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  • Missing Mark On What The State Knows Best

    Assume for the moment that through some miracle of nature, Hartford really does become a convention-mad colossus; and the Front Street project is loud and boisterous and full of cool shops and classy hookers and fancy gin joints; and expensive condos full...
  • The Harbor Report: Looking back at the top fleets

    This week I thought it would be interesting to go back some 50 years and recall who brought home the pickle dishes in the 1940-1960s. I called Seymour Beek and Dave Ullman and asked them what were the most active fleets, names to look for and where to...
  • Alaskan Way tunnel bore could be harbinger of 'Ratpocalypse'

    Alaskan Way tunnel bore could be harbinger of 'Ratpocalypse'
    The decision to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct with a deep-bore tunnel could come with a nasty side-effect, according to a report by Tacoma-based Sprague Pest Solutions on what the company called a "Ratpocalypse." Norway and roof rats, mice and American...
  • Ripley's: Oddtoberfest to mark 20 years on International Drive

    Ripley's: Oddtoberfest to mark 20 years on International Drive
    The Ripley's Believe It or Not attraction will celebrate its 20th anniversary on International Drive with its first "Oddtoberfest," a free event in its parking lot, on Oct. 6. The program will include the famed half-man/half lizard Erik "The Lizardman"...
  • 5 changing wedding trends

    5 changing wedding trends
    Less Kim. More Kate. That's how wedding scales have tipped in the months since the world watched Kate Middleton marry Prince William, and Kim Kardashian file for divorce from Kris Humphries after 72 days. Away with the excess lifted from Hollywood red...
  • PASSINGS: Donald Payne, Kurt Lehovec

    Donald Payne New Jersey's 1st black congressman Rep. Donald Payne, 77, the first African American congressman elected to represent New Jersey and a former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, died Tuesday at a hospital in Livingston, N.J. He...
  • 'American Idol' recap: Hollywood, Day 3

    'American Idol' recap: Hollywood, Day 3
    Tonight, "American Idol"gives us two hours' worth of coverage from the remaining days in Hollywood week. If the previous episode was all drama, this one has ... drama. But we are finally treated to performances as well. Hooray for having our cake and...
  • Ripley's new book features Central Floridians

    Ripley's new book features Central Floridians
    Ripley's latest "yearbook of the weird" will be published Tuesday, and it might include some of your neighbors. The 256-page book, called "Strikingly True," has a holographic lightning bolt on the cover, and it spotlights all-new bizarre facts, stories...
  • Puerto Rico birth certificates are subject of community forum

     
    Puerto Rico and Department of State officials will speak Thursday at a forum with Orlando-area Puerto Ricans concerned about the invalidation of their birth certificates by the island government....
  • L.A.'s solar subsidies: Should the City Council come to the rescue?

     
    Los Angeles homeowners and businesses have applied for $70 million in rebates from the city utility this year to build rooftop solar panels. That should be good news for green jobs and for the small businesses that have grown up......
  • California cheese legend Ig Vella dies

     
    Ignazio "Ig" Vella, the grand old man of California's cheesemakers, has died. Vella was artisanal before the word became a cliche. His father introduced the dairy's Dry Jack before World War II, looking for a domestic alternative to Parmesan when......