| Feb 10, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Congressman Joe Courtney recently wrote a letter to director Steven Spielberg insisting that he had made a mistake in his film "Lincoln":
"I was on the edge of my seat during the roll call vote on the ratification of the 13th Amendment outlawing...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Much of the story at Tuesday night's State of the Union speech will be about Connecticut, from the Newtown massacre to Manchester, where bullets killed eight employees at Hartford Distributors in 2010, to Bridgeport, where a 3-year-...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:05 PM
The House Gallery in the U.S. Capitol had a distinctively Connecticut cast for President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night.
At least half of the two dozen guests who were victims of gun violence are residents of this state. The guests,...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:21 AM
It's fitting that this album was chosen to be Album of the Day on Valentine's Day. Sometimes you stumble upon a band and fall so maddeningly in love with their music that waiting for a new album is akin to the sometimes painful wait for a long lost...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 9:02 AM
On Sunday evening, after the snow had somewhat settled and some of the sidewalks had been cleared, hundreds of generous local artsy types descended upon Hartford ArtSpace Gallery for a dynamic and funky exhibit with a cause.
Tao LaBossiere is in need of...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Deliberations about possible legislation to expand state workers compensation to police who responded to the Newtown school massacre have changed direction: There is now a move to also include school staff members and medical examiners' personnel who were...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Newington nursing-home workers who have been on strike almost six months are holding a rally at their picket line Saturday.
The event, to thank supporters and members of the New England Health Care Employees Union, District 1199 of the Service Employees...
| Dec 23, 2012
Dawn Hochsprung kept politics out of her professional life.
But after the November election, Hochsprung, a registered Democrat, couldn't help sounding off to her Facebook friends in an exuberant post using the pseudonym "Dinna Fash," a term for "don't...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:22 PM
IF YOU WANT TO HELP:
The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Joey Batts Hip-Hop Night
Dec. 7, Up or On the Rocks, 50 Union Place, Hartford, (860) 247-6257, uporontherocks.com.
Connecticut needs anti-heroes. Joey Batts (aka Joseph Battaglia), a 30-year-old rapper originally from Long Island, N.Y., who bleeds...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Shake Shack has gone Shack-ademic, opening its very first location next to a university — 986 Chapel St., kitty-corner to Yale’s Old Campus. Shake Shack’s Angus beef is 100 percent natural, vegetarian fed and humanely raised without...