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  • Hartford's Bushnell Park Carousel To Open Saturday

     Hartford's Bushnell Park Carousel To Open Saturday
    HARTFORD — The Bushnell Park Carousel, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary in July, opens to the public on Saturday, with renovations scheduled to start in the fall. The carousel, which received a gift of $1 million for renovations from the...
  • Zach LaVine is living his dream

    SEATTLE Look at Zach LaVine now, emotions overflowing, lips moving though he's talking to no one. The skinny kid from Bothell High School, who was just a 140-pound scoring machine seemingly 10 minutes ago, is an NBA player. And not just any NBA player a...
  • Wiggins goes No. 1 to Cavs

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update 3: includes completion of first round Wiggins goes No. 1 to Cavs NEW YORK -- Andrew Wiggins is not the most famous player ever selected first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers,...
  • Jabari end up with the Bucks, as he predicted

    NEW YORK Jabari Parker predicted he would be drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks. He knew what he was talking about. The Bucks selected the 6-foot-8 forward from Duke with the second overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn....
  • Family a key factor in where Anthony decides to play

    Family a key factor in where Anthony decides to play
    When Carmelo Anthony was 8 years old, he moved from Brooklyn to Baltimore and struggled fitting in enough that the memories still affect him as a grown man. Kiyan Carmelo Anthony, Carmelo's son, turned 7 in March. Those seemingly insignificant bits of...
  • In bid for millennials, cities and states promote cycling

    WASHINGTON If a 90-minute commute from Brooklyn to New Jersey sounds grueling in a car, just imagine it on a bicycle. Until a recent job change, 40-year-old Peter Schneider made that daily trip, biking 22 miles from his home in Brooklyn to his...
  • 'Sundays at 4' Pop-up Art Gallery Launches New Season

    'Sundays at 4' Pop-up Art Gallery Launches New Season
    Up and coming young artists and musicians are finding a new venue to showcase their talents, as the monthly "Sundays at 4" pop-up art gallery launched its first show of its second season on June 8. "Last year was the pilot year," said Chris Silver,...
  • TV ratings: 'Big Brother' debuts Season 16 with fuller house

    TV ratings: 'Big Brother' debuts Season 16 with fuller house
    It looks like the property value of CBS' "Big Brother" house is holding steady so far after dipping last year. The summer reality TV stalwart launched it 16th season Wednesday by introducing the first eight of the 16 new housemates who will battle for...
  • Review: 'The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz' ★&#9733 1/2
    The boy we see in "The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz," now at the Siskel Film Center and available on demand starting this weekend, grew up in Highland Park, his imagination seizing on (and seized by) computers not long after he could...
  • FACTBOX-Facts about character actor Eli Wallach

    June 25 (Reuters) - * Wallach's parents were Jewish immigrants from Poland who owned a candy store in an Italian neighborhood of the New York borough of Brooklyn. * He earned degrees from the University of Texas and City College of New York and studied...
  • Eli Wallach, 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' Star, Dies at 98

    Tony- and Emmy-winning actor Eli Wallach, a major proponent of "the Method" style of acting best known for his starring role in Elia Kazan's film "Baby Doll" and for his role as villain Tuco in iconic spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,"...