| Dec 3, 2014
| 5:45 PM
HARTFORD — Trinity College has committed $2 million to buy the former Travelers Education Center on Constitution Plaza, the latest move by a college to establish a presence downtown.
Trinity was the winning bidder in a three-day online auction...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Two components that are helping revive many downtowns across the country are "eds and meds," medical facilities and institutions of higher education.
Downtown Hartford got a big boost on the "ed" front this week when Trinity College became the winning...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:03 PM
HARTFORD — Developer Larry Dooley's office in the renovated South Armory comes with a sweeping view of downtown towers, the state Capitol in the distance and, just west of I-91, a closeup of the cobalt blue Colt dome.
That city landmark, shaped...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Robert M. Palter was an intellectual, a philosopher by training, but his interests were broad and included contemporary art, German poetry and the history of science. His last major publication combined many of his passions: It involved food, poetry, art,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Trinity College has banned Psi Upsilon from hosting social activities and from having alcohol in the house or on the grounds because of recent complaints alleging "serious alcohol violations," according to a statement from the college.
Mary Jo Keating,...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:30 AM
People who participate in Open Studio Hartford on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 15 and 16, can spend all weekend all over Hartford looking at thousands of works of art by creative talents who live and work in the city. Those who make Chet and John...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Democrats may have won every statewide office, re-won every U.S. House seat, and kept majorities in both houses of the state legislature in the last election.
But the Nov. 4 results were not the inevitable outcome of a powerhouse of a state Democratic...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:16 AM
Every year for years, Trinity College in Hartford has held a free festival of Spanish-language cinema, but the festival will have to be cancelled in 2015, its 20th anniversary, if the Spanish Film Club doesn’t raise $1,500 within three days, a...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 8:45 AM
This week, Cinestudio in Hartford will show a movie that was so powerful that Martin Scorsese called it "the most precious moment of film history."
"Rome, Open City" tells the story of Pina and Francesco, an engaged couple involved with the Resistance...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 8:02 PM
CANTON — For Joan Hofmann, Canton's new town poet laureate, poetry was an itch that needed to be scratched.
As a university professor and teacher, writing has been a central part of Hofmann's life for years. But in a recent interview, she said...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Douglas Hyland, who has led the New Britain Museum of American Art for 15 years, will retire from his position as director next September, after the museum's new expansion is completed and the re-installation is unveiled.
"It'll be good to finish things...