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  • Is the BMW 3 Series Wagon the Ultimate Car for Dads?

     
    There's a common refrain among automotive writers as well as enthusiasts I run into who also ??? like me ??? happen to be fathers. They love station wagons. I'm not talking dads who remember Woodstock, but those who can recall...
  • Steve Coleman, a made-in-Chicago jazz master, wins a MacArthur

    Steve Coleman, a made-in-Chicago jazz master, wins a MacArthur
    Steve Coleman took up the alto saxophone when he was a freshman at South Shore High School and within a few years inevitably was drawn into the orbit of one of Chicago's greatest jazzmen: Von Freeman. It was Freeman, a tenor saxophone giant who died two...

    Healthy Tips to Combat Childhood Obesity

    Healthy Tips to Combat Childhood Obesity
    September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Here are some tips to help families adopt healthy habits, provided by the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA:       *Play Every Day/Go Outside: Kids should have at least an hour a day of...

    Fireworks Release A Shower Of Memories

    They lifted their heads as the first round of fireworks kissed the night sky. A year ago, my two youngest daughters, 6 and 4, stood in the Hamden Plaza parking lot, along with one of their two older sisters. Though we were a mile away from where the...

    Bavetta, 74, makes his last call in NBA

    Bavetta, 74, makes his last call in NBA
    The Old Melody Ranch is what Dick Bavetta calls his place, a 460-acre spread tucked into Ocala's horse-breeding country. "It's very peaceful for me," he said. For 39 years as an NBA referee, Bavetta's life was a hectic blur of nerve-wracking travel,...