| Jan 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When the first settlers arrived in the 1600s, among the things they were unprepared for in Connecticut was the weather. Owing to its geographical location, the new land they were seeking to inhabit produced an ever-changing array of meteorological...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"If Michelangelo had been a heterosexual, the Sistine Chapel would have been painted basic white and with a roller," says Rita Mae Brown.
Ms. Brown is still making perspicacious comments on art, like the above, and still riding to the hounds in the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:07 AM
The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut (formerly the Housatonic Valley Cultural Alliance) has three exhibits up now through Thursday, Aug. 29: the photography of Gary Stanford, the images of Claudine Mussuto and the digital artwork of Peach Pair....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:41 AM
“The Connecticut Photo Contest,” sponsored by Connecticut Historical Society, is accepting submissions for an upcoming exhibit.
Amateur and professional photographers are welcome to submit in three categories, Connecticut People, Connecticut...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Connecticut wine makers are getting antsy, and the cause is a state investigation into their industry that's been dragging on and on without any resolution.
The trigger for this long-running probe was allegations that some state wineries have been...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Katz's Delicatessen, on Manhattan's East Houston Street, is the most nostalgic of New York's Jewish delis and a destination for food tourists and American Jews searching for their roots. Jared Goldstein of jaredthenyctourguide.com puts Katz's as the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:33 AM
Twenty-nine creative artists from northwest Connecticut will participate on Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23, in the fourth annual Open Your Eyes Studio Tour.
The free event, presented by the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council, is in Kent and New...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
| May 23, 2013
| 2:33 PM
ConnectiCare Benefits Inc. submitted its proposed rates for individual and small-group health plans that will be sold starting in October on the state's public health exchange, Access Health CT, for coverage next year.
ConnectiCare is proposing a base...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Dr. Richard R. Rubin, a Johns Hopkins psychologist who counseled children and adults on how to cope with the emotional effects of diabetes, died of complications from prostate cancer March 25 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Monkton resident was 69....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Wine adds a festive touch to any meal but claims a special place on the holiday table. Thanks to numerous grape-growing regions in the world, there are types of wine to suit any palate. But while choosing a wine from an other part of the world – a...