| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Jim Grabowski of Marlborough will give an oil landscape painting demonstration, which also will focus on reworking old paintings into new ones, on Thursday, Oct. 3, in an event sponsored by Madison Art Society.
The demo will be at 6:30 p.m. in Memorial...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"So-called fashion rises from the black neighborhoods, is taken up by flamboyant gays and then processed by Madison Avenue!"
So went the handed-down wisdom which tried to explain the rise of "Hippie Chic" in the late '60s and '70s when so-called creative...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 5:43 AM
Allen Park Cabrini 36, Riverview Gabriel Richard 27
Alma 28, Hemlock 27
Armada 44, Imlay City 22
Atlanta 61, Hale 0
Auburn Hills Oakland Christian 24, Westland Lutheran 22
Baldwin 39, Manistee Catholic Central 13
Bark River-Harris 34, Gwinn 6...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Connecticut seems to be riding a wave of art crime.
A Madison gallery owner pleaded guilty earlier this month to selling fake Chagalls and Picassos. In August, an assistant to Jasper Johns was charged with stealing the Sharon, Conn.-based pop artist's...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:08 AM
NEW YORK – In between New York Fashion Week shows, we had a chance to pop over to Brooks Brothers’ Madison Avenue flagship to check out the brand’s spring and summer 2014 offerings.
We’re glad we did, since the collection was...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Lenny & Joe's Fishtale has been a shoreline seafood institution for more than 30 years. What started as a "roadside clam stand" has blossomed into three restaurants, the newest of which opened last year in New Haven Harbor in the former home of Leon's....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Connecticut fast food workers in Hartford, West Haven and Manchester joined in a national strike Thursday seeking "living wages" and union representation.
Employees of McDonalds, Dunkin Donuts, Burger King and other fast food franchises in 60 cities...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:25 AM
PJ Story Time: Aug. 2, 7 p.m. R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, (203) 245-3959, rjjulia.com.
Readmobile: Aug. 2, 9:30 a.m. Pardee-Morris House, 325 Lighthouse Rd., New Haven, (203) 562-4183, newhavenmuseum.org.
Bug Walk for Kids...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Walt Disney Elementary school in Mishawaka was once a true “open concept” school. It originally had almost no interior walls, a design thought to encourage collaboration between educators and students.
But like many of these 1970s-era...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A heaven-sent appetizer is endowed with a creation story, one that bestows a halo of mystique on an otherwise terrestrial snack. The first trope is the waste-not-want-not parable, also known as highly intelligent design, in which a creative chef finds a...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 9:20 AM
College students are either heading back to school this week or already did. If you're an MxCC student (or just in the area), head to Middlesex Community College's Pegasus and Niche galleries for two new exhibits: Sonya Suydam Gill's "Color," opening on...