| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:04 AM
The Northwest Connecticut Arts Council is hosting its second annual Garden Party at the Harwinton home of Victoria Elliot and Marvin McMillen. The gardens at the home were designed by Major Henry Hornbostel, who was an instrumental architect for the...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 1:35 PM
There’s a cherry tree growing in the Miller House garden. It sits among the gooseberry bushes, near the grape arbor and under an ancient black walnut tree that overhangs from a neighboring property. There’s a fig tree, a quince tree, a...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Take it from the town crier: The royal baby has been born, and boy is he a little prince.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to an 8-pound, 6-ounce son at 4:24 p.m. London time, 8:24 a.m. PDT — name to be announced "in due course,"...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:51 PM
The British royal family announced the delivery of the newest heir to the throne in a simple statement delivered by both modern and traditional methods.
It was sent out at about 8:30 p.m. London time via email and social networks. A short time later,...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Marc Simont, an award-winning children's book illustrator whose drawings and watercolors brought poignancy and gentle wit to works by such well-known authors as Margaret Wise Brown, Ruth Krauss and James Thurber, died July 13 at his home in Cornwall,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:32 PM
In an era when time is money, and cellphones, computers and jammed schedules keep us ridiculously busy day and night, why would one spend seven days traveling to England when a plane can get you there in seven hours?
The answer is simple: There's no...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Ok, it's the middle of July and people in Britain are starting to get a little edgy, waiting for the any-day-now birth of the next potential heir to the throne.
Although the royal family hasn't disclosed the baby's precise due date -- if, by the way,...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 4:52 AM
Find fireworks, parades and festivals in your town below. Jump to West suburbs, South suburbs, Northwest suburbs, Lake County or North suburbs.
Fourth of July Fireworks at Navy Pier
9:30 p.m. July 4, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave. Free. 312-595-...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:29 PM
No, this photo isn't from some horrfying alternate reality. It's our reality, but don't worry. The Daleks haven't actually taken the royal family hostage.
Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, paid a visit to the Wales set of...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:33 AM
Twenty-nine creative artists from northwest Connecticut will participate on Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23, in the fourth annual Open Your Eyes Studio Tour.
The free event, presented by the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council, is in Kent and New...