| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:45 PM
Just four days after five members of one family lost their lives on Christmas Day, the 70 firefighters who fought to save them returned to work. It wasn't your ordinary first day back, however.
Instead firefighters met with the FDNY's counseling...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 6:22 PM
Several groups are angling to seize control of Baltimore's Grand Prix as city officials seek a new management team in the wake of the financial collapse of the company that organized the inaugural race.
At least two teams — each headed by a...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 1:41 PM
I spent yesterday at the U.S. Courthouse in New Haven. I'd been drafted for jury service before but this was the first time I'd been called for a federal trial. I served the local Superior Court in 2006, but the people involved decided to settle before...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 1:58 PM
On Sunday, Feb. 19, "The Simpsons" marks an extraordinary feat -- its 500th episode.
The characters, which began as droopier versions in 20-second cartoons on "The Tracey Ullman Show," have evolved, as creator Matt Groening and star Dan Castellaneta...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Mother Dolores Hart, who lives a cloistered life at the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethelhem, CT, will walk the red carpet Sunday in support of the Oscar-nominated documentary, "God Is The Bigger Elvis," about her life.Here is Frank Rizzo's interview from...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:42 PM
On Sunday, Hollywood celebrates itself and honors its own. All eyes (or most of them anyway) will be on the presentations of the Academy Awards.
But do the Oscars always end up in the right hands? Opinions abound on this topic, and what follows is only...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:12 AM
This Sunday's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads," that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Oct. 5-8, Wien Experimental Theatre, Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University, (203) 254-4010, fairfield.edu
Threedogs awaken in a dark holding cell to find they've been chosen to compete for a coveted job in the K9 unit of the...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus unveiled their 2011 Christmas Catalog today. As always they have a lot of fantasy gifts, but this year those gifts give back. Here is a list of the cool and costly gifts for the Christmas catalog:
His and Hers Fantasy:...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 3:42 PM
When you think of movies, Stockton probably doesn’t come to mind, but some famous films were shot in and around the city.
Some scenes from Paramount Pictures’ “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “Dead Man on Campus,”...
| Oct 18, 2011
I’m a sucker for documentaries. The fact that this one enables us to be a fly-on-the-wall of a newsroom, when stories are discussed and reporters are making pitches…
When the documentary The September Issue came out, even though I’d...