October 2014

By Bobbie Leigh Look closely at the painting at the entrance of “Figures of Empire: Slavery and Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Britain.”  That is a long title for a small, but powerful exhibition at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven. The painting you see in the first

Florida’s enormous Walt Disney World is often referred to as “The Happiest Place On Earth,” and not without good reason – it is easily the largest and most popular theme or amusement park on the planet, pulling in an estimated 18+ million visitors last year. But it has long lacked

By Steve Jermanok Biking slightly uphill outside of Hunter’s River, horse farms replace dairy farms and the velvety green pasture flourishes. Purple lupines line the trail to add their color to the brilliant canvas. I was on my final ride of a three-day bike tour of Prince Edward Island one