| May 17, 2014
| 8:00 AM
President Obama stood on the banks of the Hudson River last week, dwarfed by the mammoth new eight-lane, cable-stayed bridge arising from its waters. Such mighty projects are a sign of strength, he said, and declared: "A great nation does these things."...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:53 PM
More than 60 senior pranksters at a New Jersey high school — who are suspected of smearing Vaseline on door handles, upending desks and trash cans, scrawling graffiti and urinating in public — will not face criminal charges, prosecutors...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 8:43 AM
There have been all kinds of museum shenanigans going on this week on the Right Coast. On Tuesday, the Delaware Art Museum auctioned off a painting from its collection at Christie's so that it could pay off debt and replenish its endowment — a big...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:57 AM
In the gallery at Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, two portraits hang side-by-side, "The Artist" and "The Artist's Wife." They were painted in 1815. Not much else is known about them, not even the name of the artist, who ironically immortalized...
| May 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Many New Yorkers, still trying to make sense of the 2001 destruction of the World Trade Center, have had a single question as a museum was being built at ground zero: Too soon?
Now that the 9/11 Memorial Museum, as it's officially called, has opened...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Two years ago, the annual MIT/New England Motor Press Association Technology Conference focused on autonomous vehicles. These are cars and trucks that can drive themselves. The conclusion: Autonomous vehicles will impact every aspect of vehicle and road...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:27 AM
Common Ground on the Hill will look back at one the festival’s most prominent supporters Monday, June 30, and July 7. Following keynote speeches at 8 p.m., “Remembering Pete Seeger -- a Musical Tribute” will take place in Alumni Hall...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:12 PM
NEW YORK - The East River has never been as beautiful or famous as the Hudson, so it was especially stinging when Macy's moved its spectacular July 4 fireworks show from the eastern waterway to its western rival, like a prom date jilting a mousy sister...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Sitting on the deck of the aircraft carrier Intrepid in Manhattan on Monday night, Land Rover’s Discovery Concept SUV previewed much more than just a future vehicle from the historically British brand.
It signified a major reorganization for...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Barbara Walters is known for turning her interviews into sob sessions, but as she exits the business she's known all her life, she's determined not to do that. When the legendary broadcaster retires next month at age 84 from ABC's "The View," following...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:22 PM
POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. — With no menus, countless courses and a setting so relaxed you can eat farm-fresh veggies with your fingers, a meal at Blue Hill at Stone Barns is a one-of-a-kind experience along many dimensions.
Located about 25 miles...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:02 PM
When I was a young teenager newly suffering from hormone poisoning, I remember being torn between the dirty lowdown sound of the blues and rock and roll and the bright, cheerful harmonies of folk music. The preppy socialite girls liked Peter, Paul and...