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  • Simmons Interview: Taking Care Of Baco Bits

    U.S. Rep. Rob Simmons, R-2nd District, spoke to The Courant's editorial board on Jan. 26. The following are edited excerpts from the talk. On congressional earmarks Should Congress get rid of earmarks (the process by which Congress members' favorite...
  • Our New Haven Bridal List: Where To Find Everything You'll Need For Your Wedding

    Our New Haven Bridal List:  Where To Find Everything You'll Need For Your Wedding
    BANQUET HALLS Ansonia J. Sullivan's 557 Wakelee Ave., 203-735-6417 Branford Bill Miller's Castle 834 E. Main St., 888-514-5551 Branford Elk's Lodge 158 S. Montowese St.. 203-488-9311 La Luna 168 N. Main St., 203-483-9995 The Woodwinds 29...
  • Check It Out: Chilling winter tales

    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....
  • Las Vegas Strip May Get 500-foot Ferris Wheel

    Las Vegas Strip May Get 500-foot Ferris Wheel
    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...
  • London gears up for Olympics as only the British can

    London gears up for Olympics as only the British can
    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...
  • PIMCO begins worldwide volunteer week

    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...
  • July 31, 1:32 a.m.: We're On The Scene And Ready For Some Badminton

    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...
  • David Beckham practiced driving speedboat before opening ceremony

    David Beckham practiced driving speedboat before opening ceremony
    Remember that scene from the opening ceremony that looked as though it came out of a James Bond movie. It featured David Beckham, looking dapper in a black suit, driving a speed boat down the Thames River, his wake illuminated by blue, pink and golden...
  • Fug Yeah: A memoir from Ed Sanders

    Fug Yeah: A memoir from Ed Sanders
    Fug You 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:...
  • A list of wedding halls, caterers, florists, photographers and more around New Haven

    A list of wedding halls, caterers, florists, photographers and more around New Haven
    BANQUET HALLS Branford Bill Miller's Castle 834 E. Main St., (888) 514-5551 La Luna 168 N. Main St., (203) 483-9995 The Woodwinds 29 Schoolground Rd., (203) 481-6577 Derby Grassy Hill Lodge 77 Sodom Ln., (203) 734-1616 East Haven...
  • Crime & Punishment: Commissioner of Torrington's Board of Public Safety Accused of Making Threats Against His Office

    Crime & Punishment: Commissioner of Torrington's Board of Public Safety Accused of Making Threats Against His Office
    A British man was convicted of defrauding an aging musician/author in a scheme to sell key chains supposedly containing dirt from Yankee Stadium. Mark Hayward, president of the Mark I Group, a Westport marketing company, approached Bob Runk of Fairfield...