Review: ‘John Wick’ delivers non-stop action

In an intriguing cinematic twist, Keanu Reeves’ Matrix stunt double Chad Stahelski becomes his co-director with David Leitch on “John Wick."



Flock Theatre presents Halloween production of 'Macbeth'

Flock Theatre's annual production of "Macbeth" returns this year to the hall of Saint Mary Star of the Sea Church in New London.

Of wings, pies and a great hometown feel

You know when you've walked by an old stand-by eatery and made a mental note to pop in and give it a try? I'd written a mental note or two to try out Wings 'n' Pies in New London - particularly after it moved onto State Street - but it took my...

‘Fascinating’ change of plans: Walters will return

Maybe Barbara Walters had her fingers crossed when she said last year’s “10 Most Fascinating People” telecast would be her last.


Halloween greetings from your local owls

As Halloween approaches, I’ve seen more and more decorations that feature owls.

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.


Concerts and shows around the region

Train, Daughtry, Ingrid Michaelson - Dec. 12 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 24; $38-$75

The 1975 - Dec. 11 at The Dome at Oakdale, Wallingford; tickets on sale now; $30


Occasional hookups keep flame alive for 10 years

DEAR ABBY: I have known “Justin” for 10 years. I’m very interested in him. I’m sure he knows it, but we have never talked about it.

Pesky peacocks are featured in invitation to dinner party

DEAR ABBY: A former colleague recently moved nearby and sent us an invitation to dinner at her new residence.

Search for husband stumbles over scars on woman’s legs

DEAR ABBY: I am a 21-year-old woman from the Philippines. I have been insecure all my life.

Wrong number leads woman to think she’s met Mr. Right

DEAR ABBY: I met a guy over the phone when he called my number by mistake. After a brief conversation, not particularly polite on my part, the call ended.

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.


Your stars - Oct. 25

SCORPIO: Stick to basics and concentrate on your creative goals, not on what others are doing or saying.


'Easy Street' was a bumpy ride for Ron Perlman

Looking for Easy Street? Just follow the horned Hellboy, badass biker Clay Morrow or Vincent the lion man from “Beauty and the Beast.”