| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Bicycling magazine has come out with its once-every-two-years ranking of America's 50 best cities for cycling, and Orlando doesn't make the list.
I would say this is not that surprising except for the fact that Miami ranks 29th. Perhaps things have...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 12:43 PM
NEW YORK, - A restless groundhog that squirmed out of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's hands and fell to the floor at this year's Groundhog Day celebration has died, zoo officials said on Thursday.
New York has held the annual Feb. 2 Groundhog Day...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Another questionable incident has bubbled up from Dora B. Schriro's five-year tenure as New York City's correction commissioner. It's not looking good for her.
While there, according to The New York Times, Ms. Schriro — now Connecticut's public...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is returning to lead Bloomberg LP, the media empire he founded and which he remains its majority shareholder.
The company said that Daniel Doctoroff will step aside as president and CEO of the company at the end of...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 8:52 PM
Former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is set to return the company he founded more than three decades ago.
Bloomberg, whose tenure as mayor came to an end this year, will take over at the end of 2014 when Daniel Doctoroff, who has served as...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn is currently spending money on TV ads to inform us that his opponent, Republican Bruce Rauner, is a successful, wealthy man.
That is very true.
May I point out that Jack Kennedy, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Michael Bloomberg, Mitt Romney...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:28 PM
A federal judge approved a $41-million settlement Friday for five black and Latino men who were wrongly accused in the brutal rape and beating of a Central Park jogger in 1989.
While admitting no wrongdoing, the city will make the payouts to Antron...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:18 AM
The U.S. Department of Justice's Aug. 4 report on violent abuses in New York City's Rikers Island prison complex has unexpected relevance to Connecticut – because it focuses on the years 2011 to 2013, when the city's top corrections official was...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 4:43 AM
A decade ago, David and Betsy Sams built a retaining wall to stop erosion they feared was threatening the backyard and patio of their lovely and very expensive Old Saybrook summer home overlooking the Connecticut River. They assumed they were simply...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel voiced support on Twitter for Michael Bloomberg after the National Rifle Association purchased ad time to attack the former New York mayor's gun control work.
"No leader has done more to help end gun violence than @MikeBloomberg. He...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:04 PM
In this week's election for a seat on the Los Angeles Board of Education, one side had deep pockets and extensive political connections; the other side had people such as Orley Frost Jr.
Frost, 50, said he remembers the winner — George McKenna...