| Feb 13, 2013
Valentine's Day is tomorrow, and for those of you who have waited too long to order the always appreciated box of Vosges truffles, shame on you! However, there's no need to fret. I've polled our diverse staff members ??? young......
| May 23, 2015
| 2:38 PM
Americans are generous, donating a fortune annually to charitable causes.
There always are people who will take advantage of that generosity, and the massive cancer charity scam alleged last week is a reminder to donate cautiously.
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:53 PM
At this awkward stage in its young life, the new Maggie Daley Park brings to mind a gangly teenager. Energetic? Absolutely. Graceful? Not yet.
It's strange to come upon this park, whose towering, tripod-shaped light masts resemble giant praying mantises...
| May 10, 2015
| 1:41 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Melissa Lord of Bloomfield has not lost a tennis match at Kingswood Oxford since sixth grade. She will play on a scholarship at Stanford in the fall.
Her older sister, Dayna, also a Kingswood graduate, is an All-Ivy League tennis...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The first time I read Judy Blume’s “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret” was on an eight-hour road trip over the winter holidays.
I was seven. We were on our way to visit cousins and I was squeezed in the backseat with two older...
| May 1, 2015
| 3:30 AM
You've seen the billboards up and down the state: "Pregnant and scared?"
Well, Dania Flores wasn't pregnant but she was a little bit scared the first time she visited a crisis pregnancy center. A recent high school graduate, she was working undercover,...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 12:02 PM
Redbox founder and former CEO Gregg Kaplan has joined J.B. and Tony Pritzker's investment firm as an operating partner after a two-year absence from the workforce following his wife's passing from breast cancer.
"On a pretty regular basis my kids...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 7:44 PM
The word shot from his mouth in rhythm with the fists that pumped above his head.
"Yes!" shouted Phil Mickelson, his intonation and intention clear amid another Masters roar. "Yes!"
Yes, yes, one of the few people in the world who actually look good...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 12:30 PM
When people speak of "the first woman president" they usually mean Hillary Clinton, who is expected to announce her candidacy soon.
But there's another woman, a Republican, who will shortly vie for the top job. She is Carly Fiorina, former CEO of...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 9:29 AM
When Colin Meloy and his bandmates in the Decemberists took a break in 2011, the agenda was open-ended. The band's steady growth had paid off in a new commercial peak — the Portland quintet's "The King is Dead" had debuted at No. 1 on the...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 5:34 PM
Sometime this month, our family will welcome a new member, Magnificent Max. He is due in the next couple of weeks, the first child for Daughter #2 and first grandchild for me and the Boss that will pee standing up. We love the grandparent gig, our...