| Nov 29, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Connecticut loses approximately 8,000 acres of farmland to housing developments and urban sprawl each year, according to the Connecticut Farmland Trust. That's why places like Bauer Park are so special.
Madison's Bauer Park was once the farm of Erwin C....
| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Let's see some live music on the super-cheap this week:
Entrain: Aug. 2, 6 p.m. Madison Beach Hotel, 94 W. Wharf Rd., Madison, (203) 245-1404, madisonbeachhotel.com.
Naughty By Nature: Aug. 3, 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd.,...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:31 PM
William Boulton "Bo" Kelly Jr., a Baltimore architect, preservationist and civic leader who founded Baltimore Heritage and helped establish the Baltimore's Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation, died Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice in...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 8:20 AM
These exhibits' days are numbered:
Joan Poarch: through Aug. 15, Gallery of Fine Art at Venetucci Home, 433 Boston Post Rd., Westbrook, (860) 388-7826.
Along the Shore: through Aug. 12, Susan Powell Fine Art, 679 Boston Post Rd., Madison, (203) 318-...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Navigator Stan Honey led what was then the fastest nonstop circumnavigation of the world under sail — "48 days and a few hours" in 2010.
Sailmaker Mark Reynolds won three Olympic medals, two gold and one silver, and is a two-time Star World...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Let's take a moment to bask in the glow of Connecticut's artistically talented shoreline-area residents. Or maybe instead of a moment, let's stretch it out to a day or two. The Shoreline Arts Trail, an annual exploration of art studios in shoreline towns,...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Shake Shack has gone Shack-ademic, opening its very first location next to a university — 986 Chapel St., kitty-corner to Yale’s Old Campus. Shake Shack’s Angus beef is 100 percent natural, vegetarian fed and humanely raised without...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Along Connecticut's highly developed shoreline, there are vast open places like Rocky Neck and Hammonasset state parks, but there are also the little-known treasures such as Farm River State Park and Grass Island.
Add Madison's Garvan Trail to that...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 12:55 PM
1) Bow-Tie Criterion Cinemas
The Criterion has won Best Movie Theater for all five years that Katina Lewis has been General Manager there, which makes her kind of the Queen of New Haven Cinema. "I wouldn't go that far," she laughs, then adds that she's...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 9:18 AM
1) Village Chocolatier
You can say many things with chocolate. From "Thank you" to "I love you" to "Congratulations." For whatever you want to say, the Village Chocolatier will help you say it. Owner Ingrid Collins gets her chocolate from small,...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 9:17 AM
1) Willoughby's Coffee & Tea
If you think of Willoughby’s just as a coffee place, know that they take the same care with their teas. The English Breakfast, Irish Breakfast and the outstanding Russian Caravan you get there are Willoughby’s own...