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  • Editors Have The Last Word

     Voters in Wisconsin were very wise this month when they stormed to the polls in mighty referendum fury to curb the gubernatorial power to edit budget bills.     In many jurisdictions, the veto power exercised by governors is an up-or-down kind of thing,...
  • Report From Wild Kingdom

    All seven of the ``regular readers'' of my column have noticed that I stopped writing about the threat to us all from the animals.     Well, you see, one of the senior editors of this opining department is in cahoots with the animals. She warned me...
  • If Parking Space Is 'Accessible,' That Might Mean It's Not

    The longstanding wisdom that ``things are not what they appear to be'' is an invitation to a mental hospital.     Some things must be what they appear to be. Cohen the Columnist, for instance, is tall, dark, handsome and wise. No ambiguity there.    ...
  • 'Broadway Or Bust': Young Connecticut Stars Share Spotlight On PBS

    'Broadway Or Bust': Young Connecticut Stars Share Spotlight On PBS
    When Alli Kramer of Amity Regional High School in "PLGEO100100205270000">Woodbridge and Shavance Stephens of the magnet school Regional Center for the Arts in Trumbull won top acting honors at the fourth annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater...
  • Howard Fishman Plays Shows in New Canaan and Bridgeport on Sept. 14th & 15th

    Howard Fishman Plays Shows in New Canaan and Bridgeport on Sept. 14th & 15th
    Howard Fishman Sept. 14, 8 p.m. The Bijou Theater, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, (203) 332-3228, thebijoutheatre.com And Sept. 15, an outdoor family-day event in the afternoon at The Silvermine Arts Center, 1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, (203) 966-...
  • Huguette Clark dies at 104; reclusive heiress

    Huguette Clark, a copper tycoon's daughter with a taste for exquisite French dolls, baronial homes and solitude, has died. She was 104. Clark, who preferred to be known as Madame Clark, died Tuesday at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City. She had...
  • Mike Wallace dies at 93; '60 Minutes' pioneer

    Mike Wallace dies at 93; '60 Minutes' pioneer
    As the self-described "black hat" of television's premier newsmagazine "60 Minutes," Mike Wallace crafted a persona of a probing reporter known for his often caustic questioning of sometimes reluctant guests on the program. Beginning in 1968, as one of...
  • Susan Tyrrell dies at 67; actress an Oscar nominee for 'Fat City'

    Susan Tyrrell dies at 67; actress an Oscar nominee for 'Fat City'
    Susan Tyrrell, an eccentric, husky-voiced character actress best known for her Oscar-nominated supporting role as a blowsy barfly in director John Huston's 1972 movie "Fat City," has died. She was 67. Tyrrell died Saturday at her home in Austin, Texas,...
  • From Sun Magazine: Nancy Dorman and Stanley Mazaroff home

    From Sun Magazine: Nancy Dorman and Stanley Mazaroff home
    When Nancy Dorman and Stanley Mazaroff first saw the old stone farmhouse in northern Baltimore County, it had holes in the walls and raccoons in the basement. But it stood in the middle of 85 acres of farmland, with cows grazing in the distance and...
  • Some of the best specialty beers are being made right here in Connecticut

    Some of the best specialty beers are being made right here in Connecticut
    Beer is the new wine. We've been hearing it in the bar business for at least three years running now. And why shouldn't it be? Beer is complex and varied. Beer's an excellent complement to food. And in an increasingly DIY, locavore culture, beer is...
  • Peter Loughrey does pop-up blog for L.A. Modern's Dec. 11 sale

     
    How did Philip Johnson solve the problem of lighting his glass house in New Canaan, Connecticut, which didn't have any exterior walls? He created with the help of lighting consultant Richard Kelly a standing floor lamp capped by a painted white TK...