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  • Close-up on Westport

    Close-up on Westport
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: After its location in the southwestern corner of Fairfield, one of three towns, along with Weston and Norwalk, from which it was incorporated.
  • ‘White Night’ is terror at its most minimal

     
    THE PLAYER A simple phrase at the outset of “White Night” sets this mood for this Depression-era thriller. “Times were […]

    Today is the second of three Friday the 13ths this year

    Today is the second of three Friday the 13ths this year
    The way the calendar falls this year, there are three months in which the 13th day falls on a Friday -- creating three unlucky holidays that have spawned many a horror movie. This month's is the second in a row -- Feb. 13 also fell on a Friday. And...

    Phila. commission rejects proposed velodrome

    Phila. commission rejects proposed velodrome
    A development group's proposal to bring an Olympic-class bicycle arena to South Philadelphia's historic Franklin D. Roosevelt Park has met with resistance from the city Commission on Parks and Recreation, which handed the group its first negative...

    Vaccines, a coaching legend and opera

    Vaccines, a coaching legend and opera
    Last Sunday's Chicago Tribune carried a story by Ron Grossman, who wrote about polio in Chicago in the 1950s; how the illness caused hundreds of deaths each year, creating widespread fear. If you lived in the city then, you heard the alarm in a parent's...