| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:05 PM
The Burnside Craft Brewers Festival
June 15, 1-5 pm, High Meadow Resort, North Granby, oldeburnsidebrewing.com
So proud is Case McClellan of his Scottish heritage that he has affixed the slogans "Scotland Forever" and "The Pipers are Calling:...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:51 AM
It's quite the tartan moment in Chicago. The Ryder Cup gets under way at the Medinah Country Club. Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is here schmoozing with business leaders and talking increased Scottish independence. And Chicago Shakespeare Theater...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:24 PM
On the face of it, the Signal Ensemble Theatre production of "This Is War" could not be more different from the National Theatre of Scotland's "Black Watch." The latter is an internationally touring epic drama about the great Scottish regiment; on two...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Drinking just got even more social.
A Scotland-based brewery has created what it’s calling the world’s first “Twitter beer.” BrewDog brewery had its Twitter followers, Facebook fans and blog readers vote on ingredients for a beer...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:36 AM
LONDON – Exactly a year before Scotland decides whether to remain part of Great Britain or go it alone, supporters of independence clashed Wednesday with those who want to stay in the British fold, heralding 12 months of searching debate over...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:46 PM
"You don't want to wake up, do you?"
That's what you hear Scarlett Johansson whisper at the start of a new trailer for "Under the Skin," the provocative alien-on-Earth drama from director Jonathan Glazer ("Birth," "Sexy Beast") that premiered at last...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 4:27 PM
I'm still swamped, so my list today is somewhat truncated. I figured I'd let you guys do the work. My question is: Who are the best duos in historical fiction? I read a lot of the stuff, so I'll offer......
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:53 AM
Scottish voters will go to the polls in 2014 to decide whether Scotland should become an independent nation. A referendum agreed to by British Prime Minister David Cameron and Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond will allow voters to decide whether to end...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Starz has given the greenlight to "Outlander," a new series set in 18th century Scotland and based on the bestselling series of books by Diana Gabaldon.
The series follows Claire Randall, a 20th century doctor who travels in time back to Scotland in the...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 9:05 AM
- Explore underground streets in Edinburgh, Scotland, with Dark Truth Tours
- Make a stop in New Orleans for a primer on all things voodoo
- Visit Sleepy Hollow for a look at the origins of that chilling legend
| Sep 9, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Pregnancy. The Blue Angels. Winemaking. Running versus lawn mowing. Good books. Home ownership. Heirloom vegetables.
Conversation, in the company of strangers, shifts often and effortlessly on a Saturday night at Brambleberry Bed-and-Breakfast, in west-...
| Jul 27, 2011
We can almost see the headline now: "Obama sides with gang."
Which may, ultimately, prove true. It's anybody's guess which (if any) deficit-reduction plan will make its way to the president, but the Gang of Six is making the rounds ("Hannity," NPR,...