| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:54 PM
“We’re looking forward to an exciting springtime at Chester Forest Estates,” says builder Alan Williams. “We’re offering three new energy-efficient home plans and always enjoy showing new buyers how they can customize.”...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:22 AM
Ashlawn Farm Coffee and its original café enjoy a bucolic setting in Lyme. A big red barn, perched on a slight hill on the farm, houses both the roasting facility and a coffee bar where customers line up for hot and iced coffee drinks and, in good...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:12 PM
North Woods of Colchester’s newest residents Kathy Regan-Pyne and Roy Pyne didn’t really need to move to their single-floor ranch-style home. But like so many other residents, they chose to move as a lifestyle upgrade and are delighted that...
| Apr 10, 2014
Chris Eldridge is bluegrass-guitar royalty, a founding member of both the Infamous Stringdusters and the Punch Brothers and a first-call sideman for the likes of T-Bone Burnett and Elvis Costello. At 26, Julian Lage is already one of the hottest jazz...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Take a stately home with an impeccable pedigree and season it with a meticulous renovation. The result honors the history of the property yet offers a comfortable, updated space for contemporary living and entertaining.
The white clapboard exterior with...
| Oct 20, 2013
For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Miss the terrific production of “War Horse” when the national tour came to Hartford’s’ Bushnell a few weeks ago?
Then catch the National Theatre Live screening of the London production at select cinema starting Feb, 27. In the...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:03 AM
You know you’re on the way to a special home well before arriving at 46 Stockbridge Drive in Avon. The neighborhood roads that hug the rising terrain west of Lovely Street are lined with tastefully appointed, landscaped homes. A preview of the...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:25 AM
One of the questions I find myself answering all the time from readers of this column is: "Where do you find these places?"
Most of the time the answer is websites, land trust trail guides, or just looking on maps. But in the case of the Essex Land...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Election year 2014 is underway in Connecticut, so get ready for the mudslinging. Voters likely will be bombarded with more unpleasant information about the candidates than ever before.
Expect to hear about candidates' personal lives, their finances,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:43 AM
We consider 75 schools to be in our circulation area (players of the year and teams presented in this section are selected by The Courant's high school staff in conjunction with those associated with the sports):
Bacon Academy, Colchester;...