| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Despite what you've heard on TV, the U.S. Senate race between Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon is not about creating jobs.
It's about a methodical, astronomically expensive, dismantling of Murphy.
Thus far, the polls suggest McMahon is succeeding. And...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:35 AM
The 1st Annual Connecticut Music Awards
Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m., $7, The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, (888) 824-2874, bushnell.org.
Back in July, Advocate/Weekly readers voted for their favorite Connecticut bands...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Sept. 14, 8 p.m. The Bijou Theater, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, (203) 332-3228, thebijoutheatre.com
And Sept. 15, an outdoor family-day event in the afternoon at The Silvermine Arts Center, 1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, (203) 966-...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Fall in Fairfield County looks and behaves differently this year. You could call it artistic license, in the way that there are hunting seasons with special licenses for rare game.
The season is a fantastical odyssey designed to upend expectations at...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Connecticut's 15,300-acre Centennial Watershed State Forest centered in Fairfield County is mammoth by the region's standards and continues to rank, more than 10 years after its $90 million purchase, as the state's most expansive and costly public land...
| Jun 8, 2012
How is it that Highstead is not better known outside of northern Fairfield County?
Highstead is a non-profit sanctuary in woodsy Redding with 165-acres of forest, fields, swamp and pond. It combines cutting-edge forest science and more than two miles of...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Personally, I am a huge fan of a good seafood dish, whether it’s the delicious chewiness of clam or the buttery taste of lobster. That is assuming, of course, that the chef knows how best to prepare such challenging meals. Fortunately, there is no...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Zone pricing. Perhaps you've heard of it. What it means, simply put, is that gas prices don't seem to make sense in Connecticut. If you fill up your tank on the Berlin Turnpike, you'll pay far less per gallon than if you fill it up in Fairfield County...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 11:55 AM
When Garrison Leykam was challenged last year to enroll in a New York City standup-comedy class, Leykam didn't just agree to the terms, he made a documentary about his experience.
The challenge came when comedy teacher Stephen Rosenfield appeared on...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:36 PM
— Deloitte, a giant international accounting, consulting and financial advising firm, will receive between $9 million and $14.5 million in state tax dollars to expand its workforce in Connecticut over the next 61/2 years, the governor announced...