| Jul 23, 2014
2013 NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS
•Julia Alvarez, novelist, poet and essayist, Weybridge, Vt.
•Brooklyn Academy of Music, presenter, Brooklyn, N.Y.
•Joan Harris, arts patron, Chicago
•Bill Jones, dancer and choreographer, Valley...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:47 PM
"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" has come to Connecticut's Gold Coast.
Last week, the popular TV game show started filming for the 2014-15 season in its new home at the Connecticut Film Center in Stamford. It previously filmed in New York.
| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:33 PM
There's been some confusion at Quinebaug Valley Community College, in the Danielson section of rural Killingly. Like every community college, the school's curriculum includes many job training programs. The problem here is that state Senate leader...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:44 AM
Because the rural town of Brooklyn was a county seat in 1831, it wound up hosting what is widely accepted as the last public hanging in Connecticut. A jury had convicted Oliver Watkins of strangling his wife, Roxana, on the night of March 22, 1829. He was...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Most of the ricotta in this country is probably baked into lasagna. And that's delicious.
But ricotta aspires to so much more. Its fresh flavor shines when treated lightly, its creamy texture soaring as well. The new vegetables of spring — the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Mali has musical heritage extending back centuries, and a vibrant contemporary music culture that bubbles up all over. There's American-inflected hip-hop. There's a grand tradition of Afro-Cuban dance music. Griots, also known as djelis, maintain a...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The violence at Isla Vista at the start of the holiday weekend grabbed the nation's attention. But so, too, did the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard last year. And in Santa Monica. And at Newtown, Conn., before that.
And on and on.
More than 11,...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" actor Terry Crews has been named the new host of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?"
Crews will host the 13th season in the fall from Stamford, Conn. as production is moving to a new studio prior to the start of the 2014-2015 season....
| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:07 AM
The Maryland men's basketball team will play Villanova in the first game of a Madison Square Garden doubleheader as part of the 2014 Jimmy V Classic on Dec. 9.
The Terps and Wildcats will meet at 7 p.m., following by Indiana and Louisville at 9 p.m....
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Citizens and legislators should be proud that Connecticut is the first state to pass a law requiring the labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms, known as GMOs. Polls consistently show that 90 percent of Americans want GMOs to be...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Meg Kazukynas, a New Havener and local business owner, caught our eye while out for an evening walk near the Peabody Museum on Whitney Avenue. We caught up with her to ask her about her skirt and her boots, which it turns out are a favorite wardrobe...