| Apr 26, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Connecticut's chief medical examiner has fired a state employee who let her husband view the body of mass killer Adam Lanza in the morgue two days after the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre, The Courant has learned.
The employee, Jean Henry, was...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:34 PM
During the three-month debate over gun control in Connecticut, the name PTR Industries Inc. barely came up, but the Bristol manufacturer with 50 employees has become the first maker of military-style rifles to announce its exit from Connecticut since...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 3:16 PM
In case of emergency, Joyce and Dennis Custer had few options last month after losing AT&T landline phone service in their West Granby home for more than two weeks.
"I am surrounded on three sides by state forest," says Joyce Custer. "Cellphones do...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Grants Restaurant in West Hartford hosts a special five-course beer dinner Feb. 28 at 6 p.m.
Beet cured salmon with baby beets, creme fraiche, cara cara oranges and rye toast croutons (with Peroni Nastro Azzuro)
Sheep's milk ricotta and...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Max's Oyster Bar, 964 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, presents a dinner with Stone Brewing Company March 6, pairing the California brewery's craft beers with the cuisine of executive chef Scott Miller.
The event features special guest Jeff Nelson,...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Barcelona Wine Bar, 971 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, presents a "Foods of Galicia" dinner April 17 at 7 p.m., featuring dishes from the region in the northwest corner of Spain.
Caldo gallego: Kale and bean soup with cow's milk cheese...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Max's Oyster Bar, 964 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, hosts a New England Brewing Company beer dinner on April 25 at 6:30 p.m. Five courses are paired with selections from the Woodbridge brewery.
Reception: "Ode to the Elm City" with Elm...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:04 PM
When the hands on the clock climb toward midnight at 50 Cent's Birthday Bash on July 5 at the Connecticut Convention Center. When the hands climb toward the actual birthday of Curtis James Jackson III, we may find it appropriate to consider three men...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:24 AM
Gwyneth Amy has her work up in two venues in the next few weeks.
An artists reception will be on Thursday, Nov. 14, at The 224 on Farmington Avenue in Hartford. Proceeds from sales will benefit the Conference of Churches.
And starting Monday, Dec. 2,...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Pragati Sharma Mohanty of Rocky Hill is the new artist on exhibit at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington.
“Nature’s Saga” will be up from Thursday, Dec. 19, until Wednesday, March 5.
This is “Deer and Fairies,...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:01 AM
The Paradise City Arts Festival makes its annual three-day-weekend autumn stop in Northampton, Mass., on Saturday through Monday, showcasing hundreds of artisans, artists and craftspeople from all over the country, including 14 from Connecticut.