| Jul 12, 2011
| 6:55 AM
Oh, wedding cakes. All fondant, meringue, sheet cake, ganache and pomp, they're a staple for many brides — and bakeries. And then there are those cake toppers — plastic brides and grooms, or even Swarovski crystal.
But what about brides who'd...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 4:24 AM
A man was fatally wounded Saturday afternoon when authorities said he exchanged gunfire with police in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
About 4:20 p.m. police were flagged down near Madison Street and Parkside Avenue by witnesses who said...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 6:48 AM
Fifty years ago, plans for Hartford's Constitution Plaza called for soaring office towers, a television broadcast studio, a hotel, storefronts for specialty shops and one more thing: apartments.
In the wake of a recession that hit in...
| May 9, 2011
| 11:18 AM
1st) The Yale Bookstore Barnes & Noble
"When asked what a typical customer is like, trade book manager Harry Cohen responds with one word: “Smart.” His location on Yale's campus offers everything that a regular Barnes & Noble has —...
| Oct 8, 2010
The history of visual art in Connecticut usually is traced to the first professional painter, William Johnston of Boston, who began working in the region around 1762.
But, as Susan P. Schoelwer notes in the introduction to a new scholarly catalog, "at...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 4:59 PM
Chicago police asked for the public's help tonight in finding a 15-year-old boy last seen in the Brighton Park neighborhood a week ago.
Maxwell Gory attends school in the Calumet District and might visit the Bridgeport area, police said in a press...
| 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...
| May 15, 2012
| 12:27 PM
1) Fairfield Indoor Tennis
The folks at Fairfield Indoor Tennis have made it their mission to provide members with a fun, relaxed environment in which to hone their skills, get involved with tournaments and have access to world-class instruction. They&...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:19 AM
1) Black Rock Physical Therapy
Physical therapy is a crucial part of getting back on your feet after an accident, injury or years of discomfort and pain. Tara Collins, PT, IMT.C, CSCS, physical therapist and owner of Black Rock Physical Therapy, makes...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Laverna Marie Mohr passed away on Saturday, October 29th, 2011, in Atascadero, California. Laverna was born at home to Otto and Mary Wied on November 18, 1918, in Tamora, Nebraska. After attending business college in Lincoln, Nebraska, she worked as a...