| Dec 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
I ran into an old acquaintance recently outside a coffee shop with his two adorable young children. Both he and his wife work part-time, freelance schedules, leaving the whole family of four free to wander downtown Manhattan on a beautiful Friday. Their...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:00 PM
More than 400 people came out for the Seventh annual Boca Raton Synagogue Men's Club Flag Football "Hodu" ("Turkey") Bowl in Veteran's Memorial Park in west Boca Raton on Thanksgiving Day morning (Nov. 27).
It was the seventh straight year the event has...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Jonathan Harris, a former state senator from West Hartford who spent most of the past four years as executive director of the state Democratic Party, was named Tuesday as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's next consumer protection commissioner.
| Dec 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
This is the time for New Year's resolutions. And most of us are making money resolutions.
According to a recent national survey of American workers at small and mid-sized businesses, conducted by the Principal Financial Group, 65 percent said they...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:53 PM
While teaching at New York University's graduate film program, James Franco tasked 12 students with directing short adaptations of poems from C.K. Williams' collection "Tar."
The result is the tastefully dreamy if weightless collage "The Color of Time,"...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 8:33 AM
When his longtime mentor and celebrated children's author Edward Gorey died in 2000, Kevin McDermott grieved for one week. Then he grabbed a camera and visited the Elephant House, Gorey's home in Cape Cod, a rundown place covered in a thicket of tree...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 12:05 AM
Forecasts for the year from 13 experts on technology, culture, politics and the economy.
Millennials' new rules
By Jean Twenge
This is a watershed year for American generations: The oldest baby boomers are turning 70, the oldest GenXers nearing 50,...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 1:52 PM
When the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Johns Hopkins University and other Maryland nonprofits want to maximize the money they can spend in pursuit of their missions, they do what many wealthy individuals and businesses do.
They open investment accounts...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Rick Sittig is the founder and creative director of Secret Weapon Marketing, a Santa Monica advertising firm. He's best known as the brains behind Jack, the wisecracking, round-headed fictional leader of Jack in the Box restaurants.
| Dec 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Vodka infused with acai. Sangria loaded with Mediterranean blood orange and pomegranate. Cosmopolitans concocted with prickly pear cactus and aloe. Fresh juniper and lavender blended into organic gin made on a 70-acre biodynamic farm in Colorado.
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Public libraries in Illinois once again are seeking to bring an author laboring in relative obscurity into the limelight.
For the second year in a row, the libraries are hosting The Soon to be Famous Illinois Author project that will choose a self-...