| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Tony Orlando's Great American Christmas show is Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m., at the Palace Theatre, 100 E. Main St., Waterbury. Tickets are $75 and $45. Information: 203-346-2000, http://www.palacetheaterct.org
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra performs Benjamin...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:54 PM
New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:50 AM
Last winter, we were in New York City to see the "Christmas Spectacular" at Radio City Music Hall when my son, Sam, spied a billboard for "Matilda the Musical", soon to arrive at the Shubert Theater on Broadway.
Deeply interested in a third-grade unit...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:15 AM
FAIRFIELD — Business put me on I-95 on Sunday, a day when I used to count on clear sailing. And I was in luck — southbound. The road was clear, but for about 20 miles I watched northbound traffic backed up bumper to bumper, measuring...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:12 AM
BRISTOL -- Diane Keaton stood just outside the Twister ride at Lake Compounce on Monday afternoon, crew members shielding her from the sun and near 90-degree heat with an umbrella and battery-operated fan as she waited to film her first scene.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Ah, vacation. More than ever before, I put aside the work, the chores, all the stuff that mucked-up some of the summer and focused on my family during the last week. We swam, rode bikes, took kayak trips, played frisbee and board games...and did a lot...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:25 PM
That’s what my kiddoes get for summer vacation this year, thanks to a late end (today!) and an early start (a full week before Labor Day.)
They’ve got plans to spend all 59 of those days doing amazing, relaxing,...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Because I don’t have a seat on our town’s Board of Education and I’ve never spent hours trying to decipher school budgets I feel kind of funny asking this, but …
Why is our school calendar such a mess?
This summer will be the...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:51 PM
The title of the show, "Good vs. Evil," seemed fitting enough. TV personality, author and former chef Anthony Bourdain is known for his biting, caustic and often profane wit; French chef and culinary star Eric Ripert is stylish and urbane with a...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Let's hear it for Spring Break!
We put life on hold for a few days last week to partake in a family vacation which culminated in some amazing activities in the Tampa, Florida area.
First, we headed to the Clearwater Marine Aqarium to visit Winter, the...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 9:22 AM
The 11-day year-end holiday period this season -Dec. 23, to Jan. 2 - is the longest travel holiday season of the year, according to AAA. That means it's also one of the busiest times for America's roadways.
Some 83.6 million people will travel over 50...