| 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,...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:26 PM
HARTFORD — The long drive to abolish the death penalty in Connecticut marked another milestone Wednesday when it cleared a key legislative committee.
The 24-19 vote in the judiciary committee broke largely along party lines and came on the same day...
| Mar 31, 2012
Restaurants often post a menu in their front window to show potential diners what's cooking in their kitchen. In Hartford, a city ordinance now requires them to show how clean and orderly they keep that kitchen.
Check the restaurant's window next time...
| 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...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 12:06 PM
1) Trumbull Kitchen
For theater-goers, deciding on the best spot to grab a bite before the curtain goes up often comes down to location, location, location. At Trumbull Kitchen, explains manager David Mascolo, “We’re 300 yards from Hartford...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:21 PM
1) Rein's New York-Style Deli
You can find 39 different sandwiches on Rein’s menu. That’s right, 39 different freakin’ types of great deli-style sandwiches, from tongue (they recommend trying a little Swiss cheese or chopped liver...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 5:27 AM
After failing to procure beer from a liquor store, a Chicago man approached a woman nearby and used a toy gun to try to rob her of $2 before he was tackled by a bystander, authorities said.
Wayne Dearmond, 29, was arrested Saturday morning after the...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:25 PM
LA CAŅADA FLINTRIDGE — Near the midway point of Flintridge Prep's Prep League boys' volleyball match against Chadwick, Rebels Coach Sean Beattie made an observation.
He conveyed the thought to his team after Flintridge Prep suffered a 25-13, 25-17,...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:54 PM
The Connecticut House of Representatives late Wednesday gave final legislative approval to a measure repealing the state's seldom-used death penalty after more than 9 1/2 hours of often gut-wrenching debate.
Senate Bill 280 cleared the House 86-62, a...
| May 14, 2012
| 9:11 AM
1) 84 Park
When the weekend calls for a night out on the town, make sure 84 Park is on your itinerary. “We offer something no one else offers,” says general manager Lucas Petrone. “You can tell it’s a club when you walk in.”...
| May 14, 2012
| 11:24 AM
1) Bagel King, Fairfield
Bagel King in Fairfield inspires a lot of love from Yelp reviewers, who swear that the bagels at this emporium are the best in Fairfield County and even, one delighted customer says, “the entire United States, and I am...