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  • Election Results Show That Local Politics Are Just That

    Election Results Show That Local Politics Are Just That
    It's sometimes folly to try to divine signs of larger trends in local elections. Tuesday's election was said by some to be a referendum on a politician who wasn't on the ballot, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. But the results as of late Tuesday...
  • Lamp collectors covet fine pieces from the golden age of cut glass

    Q: Any info on this antique lamp I bought at an estate sale? There was no information furnished with it. I thought it was pretty. It's 27 inches tall, not including the chimney. A: The reader adds that the lamp has been electrified by a lamp shop. I'm...
  • Go away with Kalliope Lee

    Go away with Kalliope Lee
    An American expat residing overseas in London, Kalliope Lee makes her novel debut with "Sunday Girl" (Psychopomp Press). Set in 1991 Seoul, the book tells the story of two college-age friends struggling to live with the violent attack they both survived....
  • Local Politics Can Be Just Pure Craziness

    What did we learn from this week's local elections? The short answer is nothing. You should never trust anybody who claims that city and town elections prove anything about statewide or national trends. For example, ignore all the people who tell you...
  • Comic-Con 2013: It’s a wide, wide fantasy (and marketing) world

     
    Glance at this year’s lineup for Comic-Con International, the massive pop culture confab that draws roughly 130,000 fans to San […]...
  • Comic-Con 2013: Follow it live from San Diego on Twitter

     
    Live from San Diego, it's Comic-Con International. Where else will you find the likes of Spider-Man, director Wong Kar-wai and […]...
  • Our Picks: 5 New Haven-Area Events For Kids

    Our Picks: 5 New Haven-Area Events For Kids
    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...
  • Connecticut Music Awards 2013: BEST NEW BAND

    Connecticut Music Awards 2013: BEST NEW BAND
    Violent Mae This year's best new band wasn't originally meant to be a band at all. It grew out out of the recording of a solo album by Becky Kessler — a recent transplant from North Carolina who nabbed Best Singer/Songwriter honors in the 2012...
  • Awesome Yoga Studios Around New Haven

    Awesome Yoga Studios Around New Haven
    This article is part of our 2013 New Haven Annual Manual Balanced a HOT Yoga Studio, 1079 Whalley Ave., 203-553-7503, balancedyoga.us. Vinyasa, Yin and Para yoga. The room's mirrored, but the lights are dim. Classes combine the detoxifying effects of...
  • From Civil War Camp To Amusement Park - A Meriden Pond With A Historic Past

    From Civil War Camp To Amusement Park - A Meriden Pond With A Historic Past
    In the olden days, a rollercoaster filled with people raced by, while the call of "fresh peanuts!" mixed in with the cheers of the crowd in the grandstands at the ball grounds. Couples in their Sunday best navigated the placid waters of Hanover Pond in...
  • Meriden Schools Reap Benefits From Longer Days

    Meriden Schools Reap Benefits From Longer Days
    Each day, more than 8,000 students attend Meriden's 12 schools looking for opportunities for a better life. Our goal is to give each and every student the knowledge and skills to be successful in college, career and beyond. But simple knowledge alone is...