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  • Frances G. King, interior decorator

    Frances G. King, interior decorator
    Frances G. King, a retired professional interior decorator and volunteer, died Thursday of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 90. The daughter of the founder and president of Barton Gillet Co. and a homemaker, the former Frances...
  • CT Filmmakers Make a Documentary About the Cocktail Revolution

    CT Filmmakers Make a Documentary About the Cocktail Revolution
    Hey, Bartender July 10, 7:30 p.m., $6-$11, Avon Theatre Film Center, 272 Bedford St., Stamford, (203) 967-3660, avontheatre.org; July 5-10, $4.50-$10, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.   Are bartenders like rock...
  • City of Santa Clarita gets AAA credit rating

     
    Santa Clarita gets credit rating upgrade: At a time when many California cities are facing major fiscal shortfalls, and even bankruptcy, Santa Clarita’s credit rating has been upgraded to AAA status--the highest score a municipality can receive&#...
  • 'Cultural Connections' at The Kershner Gallery in Fairfield

    'Cultural Connections' at The Kershner Gallery in Fairfield
    Bobby Bernstein is a retired school teacher and guidance counselor from Westport who discovered digital photography later in life. Roger Carl Johanson has thirty years of experience as an art teacher, and he produces black and white archival silver...
  • Flavor Profile: Rive Bistro Offers Waterfront Dining in Westport

    Flavor Profile: Rive Bistro Offers Waterfront Dining in Westport
    Rive Bistro 299 Riverside Ave., Westport, (203) 557-8049, rivebistro.com   Chef Eric Sierra says he's a classic French chef. In the way of classic French chefs, he doesn't focus on creativity. The menu at Rive Bistro, the four-month-old restaurant...
  • Coward, Bergman, Nottage and Ayckbourn Works In '14 Westport Season

    Coward, Bergman, Nottage and Ayckbourn Works In '14 Westport Season
    Works by Noël Coward, Ingmar Bergman, Alan Ayckbourn and Lynn Nottage will be featured in the five-play 2014 season at Westport Country Playhouse. The theme of the 84th season of the theater will be love — which is also the season theme of...
  • Dale Hensley Stars in Sharon's 'Damn Yankees'

    Dale Hensley Stars in Sharon's 'Damn Yankees'
    John Simpkins (off-Broadway’s “The Black Suits”) directs the musical “Damn Yanlees” at the TriArts Sharon Playhouse. The show, playing through Aug. 25, stars Dale Hensley (Broadway’s “The Drowsy Chaperone,”...
  • Flavor Profile: The Cafe at Ripka's Market in Bridgeport

    Flavor Profile: The Cafe at Ripka's Market in Bridgeport
    "Used to be you couldn't buy an apple downtown," says Clyde Ripka. In June he opened what he says is the first grocery store in almost 50 years in Bridgeport. Located in the renovated, historic Main Street Arcade Mall, the 7,500-square-foot market has a...
  • Green Wheels: Taking in the Auctions in Westport and Greenwich

    Green Wheels: Taking in the Auctions in Westport and Greenwich
    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...
  • Green Wheels: Commuting in Connecticut is Life in the Slow Lane

    Green Wheels: Commuting in Connecticut is Life in the Slow Lane
    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...
  • Leslie B. Cutler, Director of Summer Stock Shows And Their Stars, Dies, 93

    Leslie B. Cutler, Director of Summer Stock Shows And Their Stars, Dies, 93
    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....