| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Comet ISON is barreling toward the center of our solar system, where on Thanksgiving it will slingshot around the sun and head back past Earth.
It's already putting on one of the best shows we've had in a while. Astronomers announced Nov. 14 that the...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Nick Kroll rarely follows a script.
The actor, sketch comic and stand-up comedian says that no matter what medium he's performing in, he likes to leave room to improvise.
"I always want to have the flexibility to be able to alter and try different...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 12:47 PM
WEST HARTFORD — In three days, hundreds of thousands of Connecticut residents will be shooting dozens of pictures of their children, nieces and nephews or grandchildren opening presents under the tree, playing with their new toys and other holiday...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:25 AM
That's how folks first met Dan Savage over 20 years ago. For years, it was the standard salutation for those who sought his advice through his Savage Love column in The Stranger.
Soon the column became nationally syndicated. Savage Love...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
WESTON — I consider myself a friend of Alden Sherman, the 94-year-old Westonite and innovative engineer who owns three Bugattis, a Ferrari, a Jaguar and even an Amilcar. I wrote about him in this column last year, but unfortunately missed last year'...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Sausage gets a bad rap. Everyone has heard the saying about politics and sausages, like there's something not pretty going on and you'd best look away until The Finished Product is neatly packaged. Well, for one thing, that old saw would have never caught...