| 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 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 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...
| 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 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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Like it or not, it is the last weekend of summer but if all goes as predicted, it will be a nice one weather-wise with choices that make 'getting out' just plain mandatory.
Of course the weekend begins on Thursday with Billings Forge hosting its 6th...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:58 PM
MANCHESTER — Deciding the time is right for a stationary home, owners of a popular food truck will offer their Tex-Mex fare and libations on Main Street later this fall.
Lucky Taco food truck owners Erin and David Emmons are moving into the Brass...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Long ago, before I-91 cut the city off from its riverfront, Hartford was open to the universe. (It was also open to flooding, but that's another story). EnvisionFest Hartford, an all-day event on Saturday, Sept. 20, would like to return Hartford to that...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The Hartford Art Crawl, an iConnect entertainment event featuring local artists and vendors, will fill the streets of downtown with art, shopping and a festive atmosphere on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 9 p.m.
The free crawl...
| 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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:08 PM
In cities as in other aspects of life, plans can get hung up on small details. Hartford should not allow that to happen with the iQuilt.
The iQuilt, developed by acclaimed urban designer Doug Suisman, a Hartford native, is a strategy/ design for...