| Apr 18, 2014
| 10:32 AM
For anyone who enjoys bike riding or hiking, the path along the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal is special.
Riding there on a recent chilly spring morning, I see the Potomac River to my left, serene in some spots, roaring with foamy fury in others. To my right,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Frank Lloyd Wright's house designs famously include a "path of discovery" that take visitors through a few turns before they find themselves inside — often through a front door that is itself partially hidden by an archway or another architectural...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:31 PM
He's best known as a founding member of Devo, the plastic-domed new-wave band that gave the world "Whip It." But musician Mark Mothersbaugh has flourished in a different guise in recent years: composing for film, television and video games, including...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:39 PM
At the age of 6, Merl Reagle could spell the names of every kid in his first-grade class. For some reason, he still doesn't know why, he started linking them together.
"Maybe somebody gave me a piece of graph paper. I don't know," Reagle said. "I was...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Guess he wasn’t named the Official Superhero of Times Square 2014 for nothing.
In a new trailer for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" that was unveiled during ball-drop celebrations in New York's New Year's Eve ground zero Tuesday night, the Marvel web-...
| Aug 31, 2013
Bob Griesmer has been commuting from Norwalk to West Hartford for 22 months until his fixer-upper house is ready.
"I'm having a lot of fun," Griesmer says of the house with three fireplaces. "I could park a VW beetle in the fireplace in the living room....
| May 11, 2008
Mr. Potato Head nailed it.
"It's a ride; it's game. It's a game; it's a ride," the 5-foot animatronic tater barked at guests waiting to board Toy Story Mania, a coming attraction at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park.
Thousands of riders -- all...
| Mar 31, 2010
| 4:39 AM
Whispering Canyon Cafe, which overlooks the lobby of Disney's Wilderness Lodge, is a fun restaurant for casual dining — and it's especially great for kids. Servers work hard to create a boisterous atmosphere, and they keep diners on their toes...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 4:34 PM
“Santa” gave our toddler a drum set for Christmas. Of course, I immediately plotted his jolly, ole death. Drums? For a 3-year-old? Why not a nice quiet toy like Lincoln Logs or a coloring book? Our neighbors are going to hate us! Seven...
| Dec 29, 2008
I must admit, I'm impressed with people who know a trade, people who have a skill that I don't have, and construction workers fit that bill. Go to a job site and the little kid comes out in me, if not all of us. I just stare at things and say "wow" all...
| May 25, 2003
The Roy Rogers-Dale Evans Museum and Happy Trails Theater is currently closed.
For years Roy "Dusty" Rogers Jr. has gotten letters from people in the nation's heartland saying how much they would love to visit the Roy Rogers- Dale Evans...