| Aug 18, 2011
A few years ago, USA Today ranked the "Ten Most Beautiful Places in America." The second — behind only Sedona, Ariz., and its red rock buttes — was the top of Mount Washington in Pittsburgh. Yeah, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
| Sep 13, 2011
| 6:43 PM
Adam Jones received good news and bad news in the Orioles' clubhouse before Tuesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Camden Yards. The good news was that the center fielder had been named the club's nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award,...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 5:08 AM
Laura Teel watched her first football game at the tender age of 17 hours. Her nursery contains basketball, baseball and softball memorabilia, not to mention a tennis racket and lacrosse stick hanging on a wall, and a pink baseball glove near her crib....
| May 16, 2011
| 8:59 AM
Summer break is fast approaching, and keeping reading skills sharp is always a challenge, especially for boys.
Author and children's book advocate Bridget Heos has a few ideas to keep boys reading and engaged.
Boy Books Stats:
According to the 2010 Kid...
| May 17, 2011
| 1:49 PM
As the director of communications for the New Haven Public School System, Chris Hoffman now stands against many of the things he stood for when he was an investigative journalist for the New Haven Register. Like transparency. Instead of working for it,...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Stay in the loop with a look at everything going on this week
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Martha Marcy May Marlene
The Skin I Live In
The Son of No One
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
Ghost Hunters Live!...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 12:02 AM
A new list of academically troubled New York City schools is out, and while parents and students citywide are wondering what their school's fate is, the new list is hitting one neighborhood particularly hard.
The building that houses Wadleigh High School...
| May 24, 2011
| 1:35 PM
Everybody's Talkin' About
• Holy Rapture passes without incident; War of the Worlds broadcasts have been hairier. In other celestial speculation, Stephen Hawking calls Heaven a myth.
• Dominique Strauss- Kahn resigns as head of IMF, leaves...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 12:07 PM
You've heard the saying "Don't sweat it."
In the case of 12-year-old Zach Hamm, he literally doesn't since he suffers from a rare condition that can affect one out of every 10,000 births. Zach is, also missing seven toes and nine teeth.
What he isn't...
| Oct 4, 2009
Manhood for Amateurs
The Pleasures and Regrets
of a Husband, Father, and Son
Harper: 306 pp., $25.99
Over the course of 20 years and six acclaimed novels, Michael Chabon has proved one of the most imaginative fiction writers of his...
| Sep 9, 2007
OK, so how did I end up standing at home plate in Dodger Stadium with a pitching wedge in my hand and a golf ball at my feet?
As far as I can recall, it all began months ago with me up in the stands, sipping a cold brew and letting my jock fantasies...