| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:20 AM
1) Mayor Pedro Segarra, Hartford
550 Main St., 2nd floor
"The only humble, down to earth politician the City of Hartford has!"
2) Erin Stewart, Mayor of New Britain
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Let's hope no one in East Haven (or Connecticut for that matter) is gullible enough to believe that town's marathon racial-profiling-and-police-abuse nightmare is now over because of last week's guilty verdicts for two cops.
It is easy to understand why...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
“Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players' statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:25 PM
You'd think that Rob Ford, Toronto's crack-smoking-oral-sex-denying-binge-drinking buffoon of a mayor, would be a tough dude to top in any screw-up contest for local politicians.
It's true that Ford's antics have provided an insane amount of...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 11:28 AM
In honor of the recent election, DayTrippers takes a tour of the incredible John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, which houses a large collection of personal and political artifacts.
Situated on Boston's Columbia Point, the museum's...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:58 AM
By Jim Gorzelany
Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims.
Ten people were...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 12:45 PM
At least that's what Ferrari president Luca di Montezemelo told Engadget in a recent interview.
Montezemelo said "You will never see a Ferrari electric because I don't believe in electric cars, because I don't think they represent an...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 1:05 PM
There are a number of cruise nights and car shows throughout Connecticut this summer. Here’s one of them.
Hot rods, customized cars and classic automobiles will be on display at the Classic Car Show Wednesday, July 13. This annual event within an...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 12:15 PM
Texting, checking email, talking on the phone. All things we shouldn't do while driving, and yet not surprisingly, things we still do while behind the wheel. But just how bad are these distractions?
According to Cars.com, via Reuters, almost 25...
| Sep 3, 2014
Consider these news items:
•Gov. Pat Quinn began Sunday taking the weeklong "minimum-wage challenge." For food and other incidental expenses, he says he plans to spend just $79, the amount his campaign estimates the average minimum-wage employee...
| Sep 3, 2014
I'm not really into the political cannibal thing. And I'm old-fashioned enough to believe that eating humans — even in metaphor — is still a sin.
But there's something unspeakably attractive about the Democrats' eat-the-rich campaign as they...