Art crime captures audience

Measuring 14.5 by 11 feet and weighing in at close to two tons, Jan van Eyck’s “Ghent Altarpiece” is not the likeliest candidate for the most stolen artwork of all time. And yet this monumental 1432 Flemish panel painting is exactly that. Art historian Noah Charney, who taught a course called “Art Crime” last semester, […]


Lyman Orchards offers apples and more

MIDDLEFIELD, Conn. — Crisp leaves scatter on the ground, the scent of fresh produce wafts through the air, and rows upon rows of freshly fried cider donuts sit on trays. Add two 18-hole golf courses, the best apple pie in the state and a full-service deli, and you get Lyman Orchards. Founded in 1741, Lyman […]