| May 19, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A commencement speech that touched on elephant excrement, the stupidity of drinking and driving, and Balzac's thoughts on the relations between the sexes delighted graduates of University of Hartford Sunday, so much so that they gave novelist and...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Brendan Bilcheck, Hand-Madison, Sr.
Tim Boyle, Xavier-Middletown, Sr.
Quinn Fleeting, Windsor, Sr.
Logan Marchi, St. Paul-Bristol, Jr.
DeAngelo Berry, Xavier, Sr.
Rakeem Jordan, Prince Tech-Hartford, Sr.
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:54 PM
|| BOYS' BASKETBALL ||
Albion 72, Hamtramck-Frontier 40
Almont 44, Capac 41
Ann Arbor Greenhills 63, Macomb Christian 17
Ann Arbor Pioneer 67, Monroe 51
Bay City Central 53, Pinconning...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Seven years ago, I disagreed with a New Britain minister — who once was my pastor — when he started a petition to bring metal detectors to the high school. His well-intended response was to allegations that a student at the school was found...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 10:13 AM
When Sam Pasco was young, he recalls his mother telling him, "If you can help somebody, just do it."
Never forgetting those words, Pasco has dedicated his life to two things: music and helping people.
Pasco, 85, plays the saxophone in a trio with...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:46 PM
In the dozen years that the landmark Hartford Times building has stood vacant, there has been only one serious proposal to redevelop the property. And that one didn't work out.
Now, in the space of a few months, there are two more.
The Thomas Hooker...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Before Rich Loomis went to work for Brew and Wine Hobby, he was a massage therapist, a clerk at a package store and an assistant manager at Strawberries music store.
If you think the package store experience was the best preparation for his current gig,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Many people who keep strictly Kosher at home will adopt a "when in Rome" attitude when eating out, not limiting themselves to Kosher restaurants. (There simply aren't enough of them and besides, many Jews have a soft spot for Italian food.) However, the...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Shebeen Brewing Co. just opened its doors in Wolcott this past Sunday. Firefly Hollow Brewing Co. is shooting for its Bristol kickoff in June. That's also the target date for Broad Brook Brewing Co. up in East Windsor.
In fact, new craft breweries...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:08 PM
A memorial celebration for Hartt' School's s theater division faculty member, Kevin Gray, will be held Monday , May 13 at 2 p.m. in New York at Broadway's Majestic Theatre, 247 W. 44th St., home of "Phantom of the Opera," a show in which Gray played both...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:53 AM
1) Feng Asian Bistro
93 Asylum St.
14 Wintonbury Mall
3) Umi Sushi & Tapas
53 Isham Road