| Feb 20, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Food on a stick offers a number of culinary advantages. You don’t need utensils. There’s little to no cleanup (other than tossing out the stick). It’s socially acceptable to walk around with your food, and if you’re a guy, you feel...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Like many politicians, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton utilizes social media. In fact, throughout one recent Thursday, he sent out more than 40 tweets. Boughton's ceaseless Twitter postings do address city issues but just as often the 44-year-old mayor...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 12:51 PM
“Illegal immigrants are terrorists,” shouted one of 30 or so counter-protestors to a rally in East Haven calling for unity in light of the police racial-profiling scandal. (Other heckles included, “Go home” and, of course, “...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 11:37 AM
A 16-year-old boy suffered a graze wound to the head when he was shot in the Humboldt Park neighborhood late this morning.
Police responded to a call of shots fired about 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of West Chicago and North Trumbull avenues and...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Bryan Brouillard, whose wealthy parents' lawyers got him off on an attempted murder charge with an insanity defense in 2001, has now hired some more lawyers to sue the state over his six-year confinement, reports the Hartford Courant. Before he was 20,...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:25 AM
I learned to drive in the vast, empty parking lot of Korvette's in Trumbull. Back then, malls were closed on Sundays — how quaint. I'm a suburban guy, so my life is basically moving from one parking lot to the next. Nothing is more fundamental to my...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Around a thousand acres have burned in the Merced River Canyon because of a motor home that caught fire, blocking an entrance to Yosemite National Park.
The fire began around noon Thursday and grew to about 1,000 acres by 7 p.m. Flames spread to both...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Artspace, 50 Orange St., 203-772-2709, artspacenh.org. It’s the highest-profile gallery in town, thanks to its eye-catching location (the Chamberlain Building in Ninth Square), thought-provoking exhibits, handling of the ambitious annual City-Wide...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 6:05 AM
A man and a woman were shot within a half hour of each other in Little Village andWoodlawn on Friday night, according to police.
An 18-year-old woman was shot in her chest on the 2800 block of South Trumbull Avenue at about 10:30 p.m., according to a...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:08 PM
North Siders, pack that app up.
Riders on the North Side may not have to rely on CTA tracking apps, thanks to new electronic signs that display bus arrival information.
Mayor Emanuel announced last week that the CTA plans to set up 400 electronic Bus...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 8:29 AM
Did you know if you commit “marriage fraud” in the U.S. (pretending to marry a U.S. citizen in order to stay in this country) you could go to prison for five years and be fined $250,000?
A bunch of Moroccan immigrants and their American...