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  • READER SUBMITTED: Steinway Factory Tour

    The Friends of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony are sponsoring a bus trip to the Steinway Piano Factory in Long Island City on Wednesday, May 7. Forbes Magazine states that this is one of the three best tours in the country. There are a few spots left on...
  • Leaving something behind

    A Facebook friend recently posted a question about the meaning behind the Jewish tradition of placing stones on graves. Andrew is both a sculptor and a carver of memorials, so perhaps his question arises not only from professional curiosity but also...
  • Vanity Salon gets start with grandmother's $100,000 gift to stylist

    Vanity Salon gets start with grandmother's $100,000 gift to stylist
    Everyone should be lucky enough to have a grandmother like Angela Fantauzzi. When her 22-year-old granddaughter wanted to open her own hair salon, Fantauzzi sold her home and gave the young woman money to get started. Fantauzzi sold her single-...
  • Gators coach Billy Donovan rumored for NBA's Timberwolves job

    Gators coach Billy Donovan rumored for NBA's Timberwolves job
    Gators coach Billy Donovan left the NBA door open a crack last month during the NCAA Tournament, and on Monday the first rumor came barging in. Longtime NBA reporter Marc Stein tweeted the Minnesota Timberwolves are interested in Donovan as a...
  • How to avoid getting scammed on playoff tickets

    How to avoid getting scammed on playoff tickets
    Now that many in Chicago have caught the red fever, tickets to Hawks and Bulls home playoff games are in high demand. Secondary markets such as StubHub, eBay, Craigslist and other ticket brokers will be trying to unload their tickets, and it's likely...
  • Fighting climate change makes economic sense [Letter]

    Fighting climate change makes economic sense [Letter]
    Thank you for highlighting the most important finding of the recent Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change report: "addressing climate change appears to be cheaper than doing nothing" ("Climate change demands action," April 19). Just as the vast...
  • Two Women Accused Of 'Open House' Burglaries In Several Towns

    SOUTHINGTON — Two women charged last week with stealing nearly $6,700 in jewelry during a Southington open house tour in 2013 face similar charges in Guilford, Glastonbury and Fairfield and may the “open-house bandits” a Realtor group...
  • Model maker recreates the 1964 World's Fair

    Model maker recreates the 1964 World's Fair
    Sometimes people get stuck in the past. And sometimes the past gets stuck inside people. Rob Bianco has the 1964 New York World's Fair stuck inside of him. He was a teenager living on Long Island when the fair opened a half century ago today with a...
  • Film Festival Promotes Collinsville's Cultural Profile

     Film Festival Promotes Collinsville's Cultural Profile
    Jonathan Napolitano wanted to move to Connecticut two years ago from Long Island. While looking around for a place to live he got lost in the Collinsville section of Canton. He liked the village and decided to just move there. Today, Napolitano likes...
  • PASSINGS: Phillip Hayes Dean, Cheo Feliciano, Hal Cooper

    Phillip Hayes Dean Actor, director wrote one-man play 'Paul Robeson' Phillip Hayes Dean, 83, a playwright, director and actor who wrote the one-man play "Paul Robeson" starring James Earl Jones on Broadway in 1978, died Monday in Los Angeles from a...
  • A $1 million Passover gift

    A $1 million Passover gift
    Eric Afriat brooded Monday night about missing his mother's Passover celebration in her West Boca Raton home, and considered ditching his seat in a Hollywood poker tournament. Monday night's poker session went especially late, running from noon until 1:...