| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:15 AM
I used to dread it.
My mom would make us go see the Christmas lights at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven on the way home from my Grandparents house on Christmas Eve. We (my sister and I since my other sister and brother were too young to care) would...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Who's open and serving on Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day? These Connecticut restaurants welcome you to the holiday table, or, alternately, will do the cooking for you to serve at home.
Is your restaurant serving during the holidays? Email us with...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Christine Taylor, Digital Platform Manager for Fox CT and The Hartford Courant, is providing the following suggestions for holiday-related apps that your kids will love! *FaceTime Call or Video Chat with Santa For the kids who get a little freaked out...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 7:39 AM
By Jim MacPherson
Thanksgiving has a special meaning in our family. Forget "Over the river and through the woods…" My wife was born on Thanksgiving Day, which means the holiday takes on added significance for us. As a result, we generally...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 7:25 AM
For me, the week after Thanksgiving can only mean one thing: It's time to get the Christmas tree.
None of this plastic/fake stuff either. One of the biggest perks of the holiday season is the smell of a live Christmas tree in the living room.
| Dec 15, 2011
You don't have to travel to the North Pole to visit Santa's Village this holiday season, you can have the same experience right in Torrington.
Carl Bozenski's Christmas Village has been lighting up Connecticut for 64 years. The employees of Torrington's...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:17 AM
Two people. Two families. So, figuring out where to spend the holidays can get quite complicated for couples. The key is to get started early on your planning, know that you will have to compromise, and try to think of strategies that won’t leave...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 6:01 PM
Norman Mamey, former conductor of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra and founder of the new Premiere Orchestra, has died following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
A conductor, producer and musical director, his accomplishments include a Grammy for an...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 1:31 PM
One year ago, all that 2-year-old Elijah Benlolo Summers knew was that his mommy didn't come home from work.
Brianna Benlolo — as her frantic family would learn on that shattering Saturday — had been shot and killed that morning along with...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 11:00 AM
Norman Mamey, former conductor of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra and founder of the new Premiere Orchestra, is being remembered not just for his musical talent but his drive to achieve goals before his death at the age of 66 Thursday following a battle...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 1:56 PM
Even though the holiday season is over, the Black Diamond Society of Model Engineers is still celebrating with its annual Open House events. The nonprofit organization of model train devotees opens up its displays at its Bethlehem headquarters to the...