| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Heading into 2014, Connecticut finds itself in a familiar place on the economic spectrum: Slow progress that could be much worse.
The state's economy will build steam in 2014 and 2015 with healthy if not spectacular job gains but will continue to lag the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Sergei Prokofiev's orchestra play Peter and the Wolf was originally written to explain instruments to children, and it has since become a beloved tale. Now, musicians led by UConn alum Ehren Brown will join forces with puppets from the university's Puppet...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:24 AM
When Sobrio's co-founders gave their business pitch at Connecticut's Innovation Summit a year ago, they were a bit intimidated.
After all, Tom Bachant and Nadav Ullman were both undergraduates at the University of Connecticut. Sobrio, which uses a...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:02 PM
NEW YORK — With just under 12 minutes remaining in a delicious, crazy opener that made the long offseason wait all worth it, Shabazz Napier stole the ball and set up Ryan Boatright for one of those nasty dunks that trumpet the little man's big...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:31 PM
William and Mary at Hampton, 7
Missouri State at Old Dominion, 7
Greater Allegheny Tip-Off Tournament (in McKeesport, Pa.):
Apprentice vs. Penn State Fayette, 4
Norfolk State at Morehead State, noon...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:28 PM
From time to time I have been asked to speak to a class of seniors at the University of Connecticut on the subject of car buying. I like to arrive about 20 minutes early. That time cushion goes a long way toward taking the pressure off the drive to...
| Oct 20, 2013
For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:05 AM
“Crosstalk @ CAG,” a series of single-channel videos of various aspects of music performance, will be at the Contemporary Art Galleries at UConn in Storrs from Monday, Nov. 4, until Friday, Dec. 13.
“Not to be confused with music videos,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Storrs Center, the new town center adjacent to the University of Connecticut campus, is nearing completion and by and large, I like what I see.
As a town resident, UConn employee and local pedestrian, I see a novel design, quality construction,...
| Oct 24, 2013
Stanwyck Cromwell knows colors the way some people know foreign languages. An artist from Bloomfield, Conn., by way of Guyana, Cromwell can speak fluently in golden yellow, lemon, burnt orange, red and plum, and he is positively articulate in all dialects...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:06 PM
In today's world of computers, smart phones and digital music effects, live, old-fashioned, classical music is still a force to be reckoned with says Sir James Galway.
"It's got a magic about it that other things don't have," Galway says.