| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:15 AM
It's unsettling when you find out an album you really like isn't well-regarded by its creators.
In 2012, the Montreal-based trio Plants and Animals released The End of That, 11 tracks of frayed nerves, jangly guitars and singer Warren C. Spicer's...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:54 PM
New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The celebrated British sculptor Nicola Hicks (bn. 1960) has, in recent years, fallen in love with Aesop and his fables all over again. "Aesop is one of my heroes from deep history," she explained on a recent tour of her new exhibition at the Yale Center...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Seminole County Animal Services is waiving the adoption fees for all “senior” dogs and cats (ages 6 and older) now through Nov. 15.
A perk of adopting a senior is that what you see is what you get: You know how big they are, most have...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:09 PM
A pool cleaner was recovering Thursday after a dog at the Riverside County home where he was working mauled his face, arm and leg.
The injuries to the man’s right arm will probably require reconstructive work, said John Welsh of the Riverside...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:38 PM
A 140-pound Great Dane in Portland, Ore., is making headlines after a veterinarian found 43 1/2 socks in the dog’s stomach during surgery.
The incident happened in February but only recently became public after the animal hospital where the...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:29 PM
A dog owner charged with murder in the mauling death last year of a woman in northern Los Angeles County testified Wednesday that he had no idea his pit bulls were capable of such an act.
Alex Jackson, 31, told the Lancaster court that he had an...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:49 PM
The city of West Hollywood has spared no expense in a lavish makeover of its central park. First came a chic library and rooftop tennis courts, to the tune of $61 million. Just approved is an additional $86 million in amenities, including two rooftop...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 10:05 PM
Gordo, the small white dog who was struck by a fleeing van during a police pursuit on live TV and won the hearts of viewers, was recovering from surgery Thursday night.
In a statement, Advanced Critical Care, Emergency and Specialty Services in Culver...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:38 PM
A Lancaster man was sentenced to probation Wednesday after pleading no contest to punching and body-slamming his 6-month-old pit bull mix puppy, prosecutors said.
Robert Emmett Martin, 54, entered the plea to one felony count of cruelty to an animal,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Scientists have found a 20-foot whale that can dive an astonishing 1.8 miles beneath the ocean - a record for a mammal.
The record was reported this week in the journal Plos One.
The miraculous, extreme-diving whale is known as Cuvier's beaked whale...