| May 15, 2014
| 8:30 AM
For Connecticut jazz lovers 2014 brings us the summer of our content thanks to annual festivals presenting an array of premier performers ranging from the sensational, young vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant to the brilliant, groundbreaking violinist Regina...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Amy Hastings and Molly Huddle, both 2012 Olympians, run together just about every day, even if they don't have the same workout. And they often train with Kim Smith, a three-time Olympian from New Zealand.
All of them live in the Providence area. Last...
| 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...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Nearly a century ago, it might have become the trial of the century.
A Bridgeport priest was shot dead on a busy city street. Multiple witnesses placed a dim-witted vagrant at the scene. Ballistics experts linked the man's gun to the crime. A chilling...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:45 AM
It's about sharing the experience.
That's what Mary Lou Aleski, executive director of New Haven's 18th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas that begins Saturday, June 15, has found in data of who comes — and why— to the annual two-...
| May 23, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Three artist-academics will receive the 2013 Governor’s Arts Awards.
The Connecticut residents to be honored are: poet, essayist, playwright Elizabeth Alexander of Hamden, chairwoman of the African-American studies department at Yale...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:35 AM
The spirits were high as arts leaders and corporate, foundation and political brass turned out for a penthouse gathering at The Study hotel in downtown New Haven Monday night, They were there to hear the results of the economic study that Quinnipiac...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:43 PM
We've long thought that the center of Norwich was one of the state's underappreciated treasures, and now that opinion is gaining ground. The American Planning Association just named historic downtown Norwich one of its 10 "Great Neighborhoods" for 2013....
| May 30, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway is the most important recreational asset developed in the state in the past two decades. Or so I thought, despite never having been on the trail south of Farmington. Saturday, I got to bike the southern corridor....
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Snow in Connecticut is as common as the head cold.
Amid our sizable inventory of snowstorms, however, there are a shovelful that stand out for reasons as diverse as their intensity, size, duration, timing, early or late arrival, even their political...