Jim Henson

A Miss Piggy "muppet", center, is joined by, from left, Fozzie Bear, Scooter, and Rowlf, during a ceremony to donate additional Jim Henson objects to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. Miss Piggy is finally joining Kermit the Frog in the Smithsonian Institution’s collection of Jim Henson’s Muppets, and Bert and Ernie will have a place in history, too. Henson’s daughter, Cheryl Henson, is donating 20 more puppets and props to the National Museum of American History.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Miss Piggy joins Kermit in Smithsonian collection

WASHINGTON (AP) — Miss Piggy is finally joining her love, Kermit the Frog, in the Smithsonian Institution’s collection of Jim Henson’s Muppets, and Bert and Ernie will have a place in history, too. Henson’s family, […]

09/24/2013

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Ideas for a weekend outdoors

There are a lot of great ideas for this weekend to be outdoors. Friday, 8/2/13 head over to the West Patio for the Summer Music Series at The Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection […]

08/02/2013

Jane Henson with some of Jim Henson's early puppets, including the original Kermit. (AP Photo)

Jane Henson of Muppet family fame dies at 78

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Jim Henson Co. says Henson’s partner in marriage and Muppets has died. The company says Jane Henson died Tuesday at her Connecticut home following a battle with cancer. She was 78.

04/03/2013

TV network aimed at millennials set for summer

NEW YORK (AP) — Participant Media plans to launch a cable network aimed at viewers 18 to 34 years old with programming it describes as inspiring and thought-provoking.

12/17/2012

Today in History, September 24 (video)

Highlights of this day in history: Patricia Hearst gets prison time; Author F. Scott Fitzgerald born; ’60 Minutes’ premieres; Baseball’s Dodgers play last Brooklyn game; Muppets creator Jim Henson born; Children’s author Dr. Seuss dies.

09/24/2012

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