| Nov 27, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Before teaming up with Joe Germanotta on the yet-to-open restaurant, Joanne, in New York, Table Fifty-Two chef Art Smith teamed up with Germanotta’s daughter, Stefani — a.k.a. Lady Gaga — on the ABC special “A Very Gaga...
| Sep 7, 2011
Phelps on national team for 4 events
Michael Phelps of Fells Point was among 109 swimmers named to the 2011-12 USA Swimming national team Tuesday, along with fellow 2011 world championship gold medalists Ryan Lochte, Missy Franklin and...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 9:53 PM
It is Saturday night at the Honda Center in Anaheim, there are basketballs bouncing all around me, sneakers squeaking and fans cheering. UCLA is playing San Diego State in the Wooden Classic, and I don't care.
Being a basketball court, this is Rick...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 9:48 AM
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is in Indianapolis Thursday, as part of a country-wide tour.
Recent college graduates, called Hotdoggers, travel across the United States for a year in the 7-ton, orange hot dog vehicle, which has attended events like the...
| Nov 10, 2012
I wrestle with my demons just like everybody else, addicted as I am to Mariel Hemingway movies and those little "fun-sized" Snickers bars, of which several trillion are floating around in these weeks after Halloween.
Airlift them to Cuba. Put them in...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Armies don't march on empty stomachs.
Gen. George Washington had this in mind when he dubbed Connecticut the "Provisions State" to honor its role in providing foodstuffs for the American Revolution. Ox pulls at agricultural fairs honor this...
| May 1, 2012
| 5:37 PM
While we're still waiting to hear which NFL team will be featured in HBO's newest edition of "Hard Knocks," its premium cable competitor Showtime has offered a sneak peek at its baseball version of "Hard Knocks" called "The Franchise."
Showtime was smart...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 6:44 PM
Santa Anita once ran a promotional campaign that should never have been abandoned. It teased and tickled and remains a message of pride for Southern California horse racing fans.
"What do you open the day after Christmas?"
The sport that spends much...
| May 4, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Shamefully, almost to a man, Magic players say they haven't played with enough "energy" in their playoff series against the Indiana Pacers. Did I miss something here? Are these guys 80-year-old senior citizens...