| Feb 26, 2012
In October 1917, a theater opened at 3535 W. Roosevelt Road that changed the moviegoing experience, in Chicago and the nation.
In the era of the nickelodeon, a term reflecting not just the price of admission, but the surroundings, motion pictures were...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Brig. Gen. Raymond J. Winkel Jr., a retired career Army officer and a Vietnam War veteran who was chairman of the physics department at West Point for more than two decades, died Aug. 30 of cancer at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in...
| Sep 29, 2011
American photographer Walker Evans left an indelible mark on this country's history with his striking images of squalor and poverty during the Great Depression. The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme will be exhibiting some of Evans' most famous pieces,...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 2:55 PM
-Some pissed-off white people are asking the Brookfield Board of Education to remove The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison's unflinching novel about an abused black girl in 1930s Ohio, from an AP English reading list. Pamela Kurtz, who is running to be on the...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:00 AM
There are two chances to revisit 1930s Germany this weekend, in true musical style, with two concurrent productions of the classic Broadway hit Cabaret: One at the Music Theatre of Connecticut's Mainstage (pictured) in Westport and one at the Brookfield...
| Jan 21, 2009
Can you name the largest lake in Connecticut?
Candlewood Lake is aptly named, not for its size but for its power: Candlewood Lake helps to generate electric light, measured in millions of candlepower.
(Candlepower is the scientific unit of light...
| Feb 1, 2009
$530,000, 1113 Pemberton Ln, 4, 2/1, Colonial, 8/29
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$279,000, 8314 Green Grass Rd, 2, 2/1, Colonial, 8/29
$292,755, 239 Ironshire S, 4, 3/0, Rambler, 8/28...
| Feb 12, 2009
| 3:40 PM
American Idol" Season 8 hopeful Nick Mitchell, aka "Normal Gentle", is quite the comedian. With his metallic button-down, big glasses, and matching red headband and wristband--and of course shorts and sneakers--he's really something different onstage than...
| Jan 30, 2009
| 4:22 PM
American Idol was searching for talent in San Juan, Puerto Rico and New York City. Surely the judges were going to discover a good amount of gems. The two-city special featured a fare share of duds.Enter Adeola Adegoke, 19, a......