| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:13 PM
I want to thank The Courant for featuring the most up-to-date research about Alzheimer's disease.
I read with interest the article about Alzheimer's research last week at Yale [Aug. 6, Page 1, "Drug Shows Some Hope"] It caught my eye because I will be...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:58 PM
HARTFORD — A state employee was attacked and sexually assaulted as she headed from her office to a Capitol Avenue parking lot Monday afternoon, and two Good Samaritans who heard the victim's screams chased down and held the suspect, police said....
| Aug 9, 2014
| 2:33 PM
HARTFORD — New Englanders have a reputation for being tough, prudent and a little aloof. But a lot of people seem to find that attitude off-putting, according to a recent survey that ranked Hartford and New Haven among the unfriendliest cities in...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:06 PM
HARTFORD — Last August, Kevin Brandon beat Scott Mindel to win the Corporate 5K in downtown Hartford.
Thursday night, the outcome was reversed. Mindel outkicked Brandon in the last 200 meters to win the annual summer race in 15 minutes, 37 seconds....
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff breakfast on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel in Rocky Hill to share details about its upcoming community walk. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Why, this is very midsummer madness.
—Olivia, "Twelfth Night," Act 3, Scene 4
There are a slew of Shakespeare shows happening outdoors in Connecticut in July and August.
Shall we compare them to a summer's day? Sure, why not? The plays...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Saturday, despite a legal appeal by two city residents, eight trees, pin oaks and northern red oaks, in Hartford's Bushnell Park (from an area beside the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch east to the pond) were among a number of trees cut down.
| Jul 3, 2014
Ted's Restaurant has been serving its famous steamed burgers for more than 50 years. But its new Steam Machine is putting a new spin on an old classic.
Our CTNow team has gotten into the habit of taking strolls around Hartford to explore local dining...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Thumbs up to the Puerto Rican Day Parade for 50 years of celebrations. The epicenter of Sunday's exuberant event, with its floats and bands and strolling dignitaries, was Hartford's Main Street and Bushnell Park. Touchingly, the parade started off with...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:44 AM
HARTFORD — Gold Street forms a gentle, S-shaped ribbon of no more than a tenth of a mile between Main Street and Bushnell Park, past Carl Andre's Stone Field Sculpture and the gate to the final resting place of the city's founders.
| May 8, 2014
| 7:35 AM
The summertime series of free Friday-night movies outdoors in the parks in Hartford begins on June 20 and runs thourh Aug. 22.
Here’s the lineup and locations:
June 20: "Rio"
June 27, Riverside Park, “Jaws.”
July 4, Colt Park,...