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  • Ellicott City a semifinalist in 'America's Best Main Street' competition

    Ellicott City has ghosts and antiques and Shakespeare in the ruins and old timey toys and a railroad museum and good restaurants -- pretty much everything you'd want from a charming Main Street.  This week, Ellicott City is competing with other small...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Ten Connecticut Students to Receive College Scholarships As Lieberman Scholars

    The Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Fund announced today that five Connecticut students who are headed to college in the fall will be the second class to receive scholarships from the Fund, which was launched a year ago. In addition, five students...
  • A Plea For Primaries

    Of the two major-party nominating conventions starting Friday, the two-day Republican conclave at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville will be by far the more interesting and more likely to leave blood on the floor. It will feature, of course, a spirited multi-...
  • 12 Decadent Stops On The Connecticut Chocolate Trail

    12 Decadent Stops On The Connecticut Chocolate Trail
    Decadent, creative and full of variety, Connecticut's Chocolate Trail is not to be missed. A concept created by the state's tourism department three years ago, this tasty trail offers visitors a unique way to see the state, sample tasty concoctions and...
  • Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut

    Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut
    The Puritans just didn't have much fun. Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater. Oh, there was the time just before the...
  • Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard

    Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard
    Folks over at Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach are having a metallic Monday. A pair of shows announced today both feature two legendarily loud acts. Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden will blast Aug. 5 while Kiss and Def Leppard will strut...
  • 15 Connecticut Arts Groups Receive NEA Grants

    The National Endowment for the Arts bestowed $360,000 to 15 Connecticut cultural organizations in the latest round of grant-giving. Those receiving a happy holiday are: Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill Theater Center for development of new plays...
  • All-Courant Boys Cross Country Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school boys cross country team package: Omar Abdelsame, Plainville, Jr. Russell Adam, Cheshire, Jr. Christopher Ahlquist, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Patrick Begley, Suffield, Sr. Matt Chisholm, Farmington, Sr. Jordan Dixon,...
  • Our Picks: Max Baca and Los Texmaniacs Play the Year's Last CHIRP Show in Ridgefield

    Our Picks: Max Baca and Los Texmaniacs Play the Year's Last CHIRP Show in Ridgefield
    Max Baca and Los Texmaniacs close out CHIRP's 2013 of free shows at Ballard Park in Ridgefield this Thursday night. They won a Latin Grammy award in 2010, and are known for incorporating elements from rock, jazz and Tejano music. They've played the...
  • Comedian Rita Rudner Performs at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday

    Comedian Rita Rudner Performs at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday
    Since 2001, standup comedienne Rita Rudner has performed almost exclusively in Las Vegas, and she's done so with great success having been named Las Vegas Review-Journal's "Best Comedian in Las Vegas" eight years in a row. Her show, housed at the...
  • Fairfield County's Fall Arts Season Is Diverse And Delightful. No Dead Leaves Here.

    Fairfield County's Fall Arts Season Is Diverse And Delightful. No Dead Leaves Here.
    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...