| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Connecticut fast food workers in Hartford, West Haven and Manchester joined in a national strike Thursday seeking "living wages" and union representation.
Employees of McDonalds, Dunkin Donuts, Burger King and other fast food franchises in 60 cities...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:25 AM
He once camped out on a Hollywood sidewalk for three days to be first in line. He traveled to New York City seven freakin' times over two years to take tests before he was finally chosen for his next mass-media adventure. His friends think he's crazy,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Music lovers: how often do you get to take a seat at a concert, knowing full well that what you’re about to hear is completely improvised, with three world-class musicians who haven’t so much as joked about what they’re going to play?...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Where do you do most of your shopping?
Fashionista Vintage and Variety. It's the best place to buy clothes in the city.
What about shopping for burlesque clothes?
I make a lot of my costumes, and the ones I don't make I buy from places like...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:41 PM
This article is part of our 2013 New Haven Annual Manual
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...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:45 PM
I'm from a family of teachers. My mother, father, stepfather, wife and brother, and a small army of aunts, uncles and cousins, are teachers. Everywhere I go, I meet people who were taught by one of my relatives.
I teach teachers at the University of...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:45 AM
South Carolina folk/American singer-songwriter Angela Easterling comes to West Haven this Friday, performing at the Church of the Holy Spirit with local musician Chris Bousquet. Easterling sings about her childhood, spent largely on the farm that has been...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:05 AM
When you think of a Marriott Hotel, dinner doesn't come to mind. It's time to change that mindset, in Trumbull at least. Trumbull? This burb isn't known as a culinary destination, but the Parallel Post, in the Trumbull Marriott is just that. The...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Sausage gets a bad rap. Everyone has heard the saying about politics and sausages, like there's something not pretty going on and you'd best look away until The Finished Product is neatly packaged. Well, for one thing, that old saw would have never caught...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:42 PM
What did we learn from this week's local elections? The short answer is nothing. You should never trust anybody who claims that city and town elections prove anything about statewide or national trends.
For example, ignore all the people who tell you...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The state Senate and House, after short debates, voted overwhelmingly early Wednesday to approve a bill blocking public disclosure of photos of homicide victims and some other records in reaction to the Newtown school massacre.
The Senate took up the...