| Jun 2, 2015
| 5:23 PM
In the world of quality fast food, it's been awhile since there's been something new under the sun. Panera upgraded the world of soup and sandwiches, and Chipotle did the same for Mexican food. Now Mod Pizza, a Seattle chain specializing in artisan-...
| May 22, 2015
| 12:23 PM
If you're a fan of excellent burgers, then this is perhaps your favorite time of year in Los Angeles, when Andre Guerrero devotes an entire week to the dish at Oinkster, his meat-centric restaurant in Eagle Rock. For every day of Burger Week, there is a...
| May 14, 2015
| 1:13 PM
The federal government walks into a bar.
The bartender scowls. "Your money's not good here, pal."
"Why not?" thepatron asks, puzzled.
"You're in Florida. We don't like your kind in here."
"But wait," the federal governmentprotests, placing a wad...
| May 10, 2015
| 12:30 PM
The local nonprofit group 826CHI serves over 3,500 students per year, helping them with creative and expository writing skills through free programming. With a staff of just nine, helping that many students would be impossible without the volunteers who...
| May 5, 2015
| 3:20 AM
HARTFORD — Jovany Roman remembers clocking into his fast-food shift and assisting with the French fries when he heard a customer's call for help inside the Wendy's on Airport Road: "Does anybody know CPR?"
The customer relayed that a woman outside...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 12:25 PM
Rather than just learning how to play the music, students are taught how to really understand the meaning behind it.
"We tend to build our seasons rather than just a bunch of concerts. We're not just teaching them how to play an instrument, we're...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 1:06 AM
“All night, all day, we will fight for Freddie Gray.” Freddie Gray died on Sunday, April 19, a week after police took him into custody in Sandtown-Winchester’s Gilmor Homes. As news spread throughout the neighborhood and the city,...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 9:00 PM
She wants to know if any everyday people live here! -- Paul Shea, West hartford
Some lady is looking for a white house! -- Paul McDonnell, Simsbury
Mom! Dad! That '90s show is on again! -- Jim Hughes, Newington
It's that lady on...
| Apr 22, 2015
I'm ticked off that a popular comedy, still in current production and in syndication, refuses to air their episodes in sequence. In one half hour segment they are married and in the second episode they are dating. In addition, the network is repeating the...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 3:26 PM
For both the Bulls and the Blackhawks, the playoffs are here. Yay.
Oh, come on! Let's try that with some enthusiasm.
The playoffs are here! Yay!
Hmmm, why am I not feeling this?
Oh, I think you know why.
For the Bulls, let's just say we have...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 8:27 AM
The only thing lacking in the rich parade of live music that will roll across multiple outdoor stages in South Florida this weekend is the catchy, T-shirt-ready name that would put it in the conversation with well-known festivals from Austin to Los...