| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Ah, the Connecticut caves.
As in Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy and free checking, I was once a believer in the caves. There was an old cave in the Cobalt section of East Hampton I would visit as a child. An honest-to-goodness dark open maw along the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A classic toy has "gone modern" at two amusement parks in the United States. But, if you can't make it to Florida or California, there is a new Legoland Discovery Center right here in the tri-state area.
"We are a 32,000-square-foot indoor attraction,"...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Ten straight hours of fandom is nigh. This year’s ComiConn brings several generations, and several universes, of comic book creators to the Marriott Hotel in Trumbull from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m....
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Chef at Max Oyster Bar, West Hartford
Scott could you please tell us about how you ended up here?
Sure, I was in Colorado for almost ten years, working in restaurants and hotels, but I’m originally from the Connecticut area...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The Housing Authority of New Haven has turned into something of a regional rescue squad in the last few years, sending staff to help out troubled public housing operations in Ansonia, Wallingford and Bridgeport.
Of course, the HANH isn't doing it for...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Since taking over as Towson’s coach two years ago, Pat Skerry has focused his recruiting on the East Coast, landing players from North Carolina, Virginia, Delaware, D.C., Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Connecticut. Noticeably absent from...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:51 PM
If you haven't been to an outdoor music event in Connecticut so far this summer, you have no one to blame but yourself. They are everywhere; they are varied to suit nearly every taste, and there's hardly anything more pleasant than music alfresco on a...
| 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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:09 PM
When it comes to affordable or mixed-income housing, there is no such thing as low-hanging fruit.
It isn't easy to build affordable homes in the 32 Connecticut municipalities that have a fair amount of such housing; it's much harder in the other 137...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:05 AM
July 25: Long Splice, 5:30 p.m., Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, (860) 767-8269. ctrivermuseum.org; Hope Road, 6 p.m., Esker Point Beach, 900 Groton Long Point Rd., Groton, (860) 441-6600. grotonrec.com; Long Island Sound, 6:30 p.m., Vece...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Here's a sidebar to the feature story on Mark Mulcahy which you can find here.
When Mark Mulcahy played the Meriden Daffodil Festival on April 27, it was a wide-ranging set that spanned a quarter century of his songwriting. It’s unknown what...