| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Nathaniel M. Pigman Jr., a retired statistician and teacher, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure Oct. 15 at the Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 92 and had lived in Columbia and Edgewater.
| May 1, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Faidley's storied crab cake will compete for the title of best sandwich in America on a new Travel Channel show debuting on June 6.
In eleven episodes, "Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America" will introduce viewers to 30 iconic sandwiches in 27 cities....
| 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...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Kickoff Weekend
June 1-3, Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Road, Farmington, (860) 677-4787, hillstead.org.
It would be hard to find a more accomplished living poet in the world today than Richard Wilbur. In addition to...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 10:25 AM
It bums me out when the CT music scene loses a really good band to someone else's music scene. In this case we lost New London's Quiet Life to the west coast. At least we have some amazing music they've left behind in their wake.
Act Natural is the...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:48 AM
The best part about running on grease, according to members of Quiet Life, is the satisfaction of knowing somebody’s trash has taken you 500 miles down the road.
“I’ve spent only about $150 in diesel fuel to get across the country,&...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 7:57 PM
Eric Thomas’ hour-and-a-half commute to work from Berkeley County to College Park, Md., is over thanks to the opening of the Macy’s new online fulfillment center near Martinsburg.
And not only does the 53-year-old Bunker Hill, W.Va., man...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Playwright-director Tazewell Thompson isn't the only theater artist who is inspired to create a stage work about the life of Elizabeth Keckly, the former slave who became a dressmaker and friend to Mary Todd Lincoln.
"They Call Me Lizzy...from Slavery to...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 6:44 AM
California rockers Slightly Stoopid have covered a lot of stylistic ground since they, as high schoolers, were first signed to Sublime leader Brad Nowell's Skunk record label. The band has previously mixed skatepunk, off-kilter pop and hip-hop sounds....
| Apr 19, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Walk along the trails of Portland's Riverfront Park and you will quickly discover just about everything is brown. The paths are brown. The stones — from pebbles to boulders — are brown. The mud is brown. And by the end of the hike, your...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Inc. wants to break into the Connecticut health insurance market, taking on five large health-insurers that dominate the market, which is home turf for four of them — Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in...