| Jan 25, 2011
| 4:32 PM
USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the United States Tennis Association, announced today that it has awarded 33 grants totaling $420,650 — and one of the winners was Hebni Nutrition Consultants of Orlando, which will use its $15,...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 8:46 AM
Although I’m Connecticut author Mike Reiss is from Simsbury, his comedy is most indebted to New Yorker Woody Allen, at least at first glance. The play had its world premiere last Thursday night at UConn’s Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre. It's...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 9:02 AM
WEST HARTFORD — A group of Renbrook Summer Adventure campers spent the early part of July on a service trip to Costa Rica.
Under the guidance of teachers Jon Ladd, of Simsbury, and Sarah Davis, of Ludlow, Mass., 13 teens traveled to Santa Elena for...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:29 AM
SIMSBURY — Town residents seem to have mixed feelings on the Big Y World Class Market, which is slated to open fall of 2015 at the former Wagner Ford site on Route 10.
Jean Hecht, a Simsbury resident for 13 years, believes small grocers in town...
| Mar 13, 2003
Poor Ireland. Beset for centuries by the "troubles," scourged by conquest and famine, the Emerald Isle has also had to endure its fair share of stereotypes, from boozy blarney to Lucky Charm leprechauns to priests that croon like Bing Crosby.
| Dec 5, 2002
Serve with homemade lavash triangles, crackers or slices of crusty French bread.
WHITE BEAN SPREAD
- 2 15-1/2 ounce cans white beans
- 1 white onion, weighing about 1/2 pound
- 1 teaspoon oil
- 2 garlic cloves, sliced
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt...
| Nov 27, 2001
| 7:12 AM
I stare up at the cloudless night sky of Naples, Maine, and curse at the street lights of Connecticut for blocking out such a view.
Only here can I see so many stars.
I lie upon a newborn snow angel, alone in deep thought.
The ice on the lake shifts...
| Jul 17, 2013
Umami is the so-called "fifth taste," and given scientists only proved its existence in this century, umami can also be considered the most elusive. To unlock that savory umami taste, you have to combine flavors — but which ones? Start with foods...
| May 4, 2011
What do you do when confronted with a 1-pound can of ready-to-serve claw crab meat sitting in the refrigerator? Admittedly, it's a rare occurrence — at least at my house.
So, I celebrate with a platter of golden, crusty crab cakes for dinner.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:01 PM
BRISTOL – When Tolland coach Steve Paasch was asked Saturday about the state of his team after a loss to Simsbury to open the American Legion tournament, he didn't hide from the truth.
His team was tired.
The Zone 8 regular season champions...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:17 PM
WEST HARTFORD — A riot of color is on display at the Mandell Jewish Community Center's Chase Family Gallery.
"Connecting Threads," a show of quilts that has been two years in the making, is a celebration of Jewish industry and artistry,...