| 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
| 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...
| 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 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 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...
| 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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:09 AM
In a closely watched case, a federal appeals court has ruled that Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, the second appellate circuit to recently rule on an issue that is probably heading to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The decision, handed...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Space Coast Rep. Tom Goodson is being accused by his Republican primary challenger of not living in the district he represents, a claim his campaign has labeled as "desperate political attacks."
And as lawmakers have moved to tighten residency...