| Apr 30, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Your bus commute may get way more entertaining this weekend when the sixth annual Exact Change performing arts festival uses five local bus routes as its stage. Each route's final destination is the New Haven Green where you'll be dropped off for...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:17 AM
For nearly three decades, a hardy group of local activists, peace-lovers and community-boosters have been throwing a big consciousness-raising party every year on New Haven Green around May Day. More often than not, weather permitting, the event has...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Another summer folk/jam festival to mark on the calendar: Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival, better known just as the Clearwater Festival. It’s happening June 15-16 at Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson NY, just an hour or two’s...
| 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
| 4:49 PM
Connecticut's new health exchange opened for business Tuesday despite some confusion caused by a partial shutdown of the federal government.
The new marketplace processed 167 applications Tuesday — 83 for subsidized purchases of commercial...
| 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...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:16 AM
The 2012-13 season of Saturday Night Live ended a couple of weeks ago. While the show still proudly screams “Live from New York!” at the beginning of every episode, another city made an unusual amount of appearances: New Haven.
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Several of the Arts & Ideas offerings this year had relatively long runs for such a festival: Seven separate days of performances for Freewheelers, eight days for A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Quiet Volume, nine for Stuck Elevator, and a full-...
| 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....