| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Got plans for Earth Day 2014?
If not, Disney has an option for you that's sure to tug on your heart strings.
Following up on its 2012 nature documentary "Chimpanzee," which also opened on Earth Day and went on to make $29 million, Disneynature will...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:14 AM
Get in free at U.S. National Parks on Saturday, Sept. 29, as part of the park system's free entrance program. The park service is waiving fees to over 100 parks around the country to celebrate National Public Lands Day.
Parks on the Florida list:...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:32 AM
| Jan 30, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I love the meetings of the Westport Electric Car Club, which is really statewide — there were people from all over Connecticut at the recent meeting, held among the vintage vehicles at Dragone Classic Cars.
Leo Cirino, the club's eternally...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:55 AM
The 15th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival — comprised of 10 finalists chosen from 520 entries originating in 49 countries — screens at various venues around Connecticut (and around the world) this week. On Friday, October 5, at 7 p.m., the...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:04 PM
The website for the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts has been given a makeover — the first in nearly a decade.
The famed venue for the Festival of Arts Fine Art Show and the Pageant of the Masters recently introduced a user-friendly website. Combining...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:00 AM
If you live in Connecticut (or just across its borders) and have an electric car or plug-in hybrid, it's worth considering taking part in an exciting road rally planned for the weekend after Earth Day.
The first annual Connecticut EV Road Rally takes...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:40 AM
If electric cars are to succeed, they need to be more visible. Only approximately 50,000 were sold nationwide last year, and that means that, everywhere but California, they're still pretty much under the radar. I've long believed that car buyers are...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:11 PM
What does South Florida nature look like?
For 12-year-old Jordan Hessler, it's a canvas of clouds, the sun, palm trees and a bobbing boat.
His vision is emblazoned on tote bags now for sale at Whole Foods Market in Coral Springs. The boy won a contest...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:55 AM
The following is from the April 23 City Council meeting. All council members were present.
The public is allowed to speak on any subject not on the agenda. Speakers generally are limited to three minutes, but the time can...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Students at St. Bede the Venerable School celebrated Earth Day through a variety of projects.
Fourth-graders at the La Canada Flintridge school created musical insturments and art from recycled materials. Lessons in April focused on protecting and...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Most people will not admit this out loud, but we have made fun of Earth Day.
With its unrealistic solar ovens and organic patchouli oil, over the past 40 years it has grown into a bloated caricature of itself. And now in Laguna Beach we have added its...