| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Ah, the Emmy nominations -- happening at an ungodly early hour so the media can spend the day catching up with the actors and actresses making waves in television. A byproduct of the early morning announcement: star actors startled out of their sleep or...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The last person who thought Rosie O'Donnell would ever return to "The View" was Rosie O'Donnell. In the spring of 2007, the talk show host opted not to renew her contract with the gabfest created by Barbara Walters, even though her controversial...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:34 PM
The most famous historic image of Connecticut's creation story is geo-fiction. I refer to Frederic Edwin Church's "Hooker and Company Journeying Through the Wilderness from Plymouth to Hartford, in 1636." Though this magnificent painting captures the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:19 PM
A major Chinese home builder is making a $1-billion bet on the U.S. housing market, and it came to Los Angeles on Thursday to celebrate.
Landsea Group is launching three housing developments – in Simi Valley, in Dublin, Calif., in the east San...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:14 PM
A Chinese home builder is poised to invest $1 billion into the U.S. housing market, starting with two developments in California and one in New York.
The venture, by Nanjing company Landsea Group, could signal the beginning of a wave of Chinese...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:25 PM
One of the oldest private museums in the United States will be no more. On Monday, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., received permission from a Superior Court judge to merge with the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University....
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Being enshrined on a postage stamp is not what it used to be in the days when people would argue vigorously over which pop-culture figures were or were not appropriate for this quasi-governmental honor.
But we still pay attention, not because stamps are...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:10 PM
From squeezing between a Dumpster and a wall to holding your breath as a bus hard stops at your bumper, cities can be an automotive minefield. And cars are often the casualties. Need proof? Look no further than auto insurance rates. A 40-year-old male...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Fall colors are reason enough to take a mid-October tour to eastern Canada and Vermont, and traveling in a private rail car makes it even more interesting.
Uncommon Journeys offers an eight-day Fall Colors in Quebec & Vermont tour that begins with a...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:20 AM
CLERMONT — Clermont triathlete Alicia Kaye is basking in the glow of being the first woman to cross the finish line Sunday in the 2014 Panasonic New York City Triathlon.
Kaye, 31, who competed in the female pro division, finished with a time of...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:44 PM
When a decaying wooden ship was discovered in the World Trade Center excavation pit four years ago, it posed a mystery.
Where did it come from? How did it get there? Was it wrecked? Or was it sunk intentionally for landfill?