| May 26, 2011
| 1:42 PM
I'm not a big fan of the Connecticut Siting Council. They rammed super-hot high power lines deep into a quiet Middletown neighborhood right next to homes after a series of sham hearings. It was obvious they planned to do that even before the hearings...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 8:04 AM
Coming off the heels of Thursday night's Nor'easter, the National Weather Service has placed wind advisories for New York, Connecticut and parts of New Jersey,
The wind advisory is in effect from 6 am.m Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday for New York City, Long...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 6:34 AM
The fight for same sex marriage equality in New York has come down to one day, and one vote. Monday is the last day in Albany's legislative session before summer recess, and Governor Andrew Cuomo is pressuring lawmakers to pass the bill legalizing same-...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 12:16 PM
Beth Emet the Free Synagogue's Book Kvutzah (group)
Our book club is located at Beth Emet the Free Synagogue in Evanston. We are entering our third year of reading, discussing and enjoying each other's company.
A recent favorite was "The Guernsey...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 10:30 AM
It's been interesting, in a sort of train-wreck-aftermath sort of way, to watch the two PR guys for Connecticut state employee unions trying to find some explanation for the death of the state concessions deal that doesn't involve the arrogance and...
| Jul 3, 2011
The people who founded this nation aren't moldy mannequins in history's closet — they're inspirational figures for modern America as we celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich recently said he had a "man crush" on Alexander...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:54 PM
A Walk in the Park
The East Hampton Police Department arrested a 20-year-old Moodus man for allegedly breaking into a car at a public parking lot and stealing from it. The arrest is part of a larger investigation by the department into a series of...
| Jul 6, 2011
Toyota Motor Corp. and Ford Motor Co. are producing the best hybrid vehicles, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists.
In its annual review of vehicles that run on gasoline and electricity, the organization ranked the Toyota Prius, Ford Fusion...
| Feb 19, 2012
The shuttering of the Union Stock Yard and Transit Co. on July 30, 1971, didn't mark the end of Chicago's role as "hog butcher for the world." That came a year earlier, when "hog alley" closed, a victim of the stockyards' long descent from years of...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Man, what on earth to do with all those empty 55-gallon oil drums once we're done with them? If you're a non-profit called Oil Drum Art, you get 40 of 'em into the hands of regional artists, like Corina S. Alvarezdelugo (whose "Paradox of Plenty II" is...
| May 1, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Country superstar Carrie Underwood has announced tour dates for her fall North American "The Blown Away Tour."
Her tour will include Michigan shows at Van Andel Arena on November 15 in Grand Rapids and The Palace of Auburn Hills on November 25 near...