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  • Nora Dannehy Brought Down The Crooks

    Fifteen years ago, corrupt officials at the highest levels of state government were perverting their public trust for personal gain. That dark time, however, coincided with a golden age of federal corruption in Connecticut. Felons and the just did battle;...
  • Ice bucket challenge rules the warm summer days

    I hope, dear reader, you are not shivering too violently as you try to read this newspaper, since it is quite likely you have just had a bucket of ice water dumped on your skull. I refer, of course, to the Ice Bucket Challenge, that fundraising stunt...
  • What's new in Great Britain in 2013

    Great Britain will likely be taking a deep breath (and perhaps a sigh of relief) this year as it recovers from a busy summer, when it hosted both the Olympics and Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee. Despite the flurry of investment that swept Britain in...
  • Britain's royal birthplaces

    Although their kings and queens don't come cheap and are today only figureheads, most Brits seem to thoroughly enjoy having a royal family. Right now the country is eagerly awaiting the birth of William and Catherine's baby, who is in line to become the...
  • East London: Early winner in the Olympics

    One look at London's skyline and it's clear that the city is shifting east. Once a run-down wasteland, East London now glistens with gardens, greenery, and state-of-the-art construction. Skyscrapers punctuate the skyline while a tangle of new Tube lines...
  • In 2012, big events will bring big crowds to Britain and Ireland

    From the summer Olympics to the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking, several major events will make the British Isles a popular destination in 2012. From July 27 to August 12, London will host the Olympic Games. Leading up to the games, visitors...
  • What's new in Great Britain in 2014

    What's new in Great Britain in 2014
    For travelers, Great Britain is a work in progress, richly rewarding those who visit with up-to-date information. Here are a few important changes to be aware of for 2014. London continues to grow and thrive post-Olympics. Free Wi-Fi is everywhere, bus...
  • Queen's granddaughter hears sound of her failure

    Queen's granddaughter hears sound of her failure
    LONDON – It seems the 2012 Olympic organizers want to punish those ticket-holders actually showing up to watch sports.  The background rock music at most venues is so loud it could make anyone stone deaf in minutes. There was no such noise at the...
  • On New York stages, a year full of letdowns

    The year 2012, as Queen Elizabeth II might have said, was quite the annus horribilis on Broadway. Especially after the leaves started to turn. Consider the less-than-regal disappointments. "The Anarchist," the polemical new play by David Mamet, closed...
  • Electric Daisy Carnival showcases no-longer-outlaw dance music

    Electric Daisy Carnival showcases no-longer-outlaw dance music
    As Bill Graham was to rock, Pasquale Rotella is to dance music – a diehard promoter with staying power in a field overrun for years with quick-buck hustlers, many of whom aren't around anymore. Rotella is still here and more powerful than ever; in...
  • Album review: Damon Albarn, 'Dr. Dee'

    Album review: Damon Albarn, 'Dr. Dee'
    1 star (out of 4) Birds chirp, woodwinds trill, Damon Albarn sings ever so gently over pastoral guitar. In the mold of British eccentrics such as Julian Cope and Robyn Hitchcock, Albarn turns the opening tracks on his soundtrack for the English opera...