| Jun 26, 2014
Toward the end of the school year, we're really looking forward to those long, lazy days of summer. But perhaps all too soon you'll realize you should have planned something to keep the kids, and yourself, from going crazy. No worries. There are still...
| Oct 20, 2013
For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Santa could come early to Santa Ana’s cultural scene this year: the Institute of Museum and Library Services announced Thursday that both the Discovery Science Center and the Santa Public Library are finalists for its 2013 National Medal for...
| Aug 31, 2013
Bob Griesmer has been commuting from Norwalk to West Hartford for 22 months until his fixer-upper house is ready.
"I'm having a lot of fun," Griesmer says of the house with three fireplaces. "I could park a VW beetle in the fireplace in the living room....
| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Celebrate the Earth and the sky in one week? Sure why not.
Stargazing at Connecticut College: April 19, 7:30-10 p.m., Free, Olin Observatory, Olin Science Center, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, (860) 439-2345. Talks, activities, star...
| May 17, 2011
| 2:38 PM
Head to the beach on May 20 when the New London Rotary hosts its 31st annual Springfest and Chili Cook-Off from 6-9 p.m. in the Pavilion at Ocean Beach Park (1225 Ocean Ave., New London; 860-447-3031, ocean-beach-park.com), with more than 150 imported and...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 8:51 AM
A 10-year-old tradition will soon come to an end: The last "Harry Potter" movie, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2," will open next Thursday night, just after midnight.
Night-owl screenings are scheduled at theaters throughout the country,...
| Mar 22, 2012
Design Forum, 902 Farmington Ave., Route 4, in Farmington, is holding its annual spring jewelry sale. Find savings of 20 percent to 70 percent on jewelry. The sale ends April 3. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a....