latest in in-car entertainment, but don’t want to fork out the dough at the dealership for a higher-level trim? Pioneer is hoping your answer is yes.
Like Ford’s Sync, Toyota’s Entune, Chrysler’s Uconnect and...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:37 PM
The annual giant toy box for bicyclists — the Interbike trade show, crammed with bicycles, gadgets, clothing and components from kid's trikes to racing bikes with five-figure price tags — is on at the convention center at Mandalay Bay in Las...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 1:48 PM
For all the cringeworthy talk of crushes, conniptions and collapsing marriage, the key to the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, will be connecting dots — whether prosecutors can link gifts and loans from...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:11 PM
RICHMOND -- A close friend and longtime political ally of former Gov. Bob McDonnell sketched a troubling portrait of the governor’s wife Monday, laying a crazed rant and a “train wreck” conversation at the former first lady’s feet....