| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:24 PM
WEST HARTFORD — After 40 years working in libraries across the state, Pat Holloway says she's looking forward to relaxing with a good book.
"I don't get much chance to do it. I've got books and books and books that I'd love to sit down and have the...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 4:09 AM
EAST HAVEN — Joe Visconti has no money, few connections and little clout.
But the one-term council member from West Hartford has a strategy that he believes will propel him into the governor's office on Nov. 4.
"I'm not here to just influence...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Over the past few weeks, Tiffany Mapusaga has been introduced to some late-summer/early-fall activities by her new teammates on the St. Joseph volleyball team. Apple picking and river tubing had never been options. Even window shopping at Blue Back Square...
| Sep 26, 2014
Back when the renegade World Hockey Association was blooming in the early 1970s, Howard Baldwin sometimes thought he was living in a movie.
The man who would later reinvent himself as an Oscar-winning Hollywood producer knew a good story when he saw it....
| Sep 11, 2014
| 12:28 PM
About 50 firefighters will be pouring beer samples and grilling up food Friday for the West Hartford firefighters association's sixth annual benefit for muscular dystrophy.
WEST HARTFORD — About 50 firefighters will be pouring samples of beer and...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:28 PM
At the heart of the word "contemplate" lies the word "temple," a place where people go to pray, reflect and give thanks. Ironically, true contemplation seems to have escaped those who purchased, razed and are in the process of replacing West Hartford's...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 8:26 AM
WEST HARTFORD — When Stan Finch was at Harvard Business School in 2011 and 2012, everyone wanted to launch the next Airbnb.
Finch, now 31, also thought about launching a firm that connects customers with people offering short-term rentals, even...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 3:05 AM
The addition of nearly 1,000 new apartments over the next few years could be what downtown Hartford needs to secure a long-elusive vibrancy beyond the work week.
Five apartment projects are now underway — four conversions and one new complex&...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Few dining experiences are as convenient and entertaining as kaiten-style sushi. Pieces of raw fish, sushi rolls and small plates travel past your seat by way of conveyor belt, and you grab whatever looks most appealing.
When Umi Sushi & Tapas opened in...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:09 PM
WEST HARTFORD — The development team seeking to build a six-story luxury hotel at the corner of Memorial and Raymond roads has detailed their plans for town officials.
The town council and plan and zoning commission held a joint public hearing...
| May 28, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Maybe you like a lot of variety in each meal. Maybe you want to get the most food for your money. Maybe you just want to consume as much as humanely possible. Whatever your motivation, Connecticut has plenty of all-you-can-eat buffet options for your...