| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Baltimore was among dozens of disappointed cities when Google announced it had picked Kansas City, Mo., for a high-speed fiber-optic data network in 2011, but officials vowed to continue fighting for fiber nonetheless.
Nearly four years later, some...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Downtown residents group makes election endorsements
The Huntington Beach Downtown Residents Assn. says it is endorsing Planning Commissioner Mark Bixby and incumbents Joe Shaw and Connie Boardman in the Nov. 4 City Council election.
The group also...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Forget the rise and fall of hemlines as a measure of the economy's health. Chicagoans need only follow the fortunes of one of their most famous and indefatigable fashion designers, Maria Pinto.
Pinto launched her first fashion line in 1991, landing...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Up in Wisconsin, they're doing something creative with craft beer besides brewing it. They're turning microbreweries — and other small businesses — into investment opportunities for individuals.
It's an idea worth importing to Illinois, if...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Karl Werne, one of the best and most popular singer-songwriters in Hampton Roads, has launched an online fundraising campaign to complete a new CD.
Werne is currently recording a set of songs to be released as an album titled "This Little Notebook."...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:17 AM
And today's mail brings this ...really, you can't make this stuff up people!
Twenty-Two Cannabis Entrepreneurs Complete Challenges
for a shot at The Marijuana Show’s Finalist Spots
The Marijuana Show launches...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:57 PM
“South Park,” Comedy Central's highly crass and irreverent animated comedy, was merciless in its 18th-season premiere Wednesday night, taking aim at the Washington Redskins and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
In the plot, the boys create a...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:51 AM
If you see the “spinning wheel of death” on some of your favorite sites Wednesday, don’t worry -- your Internet connection probably isn’t any slower.
But a whole host of tech companies displaying the iconic “loading”...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:57 AM
It has been a while since singer Jo Dee Messina's last — and only — trip to Walt Disney World. She remembers seeing Cinderella, Space Mountain and "maybe a glimpse of the parade," she said. She was about 8 years old.
She will see more as the...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Kids are going back to school. And chefs are getting back into the kitchen, fired up with ideas that percolated over the summer. Some are planning pop-ups to showcase a new menu or a coming restaurant or cafe. A Baja California chef is coming north to...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Versatile Waterbury musician Erik Kukanskis plays drums for country-tinged punk band Eurisko, fronts Lazywayout and has a solo acoustic project called Saltwater Man. We invited Kukanskis to the CTNow White Room to do a song.
Unfortunatley, the space was...