| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:02 AM
When the New York Hilton Midtown said it was dispensing with room service starting in August, it caught the attention of frequent travelers who, after getting in from a long flight, have come to count on being able to order a burger at 2 a.m.
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:47 PM
At times it felt like an exit interview — the ultimate exit interview.
The details are still so surreal that when I tell people who was there, the words sound as though someone else had dreamed them: Al Pacino walked into the room. Then...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:28 AM
With a 2013-14 TV schedule that mixes "stability and out-and-out ambition," ABC will air limited-run series and drop one night of "Dancing with the Stars," ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee said during a Tuesday morning conference call.
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:55 AM
This month "Mary Poppins" celebrates its sixth anniversary on Broadway.
But Christopher Shin of South Windsor, who is in the ensemble of the musical, is celebrating another sixth anniversary this year.
Shin, 26, -- not to be confused with playwright...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:36 AM
Warren Harding died here" doesn't quite have the tourist draw of "Washington slept here," but for the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, the distinction of being the only hotel where a president of the United States drew his last breath is enough to put it...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:35 AM
If you'd told pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith 20 years ago that she'd one day cook on the "Today" show, she'd have said "Absolutely not!"
It's not like Goldsmith wouldn't have loved showing off her pastries to an audience of millions. But pastry chefs...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:17 PM
After a woman was found brutally stabbed to death, police question her husband and search for her landlord. Figuring out the relationship among the three may help to crack this homicide case, but doing so may be a significant challenge, especially while...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romneyenjoyed a surge of donations in September, raking in $170 million for the month -- a major cash infusion that is helping finance a deluge of advertising by his campaign in the final weeks of the White...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:42 PM
With 19 days to go before the presidential election—and just two days after their contentious debate at Hofstra University—Republican candidate, Mitt Romney, faced off against the incumbent President, Barack Obama, on a different kind of stage...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Helen Hayes won the first Tony Award for actress in a play in 1947, the inaugural year for Broadway's biggest honor. Her prize for her performance in "Happy Birthday" is currently being sold in an auction that will end Tuesday. But bidders expecting the...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Vantis Life Insurance Co. reports that its new recurring premium was just more than $4 million in 2012, an 18 percent increase from the year before.
Vantis, based in Windsor, sells life insurance products through banks, credit unions and brokers across...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 5:42 AM
The Salvation Army announced Thursday night that they would deliver food to victims of Hurricane Sandy at 14 locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. until they are no longer necessary.
The distribution centers...