| Feb 14, 2004
AS MY CAB turned south on Eutaw Street on Tuesday night, I asked the driver, "Where are the moving lights?"
I figured there would be intense beams arcing the winter sky, the way there were in 1967, on the January night when the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre...
| Feb 10, 2012
Norma Merrick Sklarek, the first African American woman in the country to become a licensed architect, who helped produce Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport and the American Embassy in Tokyo, died Monday at her home in Pacific Palisades....
| Sep 15, 2010
| 9:19 AM
NEW YORK -- Edwin Newman, who brought literacy, wit and energy to NBC newscasts for more than three decades, and battled linguistic pretense and clutter in his best sellers "Strictly Speaking" and "A Civil Tongue," has died. He was 91.
NBC News did not...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 12:25 PM
The upcoming Broadway musical “Nice Work if You Can Get It” may have a familiar whiff to Connecticut audiences.
This new-old Gershwin show bears a striking resemblance to “They All Laughed” which was also marketed as a new-old...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of these...
| Oct 19, 2007
What does remodeling add to the value of a house?
Not as much as it did a couple years ago, according to an upcoming survey.
Remodeling magazine's annual "Cost vs. Value Report" is to be published Nov. 1, so up-to-date information on how much bang you...
| Jun 7, 2009
On the opening night of the revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms," Kevin Spacey, Naomi Watts and a crush of theatergoers pressed into the St. James Theatre. But the man most instrumental in its transfer from Chicago's Goodman Theatre was...
| Aug 20, 2010
From Lou Pearlman to Bernard Madoff, a rash of investment frauds in recent years has many people fretting about how to avoid becoming ensnared in a so-called Ponzi scheme.
Maitland financial planner Susan Spraker had just told a wealthy, prospective...