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  • I-GO Car Sharing CEO is passionate in her belief in access to transportation

    I-GO Car Sharing CEO is passionate in her belief in access to transportation
    Sharon Feigon had spent two years building I-GO Car Sharing with the idea that everyone should have access to a car, regardless of their neighborhood or income, when Zipcar's CEO asked for a lunch meeting. At Zipcar, the country's major car-sharing...
  • How flower books grow on you

    How flower books grow on you
    Two books — one old, one new — changed my mind about flowers. Before reading them, my attitude toward flowers could perhaps best be described as "indifferent." I did not hate them, but I certainly wouldn't go out of my way to include them...
  • Free download of new Deerhoof album "99% Upset Feeling"

    Free download of new Deerhoof album "99% Upset Feeling"
    Simply head over to their website and download the whole thing as a zip file. Well worth your time and hard drive space. Unfortunately the closest place they are playing in the near future is in Brooklyn on Sept. 20 and Cambridge, Mass. on Sept. 29....
  • Tea cuisine

    Tea cuisine
    Tea is for drinking to be sure, but what about tea for eating? Many of us know the marbleized tea eggs and tea-smoked duck of Chinese kitchens or the green tea ice cream found in many Asian restaurants, but how often have we encountered oolong-brined...
  • A Group of Polaroid Fanatics Take Part in a Retro Photographic Revival

    A Group of Polaroid Fanatics Take Part in a Retro Photographic Revival
    The "pod machine" sits on one side of a crowded room in a renovated mill in Putnam overlooking northeastern Connecticut's Quinebaug River. It has dials, lights, buttons, wheels, levers, greasy cranks and even a flashing red light on top. When the blinking...
  • The trailblazing African-American attorney -- who made her name as a high-powered prosecutor, then moved on to the corporate world -- has begun her third act

    The trailblazing African-American attorney -- who made her name as a high-powered prosecutor, then moved on to the corporate world -- has begun her third act
    Andrea Zopp knows a thing or two about reinvention. In a 30-year career that's seen her go from a tough-minded trial lawyer who took down a congressman to corporate executive at three Fortune 500 companies to nonprofit chief, Zopp has consistently remade...
  • Superstar cellist loves Charleston

    Superstar cellist loves Charleston
    Born in Paris and raised in New York, cellist Yo-Yo Ma is one of the world's most famous classical musicians. But with his latest CD, "The Goat Rodeo Sessions," Ma tackles a different genre: Americana. The record is a collaborative effort with fiddler...
  • Check It Out: Audio adventures for children

    In the popular Inkheart series by Cornelia Funke, several characters have the ability to bring book characters to life — just by reading aloud the words on a page: "Mo could paint pictures in the empty air with his voice alone." Thanks to modern...
  • More for Your Money: Locating a travel, shopping or dining deal by GPS

    More for Your Money: Locating a travel, shopping or dining deal by GPS
    Checked in lately? On your smart phone, that is. If you had, you might have scored discounts on drinks, meals, shopping and other travel goodies just for letting friends and businesses know your whereabouts. Or even racked up points in a hotel's...
  • Darko Tresnjak Finds A Home At Hartford Stage

    Darko Tresnjak Finds A Home At Hartford Stage
    Darko Tresnjak wanted to direct as far back as he can remember. When the newly-named artistic director of Hartford Stage was a 7-year-old boy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, he was inspired by the opening-day ceremonies of the 1972 Olympics to organize his...
  • Lawyer: FBI needs court order for Unabomber's DNA in Tylenol probe

    Lawyer: FBI needs court order for Unabomber's DNA in Tylenol probe
    A lawyer for Theodore Kaczynski, known as the Unabomber, says the FBI will have to get a court order to obtain DNA samples for its investigation of the 1982 Tylenol poisonings in the Chicago area that killed seven people. John Balasz said he's...
  • Five summers, memorable for the reading

    1974: Unhappy at summer camp, I holed up in my bunk and read Philip Roth's "Portnoy's Complaint" and Bernard Malamud's "The Natural." The camp might have been awful, but the books were anything but. 1980: In June, I attended a writers conference at UC...