| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
When you're talking about reggae in Fairfield County, the first name that always comes up is Mystic Bowie. He was a member of the Tom Tom Club with Chris and Tina from the Talking Heads. He's buds with reggae king Toots Hibbert. And his...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The Bijou Theatre
275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 332-3228. thebijoutheatre.com
Sept. 12: The Paper Chase (film)
Sept. 13: The Phantom Pluckers and Wendy May, Tracy James and Jerry Vigorito (music)
Sept. 14: Mia Fanali (music)
| Sep 12, 2013
Time was, fall was about fresh beginnings: a new TV season, new dramas at theaters, college bands touring campuses. Now, all that stuff happens year-round, without a clean start or finish. It can be dizzying, but this is a good thing. Nostalgic tribute...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Four Republicans who have their eye on the 2014 race for governor are making their way to the starting gate. The next four months may narrow the field for the contenders who rely on taxpayer funds to finance of their campaigns.
State Sen. Toni Boucher...
| Sep 8, 2013
Normally, The Weak tries to avoid anything that has to do with state or local budgets because they generally involve leaps of logic, magical thinking, and computations in which the numbers add up to whatever the people doing the figuring want them to....
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:33 PM
New federally recognized Indian tribes in Connecticut — and the gambling casinos that can accompany them — may once again be on the horizon.
For descendants of the state's Native American tribal groups, the fight for coveted federal...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Which state has just about the nation's worst business climate? To judge by a recent Forbes magazine article, we're it.
But Forbes, though accurately reporting some concerns about Connecticut, doesn't take into account recent signs of hope. (The article...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Of course, it's always nice when one of Connecticut's billionaires is getting lots of national attention, and in this case it's our richest resident: Stephen A. Cohen.
Cohen is a denizen of Greenwich and founder of SAC Capital Advisors, one of the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:34 PM
The voting ends at 4 p.m. Thursday and let's be abundantly clear. Whoever the fans pick for the final two spots in the 2013 All-Star Game Final Vote is swell by me.
Forget the OPS.
Forget WAR, wOBA and all the numerical obscurities.
When it comes to...
| Jun 23, 2013
What is it about real estate that often brings out the worst in people? Robert Frost famously mused in verse about why his New Hampshire neighbor was so determined to fence his property off when natural forces and common sense conspired against the idea....
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:18 PM
NEW YORK — In a dimly lit room inside Grand Central Station, with a high, ornate, painted wood ceiling and a stone fireplace with a carved, winged lion insignia, a piece of the Connecticut economy came to life.
There, in a gathering late Thursday,...