| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:16 AM
First of three parts.
Just a few blocks from a juvenile detention center, in a Hartford neighborhood once plagued by gang violence, sits the best high school in Connecticut.
The Academy of Aerospace and Engineering has been ranked the top high...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Last week it was noted that they are beginning to seriously talk about replacing the elevated I 84 viaduct in Hartford and how when the construction does begin — in a time warp still far, far away — commuters would come to envy the dead. OK,...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Cigna Corp. opened a new call center in the Pittsburgh, Pa., region with 100 new workers and 50 more who will be added by the end of the year.
The insurer is adding more customer service jobs to handle its increasing membership, the company said....
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Thanks to state Sen. Eric Coleman, D-Bloomfield, many Hartford voters get to participate in an August referendum on city leaders' secretly hatched plan to spend $60 million on a minor league baseball stadium. Coleman, seeking re-election as a primary...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:41 AM
CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION
May 12 Blackledge Country Club
May 19 Simsbury Farms Country Club
June 2 Hawk’s Landing Golf Course
June 30 ...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:33 AM
There are several recurring themes running through this year's summer film season. The Wadsworth Atheneum puts the focus on food and classic screen beauties. The Connecticut LGBT Film Festival has several documentaries about gay celebrities. Classic...
| May 4, 2014
Some actors who win Tony Awards, become stars in films, TV and on the concert stage, don't look back from where they began.
But Anika Noni Rose returns to her Hartford area roots regularly, connecting with the community and spreading the gospel of...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The All-Courant high school boys indoor track team, honorable mentions, story lines of the season and more:
55 meters: Alex Brown, Rocky Hill, Jr.
300: Stephon Henry, New Britain, Sr.
600: Dhahran Velasquez, Capital Prep-Hartford,...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:19 PM
The Broadway awards season has got off to a splendid start for the musical “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” which premiered at Hartford Stage in 2012. The Outer Critics Circle Awards nominations came out this week and the...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:29 AM
When Scott Kluger opened Hartford Baking Company's store in 2010, it was just over the border on New Park Avenue in West Hartford but thought of itself as a city business.
“We started in Hartford proper farmers markets — West End and...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 11:57 AM
It's perfectly reasonable to attend a chamber music concert expecting to hear longish, multi-part compositions with complex tonal structures and rich harmonies.
I'm talking, of course, about Radiohead's "Paranoid Android" and Led Zeppelin's "Stairway To...