| Mar 19, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The Big Fame: A Night of Old Radio & New Songs
w/ the Grimm Generation and Girlfriend Project, March 23, 7 p.m., $10, Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut, 115 Pierson Lane, Windsor, (860) 673-0518, vrcmct.org
Way back when,...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
found at: The Black Rose Tavern (Newington)
Do you serve a lot of CT craft beers? Which ones?
Yes, on draught we have Naughty Nurse, Blonde on Blonde, Thomas Hooker Irish Red, Cambridge Big Hoppy Double IPA, Ten Penny Ale, Two Roads...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Let's walk the aisles of Stop & Shop today for this edition of "Is It Just Me?," where no question is too small for The Bottom Line.
Remember, it's not just you. (Usually.) Other people want to know, too. Send appropriately benign questions to The...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Folk artists have been making instruments from found objects for years, but the cigar box guitar has undergone something of a renaissance lately. In Connecticut, three partners in Putnam are opening a store to sell their homemade instruments, and...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
A St. Louis-based Lutheran group has criticized Rev. Rob Morris, of Newtown's Christ the King Lutheran Church for participating in a vigil two days after the Sandy Hook massacre because other religions were represented. By joining Jewish, Muslim and Baha'...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Rocky Hill is asking the town council to support proposed legislation requiring local approval to open nursing homes for infirm and terminally ill prison inmates and mental patients.
Rocky Hill officials sought the legislation after the state moved to...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The Berlin Turnpike is known for liquor store robberies and hourly-rate motels, so of course when a woman pulls a gun at a Chuck E. Cheese, it would happen there. Details, from NBC Connecticut:
An argument between two women at Chuck E Cheese in...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:55 AM
While many found themselves in a stunned state of disbelief after the Newtown shootings, a small group has made disbelief their permanent stance on the incident. "Sandy Hook truthers" claim the government staged the event to increase support for gun...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 5:23 PM
If someone told you the total number of Connecticut residents living under the poverty line rose by 21 percent between 1990 and 2010, and that Hartford was by far the poorest city in the state, you'd figure the capital city led the way in the growth of...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:08 PM
This was not the year for nonsense at the Capitol. Nevertheless, this session included a bill calling for a day to honor "the first powered flight" by Gustave Whitehead.
The debate over whether the German immigrant was first to fly a powered aircraft is...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:10 PM
The Bottom Line doesn't play favorites, but if it did Helen Turner would be No. 1.
TBL readers might remember Turner as the 94-year-old Farmington resident who brought her car to a local Midas last fall for an oil change and left with $800 in charges....