| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:39 AM
When the big, dull, brick wall was painted orange, it was clear the new restaurant on the corner was making a statement. Since Ola opened a year ago, it has created a lively cantina in Brooklawn, a neighborhood where Bridgeport and Fairfield overlap. This...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 10:47 AM
So the four state hockey teams are finally on the same page and in the same tournament. Starting the year after next, anyway.
UConn, Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart and, yes, even Yale, have all agreed to particpate in an annual all-Connecticut tournament....
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:44 AM
Navy Captain George Colvocoresses survived yellow fever, explored uncharted islands of the South Pacific Ocean and conducted daring raids on Southern command posts during the Civil War, only to come home to Connecticut and end up dead.
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:05 PM
HARTFORD — The battle over tax cuts and rebates will take center stage Wednesday when the 2014 General Assembly session opens in a year when the governor and the entire legislature are up for reelection.
Like Republican John G. Rowland in 1998,...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 9:29 PM
Tony Musante, 77, a versatile actor who worked on stage and in film and television but was best known for his starring role on the 1973 TV police drama "Toma," died Tuesday of complications from surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, according...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:11 PM
When he was Chicago Public Schools CEO, Paul Vallas developed a reputation as a control freak who thought he was the smartest guy in the room while he sometimes upstaged his boss, then-Mayor Richard M. Daley.
On Tuesday, the new Democratic lieutenant...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:17 PM
When President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address next week, we will be listening closely for the word "infrastructure," hopefully in the context of a major federal commitment to rebuilding roads, bridges, rail lines, ports and dikes....
| Feb 12, 2014
Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers?
Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Baltimore electro-maestro Dan Deacon will open for Arcade Fire, the Grammy-winning indie rock act from Montreal, on select dates of the band's Reflektor Tour, according to a press release and Deacon's Twitter account.
The dates are in March, and the...
| Feb 23, 2014
In March 1964, 44-year-old Bridgeport resident Joseph J. Farkes was pulled over for speeding on the Connecticut Turnpike. Typically, Farkes blamed his daughter for blasting the radio and making it impossible for him to judge the car's speed (a sketchy way...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Until his family's foundation started building youth athletic fields in economically distressed areas around the country, Cal Ripken Jr. had no idea just how many kids needed a place to play.
The Orioles great had already spent a good portion of his...