| 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......
| Apr 9, 2010
Malcolm McLaren, the London-born impresario whose cheeky intelligence, P.T. Barnum-esque flair for self-promotion and Dadaist sense of the artist as a wily agent-provocateur helped make him a godfather to the punk-rock and alternative music scenes of...
| 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....
| Sep 3, 2010
| 9:28 AM
About halfway along a blue-blazed trail within the Mukluk Preserve is a wooden bridge over a stream that winds its way through a deep hemlock forest along moss-covered banks and into the the Shetucket River.
From the bridge, the trail — lined...
| 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...
| Jul 1, 2011
An empty Styrofoam cooler sat on its side along the rocky banks of Mamacoke Island. On the front of it was a cartoonish picture of a tropical island with the word "paradise" across the top of a palm tree.
Not a bad description for this wild peninsula...
| 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...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:30 PM
At first, the description of The Nature Conservancy's Poquetanuck Cove Preserve in Ledyard seems to go a bit overboard. "Go back in time to when Native Americans camped along these shores to harvest oysters, and bald eagles soared overhead."
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:16 AM
November is Native American heritage month and as residents of Lincoln County we have been endowed a rich American Indian history. It is the story of the clash between two nations: the gritty and fiercely defiant long hunter and pioneer family, and the...
| 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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| Oct 21, 2008
Fiddler Michael Doucet loves performing in
Europe, where he says there is strong appreciation for the Cajun
and zydeco tunes of south Louisiana.
So when Doucet learned organizers of the New Orleans Jazz and
Heritage Festival planned to take...