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  • Newington Electric Branches Out, Takes Cues From Concerns Over Outages, Exhaust

    Newington Electric Branches Out, Takes Cues From Concerns Over Outages, Exhaust
    NEWINGTON — After the Halloween snowstorm that dropped 12 inches of snow on Bradley International Airport in 2011, Newington Electric President Ed Ingalls saw the distress wrought by five days without electricity. "The phone rang off the hook...
  • Thomas Fuchs moves beyond the elaborate chandelier

    Thomas Fuchs moves beyond the elaborate chandelier
    Barneys' first eight deliveries of Thomas Fuchs tableware and barware never even made it onto the sales floor. "The salespeople sold them immediately to their clients," Fuchs said of the line, which was predicated on various iterations of skulls. Some...
  • L.A. Affairs: Third time's the charm for two artists online

    L.A. Affairs: Third time's the charm for two artists online
    Meeting like-minded people in L.A. has always been difficult for me. The city is vast with so many little hubs and communities to explore — and traffic to make cross-city treks unpleasant. That's why I turned to online dating at a fairly young age....
  • Plant sale roundup for gardeners in Chicago and suburbs: Time to shop!

     Plant sale roundup for gardeners in Chicago and suburbs: Time to shop!
    Gardeners, we know you're ready to garden. But are you ready to shop? Following is a roundup of plant sales throughout the Chicago area and suburbs — and beyond. Sales are listed chronologically. A few pointers: Keep in mind that almost all...
  • A sun that rose in the west and set in the east

    A sun that rose in the west and set in the east
    On our last day in L.A., Michael and I woke up, limbs entangled, in the bleached landscape of our hotel bed. He poured my coffee while wearing nothing but briefs, a delicious sight. We swam in the pool, swallowing up morsels of crystalline sun before...
  • Julie Newmar to give public a look at her Brentwood garden

    Julie Newmar to give public a look at her Brentwood garden
    In a career that has stretched lithely across seven decades, Julie Newmar, the early blooming classical pianist and dancer who grew up to be TV's first feloniously feline Catwoman, has earned a Tony Award for her first speaking role on Broadway and...
  • In the ninth inning of a joyful baseball season

    Hanging out again with the lunatic fringe, a.k.a. the other baseball parents, talking about the brownies Marija donated to the snack stand — an ancient Croatian recipe, she says, handed down from generations of Balkan mamas and now the biggest hit...
  • Neutra restoration in Long Beach honors time and patina

    If you drive through Park Estates, a traditional Long Beach neighborhood of broad-roofed, mainly one-story houses, you might easily pass right by a modest pitched-roof, two-story home. But the Hafley House and its companion one-story Moore House next door...
  • L.A. Walks: Paramount Ranch offers a real hike in the faux Old West

    L.A. Walks: Paramount Ranch offers a real hike in the faux Old West
    A working movie ranch in Agoura Hills that since 1927 has been home to the Cisco Kid, Hopalong Cassidy and Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, Paramount Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains National Park Area is now a playground for hikers, bikers, equestrians and...
  • 'Anthology' author on Eames designs and who could play the couple

    'Anthology' author on Eames designs and who could play the couple
    Charles and Ray Eames "were as careful with their words as they were with their designs," says author and scholar Daniel Ostroff, whose latest book, "An Eames Anthology: Articles, Film Scripts, Interviews, Letters, Notes, and Speeches," is a compilation...
  • Our advice columnist: 'No, kids, don't become writers'

    I remind my editor that I have almost 2,000 more Twitter followers than William Faulkner ever did and am equally ahead of Dickens and Shakespeare when it comes to Facebook. Posthumously, which is always the way most writers are ever appreciated, I hope...