| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Proposed casinos for Massachusetts and Rhode Island are not good news for Connecticut, which has come to depend on its two casino resorts for hundreds of millions of dollars yearly in state revenues, thousands of jobs and tourists galore.
On the bright...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Want to escape with your sweetie for Valentine's Day? Packages abound, both near and far, for married soul mates or those who are single and want to mingle. (Taxes and gratuities are not included unless noted.) Here are just a few.
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
While it is also on the hunt for a couple of new judges to join Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid, as well as a new host (after the major revamp that saw former judges Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger, along with host Steve Jones, get the axe; Whitney...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 2:14 PM
On June 18 at 7 p.m., New London's Garde Arts Center offers a dance school revue, Rhythm of Life (325 State St., New London; $22-$25; 860-444-7373, gardearts.org). A more dapper comic perspective comes from Sinbad, 8 p.m. June 17 at the Fox Theater...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 9:30 AM
Thursday June 16
Workshops: Get Your Hands Dirty
It’s time for you to learn how to garden like a pro. The folks at Natureworks Garden Center have two opportunities this week to school you on the ins and outs of pruning. “The June Prune&...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 6:56 AM
Downtown Branford just got even more delicious: Expanding on the success of The Suburban gastropub (2 East Main St., Branford; 203-481-1414, thesuburbanrestaurant.com), restaurateur couple Suzette and Arturo Franco-Camacho (the former owners of New Haven'...
| May 10, 2011
| 12:15 PM
Considering how many people flock to see fisticuffs at arenas, and how naturally the contours of a boxing ring fit a theater stage, it's remarkable that there haven't been more plays and musicals about the face-mangling sport. The Yale Rep had a drama...
| May 9, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Skip the breakfast in bed routine this year and take Mom or Grandma out for a meal. The Bee & Thistle Inn (100 Lyme St., Old Lyme, 860-434-1667, beeandthistleinn.com) is has seatings on Mother's Day at 11:30 a.m., Noon, 2 & 2:30 p.m. See their website for...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:45 AM
We all know him, but not all of us love comedian Bill Maher, who hosted the controversial television shows "Politically Incorrect" and "Real Time with Bill Maher,"produced his own movie, Religulous, and has taken on every hot-button issue of our times....
| Nov 14, 2011
| 2:09 PM
Massachusetts looks like it’s finally about to fall into the seductive (and lucrative) embrace of casino gambling, and that’s likely to suck bigtime for Connecticut’s casinos and a Connecticut state government addicted to casino cash....
| Nov 21, 2011
| 11:25 AM
Most Americans spend Thanksgiving with family, but if you're having a low-key celebration or have no plans at all, may we suggest heading to Foxwoods on Turkey Day this year. A handful of the casino's eateries are hosting Thanksgiving dinners...