| 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...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Here's an ugly thought to bring up while people along Connecticut's coast are still struggling to rebuild their shattered homes and lives:
Maybe Sandy wasn't bad enough.
Maybe what we really need to knock some sense into us about how we handle our...
| May 23, 2012
| 11:49 AM
The Fourth Annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards ceremony will be held June 4 starting at 6 p.m. at the Palace Theatre in Waterbury.
Performances from the nominates shows will be presented at the ceremony.
A total of 19 high schools...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 8:37 AM
This Saturday marks the annual Connecticut Open House Day, where lots and lots of local museums, cultural attractions, open spaces and more open their doors for us Nutmeggers to enjoy. Here are some of the many things going on on June 9. For a full list...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:20 AM
How about this for a kick-ass example of unintended consequences:
Amtrak wants to offer its rail passengers uninterrupted Wi-Fi service in Connecticut. But it's got some serious gaps along its route. So companies likeT-Mobile and AT&T propose scads of...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:40 AM
As the summer weather begins to cool off, here are some events we've deemed "cool":
Connecticut Fashion Week: Sept. 8-15, New Haven, Bridgeport and other towns, ctfashionweek.org.
End of Summer Luau and Pig Roast: Sept. 7, The Scorpion Bar, Foxwoods...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 9:21 AM
Some days come down to this: the perfect mixture of autumnal sunlight and crispness, the throaty renditions of a jazz quartet, the elegance of dining under a tent - and the backdrop of a red house brimming with historical significance.
For Joan Thorne...
| Dec 7, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Hope of the HaitiansNovember 2010By Dan Toledo Thirteen volunteers from Kenilworth Union Church recently traveled to Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, to spend one week working with Haitians …...
| Jul 23, 2010
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: The name probably came from Guildford in Surrey, England, part of the former parish of Guilford's first minister, the Rev. Henry Whitfield. The area was previously called Menunketuck.
ORIGINS: The area was settled in 1639 and...
| May 3, 2011
| 4:46 PM
1st) George Talbot, the Stone House Restaurant
"Stone House co-owner Dolores Baca recalls the reaction from her regulars the week bartender George Talbot couldn’t come in to work because he was sick. “People would come in, look at me at the...
| May 3, 2011
| 4:56 PM
1st) Studio Z Fitness
"There might be some readers out there who still don't know what Zumba is, though we doubt it. Well, it's a hip-shaking, Latin-inspired, dance/fitness fad that is long passed its early “fad” recognition. “It's...