| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Bond Mill Elementary Principal Justin FitzGerald and his wonderful staff greeted all young scholars as they arrived for the first day of school. An ice cream social, sponsored by the PTO, followed during the week when Bond Mill Elementary School...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:07 PM
The Columbia Orchestra has been doing so well at the box office that it's giving people two opportunities to hear its Symphonic Pops concert this weekend. The concert on Saturday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m., will be repeated on Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m.,...
| May 22, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Each month during the bustling summer season, upwards of 300,000 tourists make their way through Ocean City. While some are regulars who've vacationed here, forever, just as many are newbies who are eagerly discovering the charms of this resort town....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It's becoming an annual ritual: Each summer at this time, the studios review their box office numbers and assure us, "Don't worry, next year will be better."
Hence, while summer 2014 has been blah (down almost 20%), we're reminded that in 2015, the...
| Jul 16, 2014
Food trucks have changed the way we eat, providing the chance to sample creative concoctions and creating a loyal following.
Wellington's Tribute Music and Food Trucks event draws residents to the Wellington Amphitheater, 12100 Forest Hill Blvd., every...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:13 PM
After months of anticipation, Diagon Alley will open Tuesday morning at Universal Studios Florida, offering parkgoers shopping, dining and a 3D thrill ride in a setting that faithfully re-creates scenes from the blockbuster Harry Potter movies....
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Lance Nelson spent Saturday morning surfing the choppy waves south of Manhattan Beach Pier, just like he has most days this summer.
More umbrellas than usual dotted the shoreline, signs of the Fourth of July holiday weekend crowd. Other than that, the...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:41 PM
OK, what do we talk about now?
Uh, how 'bout them Jags?
No, nevermind, but the truth is that our national infatuation with soccer and its World Cup quietly died when the United States was eliminated.
Wait! Put down those tweets, soccer fans. It...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:50 AM
"Jaws" was one of the great movies of the 1970s, and one of the most influential. Adjusted for inflation, it is still one of the 10 highest grossing films of all time.
If you saw it on the big screen back in the summer of '75 (as I did), it's not an...
| May 9, 2014
| 8:34 AM
It is a savage and sorrowful story, the life of Paul Crump.
It ended in 2002 when he was 72. He died at Chester Mental Health Center in a rural area near the banks of the Mississippi River in that southern part of Illinois known locally as Little Egypt....
| May 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Cannes Film Festival has always provided the perfect stage to make propitious announcements given the insatiable appetite of the world press that gathers in the South of France each year for the celebrated event. But even Cannes veterans were...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:33 AM
There are several recurring themes running through this year's summer film season. The Wadsworth Atheneum puts the focus on food and classic screen beauties. The Connecticut LGBT Film Festival has several documentaries about gay celebrities. Classic...