| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:12 AM
— The new home of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut has a roof of several arches, like a row of miniature Quonset huts, to reflect interior light.
On two sides of the building, floor-to-ceiling windows flood the interior with...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:40 AM
As the summer weather begins to cool off, here are some events we've deemed "cool":
Connecticut Fashion Week: Sept. 8-15, New Haven, Bridgeport and other towns, ctfashionweek.org.
End of Summer Luau and Pig Roast: Sept. 7, The Scorpion Bar, Foxwoods...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 8:37 AM
This Saturday marks the annual Connecticut Open House Day, where lots and lots of local museums, cultural attractions, open spaces and more open their doors for us Nutmeggers to enjoy. Here are some of the many things going on on June 9. For a full list...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 12:35 PM
1) Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar
The imminent approach of summer comes with anticipation of a full season of televised sporting events. Look no further than Buffalo Wild Wings if you want to watch all the sports you can handle over a nice frosty beer...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 9:43 AM
1) Archie Moore's Restaurant & Bar
A perennial winner in this hard-fought bar-food category of Best Buffalo Wings, Archie Moore’s distinguishes itself by not sacrificing quality for quantity. Yes, the four Archie Moore’s locations run through...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Margaret and Louis Chatey are turning pears and apples from Ledyard and Middlefield into award-winning brandy in a barn off an Ashford country lane.
Over in East Hartford, Adam von Gootkin is hunting for Connecticut corn he can transform into what he...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Revolving door" laws prevent a public official from jumping into a job offered by a state contractor which whom he's been dealing in his taxpayer-funded capacity.
Connecticut's version of the law imposes a one-year waiting period after the official quits...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 5:40 AM
The spreading of holiday cheer, musically:
The Civic Orchestra of New Haven, featuring the Waterbury Youth Chorus: Dec. 16, 3 p.m., $10-$15 suggested donation, Battell Chapel, 400 College St., New Haven, conh.org.
Jewish Unity Concert featuring 8th...
| Apr 24, 2011
Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators.
But this year's bill —...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Children, Missing & Exploited
Domestic Violence Services of Greater New Haven (24-hour hotline)
Greater New Haven Sexual Assault Crisis Services
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Note: Due to space limitations, only the major theaters and companies in the Advocate’s coverage area are mentioned here. Throughout the year, the Advocate regularly lists theaters from all around the state.
Alliance Theater, 203-435-4651,...