| Oct 23, 2012
| 9:10 AM
Halloween is an easy holiday to plan events for because it's... inherently fun. Costumes, dead stuff and candy are an easy sell for people of all ages. It's compelling material. There are many ways to celebrate all things spooky this season. Mystical...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Spooktacular Science Weekend @ the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford
The Connecticut Science Center hosts its 2nd annual Spooktacular Science Weekend tomorrow, 10/27! The event includes arts and crafts, face painting, science-inspired tricks and...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 4:18 PM
This is my last chance to tell you what I think about the coming election, because The Courant enforces a period of editorial neutrality right before the vote.
So here are a few things I think.
I think it's damn strange the way Linda McMahon ran a...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Hurricane Sandy has created some potentially serious problems with Election Day voting (especially in hard-hit Bridgeport). But here are a few developments that may make you feel a bit better in the wake of that bad-assed storm.
Gov. Dannel Malloy...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:20 PM
An old slogan urged citizens to "earn your right to gripe" by voting. While you're at it, help others earn it too. Take your spouse or neighbor with you today.
Utility crews have done yeomen's work restoring power to all but two of the 773 voting...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Charlie Karp and David Hull are names familiar to local musicians, but not everyone knows their history. Over 30 years ago the pair was recruited by Buddy Miles to record in L.A., then went on to tour and record with Arthur Lee and Love. When they...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:30 AM
If you're a fan of Sarah McLachlan or Tracy Chapman you might enjoy Kristen Graves, a local singer-songwriter along those same lines. She's been playing her energetic and emotionally charged brand of folk rock around the state and around the country for...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Peter Katis is the producer that put Bridgeport on the indie rock recording map thanks to his work at Tarquin Studios in the Park City with bands like Interpol, the National and recently, Trey Anastasio. His brother Tarquin (get it? Tarquin Studios) and...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 8:55 AM
Rufus Spearman, who police allegedly caught carrying drugs and a gun in his car, showed up for his court date at the New Haven Superior Court, where parole officers were waiting to arrest him on additional charges of violating his parole, reports the...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 11:57 AM
You gotta hand it to state Rep. Tom Casperson of Escanaba -— the man is a one-man environmental wrecking crew.
Let us count some of the ways in legislation he’s sponsored:
— Allow beach grooming (never mind the damage that may...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Ina Chadwick, whose MouseMuse Productions presents storytelling shows throughout Fairfield County, and who, as a storyteller herself, just took part in the inaugural episode of the new “Get to the Point!” storytelling series at New Haven&...