| Nov 10, 2014
| 7:28 AM
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....
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:10 AM
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,...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:55 AM
>>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...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:34 AM
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St. in Hartford, will have two screenings this week about a new film on the boyhood of Abraham Lincoln, a few weeks before its national release.
“The Better Angels” is the directing debut of A.J....
| Oct 18, 2014
| 1:42 PM
A year after buying The Courant, John L. Boswell made a bold move — he began publishing The Hartford Daily Courant on Sept. 12, 1837. It was especially brave considering the financial panic that had gripped much of the nation that year as 600...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Regarding the Oct. 17 editorial "Go Forth On Downtown North,” which asks readers to "imagine living within walking distance of the stadium, a Thomas Hooker Brewery, Riverside Park, Hartford Stage, the XL Center and other attractions.”
| Oct 16, 2014
| 12:55 PM
HARTFORD — Quirky costumes and city pride will be on display Saturday during the annual Hooker Day Parade — a tribute to Hartford's founder, Thomas Hooker.
Hooker led a procession of men, women and children to settle in Hartford in 1636....
| Oct 10, 2014
| 9:27 PM
If you're a runner or a fan heading to the NU Hartford Marathon,Saturday, be sure to check out the deals, freebies and discounts at area restaurants, clubs and attractions. (Be sure to read the fine print. Some offers are for marathon participants only...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Hartford architect Henry Darbee paid $1 in 1957 for a hillside lot so steep that it sat on the market more than 30 years.
Darbee, whose credits included work on the Mark Twain Memorial and Wadsworth Atheneum, built himself and his wife a spacious...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Contemporary society is so complicated that sometimes it seems nothing anybody does really makes that much of a difference. There was a simpler time, hundreds of years ago, when a man could gather 100 friends with horses, bows, arrows and spears and go...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St. in Hartford, has two very different, interesting film events coming up.
"Diamond Ruff" will be shown on Friday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. The crime drama, which was written by Joe Young of Hartford and filmed in...