| Feb 11, 2010
| 11:36 AM
Nina Blanchard, the founder of an internationally known Hollywood modeling agency whose roster included Cheryl Tiegs and other top models, has died. She was 81.
Blanchard died of cardiac arrest Sunday at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank,...
| Jun 25, 2010
Prescott S. Bush Jr.
President George H.W. Bush's brother
Prescott S. Bush Jr., 87, the brother of one U.S. president and another's uncle, died Wednesday in Hingham, Mass., after a long illness, according to his family.
A retired insurance executive,...
| Apr 19, 2010
Dr. Mortimer D. Sackler, the psychiatrist who with his brothers bought a small pharmaceutical company and turned it into a major player in the industry by developing the powerful and controversial painkiller OxyContin, died March 24 in Gstaad,...
| Aug 17, 2009
Elin Brekke Vanderlip, the Norwegian-born grande dame of the Palos Verdes Peninsula and founder of a Los Angeles group that raised millions of dollars to help rescue France's cultural riches, has died. She was 90.
Vanderlip, who was a member of the...
| Feb 15, 2009
Dr. William Close, a self-proclaimed country doctor who became the personal physician of Zairian President Mobutu Sese Seko and played a key role in halting the 1976 outbreak of the lethal Ebola virus that terrified Zaire and surrounding countries, has...
| Aug 23, 2006
An amazing artichoke soup with gnarly black truffles and marvelous aged Parmesan shaved over the top. Before I can take a bite, a waiter butters a piece of warm mushroom brioche for me -- with truffle butter, bien sur -- and suggests I dunk it in the...
| Aug 23, 2006
An amazing artichoke soup with gnarly black truffles and marvelous aged Parmesan shaved over the top. Before I can take a bite, a waiter butters a piece of warm mushroom brioche for me — with truffle butter, bien sûr — and suggests I dunk it...
| Nov 5, 2008
Democrat Jim Himes rode history and Barack Obama's coattails to victory Tuesday in the 4th Congressional District, unseating Christopher Shays.
For the first time since the founding of the GOP in 1854, New England will be without a Republican in the U.S....
| Jun 7, 2009
| 2:02 PM
A beautiful Sunday in June, and all is right with the world. That's the feeling you get walking in to the Greenwich Concours D'Elegance in Greenwich, Connecticut.
The event covers two days, with Saturday for the domestic classics and Sunday for the...
| Jun 10, 2009
| 6:45 AM
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) - Voters in a Connecticut town have rejected a plan to prohibit sex offenders from loitering near schools, parks and playgrounds, but advocates say they'll bring it up for a vote again.
Greenwich resident Sam Romeo says there is...
| Nov 2, 2008
Tommy Hilfiger is never in one place for more than four days or so. It's partly because he's always traveling—promoting his collections of American sportswear and accessories, and his book, "Iconic America" (Universe, 350 pages, $60). At noon on...
| Jul 9, 2009
The state attorney general is asking for a close examination of plans by a private Greenwich zoo to import three cheetahs from South Africa.
In a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released Wednesday, Attorney General Richard Blumenthal asks...