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  • KFWB switching to all-sports format as AM radio fights for survival

    KFWB switching to all-sports format as AM radio fights for survival
    AM radio, the scratchy medium that long ago aired Franklin Delano Roosevelt's fireside chats, soap operas and the day's most popular music, is trying to avoid becoming static. Across the country, stations are vying to hold on to listeners as AM radio'...
  • Banksy documentary to air on HBO starting November

    Banksy documentary to air on HBO starting November
    A new documentary about Banksy and the street artist's 2013 residency in New York is scheduled to air on HBO starting Nov. 17, the premium cable channel recently announced. "Banksy Does New York," from filmmaker Chris Moukarbel, uses crowd-sourced...
  • Lauren Bacall's Dakota Digs Hotly Anticipated

    High-end residential real estate in New York City is nothing if not cutthroat, so it's really no surprise that within a week of silver screen legend Lauren Bacall's Aug. 12 passing, speculation regarding the fate of her high-floor apartment in New York...
  • Meg Ryan Buys NYC Loft from 'Simpsons' Actor (EXCLUSIVE)

    BUYER: Meg Ryan SELLER: Hank Azaria LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $8,000,000 SIZE: 4,000-ish square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: In 2005 celebrity real estate gossip column regular Hank Azaria paid self-portraiting superstar...
  • The Shoreline Lure Of Guilford's West River Preserves

    The Shoreline Lure Of Guilford's West River Preserves
    My feet crunched through the marsh grass as I approached the banks of Spencer Creek. In the mud below, hundreds of fiddler crabs scrambled sideways in different directions looking to hide in their holes. Nearby, a great blue heron flew off, startled by my...
  • Love Story: For Facebook Friends, Relationship Grows

    Love Story: For Facebook Friends, Relationship Grows
    "Who's your friend?" Meredith Maffett asked her brother, Bret, after seeing a picture of him with his classmates — including Seth Taylor — at Wake Forest University. Meredith was home in West Hartford while her brother studied in North...
  • His shining moment: Al Sharpton's eulogy for slaying victim Michael Brown

    His shining moment: Al Sharpton's eulogy for slaying victim Michael Brown
    If you were able to watch the memorial Monday for Michael Brown, the unarmed young black man slain by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., you would have seen the Rev. Al Sharpton at his very best. Sharpton was the final speaker at the service in...
  • John Lithgow, Annette Bening open in 'King Lear' in Central Park

    Taking on Shakespeare's elderly tragic hero for the first time in his career, John Lithgow opened on Tuesday in "King Lear" in a new production at the Delacorte Theater in New York's Central Park. While the Delacorte has seen its share of...
  • Ira Glass hates Shakespeare

    Ira Glass hates Shakespeare
    Ira Glass loves the fine storytelling done on his public radio show, the Chicago-based “This American Life.” He’s not so fond of the storytelling done by an English writer named William Shakespeare. Here’s what he tweeted after...
  • Lincoln Park Zoo: 8 reasons to love it

    Lincoln Park Zoo: 8 reasons to love it
    There are so many ways to enjoy Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo that it might be best just to list them. 1. As a place to see exotic animals. Lincoln Park Zoo isn't America's biggest by any measure, but it packs an awful lot into its 49 acres on the city's...
  • Olmsted's Parks Display Genius Of His Design

    Few of us can follow the trail of a genius. But if that genius is Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture and co-designer of New York's Central Park, the possibility is literally true and near at hand. Born in Hartford in 1822, he...