| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Let's see some live music on the super-cheap this week:
Entrain: Aug. 2, 6 p.m. Madison Beach Hotel, 94 W. Wharf Rd., Madison, (203) 245-1404, madisonbeachhotel.com.
Naughty By Nature: Aug. 3, 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd.,...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:53 AM
The London Olympics, not to mention the frequent mention of the long-ago Lake Placid Winter Olympics in connection with Mitt Romney’s presidential aspirations, has had me reminiscing about a close-to-home Olympian spectacle: the Special Olympics...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 12:25 PM
The non-profit New Haven Green Drinks organization is sponsoring a wind-power oriented happy hour tonight from 6-8 p.m. at Gilt New Haven Moroccan Restaurant at 166 College St.
The featured speaker at 7 p.m. is Justin Marron of Optiwind, one of...
| May 4, 2011
| 8:17 AM
1st) Anna Liffey's Irish Pub
Descend the stairs into Anna Liffey's main dining room and you'll swear you've been transported from the heart of downtown off the historic New Haven Green into that of the Emerald Isle itself. Rustic stone walls, wooden...
| May 10, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Everybody's Talkin' About...
• Mainstream media binges on Osama bin Laden's death. His demise marked with wreath-laying by President Obama at Ground Zero (Gov. Dannel Malloy among those who attended). Al-Qaida agrees he's dead, vows revenge....
| Oct 26, 2011
| 10:55 AM
Last Saturday, for the first time in years, the New Canaan police had to pull up the statute on holding a public picket.
That's because two busloads of protesters descended upon General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt's mansion off Ponus Ridge Road.
| Aug 31, 2011
| 3:23 PM
New Haven is a city rife with libraries, but there's more to a library than just checking out books. This fall, why not take advantage of all the things they have to offer?
On display until October 1 at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 8:17 AM
In the early and mid-20th century, Connecticut had the whole avant-garde dance thing down cold. The state’s lush lawns seemed to grow modern dancers like daisies. Major innovators like Paul Taylor flourished in places like New London, where...
| Oct 20, 2009
Never mind that developer Bruce Becker is erecting a 31-story apartment tower downtown. People here want to know which grocery store he'll find for the ground floor.
Will it be Whole Foods? Will it be Trader Joe's? Will it be a disappointment? Will it...
| Jul 24, 2009
Here's an offbeat and free thing to do this summer: Take a tour of the crypt at New Haven's Center Church on-the-Green.
It's an actual cemetery, gravestones and all, in the basement of the church. That alone would make it worth the trip. But the...