| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:35 PM
And the theater name on everyone's lips this week is... George Abbott?
George Abbott is one of the biggest names in American theater history. He had a new show opening on Broadway nearly every year between the mid-1920s and the mid-1970s. It helped that...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Some have suggested that there are two types of dessert-minded people — pie people and cake people. Pie is rustic and of the common folk, the thinking goes. Pie is a frugal way of making the most of some baking scraps and leftover fruit. Pie is soft...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Morris Rudy Heinzen, 73, of Aberdeen passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Avera St. Luke's Hospital in Aberdeen.
His memorial service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Schriver's Memorial Mortuary and Crematory, 414 Fifth Ave. N.W.,...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:21 PM
G-Zen in Branford has emerged as the victor in The Nature Conservancy's 2013 Nature's Plate Award for the state of Connecticut, as chosen by voters.
The contest honors sustainable, organic or farm-to-table restaurants in the country. LeFarm in...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Shelved years ago, a plan that suggested powering Metro-North with fuel cells rather than commercial power is finding renewed attention after a failed transmission cable crippled the rail line last month.
The railroad, which connects thousands of...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Among Julie Harris' Connecticut performances and connections:
In 1948, Harris performed in "Sundown Beach" at the Westport Country Playhouse, directed by Elia Kazan. With Kim Hunter, Steven Hill, Martin Balsam, Joan Copeland, Nehemiah Persoff. An Actors...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:00 AM
"Used to be you couldn't buy an apple downtown," says Clyde Ripka. In June he opened what he says is the first grocery store in almost 50 years in Bridgeport. Located in the renovated, historic Main Street Arcade Mall, the 7,500-square-foot market has a...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 11:44 AM
John Simpkins (off-Broadway’s “The Black Suits”) directs the musical “Damn Yanlees” at the TriArts Sharon Playhouse. The show, playing through Aug. 25, stars Dale Hensley (Broadway’s “The Drowsy Chaperone,”...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Works by Noël Coward, Ingmar Bergman, Alan Ayckbourn and Lynn Nottage will be featured in the five-play 2014 season at Westport Country Playhouse.
The theme of the 84th season of the theater will be love — which is also the season theme of...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:00 AM
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Chef Eric Sierra says he's a classic French chef. In the way of classic French chefs, he doesn't focus on creativity. The menu at Rive Bistro, the four-month-old restaurant...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Bobby Bernstein is a retired school teacher and guidance counselor from Westport who discovered digital photography later in life. Roger Carl Johanson has thirty years of experience as an art teacher, and he produces black and white archival silver...