| Feb 2, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Sam Stout's great-grandfather went to Hartford Public High and sat in class behind Frederic Church. He remembered it in his diary. "He wrote 'He was not a very good student. He was always looking out the window and drawing. I guess that worked out well...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Some 80,000 football fans from around the world are set to pack into New Jersey's Met Life Stadium on Sunday for the first NFL Super Bowl championship played in the New York area, an event that has shone a fresh spotlight on the region.
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:45 AM
A home with spectacular views from every room, nature-inspired design and a private, picture-perfect setting can be found at 333 Montevideo Road in Avon. This house, which sits atop Talcott Mountain, is truly one-of-a-kind.
The estate, which includes...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:52 AM
At the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards on Sunday, Helen Mirren, Cate Blanchett and Lupita Nyong'o were all fashion winners. Mirren wore a sheer and ruffled gown by Jacques Azagury (and picked up the prestigious BAFTA Fellowship Award)....
| Feb 20, 2014
Most breathtaking views in the U.S., according to Men's Journal (tinyurl.com/kucjg65):
• Franconia Ridge, New Hampshire
• Hudson River, New York City
• Charlies Bunion, North Carolina
• The Florida Keys Haystacks
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When the Academy Award nominations are announced, there are often surprises, sometimes including an underdog or two that may have burrowed their way into a finalist slot. It's rare, however, to find nominees who haven't been significantly promoted to...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:03 PM
NEW YORK – UConn needs to raise its football profile on the national stage, and it can do so by consistently winning big-time games.
Playing in big-time venues won't hurt, either. They don't get much bigger than Yankee Stadium, where the Huskies...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:29 AM
The state of Connecticut has been, and still is, the birthplace, workplace and/or home of many fine artists. J. Alden Weir, Childe Hassam, Josef and Anni Albers, Paul Cadmus, John Henry Twachtman, Dwight Tryon, Ellis Ruley and many others called, or call,...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:14 AM
A Florida pilot said he felt flat out panic after a bird shattered the front window of his small aircraft -- in mid-air. But if he felt it, he didn't show it: He safely landed the plane moments later.
Rob Weber said he was traveling at 170 mph Saturday...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A few months before Michelle Grabner presided over the final details of the prestigious 2014 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art here, a white Buick LeSabre plowed into the side of her small art gallery in Oak Park. This was back in the...
| Mar 7, 2014
In Edouard Duval-Carrié's aluminum painting "After Bierstadt: The Landing," Christopher Columbus and Marie Antoinette are canoeing on a twinkling bay in the Caribbean, about to row ashore on an island thick with low-drooping trees and exotic plants. A...