| Jul 19, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Much to English teacher Ed Raines' surprise, his students had never heard Puccini's soaring melodies that inspired David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," nor the way Louis Armstrong could make a trumpet talk in Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man."
| Mar 23, 2014
| 4:18 AM
Boxers with state ties in the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame.
ISRAEL "PITO" CARDONA: Cardona, a Hartford native, turned to pro boxing at the age of 18, winning his pro debut in 1993. He won the International Boxing Organization super...
| May 25, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Qureshi, a retired surgeon who worked with the elderly residents of Baltimore's public high-rise apartments, died of complications of Alzheimer's disease May 6 at Quail Run Assisted Living in Perry Hall. He was 75 and had lived in...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Laguna Beach High athletes turned in strong performances Saturday at the CIF Southern Section Track and Field Championships at Cerritos College in Norwalk.
The Breakers competed in Division 4 at the meet. The Laguna girls' finished in sixth place, and...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:20 PM
Scientists have replicated one of the most significant accomplishments in stem cell research by creating human embryos that were clones of two men.
The lab-engineered embryos were harvested within days and used to create lines of infinitely...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:12 PM
North Woods of Colchester’s newest residents Kathy Regan-Pyne and Roy Pyne didn’t really need to move to their single-floor ranch-style home. But like so many other residents, they chose to move as a lifestyle upgrade and are delighted that...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 10:12 AM
A quandary presented itself in the wilds of Massachusetts.
A few years ago, after visiting all the "big and famous" waterfalls in the state, I crowned Enders Falls as the king of Connecticut's grand plunges. Well, how did I know Connecticut had a...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Two hundred and 50 years ago, Bath was the Hollywood of Britain. Today, this former trendsetter of Georgian England invites you to take a 90-minute train ride from London and sample its aristocratic charms.
The entire city, built of the creamy...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Actress Meghan Markle was born and raised in Los Angeles and films her series, "Suits," which airs on the USA Network, in Toronto, Canada. Her mother was a travel agent, which meant that Markle got to travel quite a lot as a child and she grew to love it....
| Oct 13, 2013
TAI TAPU, New Zealand — Can you imagine a scene in which you turn into the oak-shaded driveway of a grand country estate, pull up outside the manor house and are greeted by a row of staff standing at attention? The car door is opened, bags and...
| Sep 25, 2013
Here are some random recommendations from more than 70 different wines sampled for the column on wines closed with a screw cap. White wines and a rose are listed by price first, then red wines.
White and rose
2011 Gouguenheim Torrontes Valle Escondido...