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  • Review: 'Pinkerton's Great Detective' by Beau Riffenburgh

    Review: 'Pinkerton's Great Detective' by Beau Riffenburgh
    Impartiality can be a virtue or a vice. To withhold judgment about a person or event until all available evidence is in, and to be as certain as possible regarding the reliability and conflicts of interest which witnesses or participants can bring to...
  • Seek out an expert to pin down value on Italian paperweight

    Q: We think the date on our dated paperweight is really great. Can you tell us anything about it? A: Frankly, from photos sent, we're having trouble making out that date. Photo angles are not conducive to a sharp look. It could be 1852, 1952, or...
  • Wooded Island is haven for birds — and birders

    Wooded Island is haven for birds — and birders
    If warblers had Outlook calendars, the month of September would be marked, "Fly south." And some would have an extra note: "Stop at Wooded Island." They do, in profusion. For anyone curious to see the colorful birds that pass through Chicago on their...
  • Tracy Baim: a gay-media torchbearer

    Tracy Baim: a gay-media torchbearer
    The signs were there: The newspaper Chicago Today ceased publication on Sept. 13, 1974 (my birthday), and the Chicago Daily News published its final edition on March 4, 1978 (Chicago's birthday). You might think some of us would have taken these as...
  • Christopher Vaughn gets life in prison for killing wife, 3 kids

    Christopher Vaughn gets life in prison for killing wife, 3 kids
    Christopher Vaughn was sentenced to four life terms this morning for fatally shooting his wife and three children after pulling off an expressway in 2007. Vaughn looked over his shoulder at his family as he was led away after being sentenced by Judge...
  • Richard Dreyfuss: A lesson in civics, and civility

    Richard Dreyfuss: A lesson in civics, and civility
    Richard Dreyfuss has a lot on his mind. And he's more than willing to share. Among his talking points: the beleaguered state of civics education and filmmaking today — most roles in new films are "stupid," he believes — studying at Oxford,...
  • Laurence Luckinbill Stars as Clarence Darrow in South Windsor

    Laurence Luckinbill Stars as Clarence Darrow in South Windsor
    “Clarence Darrow Tonight!,” the award-winning one-man show created and performed by Laurence Luckinbill, will receive a special benefit performance on Friday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the cafĂ© space at Unity of Greater Hartford, 919 Ellington...
  • On the error scene: Looking good for a dead man

    On the error scene: Looking good for a dead man
    From time to time, we make mistakes. Yes, that’s perhaps a surprising revelation – not that we make mistakes, but that we readily admit to it. That’s difficult in any line of work, of course, but we’re committed to owning up to...
  • 10 things you might not know about juries

    10 things you might not know about juries
    The Drew Peterson jury made news recently with its guilty verdict — and with its unusual note to the judge asking for the definition of "unanimous." And jury deliberation is expected later this month in another major case, the Christopher Vaughn...
  • What to see at Printers Row Lit Fest

    What to see at Printers Row Lit Fest
    Sunday Memoir writing: How do you turn a life story into something more than a slog through boring facts? Perhaps Carol LaChapelle has an answer. 11 a.m., University Center/Multimedia Room — Judy Hevrdejs, reporter Tavern recipes: Susan and Drew...
  • Area senior communities have deep roots

    Area senior communities have deep roots
    Today's retirement communities often exceed buyers' wildest expectations. Amazing fitness center? Check. Multiple dining venues? Check. Transportation, university courses, lively locations? Check, check, and check. You may be interested to know that many...
  • John Rich dies at 86; director of landmark sitcoms

    John Rich dies at 86; director of landmark sitcoms
    As a top television comedy director who won an Emmy directing "The Dick Van Dyke Show"in the early 1960s, John Rich was faced with a tough choice in 1970. On the same day he received a phone call from Mary Tyler Moore wanting to set up a meeting to...