| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Junot Diaz is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, as well as the short story collections Drown and, most recently, This Is How You Lose Her —- a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He's a...
| Nov 21, 2013
The point of assembling Broadway Idiot, a new documentary opening on Friday, Nov. 22 at Real Art Ways in Hartford, one quickly realizes, was to get people excited about the newest touring season of American Idiot, the musical, which commenced in Portland,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Sixty years have now passed since the shooting stopped on the Korean Peninsula. The body count remains stunning.
More than 36,000 dead American soldiers; another 103,000 wounded, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. South Korean military...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:56 AM
Wow...yesterday was an incredibly tense day for parents of Olympians. Clearly visible on TV, the emotions on Debbie Phelps' face were almost palpable: exultation, followed by confusion and then acceptance as she watched her son Michael...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:25 AM
This year's list of James Beard Foundation Awards Restaurant and Chef semifinalists is in, and two Connecticut chefs are in the running for one of the food and beverage world's highest honors. Bun Lai of Miya's Sushi in New Haven and Bill Taibe of...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 1:49 PM
Brides may now be off the hook for a pre-wedding diet.
Dresses with corset bodices are popping up on red carpet-worthy gowns, slimming celebrity silhouettes, and gaining popularity with the bridal market. Catherine Zeta Jones wore a forest green textured...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 9:58 AM
With stars turning up at awards shows in dresses from their favorite designers’ bridal collections and brides-to-be scanning Golden Globe and Oscar pre-shows for gown inspiration, it’s getting harder to determine where the red carpet ends...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 11:25 AM
For brides-to-be suffering from strapless fatigue, the illusion neckline - ones with a sheer panel extending from the bust to the collar - has been a welcome addition to the bridal gown silhouettes available.
Brides can show a little or a lot and still...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:43 AM
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Firehouse Museum in Key West
History buffs can learn about Key West's past through its firefighting heritage at the Key West Firehouse Museum at 1024 Grinnell St. The museum...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 6:27 PM
BOSTON — At the end of last season, it already seemed clear Gracie Gold had surpassed two-time U.S. champion Ashley Wagner as the leading U.S. women’s skater, even if Gold had been one place behind Wagner at both the 2013 national and world...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:24 PM
At 19, John "Bud" Hawk had been in the Army a little more than a year when German tanks started blasting away at his machine-gun unit in a Normandy apple orchard.
The Germans, hemmed in by Allied forces to the north and the south, were desperate to...