| Jan 30, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Big Red ForThe Arts
Feb. 6, The Society Room of Hartford, 31 Pratt St., Hartford, letsgoarts.org, $175 for VIP Tasting and Entrance, $100 for General Entrance ($375 for a group of four)
If you've ever wanted to taste from a wide-ranging spectrum...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:30 AM
And there was much rejoicing by British-TV obsessives: Connecticut's own CPTV celebrates its 50th year of existence with a gala of Edwardian proportions at Torrington's Warner Theatre on Saturday, starting at 5:30 p.m. For $60 a head, participants...
| Jul 10, 2011
Arlene K. Hoffman was a "Mad Woman" in the twilight of the "Mad Men" era, rising in just six years to head her own agency. Some of the ad campaigns she spearheaded became cultural touchstones: the Dannon commercial starring 100-year-old Russians; the...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:06 PM
On a country lane in Howard County, the letterbox for Cathy and Steve Klein sits directly at the driveway's edge for easy mail delivery right off the carrier's truck.
Its position is similar to others along the way, but the difference is that the Kleins'...
| Oct 17, 2010
Throughout his many trips into and out of the state's prison system, Steven Hayes could always count on his mother.
Each time Hayes left prison, Diana Hayes took him into her tiny Winsted home. She wrote letters to wardens, parole officers and prison...
| May 14, 2011
| 6:47 PM
In May 1861, Samuel Colt was Hartford's richest, most famous citizen.
A charismatic, driven entrepreneur, Colt possessed inventive genius, boundless imagination and unsurpassed marketing prowess. He had built an internationally renowned business centered...
| Oct 10, 2010
Nikki Wells and Barbara McNickles, a 40-something lesbian couple from Ohio, didn't think of themselves as economic trendsetters when they got in their car and drove to Connecticut on a chilly day in March last year.
They just wanted to get married....
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:20 AM
It's the 17th season for one of Connecticut's — and the Northeast's — greatest jazz events, the Litchfield Jazz Festival, which this year has moved back to its previous location at the Goshen Fairgrounds (by popular demand). (They've also...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 1:08 PM
It’s supposed to be a beautiful weekend, so why not spend it outdoors? Here are 8 outdoor events happening around the state this weekend.
City Center Danbury
Festival with booths by environmental organizations,...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 4:43 PM
The State Bond Commission granted final approval to spend $291 million for Jackson Laboratory to construct a new building and create 300 new bioscience jobs on the University of Connecticut Health Center campus in Farmington.
The commission voted 8 to...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:41 PM
“What’s the difference between straight hiking and gay hiking?” a straight friend once asked Richard, a financier who is proud to call himself a Connecticut Pride Hiker.
Richard believes it’s the humor that distinguishes gay...