| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Aug. 9, 2013, New Haven: A Rockwell International Turbo Commander 690B crashes into two houses on approach to Tweed-New Haven Airport, killing at least two people.
June 23, 2013, Ellington: Adam Curtis, 52, of Enfield, died when his ultralight, one-...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:37 PM
PLAINVILLE — The first of 13 oft-flooded homes on the Pequabuck River that the town is buying to demolish will probably become town property in a month, the town council learned Monday.
The purchase comes nearly 2 years after severe floods from...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Eight-sided buildings were an architectural trend in the mid 19th century, spurred on by proto-psychologist Orson Squire Fowler, who wrote that they improved health by allowing for a greater influx of natural lighting. One of his followers was a Danbury...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway is the most important recreational asset developed in the state in the past two decades. Or so I thought, despite never having been on the trail south of Farmington. Saturday, I got to bike the southern corridor....
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Bartender Buddha was at The Faith Middleton Food and Booze Schmooze Martini Competition last week. The mixology event was held at Farmington Gardens and featured 37 bartenders from area bars and restaurants. Summer cocktails seemed to be on everyone's...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:04 AM
It’s the weekend. You’re at an outdoor fair, yukking it up with pals, eating bad food and eyeballing that handmade shawl made out of alpaca-fertilized lawn clippings (the alpacas are local). But it’s $89, and you don’t have that...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Post-Modern Panic CD Release Party
w/ Farewood, Wess Meets West, June 21, 10 p.m., $7-$10, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) 246-7610, archstreettavern.com
Bands fronted by singers who haven't been doing it long have a certain...
| Feb 8, 2013
What's in your wallet? -- Dale Stout, Colorado Springs, Colo.
I hope you enjoyed the dinner and the movie. Now, let's get started. -- Susan Breitman, West Hartford
Now -- what can you do for me? -- Warren Westbrook, South Windsor...
| Apr 5, 2013
Those cold, dead hands were delicious! -- Lewis Shilane, Joplin, Mo.
You still don't think you need better background checks? -- Pat Foley, Homer Glen, Ill.
Personally, I think there's just too many people. -- Mike Wambolt,...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:35 AM
95B Whiting St., Plainville, (860).255-4252, relicbeer.com
The Connecticut beer scene just got a little bigger. Maybe by a couple hundred square-feet or so. That's because Relic Brewing, the "nano-brewery" in Plainville, recently...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 8:07 AM
A chunk of wallpaper manufactured in England in 1853 to glom onto the popularity of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s anti-slavery novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” was auctioned off in Plainville on Tuesday night. It wound up exactly where it...