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  • 'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18

     'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18
    Walter "Doc" Hurley, who died in 2014 at age 91, was indeed a legend in Hartford. A star athlete at Weaver High School, he became a Marine and attended Virginia State University and went on to become an educator, administrator and sports coach in...
  • Deal of the Day: Free Museum Passes

    Deal of the Day: Free Museum Passes
    On Saturday, the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center in Hartford, the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven and more than 1,000 cultural venues across the country will offer free admission as part of the Museum...
  • Joanne Sciulli, New Haven

    Joanne Sciulli, New Haven
    CTNow uncovered Joanne Sciulli in New Haven's Westville Manor housing project, where she works with the nonprofit she founded, Solar Youth. At age 44, Sciulli gets questions about how she maintains her conspicuous vitality. She unearthed her secrets for...
  • 'Tiny Titans' Dinosaur Exhibit At The Peabody Shows The Babies Behind The Beasts

    'Tiny Titans' Dinosaur Exhibit At The Peabody Shows The Babies Behind The Beasts
    Were dinosaurs social animals? What was life like for baby dinosaurs? These and other questions are answered in the new exhibit opening Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven: "Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies."...
  • Dinosaur-size debt

    Dinosaur-size debt
    For many people the defining moment in the Field Museum's recent history was the bid at a 1997 auction that made Chicago home to the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as Sue. But that choice could have far less impact on the Field's future than another...
  • Meteorite At Yale Peabody: Is It Really From Mercury?

    Meteorite At Yale Peabody: Is It Really From Mercury?
    In the third-floor rock-and-mineral galleries at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven are some spectacular and beautiful geological wonders: a smooth, transparent pink calcite, a sea-green fluorite that looks like a big jade teddy bear, a...
  • Cicada Spectacle Returns After 17 Years

    Cicada Spectacle Returns After 17 Years
    Sometime in coming weeks, in one of the grand spectacles in all of nature, an insect called the periodical cicada will appear by the millions in much of central Connecticut after spending the past 17 years underground. "It is amazing to see millions and...
  • Walk with dinosaurs -- or at least see them

    Walk with dinosaurs -- or at least see them
    In Georgia, in this land of cotton, Civil War battlefields, and big mess of traffic in Atlanta, it's hard to imagine that dinosaurs once roamed these hills of red clay millions of years ago. But roam, they did, something I didn't really learn until I...
  • Meteorites Hit Wethersfield Twice

    Meteorites Hit Wethersfield Twice
    After the meteorite strke in Russia Friday we are republishing this April 2012 article about two meteorite strikes in Wethersfield. Fewer residents these days remember when space invaders landed in Wethersfield. The celestial visitors were...
  • Peabody Museum

    The Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven features more than 12 million specimens and objects from Anthropology to Entomology to Zoology to Paleontology. Explore the planet and solar system in the new Hall of Minerals, Earth, and Space. The...
  • Bank of America expands “Museums on Us” promotion

     
    Bank of America has announced the 14th season of its national “Museums on Us” program, which now includes 150 of the nation’s finest arts, cultural and educational institutions. Designed to increase access to the arts across the nation, the....