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  • Connecticut Food Truck Festival Visitors Vent Frustrations Online

    Connecticut Food Truck Festival Visitors Vent Frustrations Online
    This past weekend's Connecticut Food Truck Festival was slated as the first of its size – a lineup of 50 trucks serving everything from lattes to lobster rolls. But by the close of the two-day event at the North Haven fairgrounds Sunday, many...
  • We Made It!

    We Made It!
     It was like that scene in “Home Alone” when they’re running through the airport, except we were trying to catch a ferry! I bought the tickets weeks in advance to guarantee a good departure/arrival time for the holiday weekend.  It was...
  • Honda Civic HF and Natural Gas

    Honda Civic HF and Natural Gas
    By Jim MacPherson When asked which cars get the best fuel economy, most people immediately think of gas-electric hybrids. There’s good reason for this, as compact and midsize hybrids produce outstanding EPA fuel economy numbers. Honda has two...
  • 'Tis The Season

    For me, the week after Thanksgiving can only mean one thing: It's time to get the Christmas tree. None of this plastic/fake stuff either. One of the biggest perks of the holiday season is the smell of a live Christmas tree in the living room. But...
  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday. East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee

    By Paula MacPherson When I first struggled to get into the passenger seat of this 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, I thought that this was just one more SUV that’s  too tall for me. Then Jim remembered to lower the adjustable suspension system, which...
  • About Specs

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most new-car brochures and web pages feature a list of various numbers and measurements, usually called “specifications,” which can be cryptic at best for all but the most knowledgeable auto enthusiasts. Still,...
  • U. of I. freshmen from China start college with jet lag, culture shock

    U. of I. freshmen from China start college with jet lag, culture shock
    Roommates Hexuan Wang and Yiwei Huang spent their first day on the University of Illinois campus running errands just like other freshmen. The two young men hit Wal-Mart for necessities like hangars, light bulbs and Coca-Cola. They found the bookstore,...
  • Through 'lost lots,' an effort to make L.A. more of a park place

    Through 'lost lots,' an effort to make L.A. more of a park place
    Israel Cruz drives his cluttered Mazda through the palm-lined avenues of Panorama City, a stack of maps at his side and a hurried sweat on his brow. The 30-year-old in Ray-Bans and brown moccasins is scanning for "lost lots," small slices of city land...
  • There's a post-Katrina joie de vivre in New Orleans

    In a traditional New Orleans jazz funeral, mourners follow a brass band playing dirges. When they leave the cemetery, the music changes tempo — "Oh, when the saints go marchin' in" — and everyone dances, celebrating the deceased and the gift...
  • Lake extends Alfred Street construction by 28 days

    TAVARES — County commissioners voted last week to extend the construction on Alfred Street for 28 days, which will cost an additional $22,473. The extension is for various storm system modifications due to conflicts with existing utilities and the...