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  • Salad days for chopped salads

    Salad days for chopped salads
    Paul Newman thought it should be eaten with a spoon. Baltimore restaurant owner Sascha Wolhandler calls it "a fabulous amalgam of flavor in every bite." It's the chopped salad, and it's having a field day in Baltimore. A chopped salad featured on the...
  • Newman legacy at Weinstein Co.: Showbiz Philanthropy Leader Report 2012

    Paul Newman was Harvey Weinstein's Westport, Conn., neighbor. The kind of neighbor who stops by just to drop off a loaf of bread. As Weinstein remembers it, "So Paul called me one day and said, 'Come on up to the camp.' I said, 'How far is it?' Paul said,...
  • Kelli O'Hara To Star In "The Philadelphia Story" reading At Westport Playhouse

    Kelli O'Hara To Star In "The Philadelphia Story" reading At Westport Playhouse
    Talk about a high profile cast -- and somewhat of a family affair, too... Members of the Naughton Family as well as Westport's extended theatrical family will make up the cast of a reading of Philip Barry's "The Philadelphia Stopry," part of Westport...
  • New Haven Dining Guide 2012: Shake Shack Restaurant Mastermind Danny Meyer Talks Hospitality, Burgers and New Haven

    New Haven Dining Guide 2012: Shake Shack Restaurant Mastermind Danny Meyer Talks Hospitality, Burgers and New Haven
    Shake Shack has gone Shack-ademic, opening its very first location next to a university — 986 Chapel St., kitty-corner to Yale’s Old Campus. Shake Shack’s Angus beef is 100 percent natural, vegetarian fed and humanely raised without...
  • Next to Normal Performs at MTC MainStage in Stamford

    Next to Normal Performs at MTC MainStage in Stamford
    Next to Normal has won multiple Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize — not bad for a play about mental illness. Diane Goodman is a mother who struggles with bipolar disorder, and the effects ripple throughout her family. When it comes to contemporary...
  • Into the Woods playing at the Westport Country Playhouse

    Into the Woods playing at the Westport Country Playhouse
    In 1950, Stephen Sondheim was an apprentice at Westport Country Playhouse. Now, 62 years later, they'll be staging his fractured-fairy tale musical Into the Woods throughout the month of May. It's the 25th anniversary production of the imaginative play,...
  • Valerie Feinberg Schweitzer Exhibit at Westport Public Library

    Valerie Feinberg Schweitzer Exhibit at Westport Public Library
    Valerie Feinberg Schweitzer will be exhibiting her abstract paintings in the Westport Library's Great Hall beginning this Friday night, and celebrating with an opening reception. Schweitzer is a longtime Westport resident who cites influences ranging from...
  • Harriett Ann Colder

    Harriett Ann Colder, a reading specialist who established a remedial education company that helped students with English, math and reading, died Tuesdayof multiple organ failure at Howard County General Hospital. The longtime Ellicott City resident was...
  • Connecticut's Paul Winter hosts a benefit for radio station WPKN on May 12

    Connecticut's Paul Winter hosts a benefit for radio station WPKN on May 12
    Paul Winter/Paul Sullivan Benefit Show Sat., May 12, 8 p.m. Unitarian Church, 10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport. (203) 331-9756. $45, $75 for VIP seating.   "I guess I've been listening to WPKN for 30 years or more," says Paul Winter, apropos of his...
  • Making Economic Case, Theaters Rally For Support From Legislature

    Making Economic Case, Theaters Rally For Support From Legislature
    You don't have to convince me about the power of the arts -- specifically in the flagship producing theaters in the state. I have covered the Connecticut arts scene for 35 years and have seen first-hand the impact the state's five Tony Award-winning...
  • Crime & Punishment: Man runs naked through Middletown after eating "mushroom brownie"

    Crime & Punishment: Man runs naked through Middletown after eating "mushroom brownie"
    Though only four people were present at the latest Board of Selectmen meeting in Easton, there was still what the Easton Courier described as a "standoff" over seating. Residents John Bromer and Robert Webbe sat down at the front table but First Selectman...