| Jan 12, 2011
| 7:03 AM
All New York City public schools are open Wednesday, despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg's declaration of a weather emergency for New York City due to the overnight snow storm.
New NYC School Chancellor Cathie Black made the announcement at 5 a.m. and stated...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 11:19 AM
Even though three nearby Borders Books outlets recently closed, the Rainy Faye Bookstore has a hard time staying solvent. Located in the Read's ArtSpace building in downtown Bridgeport, the funky shop features a large selection.
“The economy is...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 7:19 AM
The following students have been named to the dean's list for the spring 2011 quarter at the Savannah College of Art and Design, in Savannah, Ga.:
Sean Dooley and Jacqueline Sindall, both of Laurel;
Lauren Anderson, Tori Millhollon, Erin Hanlon, Jin...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Thursday October 20
IT GETS BETTER
Fairfield University has a slew of events dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ History Month (which is October. Duh) that are intended to bring together students, faculty, staff and alumni to reflect on the history,...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:27 AM
John Malkovich, star or movies like In the Line of Fire, Empire of the Sun, The Killing Fields and, of course, Being John Malkovich, will be in Fairfield Tuesday night (for one night only) to perform a one-man play (well, there are two opera singers and...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 2:05 PM
-Toxic Political Rhetoric: Wayne Cooke of Branford placed about 500 signs protesting First Selectman Anthony DaRos around town. When supporters began removing the "DaRos Dishonest" signs, Cooke adapted a strategy from a Georgia state representative,...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Thursday September 15
IT IS WRITTEN
Still working on that novel? Yeah, well you're probably never going to finish it without some outside help. To kick off its eighth season, the Westport Writers' Workshop is hosting an open house today, and who...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 11:30 AM
Last weekend downtown Fairfield held a curious sight: the Community Theatre was dark. The marquee was still lit up, but it was free of movie titles. The doors were locked. The lights inside were off. The concession stand was cleaned out. And when you...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 11:40 AM
In the 1999 Spike Jonze-Charlie Kaufman film "Being John Malkovich," people paid $200 to spend 15 minutes to enter a portal into the actor's mind.
On Tuesday, I was given 15 minutes with the 57-year-old actor, not nearly enough time to get inside...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:40 AM
Lots of nasty things happened when the U.S. invaded Iraq. One side effect of the assault was that criminals were able to take advantage of the chaos and loot the Iraq Museum, taking thousands of irreplaceable items like the Sacred Vase of Warka (the...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 6:03 AM
A number of high-profile dramas have been shot and set amongst the immaculately manicured lawns and well-preserved historical homes of the Connecticut suburbs, among them Sam Mendes' Revolutionary Road, the movie Kate Winslet should have won the Oscar...