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  • Christmas In CT, More Then Just A Fun Old Movie

    Christmas In CT, More Then Just A Fun Old Movie
    Christmas in Connecticut might conjure images straight out of a Currier and Ives lithograph for many, but for those of us who live here we know the holiday means a diversity of tradition well beyond (while still including) horse-drawn sleigh rides and...
  • Ellsworth Cherry Chair On Display

    Ellsworth Cherry Chair On Display
    The Windsor Historical Society has closed the Oliver Ellsworth Homestead for the season, but one of the family's cherry chairs will continue to be on display in the society's gallery until May. The chair, on loan from the Ellsworth Memorial...
  • 8 Adults, 3 Children, 1 House — And A Big Zoning Dispute In Hartford

     8 Adults, 3 Children, 1 House — And A Big Zoning Dispute In Hartford
    HARTFORD — A neighborhood kerfuffle on one of the city's wealthiest residential streets has triggered a cease-and-desist order, fervent appeals and debate over what constitutes a family. The controversy centers on 68 Scarborough St., a nine-...
  • Hartford's Vaudeville Star Sophie Tucker Subject Of New Book

    Hartford's Vaudeville Star Sophie Tucker Subject Of New Book
    Sophie Tucker, the legendary bad-girl jazz singer who was raised in Hartford, wrote a memoir in 1935, when she was in her late 40s. For the next 10 years, she went back and forth between publishers and ghost-writers. It was finally published in 1945....
  • Weekend Clearance Sales: POSH, Dwelling Warehouse

    Weekend Clearance Sales: POSH, Dwelling Warehouse
    >>Dwelling, an import wholesaler in West Hartford, is closing and cleaning out a variety of handcrafted merchandise with a blowout warehouse sale on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 15 and 16. Merchandise includes hand-carved Noah's Arks, nativity sets, beads...
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Gala, Open Studio Hartford, Set To Celebrate Fill A November Weekend in Connecticut

    Big Brothers Big Sisters Gala, Open Studio Hartford, Set To Celebrate Fill A November Weekend in Connecticut
    We are getting nearly knee deep into the holiday season and that means a lot of weekend choices as the partying factor and beyond starts to ratchet up. If you need some inspiration for those company-suitable tables as you prepare for Thanksgiving,...
  • 'Remembering The Artist: Robert DeNiro Sr.' At Atheneum

    'Remembering The Artist: Robert DeNiro Sr.' At Atheneum
    Last week, the Wadsworth Atheneum showed a fictionalized biography of Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi, and exhibited a Gentileschi in the lobby. This week, the honoree for a similar presentation is acclaimed American painter Robert DeNiro Sr....
  • Book Events: Connecticut Poetry, Jewish Book Festivals

    The Riverwood Poetry Series will launch a four-day Connecticut Poetry Festival, featuring six events at five places in Hartford, from Thursday, Nov. 13 to Nov. 16. It's all free, but donations will be accepted, and a $10 donation is suggested for the...
  • Sculpture Garden Transforms Hartford's Bushnell Plaza

    Sculpture Garden Transforms Hartford's Bushnell Plaza
    Sam Schrager has lived at Bushnell Plaza in downtown Hartford for 10 years, and he likes living there, but something always nagged at him: the vast emptiness of the courtyard in front of the high-rise apartment building. "I've been very frustrated...
  • Hartford's Design Center Hosting Big Weekend Sales

     Hartford's Design Center Hosting Big Weekend Sales
    You can shop like a designer at the Design Center Building, 1429 Park St., in Hartford, this weekend, where a number of special sales are taking place. (Enter the building on Bartholomew Avenue, where free parking is available.) >>The POSH Sale, a...
  • Urban League, Mark Twain Galas, POSH Sale Highlight CT Weekend

    Urban League, Mark Twain Galas, POSH Sale Highlight CT Weekend
    If you are feeling a bit tired this week, don’t blame it all on Daylight Savings Time and the change in the clocks. It could be there is just so much to do! And that includes the upcoming weekend that features a couple of galas, a tony tag sale,...