| Feb 28, 2012
| 10:50 AM
For the second time in three days, rapper Jim Jones was placed in NYPD custody, officials said.
According to authorities, Jones, 35, was arrested Monday in Harlem after police say he was driving with a suspended license. Jones was riding around in his...
| 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'...
| 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...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 9:55 AM
From the Mark Twain House and Museum to the Coventry Regional Farmers Market, state residents have chosen 10 finalists in the #CTFanFavorite tourism campaign online. Now the voting starts to pick a fan-favorite.
From July 17 to 31, the Connecticut Office...
| 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...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:40 AM
As the summer weather begins to cool off, here are some events we've deemed "cool":
Connecticut Fashion Week: Sept. 8-15, New Haven, Bridgeport and other towns, ctfashionweek.org.
End of Summer Luau and Pig Roast: Sept. 7, The Scorpion Bar, Foxwoods...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 1:30 PM
The first thing you need to understand is that not all furries are fursuiters. And the second thing is that very few furries or fursuiters are sex maniacs who need to be barred from contact with children.
All that said, Robert Armstrong (or Chiaroscuro,...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Mohegan Sun is laying off more than 300 employees and replacing its chief executive officer, the Mohegan Tribe’s top casino official said Thursday.
Jeffrey Hartmann, a Mohegan Sun executive since 1996 and the casino’s CEO since 2011, left the...
| 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....
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Connecticut's two tribal casinos are under siege, and Connecticut taxpayers are going to be suffering some heavy collateral damage.
Heavy as in a potential loss to the state treasury of $137 million a year.
"That's a big hit," says state Rep. Stephen...