| May 7, 2012
| 9:03 AM
1) Dava Boutique
Davas owner/founder Coleen Campbell has been specializing in the one-of-a-kind for 31 years. "A lot of businesses who've been working with me for years are shutting down," she says, due to retirement and a changing marketplace. But she's...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Everybody loves coffee. Not only does it taste great, but it transforms us from walking zombies into energized work machines. Coffee-goers crave good quality coffee, and that's sometimes hard to come by. Well, there's hope. Many of Connecticut's cafes...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 23, 2012
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| 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, “...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 2:27 PM
Five different companies with operations in Connecticut have achieved the dubious honor of being listed among the top toxic “Corporate Air Polluters” on a University of Massachusetts institute’s 100-worst list for 2012.
According to the...
| 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,...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 8:58 AM
1) Soho Hair Group, Day & Medi Spa
There are only five certified Wella master colorists in Connecticut. You can find three of them at SOHO. Tiffany McGuire, Melissa Goodman, and Christine Mott have among "the highest technical skills in our field,"...