| 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...
| 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 13, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Loyola will have the next eight months to enjoy and reminisce about its run to the 2012 national championship. Until then, how about taking a gander at fashioning a premature poll for the 2013 campaign?
The top 20 will be broken up into four installments...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Spend some time this weekend with your eyes to the sky looking for Connecticut's summer bird inhabitants.
June 23, 8 a.m., Early Birding at Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Road, Ansonia, (203) 736-1053, ansonianaturecenter.org.
June 23, 9 a.m.,...
| 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...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 9:53 PM
Domination is a foreign concept in the modern-day world of sports. Champions rarely repeat, and the playing field seems more level than ever.
There are two exceptions to this rule in Carroll County.
Paige Olson began and ended her Century tennis...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 1:52 PM
The heat is still on in the Tri-State area with temperatures well into the 90's, and real-feel temperatures in the triple digits.
Forecasters say relief is on the way in the form of a thunderstorm or two Saturday afternoon into Saturday night, when the...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 8:25 AM
"I stand here today speaking to the person responsible for this," Alexandra Pennell said to a rally gathered in response to anti-gay messages slipped beneath the door of her dorm room at Central Connecticut State University, "and all I have to say is I'...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:08 PM
JJ Wilroy of Williamsburg captured the boys 18-and-under singles championship and shared the doubles crown in the Southside Eye Care Junior Satellite, a Level 4 tournament in Portsmouth.
Wilroy emerged atop an 11-player field at Elizabeth Manor Golf...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 7:25 PM
VIRGINIA BEACH -- The compelling matchup of birthday girls featured almost everything except a cake for the winner.
No. 10 seed Mia Horvit of Parkland, Fla., earned her first U.S. Tennis Association gold ball, overcoming unseeded Francesca Dilorenzo of...
| 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...