| Jan 22, 2011
Theoni V. Aldredge, a preeminent costume designer in theater and film who created wardrobes for more than 300 productions over nearly 50 years, died Friday at a Connecticut hospice, said her husband, actor Tom Aldredge. She was 78.
Know for her...
| Jul 30, 2011
Henry Carlisle, a San Francisco author, translator and former editor who with his wife helped bring two works by Alexander Solzhenitsyn to Western audiences, has died. He was 84.
Carlisle died of complications from pneumonia July 11 in San Francisco,...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 6:43 AM
Let's face it, holiday shopping can be a downright drag. Searching for parking, fending off throngs of eager shoppers and keeping track of altered holiday hours can wreak havoc on your holiday mojo. But be not afraid. We did the dirty work to get you an...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 10:09 AM
Subway is the stop for about three-quarters of quickservice customers basing their lunch or dinner choices on health issues, according to an independent survey by CustomersDNA, a marketing research firm, reports MediaPost News Marketing Daily.
| Oct 18, 2010
It's autumn in New England
The days are getting shorter. Wood piles are stacked high. Geese are flying south, and Indian corn is hanging from the door.
People in new L.L. Bean flannels stop their cars in the middle of the road snapping pictures or...
| Aug 7, 2011
I am standing atop Clay Head, a 70-foot-high bluff, looking over miles and miles of open ocean on a clear summer morning. It is an ideal way to greet a day that will include hiking, biking, birding, skimming stones and eating my weight in fried clams. And...
| Feb 27, 2011
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 6:57 PM
Official numbers released by the Secretary of the State Friday evening show that Democrat Dannel Malloy will be Connecticut's next governor. But Republican Tom Foley still wouldn't concede defeat in the state's closest gubernatorial election in half a...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 1:54 PM
When talking about food, as soon as you say “the best,” as in the best 10 barbecue spots or the best coffee in the land, prepare for a fight.
Which is what will surely happen withFood Network magazine’s list of the 50 best pizzas in the...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 12:39 PM
Jane and Michael Stern have been traveling the back roads of the United States for decades rooting out the country’s food delicacies. Their tasting notes, found either in magazine or newspaper articles, their long string of books or on their...
| Dec 9, 2010
Fall is the harvest season, right? That's especially true when it comes to cookbooks, which every year arrive in a seasonal flood that puts apples and pears to shame. By some counts, as many as three-fourths of all cookbooks in the United States are...