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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Atheneum Renovations Will Open Little-Seen Sol LeWitt Mural To Public

    Atheneum Renovations Will Open Little-Seen Sol LeWitt Mural To Public
    A hard-hat tour on Thursday of the galleries currently under renovation at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford showed a lot of what one would expect at a hard-hat tour — ladders, primered walls, workmen with power tools — and...
  • Thumbs Up For Turkeys — More Needed

    Thumbs Up For Turkeys — More Needed
    Thumbs up to Foodshare for its annual turkey drive for people who are struggling to put food on the table Thanksgiving Day. But what's this about a shortage? The regional food bank was 1,200 turkeys short on Monday afternoon. Foodshare serves more than...
  • Scarborough Street: Testing The Zone

    Some neighbors of the 11 people, not all related, living at 68 Scarborough St. in Hartford have complained that the living arrangement violates city zoning rules. Is this a question of zoning not keeping up with the times or a chance for the city to...
  • 'Shop Around the Corner' At Atheneum

    'Shop Around the Corner' At Atheneum
    James Stewart and Margaret Sullavan star in Ernst Lubitsch’s 1940 holiday romantic comedy “The Shop Around the Corner,” a story of coworkers who hate each other but are falling in love as pen pals. It will be shown on Thursday, Dec. 4,...
  • Ten Business Leaders Who Made A Difference To Hartford's Vitality

    Ten Business Leaders Who Made A Difference To Hartford's Vitality
    For two centuries, Hartford has been a center of commerce, industry and innovation. The city's businesspeople have led the way in everything from insurance to firearms, from bicycles to aircraft. But many of Hartford's entrepreneurs never forgot the...
  • 'Artemisia,' And A Gentileschi At Atheneum

    'Artemisia,' And A Gentileschi At Atheneum
    Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St. in Hartford, will host a screening this week of a 1997 biopic of Italian master artist Artemisia Gentileschi, and will show one of the museum’s newest acquisitions, Gentileschi’s “Self-...
  • Hypnotist At Wadsworth Atheneum

    Hypnotist At Wadsworth Atheneum
    Matthew James has a naked backside. At least that's what he can convince a stageful of audience volunteers to think. Hypnotic hilarity ensues. James represents a presumably hipper new breed of comic hypnotist. He tweets jokes. He gets a little saucy. He's...
  • Fall Exhibit Offerings Include Cats, Steampunk Fairies

    Fall Exhibit Offerings Include Cats, Steampunk Fairies
    Cats are art? Well, why not? An event at Real Art Ways, "Connecticats," which combines art event with cat adoption, is one of the interesting gallery events taking place this season. Benton Museum has an exhibit of alternative photography methods -...