| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:35 PM
And the theater name on everyone's lips this week is... George Abbott?
George Abbott is one of the biggest names in American theater history. He had a new show opening on Broadway nearly every year between the mid-1920s and the mid-1970s. It helped that...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Judges who keep minor-party candidates on their towns' November ballots ring the bell for democracy, giving town voters greater choice.
Stamford Superior Court Judge Kenneth Povodator's recent ruling allowing Save Westport Now on the ballot was a...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:35 PM
Herbert Allison Jr.
Headed Fannie Mae, U.S. bank rescue program
Herbert Allison Jr., 69, a former head of the U.S. government's bank rescue program and chief executive of Fannie Mae after it was taken over by the government, died Sunday at his home in...
| 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,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:48 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:05 PM
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...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 2:53 PM
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...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:00 AM
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...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:09 PM
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...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 11:44 AM
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,”...