| May 8, 2012
The show: “Into the Woods” at the Westport Country Playhouse
First impressions: This musical divides fans of composer Stephen Sondheim and writer James Lapine. While it is widely admired for its clever construction and wit, others find it...
| May 7, 2012
| 9:30 AM
1) Consignment Originals
Let's be honest. Times are tough. We can't all just be buying a new wardrobe all the time. Or you could go to Consignment Originals, with locations in Cheshire, Orange and Rocky Hill, and acquire some new threads on the cheap....
| May 7, 2012
| 1:49 PM
She's singing their praises. Facing a career-threatening brain surgery, a local opera student based hope for her life's passion on the performance of local doctors -- setting the stage for success.
Sandra Marante, opera singer: "It's called "Mi Sueño",...
| May 12, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I began my "Great Old Broad"...
| May 13, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Brown County Fairgrounds, post time 1:30 p.m.
Soccer-Premier League, Queens Park at Manchester City, 8:55 a.m. (ESPN2); Arsenal at West Bromwich, 9 a.m. (FXSP); Manchester United at Sunderland, 9 a.m. (FX); MLS, New...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:34 PM
The Sisters Grimm go to California with lofty goals. Reserved academian Billie wants to preserve the good, story-telling family name while starry-eyed Jackie may be a bit overly ambitious – much like the Fringe production they’re in,...
| Jun 3, 2012
As Rob Ruggiero stirs a simmering spaghetti sauce, adding a touch of this and that, Antoinette LaVecchia cranks out sheets of freshly-made sheets of golden pasta.
"This is very good practice for me," she says as she lays out the strips to dry on the...
| May 23, 2012
| 2:08 PM
For undefeated high-school sprint sensation Marvin Bracy, it's either go with the pros or no go for Saturday's Golden South Classic at the First Academy.
Bracy and his trainer, Ricky Argro, said Tuesday night they will make a Friday or race-day...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:17 AM
The last trips through Snow White's Scary Adventures, one of the original Disney World attractions, will be Thursday, May 31. Here's a look at the Fantasyland ride's past and Snow White's future.
•The dark ride will be gutted and renovated to become...
| May 26, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Only 30 horses have made it to the Belmont Stakes with a chance to win the Triple Crown.
Eleven have succeeded.
This is whyI'll Have Another's quest to become the 12th at Belmont Park on June 9 will captivate a nation that long ago stopped paying...
| May 26, 2012
| 4:42 PM
After more than two hours of tension, the cheers finally rang out at Cal Ripken Stadium.
The Williamsport baseball team completed an unlikely run to the Maryland Class 2A state championship Saturday afternoon, giving the Wildcats something to yell about....