| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:46 AM
You know what I love most about the summer?
Dropping everything...and DayTripping with the kids (ironic, right?).
We pick an activity...and get out of Dodge...just thinking about ourselves, our adventure and our bonding time.
Recently, we headed...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:22 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. — Waterford Group Chairman Len Wolman builds hotels from the ground up, but today, he will see how it feels to go from the top down.
Wolman will be among the 115 people expected to rappel down the side of the 22-story Hilton...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:40 PM
HARTFORD - A $4 million grant to the Connecticut Science Center and another $2.2 million for the Mark Twain House & Museum head up an impressive list of state funding proposals for cultural institutions that are expected to win approval Friday.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:55 PM
NORWALK – A middle school was placed on lockdown Tuesday after a man in the neighborhood threatened to harm himself and others, according to school officials.
Deputy Superintendent of Schools Tony Daddona said that police placed West Rocks Middle...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:39 AM
The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers.
"It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Jazz musician Horace Silver, a composer known for pioneering hard bop, has died, National Public Radio said on Wednesday. He was 85.
Silver, a native of Norwalk, Connecticut, was shaped by the Portuguese influence in the islands of Cape Verde, from where...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Horace Silver, the prolific jazz pianist and composer who cofounded the legendary Jazz Messengers, pioneered the genre known as hard bop and mentored scores of musicians, has died. He was 85.
Silver died Wednesday at his home in New Rochelle, N.Y., of...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Prosecutors have decided not to go forward with disorderly conduct charges against Grammy Award-winning musicians Paul Simon and Edie Brickell after the couple had a shoving match in April at their Connecticut home, a court clerk said on Tuesday.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Online travel company Priceline Group Inc. is getting into the restaurant reservation business.
Priceline said Friday it will pay $2.6 billion in cash to buy OpenTable, a San Francisco company that allows diners to make restaurant reservations over...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:09 AM
In February, Dr. Robert Weiss, of The Connecticut Center for Advanced ENT Care in Norwalk, traveled to the Konso region of Ethiopia with a group called Ethiopia's Daughters.
“It’s a pretty remote tribal region,” says Weiss. “We&...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:15 AM
America, here's a new hotel that wants to help you make healthy choices. Even Hotels, created specifically for "wellness-minded travelers," is opening two locations on the East Coast this month and plans three more by the end of 2015.
The brand is being...