• This Day in Music History: September 17th

    2003: David Lee Roth injured himself onstage during a concert in Philadelphia while performing a complicated 15th-century samurai move with a staff hit Roth in the face. Roth needed 22 stitches to his face and cancelled the seven remaining dates of his tour.


    1997: Fleetwood Mac kicked off their 37-date reunion tour to coincide with the 20th anniversary of Rumours at the Meadows Music Theatre in Hartford, CT.

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  • Pet Pals: Tiny Tim

    Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

    Name: Tiny Tim
    Breed: Chihuahua mix
    Age: 7 year old altered male
    Bio: I can live in any size home, including apartments. I have not had much experience with children but am willing to consider sharing my home with kids who can be gentle and respectful of pets. I have not had much experience with cats or dogs but am willing to consider sharing my home with a furry friend. I am a relaxed kind of dog who will appreciate lots of time to sleep and lay around. I am a great dog for the first time dog owner. Read More
  • This Day in Music History: September 16th

    2006: Bob Dylan reached the top of the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the first time in 30 years with Modern Times which spent one week at number one. 


    2005: During a Motley Crue concert at the Phillips Arena in Atlanta, Vince Neil slipped off stage & ripped a calf muscle five songs into their set. They made up the concert in March 2006.

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  • Pet Pals: Max

    Courtesy of Companions and Homemakers

    Name: Max
    Breed: Domestic Short Hair Mix
    Age: 8 year old altered male
    Bio: Hi my name is Max my adoption is free to the right home! As you can see by my picture I don't look or act my age at all. I love to purr, flop on my back and have my tummy rubbed. I also love to knead with my big paws. If you talk to me I will answer you the best I know how to. I would be comfortable living in almost any home, calm or a busy! I have not had much experience with children but am willing to consider sharing my home with kids who can be gentle and respectful of pets. I have not had much experience with cats or dogs but am willing to consider sharing my home with another furry friend. Read More
  • This Day in Music History: September 15th

    2008: Pink Floyd keyboardist Richard Wright died of an undisclosed form of cancer at his home in the U.K. He was 65 years old.


    2006: The Knack sued Run-D.M.C. for copyright infringement after Run-D.M.C. sampled the guitar riff from “My Sharona” on their song “It’s Tricky” twenty years after the initial release of “It’s Tricky”.

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  • Pet Pals: Luke

    Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

    Name: Luke
    Breed: Chihuahua mix
    Age: 5 year old altered male
    BioI want to live with kids over 10 years of age. My behavior is very typical for my breed. I would prefer to live with someone who has small dog experience. I can live in a single family home or condo, apartment considered. Read More
  • Pet Pals: Squirt

    Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers and Canine Company

    Name: Squirt
    Breed: Puggle
    Age: 2 year old altered male
    Bio: Meet Squirt! This adorable Puggle can't wait for his new family to come find him! He loves to show off his obedience commands and learn new tricks, so an active family looking to entertain his love for learning would be a perfect match for this boy! Squirt loves running in our outdoor pen with his canine friends and can't wait to be picked up and snuggled all the time. Squirt is such a good boy in his kennel, we know he will be such a great pet for the right family - could that be you?? Read More
  • Pet Pals: Onslow

    Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers and Canine Company

    Name: Onslow
    Breed: Domestic Short Hair Mix
    Age: 6 year old altered male
    Bio: Meet Onslow! Onslow is a quiet and affectionate cat who is looking for a home he can call his own. Onslow would prefer to live in a quiet household. He would also prefer to live in a home with older children who are kind to pets. Onslow is FIV positive (FIV+) and MUST--for his safety and the safety of other cats--remain an indoor cat. He may be willing to share his home with another cat but can ONLY live in a home with cats that are also FIV positive (FIV+). Onslow is neutered, microchipped, up-to-date on his shots, and thoroughly litterbox trained. He is also part of our PROJEC PURRFECT PROGRAM, which means his adoption fee is discounted! Read More
  • Pet Pals: Merritt

    Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers and Canine Company

    Name: Merritt
    Breed: American Staffordshire terrier mix
    Age: 4 year old spayed female
    Bio: I want to live with kids over 8 years of age. I can live in any size home, including apartments. I have not had much experience with cats or dogs but am willing to consider sharing my home with a furry friend. I am a great dog for the first time dog owner. Read More
  • Pet Pals: Tiger

    Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers and Canine Company

    Name: Tiger
    Breed: Domestic Short Hair Mix
    Age: 4 year old altered male
    Bio: I want to live with kids over 14 years of age. I would prefer a cat free home. I have not had much experience with dogs but am willing to consider sharing my home with a canine. I am a quiet and reserved kitty. I would prefer a peaceful home. Read More
  • Pet Pals: Levi

    Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers and Canine Company

    Name: Levi
    Breed: Pit Bull Mix
    Age: 1 year old altered male
    BioI can live in a single family home or condo. I want to live with kids ages 14 and older. I have not had much experience with other pets but am willing to consider sharing my home with a cat or another dog. I am still learning so I will need to continue my education here. (Mandatory training required) I will need to live with a family that has experience with large, active breeds. Read More
  • This Day in Music History: September 8th

    2005: Foo Fighters and Weezer kick off a co-headlining tour in Atlanta. Read More
  • This Day in Music History: September 2nd

    1993: Pearl Jam performs "Animal" from their upcoming Versus album at the MTV Video Music Awards and are then joined onstage by Neil Young for his "Rockin' in the Free World."

     

    1988: The Amnesty International concert tour, featuring Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Peter Gabriel and Tracy Chapman, kicks off in London.

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  • Pet Pals: Beatrice

    Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers and Canine Company

    Name: Beatrice
    Breed: Hound Mix
    Age: 3 year old spayed female
    Bio: I can live in a single family home. I want to live with kids over 10 years of age. I have not had much experience with other pets but am willing to consider sharing my home with dogs and cats that appreciate hounds. I am a high energy kind of dog and am looking for a home where I can get lots of exercise every day. I am a great dog with lots of potential. I need a family with general dog experience. Read More
  • This Day in Music History: August 29th

    2006: Sam Moore (formerly of soul icons Sam & Dave) releases the album Overnight Sensational, with guest appearances by Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Steve Winwood, Mariah Carey, Vince Gill, Jon Bon Jovi, Paul Rodgers (from Free and Bad Company), Billy Preston and others.

     

    1990: Elton John checks into a rehab center in Chicago for bulimia, drinking and drug abuse.

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  • Pet Pals: Sophie

    Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers and Canine Company

    Name: Sophie
    Breed: Domestic Short Hair Mix
    Age: 1 year old spayed female
    Bio:  Sophie is a young cat that can live in any sized home. She is a nice blend of confidently playful and affectionate. We believe that she’ll be happy living in a home with kids who understand cats. She does not have a great deal of experience with other pets but is willing to consider sharing with those who appreciate young cats. She is declawed so must be an indoor only kitty for her safety. Read More
  • This Day in Music History: August 28th

    2006: Bruce Springsteen posts a note on his website refuting rumors that he and his wife, Patti Scialfa, have split up. Springsteen writes, "Patti and I have been together for 18 years -- the best 18 years of my life. We have built a beautiful family we love and want to protect and our commitment to one another remains as strong as the day we were married."

     

    2005: The 2005 MTV Video Music Awards take place in Miami despite the threat of Hurricane Katrina. Lead nominees Green Day take home the night's most Moonmen, winning seven overall -- "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" takes six, including Video of the Year, Best Group Video and Best Rock Video. "American Idiot" wins Viewer's Choice. The Killers grab the Best New Artist Award, and Gorillaz win two.

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  • Pet Pals: Cora

    Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers and Canine Company

    Name: Cora
    Breed: English bulldog mix
    Age: 8 year old spayed female
    Bio: I would love to live with kids of any age. I can live in any size home, apartments will be considered. I have not had a great deal of experience with other pets but am willing to consider sharing my home with others who like older dogs. I will need a brush up on my housetraining manners which I’m sure will go beautifully once I settle into a routine. I’m a great dog with tons of potential. You won’t be disappointed if you take me home. Read More
  • This Day in Music History: August 27th

    2006: The Black Crowes announce that keyboardist Ed Harsch has left the band.

     

    1996: Pearl Jam release their fourth album, No Code.

     

    1995: Neil Young headlines England's Reading Festival with Pearl Jam as his backing band.

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  • Pet Pals: Lucy

    Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers and Canine Company

    Name: Lucy
    Breed: Domestic Short Hair Cat
    Age: 2 year old altered male
    Bio: Hi! My name is Sparrow and I can't wait to meet you! I promise you that I am a bundle of fun and I am guaranteed to make you smile with my playfulness! I really enjoy when I get to run around with my friends, play fetch, and chew on my toys! I can never get enough toys! Then, when I get tired I love to lay down and splash around in the kiddie pool. Read More
  • This Day in Music History: August 26th

    2008: Pink Floyd receive the Polar Music Prize in Stockholm, Sweden. Singer-bassist Roger Waters and drummer Nick Mason are on hand to accept the honor.

     

    2007: The Rolling Stones wrap up their two-year Bigger Bang tour in London.

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  • Pet Pals: Sparrow

    Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

    Name: Sparrow
    Breed: Pitbull Mix
    Age: 2 year old altered male
    Bio: Hi! My name is Sparrow and I can't wait to meet you! I promise you that I am a bundle of fun and I am guaranteed to make you smile with my playfulness! I really enjoy when I get to run around with my friends, play fetch, and chew on my toys! I can never get enough toys! Then, when I get tired I love to lay down and splash around in the kiddie pool. Read More
  • Pet Pals: Simon

    Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

    Name: Simon
    Breed: Domestic Short Hair Cat
    Age: 2 year old altered male
    BioSimon is the type of cat that prefers older kids in the home. While he is a very people oriented cat, he does not have the patience for young children and toddlers. He is very social with other cats and would be delighted to share with another feline. He would prefer a dog free home as he’s not a fan of canine antics. If you’re looking for a handsome, quiet cat then Simon is the one for you. Read More
  • This Day in Music History: August 22nd

    1992: One day shy of a year after its release, Pearl Jam's Ten peaks at number-two in Billboard.

     

    1987: Bruce Springsteen hops onstage at a Levon Helm show at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey. They do The Band's "Up on Cripple Creek" and Little Richard's "Lucille."

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  • Pet Pals: Sam

    Courtesy of Companions & Homemakers

    Name: Sam
    Breed: Persian Cat
    Age: 5 year old spayed female
    BioI am a quiet and reserved kitty. I would prefer a peaceful home. I want to live with kids over 12 years of age. My behavior is very typical for my breed. I would prefer to live with someone who has general cat experience. I have not had much experience with other pets but am willing to consider sharing my home with another cat or a dog. I can live in any size home, including apartments. Read More