| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Happy 5th birthday, Record Store Day! In celebration of all things vinyl, compact disc, and actual record store, a handful of Connecticut's local record shops are hosting their own festivities on Sat., April 21. Gerosa Records (246 Federal Road,...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 12:51 PM
“Illegal immigrants are terrorists,” shouted one of 30 or so counter-protestors to a rally in East Haven calling for unity in light of the police racial-profiling scandal. (Other heckles included, “Go home” and, of course, “...
| Feb 23, 2012
Never miss another Savvy Shopper deal. The new Daily Drivetime Deals Roundup, posted Monday through Friday around 4 p.m. at Courant. com/ savvyshopper, features the day's latest bargain news and weekly giveaways. You can also follow Savvy Shopper CT on...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:39 AM
The racial-profiling-and-cop-brutality scandal now engulfing East Haven could cost taxpayers millions of dollars and years to overhaul their police department, according to experts and the experience of other cities hit with similar shitstorms.
| Feb 15, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Would you pay $160 per pound for something that came out of a cat's butt?
The people at Dean and DeLuca (a New York City gourmet superstore with a mail-order catalogue that's basically Penthouse for foodies) are betting you will. While it might sound...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 11:47 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: The area was known as Totoket, or "Tidal River," when it was purchased from the Mattabesec Indians by settlers from New Haven in 1638. It was named Branford in 1653, after the English town of Brentford in Middle-sex County. It was set...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 5:44 PM
Dr. Mel Goldstein had plans for the weeks ahead, cancer or no cancer. They included giving his daily weather reports on two radio stations and organizing a radiothon to benefit Connecticut Hospice in Branford.
But on Wednesday, the 66-year-old former...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 2:06 PM
-The tightfisted state budget enacted by Gov. Dannel Malloy last spring has meant an official portrait of his predecessor, M. Jodi Rell, has yet to grace the state library in Hartford. The Stamford Advocate found that Connecticut still pays up to $40,...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 11:00 AM
[THIS ARTICLE WAS WRITTEN FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE 2011. FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE 2012 EVENTS, CLICK HERE.]
116 Crown, 116 Crown St., New Haven, (203) 777-3116. Super classy bar with inventive cocktails and small plate offerings. Check out the room with the...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 6:45 AM
-The mother of Matthew M. Donohue called Middletown police to say her son threatened to beat up her husband. Police told the Middletown Patch website they reached Donohue, 38, on his cell phone as he was driving and told him he'd be arrested if he...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 12:25 PM
This story contains a correction.
What the hell is going on with Connecticut cops? The past 18 months have seen an eruption of scandals, arrests, resignations, retirements and investigations triggered by all sorts of allegations of police wrongdoing....