| 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 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 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...
| Apr 15, 2010
In the city known for the highest culture and society's elite, from Lower Manhattan, we've found the upper crust. Scott Wiener, yes, Wiener has a name that may conjure thoughts of hot dogs (or worse) but it's Pizza that's his passion. Wiener is the...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Throwback Sundays promise a blast from the past for young Cubs fans this season.
During Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary celebration, each homestand is themed to one of the 10 decades in the ballpark’s existence.
The Cubs and the visiting teams...
| May 13, 2014
I found the article on the poisoning death of a scientist's dog one of the most frightening things I have read in ages. ("Was poisoning of scientist's dog a warning from Humboldt pot growers?," May 10)
For decades, local, state and federal officials...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Orland Park trustees are considering banning the sale of pets raised by commercial breeders, which critics call "puppy mills," in village pet stores.
Mayor Dan McLaughlin asked Trustee Pat Gira, chair of the Parks and Recreation Committee, to look into...