| Jul 31, 2012
My family has been in London for a day or so now; the beautiful sightseeing spots like Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace have been filling our cameras. The highlight so far was the London Eye, an enormous ferris wheel in the middle of...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:22 PM
About 900 employees with Pacific Investment Management Co., or PIMCO, are spending this week reading to children, restoring the Back Bay and serving meals at a soup kitchen as a part of the Newport Beach-based company's fourth annual Global Week of...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 3:28 AM
The Olympic torch came to Brixton on Thursday, and so did Amy Cohen.
She lived in the South London district until recently, a job change and the continuing financial crisis sending her to live back home with her parents at age 34. Among the throngs who...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Bill Miller's Castle
834 E. Main St., (888) 514-5551
168 N. Main St., (203) 483-9995
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Grassy Hill Lodge
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| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:15 AM
by Ed Sanders, Da Capo, 416 pp., 200 illustrations, $26
Ed Sanders has been a cultural force in America for the past half-century. Arguably best known for his satirical rock band the Fugs and his perennially wide-selling book, The Family:...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 6:15 AM
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Bill Miller's Castle
834 E. Main St., 888-514-5551
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158 S. Montowese St.. 203-488-9311
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| Jul 11, 2011
| 4:32 PM
David and Victoria Beckham welcomed a baby girl in Los Angeles on Sunday. The newborn, named Harper Seven, is the first daughter in a family that includes three big brothers. She already inspired her fashion-designer mother to create a collection......
| Mar 3, 2011
| 4:20 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas may construct a 500-foot Ferris wheel, the tallest in the Western Hemisphere, on the famous Las Vegas strip, officials said.
A developer won permission to construct the Ferris wheel as the centerpiece of a 10-acre amusement park...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 7:19 PM
We are in the throes of winter, and while the weather has been unpredictable and there are still a few weeks until the groundhog emerges to indicate whether spring will come soon or not, here are some chilling tales to remind you that it's still winter....
| Oct 1, 2010
It's known, locally and in numerous architectural archives, as the "Castle House," but you'd never find it if you went in search of a castle-like structure along New London's waterfront Pequot Avenue.
Instead of an ornate and massive bastion of...
| May 21, 2010
| 10:01 AM
Typically, every week, I spend some time googling around the web, researching ideas for possible "DayTrippers" segments. During one of these sessions, I stumbled across a very cool site called "jognewlondon.com." It lists about a dozen jogging routes...