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  • Scene & Heard: Colleagues luncheon honors Nancy Reagan

    Scene & Heard: Colleagues luncheon honors Nancy Reagan
    Former First Lady Nancy Reagan was reunited with old friends on Tuesday when she was guest of honor at the annual spring gathering of the Colleagues, a volunteer group that supports the Children's Institute in its work to help youngsters affected by...
  • Firefighters haunted by Connecticut mother's wail for 'my babies'

     
    Firefighters who tried to rescue three girls from a Christmas morning inferno told are haunted by the harrowing cries of their mother as she watched her home engulfed in flames, with her family trapped inside....
  • Stamford, Conn., mourns as details of fatal Christmas fire emerge [updated]

     
    Connecticut fire: Stamford, Conn., is reeling in the wake of fatal Christmas Day fire that killed three children and their grandparents; the grandfather died trying to save one of his granddaughters....
  • Fitzgerald's Gatsby house is doomed

     
    The home that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby will soon be razed....
  • Michael C. Hall, Chloë Sevigny and Kiehl's team up for clean water in honor of Earth Day

     
    Partygoers piled into Kiehl's in Santa Monica Thursday for an early celebration of Earth Day with Michael C. Hall of "Dexter" and Chloë Sevigny of "Big Love" at a benefit for the Waterkeeper Alliance, a global coalition of nearly 200......
  • Oysters: Best served naked

     
    The last time Robert John Burck was in Chicago, he was almost arrested. In January, he was in town to do a radio interview, and as soon as he walked into the building, he told RedEye, “security was throwing me out. I’m like, I’m supposed...
  • Carey Mulligan lands role of Daisy in Baz Luhrmann's 'Great Gatsby'

     
    Monday wasn't a bad day in Carey Mulligan's world -- while walking the red carpet at the Council of Fashion Designers of America awards, she got word that she had nabbed a lead role in Baz Luhrmann's upcoming adaptation of......
  • Literature: Mark Twain and F. Scott Fitzgerald -- newsmakers again

     
    "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." Oops. That's from Charles Dickens. This is supposed to be about Mark Twain and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Oh well, if the quote fits. On Tuesday, The Times' Larry......
  • A Sleek And Airy Modernist Landmark

    A Sleek And Airy Modernist Landmark
    It's known, locally and in numerous architectural archives, as the "Castle House," but you'd never find it if you went in search of a castle-like structure along New London's waterfront Pequot Avenue. Instead of an ornate and massive bastion of...
  • Best Restaurant with a Water View

    1st) Leon's Restaurant Food just tastes better when there's a beautiful view, and when it comes to views, it's hard to beat Leon's, which overlooks Long Island Sound. Even without the view, the food at Leon's is hard to beat, says chef-owner Eddie...
  • Experts Wonder if the State Should Dredge its Deep-Water Harbors in Hopes of Reviving Port Traffic

    Connecticut maritime gurus and planning geeks who want to revive this state's deep-water ports seem to be placing their hopes these days on the Panama Canal. Maybe that'll work out better than the “feeder barge” flop, or Bridgeport's banana...
  • From Canyon To Cove: Getting into the spirit of the clay

    From Canyon To Cove: Getting into the spirit of the clay
    Nothing could be more therapeutic than spending a few hours playing with clay. That's what I did Oct. 22, along with four other women under the tutelage of Walter Reiss, a ceramicist known for his laid-back artistic style and low-key ways. We were...