| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: This candy dish has always been in my family. It was a gift to my great-grandmother and has been handed down for generations. At the top is written in white, "My wife 1909." I cannot determine origin and history. Can you tell me anything about it?
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Levels of greenhouse gas emissions in Connecticut have been pushed back to where they were decades ago, but much more needs to be done to meet the state's climate goals, a new state report says.
Investments in energy efficiency, a regional shift to...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Elton John and David Furnish may have been the hosts, and the Elton John AIDS Foundation may have been the cause, but the talent that drew attention like moths to a flame was Lady Gaga, sweeping into Sunday's Elton John Oscars Viewing Party a few hours in...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The 1977 TV blockbuster "Roots" features a scene in which the slave Kunta Kinte, played by LeVar Burton, is whipped unmercifully until he acknowledges that his name in captivity will be Toby. The sequence is not only distinguished by its brutality, but...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 10:52 AM
During the first Tsukiji market tuna auction of the year in Tokyo on Sunday, a 230-kilogram (507-pound) piece of bluefin tuna sold for 7.36 million yen ($70,000). That may seem like a lot of money for a fish, but the price is far less than expected for...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:50 AM
[Updated: 7:12 p.m.: Charlie Trotter's family issued a statement earlier expressing sorrow at the shocking death of the 54-year-old acclaimed chef and asking for privacy "as we work through this difficult time."
Many chefs, including notable L.A. chefs,...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Imagine Dragons got dirty at the Grammys on Sunday night.
After winning for best rock performance, the Las Vegas-based band appeared backstage still wearing the paint-stained clothes they donned during the raucous performance of their hit "Radioactive."...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Some local casino promotions I want to get out there but don't have time to do individually:
If you’re picky about prizes, there’s a good promotion tonight at the Isle Casino and Racing (1800 SW Third St., Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000,...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
From the moment AJ Palmgren learned of Lot 397, he knew he had to have it.
But he had never bid at an auction before, and as he took a seat toward the back of the gallery, his nerves took over.
"I hoped I wasn't going to space out," he said.
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Most of us, when we get touched by something we’ve read, reflect on it briefly and then move on, swept along by the tidal pull of our daily lives. Not Luisa Weiss; not this time.
Weiss, proprietor of the popular Wednesday Chef blog and author of...
| May 19, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Internet auctioneer WineBid.com is offering a rare collection of older vintages of Sine Qua Non wines on auction this week in several lots. The wines are highly allocated and highly sought after. Every release has a different name and a different label...