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  • Art For Everyone: Publicly Funded Art From the New Deal Era

    Art For Everyone: Publicly Funded Art From the New Deal Era
    Art for Everyone: The Federal Art Project in Connecticut On view until Feb. 5, 2013. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury, mattatuckmuseum.org   Among certain political circles, it is holy writ that the government has never produced, never...
  • Anti-Gun Violence Ad & Spokesperson Show NYC Is Center Of Gun Control Debate

    Anti-Gun Violence Ad & Spokesperson Show NYC Is Center Of Gun Control Debate
    New York City has the toughest gun control laws in the country, but a new ad campaign and the organization behind it show that the effort to curb gun violence nationwide is centered here. Critics of one of the most vocal and powerful groups advocating for...
  • Crime & Punishment: A Couple People Who Really Hate Obama

    Crime & Punishment: A Couple People Who Really Hate Obama
    Every autumn, Colchester holds a community-made scarecrow display on the Town Green. On election years, town Democrats sponsor a patch and put up scarecrow effigies of candidates, according to the Norwich Bulletin. Not the best at arts and crafts, the...
  • Best of New Haven 2013: Best Grinders

    Best of New Haven 2013: Best Grinders
    1) Nardelli’s Grinder Shoppe 540 Plank Road Waterbury (203) 754-5600 515 Watertown Ave. Waterbury (203) 753-7400 87 Maple St. Naugatuck (203) 729-9470 Union Square Plaza, 385 Main St. S. Southbury (203) 405-3250 nardellis.com...
  • Yankees, Red Sox Pay Opening Day Tribute To Newtown In Pregame Ceremonies

    Yankees, Red Sox Pay Opening Day Tribute To Newtown In Pregame Ceremonies
    The insignias honoring Newtown, a black ribbon with the town's crest, were painted into the grass on the field at Yankee Stadium, and a number of Red Sox players snapped photos. "What we do is provide a distraction, but that's temporary," said Red Sox...
  • Holy Food!: Kosher and Its Imitators in Connecticut

    Holy Food!: Kosher and Its Imitators in Connecticut
    What exactly is kosher? The short answer is a religious certification given to any cooked or processed food that an observant Jew is permitted to eat. A satisfying answer in detail is not easy, so a visual aid may help: picture three identical matzo...
  • Preserve Southbury Training School Farmland

    Preserve Southbury Training School Farmland
    Large state institutions were once built to be self-sustaining; many had their own farms and grew their own food. Though some of those farms have been lost, remarkably some remain, the crown jewel of which is an 825-acre farm portion of the Southbury...
  • Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'

    Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'
    Sada Thompson, a Tony Award-winning actress best known to TV viewers for her Emmy Award-winning role as the matriarch in the 1970s dramatic TV series "Family," has died. She was 83. Thompson, a resident of Southbury, Conn., died of lung disease Wednesday...
  • Annual Manual Listings: Bike Shops

    Action Sports, 324 W. Main St., Branford, 203-481-5511, actionsportsbicyclecenter.com; 1385 Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, 860-388-1291, actionsportsct.com. Bikes, kayaks, skis, snowboards and related gear. Newly opened Giant Brand Store bicycle center at...
  • Annual Manual Listings: Parks & Beaches

    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...
  • Carmen Anthony: A Little Piece Of New York For 15 Years

    Carmen Anthony: A Little Piece Of New York For 15 Years
    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. He...