| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:39 PM
It was troubling to learn recently that three large-scale construction projects in Hollywood may sit closer to the active Hollywood earthquake fault than developers estimated when they submitted environmental reports to city officials. In all three cases,...
| Sep 29, 2013
Now that the busway is beginning to take shape, a few facts about driving from the book "Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)" by Tom Vanderbilt.
*Men lean on the horn more quickly than women as do drivers of expensive cars....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:24 PM
When Los Angeles officials approved plans for a 39-story luxury residential tower in Century City, they declared the site suitable for development without a review of underground earthquake faults.
Not long after, the Metropolitan Transportation...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The huge, idle steelworks is impossible to miss as one travels across the Key Bridge. More than once, my boys have asked about the giant plant at Sparrows Point. "What was made there?" "How many people worked there?" "How come nobody works there anymore?"...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Hailing from upstate New York, the Felice Brothers are no strangers to Connecticut clubs. Or clubs anywhere else in the country, really. They get around. Before they started the band in 2006, they didn't even know how to play musical instruments, but they...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired all North American rights to "Stand Clear of the Closing Doors," four months after the drama won a special jury prize at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Oscilloscope will release "Doors" next year.
The film had its...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:15 AM
TheaterWorks announced that it would produce Donald Margulies' topical drama Time Stands Still for the theater's 2011-12 season.
Then time stood still.
Big changes at the theater — a shift of leadership, some budgetary concerns and other factors...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:43 PM
For years, Cheryl McDonald has been her family's financial rock, always willing to give financial support. In terms of retirement, however, being the rock has weighed her down.
"I have been the primary income producer and the primary holder of assets,"...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
State officials gathered at the Stamford railroad station Thursday for the announcement of a major new development project called Station Place. The $500 million project, focused around the rail terminal, will include 600,000 square feet of commercial...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Think Orlando has a problem with transience? Try partying with the young and hungry students at bars near the University of Central Florida. With a crowd that moves on roughly once every four years in a town already known for tourism, it can be tough to...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:30 PM
The city itself dates back to the Bronze Age, the movies on display only a mere century. Yet it's more than fitting that the film festival known as Il Cinema Ritrovato makes its home in the world's oldest college town, where no sooner has the U. of...