| Jun 23, 2013
MADAGASCAR — What's this lemur doing in my lap?
Well, not exactly in my lap, but close enough for me to wonder about its next move.
I'm in the open dining area of rustic Camp Amoureux near Madagascar's remote Kirindy dry rain-forest reserve,...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Avicii has gone from being EDM's cautionary tale to the mega-star everyone initially suspected he might become. All it took was a little bluegrass.
The Swedish producer, riding his latest hillbilly-dance-floor smash "Wake Me Up," has just announced a...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Summer gasoline prices will be lower in the U.S. than they were last year. But they won't be much lower, experts say, because U.S. refineries have been exporting record amounts of fuel overseas.
That's behind what would normally just be a good news...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Renaissance art made in Florence, Italy, more than half a millennium ago wouldn't look the way it does without art and artists working elsewhere in Europe.
It's easy to forget that travel and trade between Italy and other countries was frequent,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:16 PM
The stock market has maintained its smooth upward pace since the government shutdown ended in mid-October.
Perhaps too smooth.
The record-breaking run that continued Friday is unnerving some on Wall Street who worry that stock prices are getting ahead...
| Sep 27, 2013
Sunday, Sept. 29
Classical music The Sundays at Three Chamber Music Series opens its 17th season with pianist Sylvie Beaudoin, accompanied by BSO clarinetist William Jensek and BSO violist Peter Minkler at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Digital Mobile Mammography
October and November: Hartford Hospital is providing a digital mobile mammography van around the community and at places of employment.
The van is scheduled to visit the following sites: Windsor Senior Center (Oct. 1);...
| May 2, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Are you ready to party, Mexican style? Or at least the Americanized version of Mexican style?
Cinco de Mayo, a celebration of Mexican pride, arrives on May 5, and the celebrations are all weekend in the Lehigh Valley.
Here’s a sampler of what&...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Public-private partnership is a term that political types bandy about as a salve for various problems that the government cannot easily solve alone. Though we hear this term emerge from the mouths of politicians all of the time, we rarely see it...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:30 AM
A slightly less mini Mini will be making its world debut at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, the automaker announced this week.
Mini will use its Tuesday news conference to debut the Clubman Concept. This thoroughly refreshed hatchback -- now sporting...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:43 AM
2015 Chevy Colorado
The all-new 2015 Chevy Colorado midsize truck takes a spin at the Chicago Auto Show. Specifically designed for the North American consumer, the new Colorado is tailor made for someone who wants the experience of a crossover but the...