| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:52 AM
After graduating from Vassar College in 1966, Elisabeth Coleman sought a job in journalism "as an assistant to a smart man." She found such a position as a researcher at Newsweek magazine in New York.
In those "Mad Men" days of suffocating sexism,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Katz's Delicatessen, on Manhattan's East Houston Street, is the most nostalgic of New York's Jewish delis and a destination for food tourists and American Jews searching for their roots. Jared Goldstein of jaredthenyctourguide.com puts Katz's as the...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Like everyone else the world over these days, I love sushi. Today, children happily munch on maki rolls, but my first opportunity to try it wasn't until I was 18, working in New York City. Since then, sushi has become a global phenomenon. You can find...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:00 AM
If you live in Connecticut (or just across its borders) and have an electric car or plug-in hybrid, it's worth considering taking part in an exciting road rally planned for the weekend after Earth Day.
The first annual Connecticut EV Road Rally takes...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Dana Steingold, who received a Connecticut Critics Circle Award for her performance as Little Red Ridinghood in Westport Country Playhouse’s “Into the Woods,” will be in the cast for the theater's Script in Hand play reading of the...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It was a classic car weekend. On Friday, I went to the second annual Dragone Classic Motorcars auction in Westport. It was a special one for me, because a couple of weeks before I'd actually driven one of the cars on offer, a supercharged Continental...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 8:50 PM
We who work alone from home have two problems. We crave to be with other people, and we want an official end to the work day. Solution? Happy Hour. The deals are as welcome as the company.
Tinto Tapas Bar & Restaurant in Norwalk is the former Meigas,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I love the meetings of the Westport Electric Car Club, which is really statewide — there were people from all over Connecticut at the recent meeting, held among the vintage vehicles at Dragone Classic Cars.
Leo Cirino, the club's eternally...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:00 PM
BRIDGEPORT — I'm in the midst of that great American institution, waiting for jury duty, which is unparalleled not only in creating boredom but in giving you time to think. And what I'm thinking about is the state of public transportation in...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Leslie Cutler, a director known for his staging of stars in summer stock and other productions, earlier this month in New York, He was 93.
Cutler directed of scores of productions over a half-century career, most notably at the Kenley Players in Ohio....
| May 30, 2013
| 11:23 AM
A Broadway-bound musical about a charming serial killer and a play about a misunderstood French icon received top honors from the Connecticut Critics Association, honoring the best of the 2012-13 theater season in the state
Hartford Stage's production...