A venerable poem written 140 years ago by an unconquerably positive and invincibly sentimental Victorian scribe is the inspiration for a hip, 21st-century jazz drummer/composer's new CD, an irrepressibly soulful work that makes its Connecticut debut this weekend.
For most of us, Thanksgiving dinner just wouldn't be the same without pie. Despite stuffing ourselves with turkey and dressing, we all manage to save a little room for pie.
More News: U.S. Security
After meeting with his national security team, President Obama made a public statement that there is no specific, credible threat against the U.S. at this time, urging Americans to go about their Thanksgiving activities as usual.Obama acknowledged that the deadly attacks in Paris on Nov. 13 struck a deep chord with many Americans."Given the shocking images, I know Americans have been asking each other whether it's safe here — whether it's safe to fly or gather," the president said, a fear he...
The Beaker Headlines
More News: Infrastructure
When construction of I-84 viaduct in the 1960s plowed through neighborhoods and historic landmarks in Hartford, a modest brick building in the West End of the city was spared.
More from WNPR
If you are turkey-averse, turkeyphobic or just bored with the bird, fear not. We've got some other main dish ideas for you."What I think is cool is to put a center roast on the table that comes from the woods itself: something wild, something home-hunted, like venison," Amy Thielen, Minnesotan and author of The New Midwestern Table, tells All Things Considered's Ari Shapiro. Deer, says Thielen, is "one of those secret underground proteins in the American meat-eating story."Thielen rubs...