| Nov 20, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Connecticut is experiencing a Japanese renaissance. That's easy to see in greater Hartford, where a Hibachi restaurant just moved into Prospect Plaza, Umi in Blue Back Square has brought conveyor belt sushi to the region, and the line at Ichiban was...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 8:15 AM
The Steel Wheels are a rootsy/Americana band out of Virginia, full of energy and enough harmonies to fill any music lover with delight. Luckily for us Connecticritters, the band is playing two shows here this week: the first, on Nov. 16 at New Haven's...
| Dec 26, 2010
During the later half of the 20th century, it was common practice when Santa put skis under the tree to head out to area ski slopes. And we aren't talking about Powder Ridge, Ski Sundown or Mohawk Mountain.
These slopes were of the small hill and tow...
| May 6, 2011
| 8:47 PM
TORONTO -- The dress code is casual, but the message is serious: no matter what you are wearing, no one invites sexual assault.
Thousands of marchers are expected on Saturday in Boston for "Slutwalk" the provocative name for a movement begun after a...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 8:51 AM
A 10-year-old tradition will soon come to an end: The last "Harry Potter" movie, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2," will open next Thursday night, just after midnight.
Night-owl screenings are scheduled at theaters throughout the country,...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 12:47 PM
Manchester clinched its first outdoor track title in 67 years when the 4x400 relay team finished third at the Class LL meet to finish one point ahead of Danbury, which had won the championship six of the last 10 years. Algernon Johnson was the only winner...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 12:47 PM
100 Meters: Donarth Thompson, Bulkeley-Hartford, Sr.
200: Thompson, Bulkeley
400: Jamal Fruster, East Hartford, Sr.
800: Brian Poirier, Northwest Catholic-West Hartford, Jr.
1,600: Aleksandr Morin, Haddam-Killingworth, Sr.
3200: Bryan Fowler,...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 8:29 PM
Lawmakers on Wednesday easily approved a $626 million package of incentives designed to create jobs, revive the economy and undo the state's image as hostile to business.
The votes in the House of Representatives and the Senate were nearly unanimous....
| Nov 2, 2011
Caroline A. G. Pierson, of Towson, recently received faculty honors for academic achievement at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.
The following students were recently named to the dean's list at Johns Hopkins University.
Azam Qureshi, of Hunt Valley,...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 7:54 AM
We'll be adding to this list as the unshowered days accumulate. Head over, cozy up, and relax for awhile. Before you go home and freeze.
(Of course, there are MANY other restaurants open. These are just the ones we've been able to confirm.)
| Nov 5, 2011
It was lunchtime at Nardi Breads Inc., but no one was thinking about eating in the dark, cold cavernous commercial bakery — not on the seventh day without power, the seventh day of wondering how the 103-year old business would survive.