| May 7, 2012
| 9:03 AM
1) Wave Gallery
WAVE began on College, where the Karma Salon now is. The boutique moved to Chapel Street a few years later, and in 1996 opened a new branch, amusingly called Twig, in Newport, Rhode Island. WAVE stays fresh by keeping its customers...
| May 7, 2012
| 9:30 AM
1) The English Building Markets
So maybe you're into the whole '50s cocktail-party scene and you need some authentic martini or gimlet glasses. There's a good chance you'll end up at Carol Orr's shop a half-block from the Green. "We have really great...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 8:37 AM
This Saturday marks the annual Connecticut Open House Day, where lots and lots of local museums, cultural attractions, open spaces and more open their doors for us Nutmeggers to enjoy. Here are some of the many things going on on June 9. For a full list...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:20 AM
How about this for a kick-ass example of unintended consequences:
Amtrak wants to offer its rail passengers uninterrupted Wi-Fi service in Connecticut. But it's got some serious gaps along its route. So companies likeT-Mobile and AT&T propose scads of...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 6:03 AM
A number of high-profile dramas have been shot and set amongst the immaculately manicured lawns and well-preserved historical homes of the Connecticut suburbs, among them Sam Mendes' Revolutionary Road, the movie Kate Winslet should have won the Oscar...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 11:00 AM
[THIS ARTICLE WAS WRITTEN FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE 2011. FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE 2012 EVENTS, CLICK HERE.]
116 Crown, 116 Crown St., New Haven, (203) 777-3116. Super classy bar with inventive cocktails and small plate offerings. Check out the room with the...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 2:05 PM
Our stockings aren't hung, our cards are not done, and we haven't done any baking.
The calendar, dear, says Christmas is near, but progress we are not making.
That original little ditty sums up the status of our Christmas preparations, or lack thereof....
| Jan 27, 2012
| 9:10 PM
Question: How can you not realize that religious belief up to the time of Copernicus was based on a no-longer valid, fixed Earth-centric view of the universe, in that the Earth is now known to rotate daily and to revolve around the sun, i.e., the sun does...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 5:18 AM
Sweet Potato Casserole
3 cups mashed sweet potatoes, (pre-cooked)
1 cup sugar
1⁄2 cup melted margarine
1⁄3 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
1 cup brown sugar packed
1 cup chopped pecans
1⁄3 cup melted butter
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:49 PM
Note: Due to space limitations, we can only list some of our favorite watering holes.
116 Crown, 116 Crown St., 203-777-3116, 116crown.com. Super classy bar with inventive cocktails and small plate offerings. Check out the room with the iPod dock, a...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Note: Due to space limitations, only the major theaters and companies in the Advocate’s coverage area are mentioned here. Throughout the year, the Advocate regularly lists theaters from all around the state.
Alliance Theater, 203-435-4651,...