| Dec 7, 2011
| 1:30 PM
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...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:20 AM
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...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 1:59 PM
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....
| Jul 28, 2011
| 10:22 AM
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...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
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,...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 2:42 PM
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...
| Feb 2, 2011
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...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 7:52 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 7:55 AM
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...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 6:38 PM
— 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...
| May 27, 2012
| 5:21 PM
For social historian and critic Paul Fussell, the most enduring moments of truth came as a 20-year-old platoon leader in France during World War II. German shrapnel tore up his back and thigh. The blood and guts of fellow soldiers were spewed on him....