It’s baaaaack: Run of the Dead returns Oct. 26

Hordes of humans set out for a leisurely jog along a local trail, only to find themselves dodging flesh-craving zombies. It’s not a plot device from of AMC’s “The Walking Dead.” It’s a scene from the upcoming Run of the Dead on Sunday, Oct. 26.



Art openings in the region

art opening in the region

Announcing Pumpkins on the Point

The Saybrook Point Inn & Spa, 2 Bridge Street, Old Saybrook, presents its first “Pumpkins on the Point” pumpkin festival on Friday, Oct. 31, Saturday, Nov. 1, and Sunday, Nov. 2.


California dreamin’ of a good burger

I completely forgot to write my column last month because my son, Dillon, got married in Santa Cruz, Calif., to Emma, a beautiful and gracious young woman whom I am proud to call my daughter-in-law.

Eightmile RiverFest celebrates a natural gem

The EightMile RiverFest 2014 takes place Saturday at Devil's Hopyard State Park.


Verbal abuse at day care cries out for intervention

DEAR ABBY: I would like to weigh in on your response to “Day Care Drama in Indiana” (Sept. 1), whose neighbor screams at the children in her day care.

Halloween cowgirl can leave her pistol at home

DEAR ABBY: Halloween is around the corner, and my 7-year-old daughter has decided to be a cowgirl.

Cheap candy might work magic on Halloween goblins

DEAR ABBY: I am a retired widow, crippled with rheumatoid arthritis. Every October, I start dreading Halloween, which I consider to be a legal form of extortion.

Woman objects to accusation that she’s a ‘status digger’

DEAR ABBY: I have been seeing “Tony” for a few weeks. He is kind, caring and will make a great boyfriend, husband and father someday.

Living together may end long-distance engagement

DEAR ABBY: My fiance, “Derrick,” and I have been engaged for almost a year. The whole time we’ve been together he has been overseas.

Woman’s first marriage is over, but thoughts of her ex linger

DEAR ABBY: I have a serious problem that’s consuming my life. I know people say you never really get over your first love, but I don’t know why after six years I still think about my ex on a daily basis.

Woman who abuses boyfriend can’t figure out how to stop

DEAR ABBY: I think I have an abuse problem. I have been with my boyfriend for a year, and already I feel like he is fed up with me. I don’t want to lose him.


Your stars - Oct. 21

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Let the energy of the day pull you along. Welcome change and initiate what you want to see unfold.


Concerts and shows around the region

The Who - May 24 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale 10 a.m. Oct. 17; $109, $145

Fleetwood Mac - Feb. 7 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale 10 a.m. Oct. 20; $125, $195

Steve Aoki and Wiz Khalifa - Nov. 15 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale now; $38-$98

Amy Schumer - Dec. 31 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale 10 a.m. Oct. 17; $45

Criss Angel - Nov. 13-15 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $65-$125

Florida Georgia Line - Feb. 21 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale TBA; prices TBA

Southside Johnny & the Poor Fools - Jan. 31 at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center; tickets on sale now; $45, $50

Bro Safari - Dec. 19 at The Dome at Oakdale, Wallingford; tickets on sale now; $25, $30