| Mar 11, 2012
| 1:13 PM
After more than a week of conference championship craziness, finally a bid thief: St. Bonaventure of the Atlantic 10 this afternoon became the first surprise winner of a league tournament to swipe a bid from a bubble team.
The fourth-seeded Bonnies...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Ethereal, dreamy, spacey Brooklyn indie/electropop duo Cultfever bring the fun up to Connecticut this week when they play The Outer Space on Mon., April 9. Fresh off the release of their self-titled debut, which made our list of kick-ass albums at the end...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 8:58 AM
When Gov. Dannel Malloy carries out his promise to sign the repeal of this state’s endlessly debated death penalty, Connecticut will become the 16th state in the nation to stop the execution of convicted murderers.
The state House finally (after...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 12:55 PM
The head of the Connecticut NAACP calls it “astonishing and heart breaking” that the legislative committee deciding on how this state’s political boundaries should be redrawn doesn’t have a single minority member.
The absence of...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Let's hear it for seasonally appropriate band names. Brooklyn's A Great Big Pile of Leaves, who have roots here in good old Connecticut, hit The Space in Hamden on Nov. 5. The quartet are masters of straight-up sing-along indie rock. So, assuming we're...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 11:21 AM
In wake of the unprecedented damage brought to the New York City area by Hurricane Sandy, Con Edison announced Thursday it expects to restore the vast majority of customers who lost power by the weekend of Nov. 10 and 11. The remaining customer...
| May 8, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Maurice Sendak, author of the classic children's book "Where the Wild Things Are," has died, a spokeswoman for HarperCollins Publishers said Tuesday. He was 83.
Sendak illustrated nearly 100 books during a 60-year career, winning dozens of accolades as...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Very sad news today: Eve Olitski, the artist whose charming one-woman show "Naked Ladies with Things on Their Heads" is on the walls now at EBK Gallery in West Hartford, died unexpectedly this week. The show will stay up until its pre-arranged Nov. 21 end...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 2:04 PM
It’s no secret how more I greatly admire Gabriel Kahane’s terrific score to his new musical “February House” when its had its world premiere earlier this year at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre. It subsequently had a run at...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:50 AM
NEW YORK -- Severe weather barreled across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic on Saturday as a powerful cold front brought heavy rain, high winds and at least one tornado into a beachfront neighborhood of New York City.
A waterspout with winds up to 70 mph...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Severe weather barreled across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic on Saturday as a powerful cold front brought heavy rain, high winds and at least one tornado into a beachfront neighborhood of New York City.
A waterspout with winds up to 70 mph churned...