| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Bauer Park, Copse Rd., Madison, 203-318-8651. Once a working farm, now a 65-acre nature preserve. Hiking trails, community gardens, star-gazing platform.
Beaver Ponds Park, Between Sherman Pkwy. and Crescent St., 203-946-8027. 63 acres of natural areas...
| Apr 21, 2011
Carmen Anthony Vacalebre had already established a successful fast-food business in the 1970s and 1980s with his Me Ma and Arby's franchises. But he wanted to step it up by opening a New York City-style steakhouse, the kind he liked to frequent.
| May 4, 2011
| 8:44 AM
1st) Nardelli’s Grinder Shoppe
"Perhaps the greatest tourist attraction Waterbury has to offer thanks to an appearance on the Travel Channel, Nardelli’s Grinder Shoppe attracts locals and outsiders alike looking for massive hoagies stuffed to...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 3:41 AM
Fire officials are trying to determine the cause of a major fire at an unsold home in Southbury overnight.
Firefighters responded to a house fire at 75 Vista View Drive at 12:30 a.m., Chief Rick Lyle said. The fire was intense and shooting through the...
| Jun 30, 2011
Andre Kreft doesn't like cookies. But with Savor, his flavor-packed, imaginative line of shortbread cookies, he's created cookies even he can love.
"I wanted to challenge the status quo of people's perceptions of what a cookie is," Kreft says. "I...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Anne Spurzem is apparently miffed that her alma mater, Smith College, is admitting more gays and poor girls “of color,” making it less appealing to college applicants in Westchester and Fairfield counties. In a letter to the student...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:32 PM
DENVER — The Conference of the American Animal Hospital Assn., held March 15 to 18, was attended by more than 1,200 veterinary professionals.
AAHA Executive Director Dr. Michael Cavanaugh kicked off the event with the State of the Industry 2011...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 10:36 AM
For the third consecutive year and fifth time in the last seven years, a Connecticut squad took home the team title at the New England gymnastics championship. Woodstock Academy won its first team title at the March 10 meet at New Milford High, scoring...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:33 PM
1) Camera Bar
For the absolute best photography equipment, from the entry-level stuff all the way up, head to Hartford’s Camera Bar, where owner Rick Goldenthal and his son Aaron will gladly help you figure out exactly what you need so you can...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Chances are you've had goat cheese. Maybe you've even called it chevre. A staple of gallery reception spreads, of beginner's level savory tarts, and of early-20-something stabs at culinary adulthood, generally speaking, goat cheese makes food nerds and...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:54 PM
The Connecticut House of Representatives late Wednesday gave final legislative approval to a measure repealing the state's seldom-used death penalty after more than 9 1/2 hours of often gut-wrenching debate.
Senate Bill 280 cleared the House 86-62, a...