| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:14 PM
(Reuters) - Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva has little experience with economic policy, but her advisers promise a more orthodox, business-friendly approach than leftist President Dilma Rousseff has taken.
Eduardo Giannetti da Fonseca, an...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:14 AM
Many first-time buyers move from apartments or condos to a single-family home, and have little background in yard maintenance. If that describes you, here are some questions to help you learn about your target property and gauge what kind of care it might...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Seventy-five years after "Gone With the Wind" made cinematic history, a collection of costumes and other memorabilia from the film is visiting the Orange County Regional History Center.
"Gone With the Wind: Reel to Real" opens at the museum Saturday....
| Aug 15, 2014
Celebrate the peach and nectarine season with a festival at Lyman Orchards, Saturday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Lyman Orchards Apple Barrel, 32 Reeds Gap Road, Middlefield. Activities include breakfast on deck from 8-11 a.m. Pick your own peaches,...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:12 AM
MANCHESTER — A free event focused on community gardening is set for Saturday at Manchester Community College.
The Celebration of Connecticut Community Gardens, slated for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., is to include workshops on topics such as composting and...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Elvis Presley, who died on this date in 1977 at age 42, starred in 31 scripted motion pictures beginning with 1956's "Love Me Tender" and ending with a thud with 1969's "Change of Habit."
Because so many of his later films were so bad, including such...
| Aug 17, 2014
While Metra commuters file onto their usual trains at Ogilvie Transportation Center, Fred Van Dorpe frantically weaves from one platform to the next with a hand-held video camera strapped to his palm.
In a matter of minutes, the 20-year-old from Chicago...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Brockett Horne and her husband, Chris Tesluk, say they chose their city home with the flip of a coin.
"Chris works in College Park and I teach at MICA; we ended up choosing Baltimore over D.C.," says Horne, a 40-year-old graphic artist. "We wanted an...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Summer sure is hot and sometime you just have to escape to a cooler place.
We did to a more northern climate where the gardens were just beginning to display their harvests.
“Would you like a fresh squash?” one gardener asked.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Shrouded in fog, the meadowy garden in the city starts to reveal itself, with startling shots of purples and blues in an impressionistic sea of greens, as the sun begins to poke through.
A tall, sturdy man with ruddy complexion and silvery hair...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:09 AM
The Museum of Contemporary Art, as my colleague Christopher Knight reported over the weekend, appears to be facing a considerable gap in its exhibition schedule.
It turns out that the tumult of the Jeffrey Deitch years has led to an exhibition drought....