| 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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:11 PM
The Internet wasn't slowing down, but a special version of that dreaded "spinning wheel of death" popped up on numerous online sites Wednesday as pages were being loaded.
The loading symbol on Netflix, Reddit, Kickstarter, Etsy and dozens of other sites...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:53 AM
This could bring a new meaning to "wearing fur."
A Tampa woman is hoping to start a new fashion trend by turning dog hair into high-end purses, WPTV reports.
Doris Carvalho, 50, has started a Kickstarter.com crowdfunding campaign to raise $15,000 to...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:43 AM
Legendary mentalist The Amazing Kreskin has launched a kickstarter campaign for an off-Broadway show to celebrate his 80th birthday next year.
Kreskin who was born George Kresge Jr. in Montclair, N.J., and still lives in New Jersey, plans to produce a...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:02 PM
At first glance, the recent campaign for the century-old Wilmette Theatre seems plucked from the pages of a Hollywood script – a cast of characters has 30 days to raise $70,000 or their beloved movie theater will be unable to foot the bill for a...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:14 AM
Would you pay $60,000 for potato salad? Many people around the country and the world would, apparently.
A Kickstarter campaign that started as a spoof on the popular fundraising website has raised nearly $60,000 in one man's attempt to make his first...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:12 AM
Lindsey Averill spent most of her life thinking things would be better if she could just get skinnier.
She counted calories and worked out, but still couldn't reach the size she wanted, the one she saw on TV and in magazines. She put things off,...
| Jul 15, 2014
An Ohio man recently asked people on the Internet to give him money to make some potato salad. He wanted $10 but wound up with nearly $50,000 and counting.
That's bad news for potatoes but good news for Zack Brown, who used the fundraising website...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:08 AM
Ancient Sun deadline
There's still time to help an Orlando funk-rock band release its first full-length album in September.
Ancient Sun's Kickstarter fundraising campaign (kickstarter.com) has raised about half of the band's $6,000 goal, but the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:32 AM
The Patio Theater in Portage Park is for sale, according to Demetri Kouvalis, who rehabbed the venue three years ago. Built in 1927, the movie theater has been in Kouvalis’ family since 1987.
Closed since May due to a broken air conditioner,...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 10:50 AM
"Scrubs" alum Zach Braff made his directorial feature debut a decade ago with "Garden State," and now, as writer, director and star, he has managed a second film about actors and their insecurities. This one, "Wish I Was Here," he co-wrote with his...