| May 22, 2013
| 1:51 PM
The preschool year is coming to an end, For many parents, it’s the bittersweet excitement/fear of saying goodbye to an extended school family and embarking on the next adventure of “big school.” And it’s definitely not your...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:30 PM
For an early poster teasing "Despicable Me 2," Universal Pictures went with a more minimalist approach: two Minions stand above the date July 2013. It didn't need to say more because since the first film hit big in 2010, the yellow Twinkie-shaped...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Federal and state grand juries have been established to investigate a Rhode Island nonprofit run by West Hartford resident Daniel Doyle Jr., sources close to the investigations confirmed Monday.
One of sources is among those who testified. The U.S....
| Dec 31, 2012
| 7:32 AM
MIAMI - The Celebrity Reflection that arrived at PortMiami last month had changed so much from the original ship in its class that it was two feet wider in order to balance the weight of an additional deck and other new features.
Carnival Breeze, which...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 11:29 AM
Chris Bosh and his wife Adrienne got into the holiday spirit when they hosted a charity event for children in Miami on Monday.
As part of his Team Tomorrow, the Miami Heat champ held his annual "Christmas with Chris Bosh" at GameTime inside the Shops...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:24 PM
Recently, I heard about a girl in New Jersey trying to petition toymaker Hasbro into making a gender-neutral version of the Easy-Bake Oven for her 4-year-old brother.
You see, Hasbro has been marketing the kitchen set, which kids use to bake cookies...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 3:29 PM
When snowflakes began falling Monday afternoon, the commotion near Mondawmin Mall slowed. Children pointed to the sky. Shoppers, their shoulders previously hunched against the cold, stood to take in the scene.
Inside, shoppers buzzed through stores...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:22 PM
McKenna Pope, the 13-year-old girl who petitioned toy maker Hasbro for an Easy-Bake oven suitable for both girls and boys, will get what she’s been asking for.
After meeting with the New Jersey girl at its Rhode Island headquarters Monday,...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 12:48 PM
Should the Easy Bake Oven be gender-neutral?
A New Jersey teenager is trying to make that happen. McKenna Pope thinks Hasbro's marketing and the oven's color scheme discourage boys from wanting to play with it, especially in front of their male friends....
| Dec 11, 2012
| 2:30 PM
With Hasbro increasing exposure for its toys through films, TV and online shorts, the company is putting oversight of its various entertainment divisions under Hasbro Studios president Stephen Davis.
Davis has primarily shepherded global TV development,...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:32 AM
The 13-year-old New Jersey girl who started a petition for boy-friendly Easy-Bake ovens will meet Monday with Hasbro, the company that makes the kitchen toy.
In a statement, Hasbro said it invited McKenna Pope and her family to make their case at its...