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  • Green Wheels: Connecticut is leading the way to garage-based sustainability

    Green Wheels: Connecticut is leading the way to garage-based sustainability
    When you think of green buildings, does a parking garage spring to mind? I didn't think so. But in fact these towering monuments to our car-crazed culture present fabulous opportunities for greening, because their big flat spaces are ideal for rooftop...
  • The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour stops at two different Connecticut locations this weekend

    The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour stops at two different Connecticut locations this weekend
    Calling all outdoorspeople and fans of cinema: Get thee to the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour stops in Connecticut this week! The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour rolls into Deep River on Feb. 25 and New London on Feb. 26. North Cove...
  • Vampires, kids' street games and a fat English knight

    Vampires, kids' street games and a fat English knight
    Lyric Hall, the small, tasteful theater in Westville, is hosting another silent movie screening on June 25 at 7 and 9 p.m. and on June 26 at 2 p.m. (827 Whalley Ave., 203-389-8885, lyrichallantiquesandconservation.com). The movie this time is F. W....
  • Two Howard County students graduate from Excelsior College

    The following students earned degrees from Excelsior College, in Albany, N.Y.: Christine Comfort, of Ellicott City, earned a Bachelor of Science; Sungmin Yi, of Elkridge, earned a Bachelor of Science; and Luke Carneal, of Woodbine, has been named to...
  • Annual Manual Listings: Live Theatre

    Note: Due to space limitations, only the major theaters and companies in the Advocate’s coverage area are mentioned here. Throughout the year, the Advocate regularly lists theaters from all around the state. Alliance Theater, 203-435-4651,...
  • Freetime: Barkley Hendricks Showcases Caribbean Landscapes at the William Benton Museum

    Freetime:  Barkley Hendricks Showcases Caribbean Landscapes at the William Benton Museum
    Barkley Hendricks, a professor of studio art at Connecticut College and Yale alumnus who won a 2010 Governor's Awards for Excellence in Culture & Tourism, heads to Jamaica every winter when the cold gets to be too much to bear. But he hardly hangs...
  • Death Penalty: Costly And No Deterrent

    If anyone has a good reason to support maintaining the death penalty in Connecticut, it should be me. I live in Cheshire, where the horrific home invasion and triple homicide took place in 2007. I knew the victims. The mother, Jennifer Hawke-Petit, was a...
  • High Schools: And so they meet again

    High Schools: And so they meet again
    They will be on opposing sides Saturday in the Battle of the Bay for boys' water polo. Corona del Mar High seniors Ben Zepfel and Charlie Howarth, as well as Newport Harbor juniors Dan Stevens and Curtis Fink, will be trying to lead their respective high...
  • Crime & Punishment: An Epic White Trash Saga

    Crime & Punishment: An Epic White Trash Saga
    Incoming state Rep. Christina Ayala says she won't buckle under pressure to resign following her arrest in a domestic dispute (which follows charges in an August hit-and-run) but the incident is nonetheless jeopardizing her seat. Ayala, 29, requested a...
  • Bartender Buddha: Nicholas Gates of The Exchange Cafe in New London

    Bartender Buddha: Nicholas Gates of The Exchange Cafe in New London
    Nicholas Gates found at: The Exchange Cafe (New London) Does your customer base change in the summer? Yes, in the summer we get a lot more locals. In the fall we get a lot of students from Connecticut College and The Coast Guard Academy. We are busier...
  • Notebook: Pat Calhoun Wondered If This Day Would Ever Arrive

    — Jim Calhoun was still playing basketball when he married Pat 46 years ago and their life together has been defined by the game. There was his time coaching in high school before he ascended to a college job in 1972. For more than 40 years, the...