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  • A Sleek And Airy Modernist Landmark

    A Sleek And Airy Modernist Landmark
    It's known, locally and in numerous architectural archives, as the "Castle House," but you'd never find it if you went in search of a castle-like structure along New London's waterfront Pequot Avenue. Instead of an ornate and massive bastion of...
  • Jog New London

    Jog New London
    Typically, every week, I spend some time googling around the web, researching ideas for possible "DayTrippers" segments. During one of these sessions, I stumbled across a very cool site called "jognewlondon.com." It lists about a dozen jogging routes...
  • Malcolm McLaren dies at 64; punk rock's godfather managed the Sex Pistols

    Malcolm McLaren dies at 64; punk rock's godfather managed the Sex Pistols
    Malcolm McLaren, the London-born impresario whose cheeky intelligence, P.T. Barnum-esque flair for self-promotion and Dadaist sense of the artist as a wily agent-provocateur helped make him a godfather to the punk-rock and alternative music scenes of...
  • Couple Fined $100k Over Illegal Boat Ramp

    MONTVILLE, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says a Montville couple has been fined $100,000 after failing to remove an illegal boat ramp they built on the Thames River and restore wetlands they destroyed. Blumenthal said...
  • Dragon Boat Tows Wakeboarder; Group Shoots For Speed Record

    Dragon Boat Tows Wakeboarder; Group Shoots For Speed Record
    What happens when you cross an ancient Chinese tradition with a 21st-century, modern day, popular water sport? Spectators at Seattle's 33rd annual Wooden Boat Festival found out today when a 45-foot Chinese dragon boat went for a northwest, and...
  • National Theatre goes global with 'Phèdre' broadcast

    National Theatre goes global with 'Phèdre' broadcast
    In his six years as head of the Royal National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner has made a name for himself with his bold moves. He has commissioned large-scale plays and productions dealing with hot-button political issues, he brought in a major sponsor to...
  • New Orleans Jazz Fest, Saints head to London

    Fiddler Michael Doucet loves performing in Europe, where he says there is strong appreciation for the Cajun and zydeco tunes of south Louisiana. So when Doucet learned organizers of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival planned to take...
  • A Taste Of Close-Quarter Undersea Living at USS Nautilus Museum

    A Taste Of Close-Quarter Undersea Living at USS Nautilus Museum
    This being the 50th anniversary of the USS Nautilus' historic crossing of the North Pole, it seemed like a good time to get down to Groton and tour the world's first nuclear-powered submarine. The long-since-decommissioned Nautilus is moored at the U.S....
  • Legendary Performer Garth Brooks to Play Los Angeles to Raise Money for the Recent Fire Victims and for the Future of Fire Fighting in the State of California

    LOS ANGELES (November 28, 2007) – Having been approached by California state elected officials as well as civic leaders from areas affected by recent wildfires, music superstar Garth Brooks has agreed to perform a benefit concert to raise money for the...
  • The hardest buttons

    The hardest buttons
    ROCK stars just aren't what they used to be. "They all want to look the same," laments music stylist Brandy St. John. "They all want clothes from the same stores, the same designers. But rock 'n' roll should be about one-of-a-kind outfits no one will...
  • Simmons Interview: Taking Care Of Baco Bits

    U.S. Rep. Rob Simmons, R-2nd District, spoke to The Courant's editorial board on Jan. 26. The following are edited excerpts from the talk. On congressional earmarks Should Congress get rid of earmarks (the process by which Congress members' favorite...