| Nov 28, 2012
| 12:45 PM
The National Endowment for the Artsgave out its lastest round of grants, giving 12 Connecicut arts organizations a total of $345,000 for various projects.
Outgoing Chairman Rocco Landesman announced the arts agency will award 832 grants totaling $23.3...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:23 PM
David K. Reeves, a retired development director and fox hunting enthusiast, died Nov. 23 of a stroke at Princeton Hospital in Princeton, N.J.
The former Baltimore resident, who lived in Princeton, was 86.
The son of an insurance executive and horseman...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 11:40 AM
No Do-Overs: By 2009, James Washington believed he had gotten away with a 1995 murder, but then he had a heart attack, and on his deathbed, in a fit of remorse, he confessed to a confidant. (“I have to get something off my conscience,” he told...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Saturday is Doughnut Day at Dee's One Smart Cookie in Glastonbury. We'll often head there — my kids and I — all the way from West Hartford, looking for a blueberry, a chocolate or on old-fashioned. It's the kind of trip I made with my dad...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Olympics fever isn't quite over yet. Special Olympics Connecticut holds its 2012 Holiday Sports Classic on Nov. 17 and 18 in New Haven, Hamden, Milford and East Haven. The sports featured this time around are volleyball (at Floyd Little Athletic Center,...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:45 AM
In the 11th hour of her Senate campaign, Republican Linda McMahon tried to align herself with President Barack Obama in Connecticut's overwhelmingly Democratic cities. Flyers distributed in Hartford, Bridgeport and New Haven featured pictures of both...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:05 AM
If you thought you knew large pretzels, then get a load of the Uber-Pretzel, known for being one of the largest of its kind. This jumbo treat is made of 8.5 ounces of dough. When baked to completion, the inch-thick Uber-Pretzel measures a whopping 7.5...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:55 AM
The 15th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival — comprised of 10 finalists chosen from 520 entries originating in 49 countries — screens at various venues around Connecticut (and around the world) this week. On Friday, October 5, at 7 p.m., the...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The filming of the London arena production of the revival of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar will be broadcast to select U.S. cinemas nationwide on Monday, Oct. 29 and again on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m.,...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:00 PM
It's officially autumn. And with it comes falling leaves, hayrides, Halloween, Thanksgiving and the most important of all, more seasonal beers. Pumpkin ale is one of these seasonal beers that is not only enjoyed in today's society but was also highly...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 12:15 PM
The Hartford Board of Education gave Superintendent Christina Kishimoto a tepid performance review, and thus it is declining to give her a performance bonus this year. Jeffrey Mirman, an attorney for Kishimoto, took issue with this. The review graded...