| May 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The thing about "vanity pricing" is … it does provide exposure. There’s nothing quite like planting a for-sale sign at the top of the price spectrum to draw notice.
With that in the mind, the nation’s real estate attention span --...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:04 PM
The most expensive homes in the U.S. right now are priced well above the $100-million mark, according to a compilation assembled by Forbes.
Topping the list at $190 million is Copper Beech Farm on 50 acres in Greenwich, Conn. The 1980s French...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 9:39 AM
ATLANTA -- The U.S. luxury home market is being driven to new heights by relatively low prices, low interest rates and a more stable economy than in many countries, experts say.
Buyer interest is recovering quickly, said Kofi Nartey of the Agency in...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:19 PM
WINDSOR — When a small tornado tore through OJ Thrall's tobacco fields in Windsor on Monday afternoon, the fragile leaves were within a week of being harvested.
Shade nets were torn away from nearly 20 percent of the crop — about 40 acres'...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:06 PM
All-Courant Boys Tennis
Sam Aronson, Avon Sr.
Sam Flaxman, Avon, Sr.
Ryan Foster, Classical-Hartford, Jr.
Varun Jayarun, Xavier-Middletown, Fr.
Chandler Libby, Granby, Jr.
Reid Risinger, Glastonbury, Sr.
Dan Rombola, Berlin, Jr.
| 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 2, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Frances G. King, a retired professional interior decorator and volunteer, died Thursday of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 90.
The daughter of the founder and president of Barton Gillet Co. and a homemaker, the former Frances...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:20 PM
"Dark Money." It sounds like something Lord Voldemort would use if he was looking to bounce Harry Potter from office, but it's the sort of cash magic that could end up making Connecticut's state and local political parties relevant again.
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Businesses are, in the lexicon of the Munchkins from the Wizard of Oz, "morally, ethically... positively, absolutely... undeniably and reliably" banned from putting advertising directly on major highways in Connecticut.
Unless, of course, they spend a...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Voters have been treated to a clash of titans in the U.S. Senate primary race — Connecticut's last U.S. House Republican vs. an enormously successful businesswoman with a compelling life story.
The Courant endorses Christopher Shays in the Aug....
| Aug 3, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Look out folks, we’ve got Chinese crabs invading Greenwich and state officials ready to declare a quarantine for all of New Haven County over a little green bug.
The evil crustacean in question is the Chinese mitten crab (aka Eriocheir sinensis), a...