| 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...
| May 23, 2012
| 11:49 AM
The Fourth Annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards ceremony will be held June 4 starting at 6 p.m. at the Palace Theatre in Waterbury.
Performances from the nominates shows will be presented at the ceremony.
A total of 19 high schools...
| May 25, 2012
| 4:21 PM
We need to talk about Scootie.
Scootie is the name I suggested, roughly 12 years ago, for the Hartford to New Britain busway, and like so many of my brilliant ideas, it was ignored.
Scootie was a good name because (a) who could hate something named...
| 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...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 8:20 PM
A Lawndale man is charged with first-degree murder for shooting to death a 19-year-old after a dice game in June, Cook County prosecutors said Saturday.
Kenyahta Beck, 31, of the 1500 block of North Kildare, allegedly shot Jonathan Banks in the head,...
| Nov 11, 2010
Mayor Pedro Segarra, giving more details about moving the Festival Of Light holiday display from Constitution Plaza to Bushnell Park after 47 years, said Wednesday that the park offers a more central location for visitors and better access to downtown...