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  • Student Winners Named For Hartford Stage's "Write On" Contest

    Student Winners Named For Hartford Stage's "Write On" Contest
    Abigail Kehoe, Alyssa Slotnick, Christopher Snow, Joe Buchek and Jonas Shivers are the winners of Hartford Stage's "Write On" contest, its annual young playwrights' competition for students in grades nine to 12. The theater sent me information about each...
  • Buckwheat Zydeco beats cancer, announces tour

    Buckwheat Zydeco beats cancer, announces tour
    An Alligator Records Press Release today announced that Grammy Award-winning singer and accordionist Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural, Jr., leader of Buckwheat Zydeco, has been declared cancer free by his doctors. Last January, Buckwheat announced he was being...
  • Melvins to attempt Guinness World Record on U.S. tour

     
    The Melvins are attempting to break a Guinness World Record for fastest tour of the U.S.: 50 states in 51 days. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts assesses the odds, and perils, of such a journey....
  • Another bear shooting, and this time it's a big dude

    Another bear shooting, and this time it's a big dude
    State environmental cops have arrested a Burlington man for shooting to death a 460-pound black bear that had allegedly been rummaging in his garage and wandering around his back yard. That's a pretty big bear by Connecticut standards. Connecticut's...
  • Can a better cook stove make a better world?

    Can a better cook stove make a better world?
    There's an extraordinary environmental business experiment going on in the East African nation of Rwanda that involves cooking stoves, banana leaves, fuel pellets and a 22-year-old Connecticut man who wants to help change the world. The project Eric...
  • Free Music Friday! A tasty treat from the Wood Brothers

    Free Music Friday! A tasty treat from the Wood Brothers
    For some reason, rock 'n' rollers seem to be obsessed with pie. Songs written about the delicious dessert are unusually numerous. From Led Zeppelin's "Custard Pie" to Warrant's "Cherry Pie" the subject keeps working its way into songs. Strange, huh?...
  • Relationships Take A Beating In Storm Aftermath

    Forget those statistics about birth rates skyrocketing nine months after a major power outage. How about the divorce rates? As more and more time goes by without electricity, heat, hot water, flush toilets, Internet, phone and cable, even the best...
  • Suburban Dad: We're Driving on Vacation So You Don't Have To

     
    Yes, it's true: Suburban Dad, Mom and kids are hitting the road, leaving today on a two-week excursion from the Midwest, through upstate New York, down to Gettysburg, Pa., and Washington, D.C., on to Burlington, N.C., and finally back to......
  • Mazda CX-9's Nav System a Mixed Blessing

     
    Starting the third leg of our trip, we headed from Mechanicsburg, Pa., through Gettysburg and down into Washington, D.C., before arriving in Burlington, N.C. The navigation system was crucial for this part of our trip, given that we were driving......
  • Vacation Bonus: Free Car Wash!

     
    It???s been a great vacation so far, and now I want to share some of that good fortune with you. Actually, it was my bad fortune that could work out for you. At Cars.com, we like to return our fleet......
  • Mazda CX-9 a Little Roomier

     
    While I enjoyed driving the 2009 Dodge Journey from New York down to Burlington, N.C., the kids were a little more, er, compressed. Yes, the Journey has three rows, but it???s a relatively narrow seven-seater, and there???s not a lot......
  • Suburban Dad: And the Vacation Winner Is...

     
    After more than 2,500 miles, the votes are in and tabulated. My wife and I, along with our three kids, have finished our 15 days on the road, going from Chicago to Rochester, N.Y., then Gettysburg, Pa.; Washington, D.C.; Burlington,......