| May 17, 2009
Curiosities of Literature
A Feast for Book Lovers
Herman Graf/Skyhorse Publishing: 288 pp., $22.95
This totally silly literary miscellany is "loosely inspired" by Isaac D'Israeli's 1791 bestseller "The Curiosities of Literature." It is...
| Jun 23, 2008
For the masses in the middle -- people who may have to borrow and scrape to pay for care -- finding the best of the best can be just as important.
Ruth Medina, 25, had a good prognosis with standard medical treatment when she suffered a recurrence of...
| Sep 15, 2009
Paul Burke, who received two Emmy nominations in the early 1960s for his role as Det. Adam Flint in the acclaimed dramatic TV police series "Naked City" and later starred as a World War II Army Air Forces colonel in the action-adventure series "Twelve O'...
| Nov 14, 2009
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| Nov 30, 2009
| 7:33 PM
Bob Keane, who founded the West Coast independent label Del-Fi Records in the 1950s and is best known for discovering and recording rock legend Ritchie Valens, has died. He was 87.
Keane, who survived non- Hodgkins lymphoma diagnosed when he was 80, died...
| Jun 17, 2009
Bob Bogle, the co-founder and original lead guitarist of the Ventures, the influential instrumental rock band whose hits included "Walk -- Don't Run" and the "Hawaii Five-0" TV theme, has died. He was 75.
Bogle, a resident of Vancouver, Wash., who...
| Jun 30, 2009
Fred Travalena, the master impressionist and singer whose broad repertoire of voices ranged from Jack Nicholson to Sammy Davis Jr. to Bugs Bunny, has died. He was 66.
Travalena, who began treatment for an aggressive form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2002...
| May 20, 1994
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, the most elegant, cultured yet tragic First Lady of the modern era, died Thursday night of cancer. She was 64.
At her side in her spacious 5th Avenue apartment were her daughter, Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg, 36; her...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:41 AM
When the weather out there starts to turn, revealing cool, low-humidity hints of those rare days to come, well, it seems like anything is possible. Like dressing up like ABBA and eating a whole plate of zeppoles by yourself!
Business is so...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:42 AM
"Mindscapes" is being filmed right now in the Farmington Valley. The fantasy adventure movie has been in production for months and will be for many more. The cast and crew, who are mostly volunteers and almost all have paying jobs, get together whenever...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:23 AM
The challenge: To eat as many J. Timothy’s buffalo “dirt wings” as possible in six 6 minutes’ time. The goal: To raise more than $10,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
The second annual "Wings for Wishes”" event at the...