| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:20 PM
A year ago, Hartford Stage announced that they'd found a new artistic director. Michael Wilson had left the theater after 13 years to concentrate on Broadway opportunities, scoring immediately with revivals of The Best Man and The Trip to Bountiful.
| Oct 16, 2006
THE sex lives of men can seem like an Aesop's fable. As years go by and sexual desire fades, men may stop mating with an enthusiasm akin to rabbits and become more like red foxes, lonely animals who make do with one brief breeding season each year.
| Jan 4, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Ten Years Ago
The Flintridge Inn, on Foothill Boulevard at Hobbs Drive, closed after four years of operation. The new proprietor, Kevin Finch, announced renovations were underway at the property, which would open that spring under the name “Dish.&...
| May 22, 2012
| 1:05 AM
In the Aesop fable "The Grasshopper and the Ant," there are moral, economic and political lessons for our time, or any other.
As the story goes, the lazy grasshopper wiles away his summer days singing and hopping and having an all-around good time while...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 9:09 AM
I plan my gardening chores well in advance. Then I dress accordingly.
Still, I frequently find myself doing impromptu jobs that I hadn't planned for. But even though I may need to collect additional tools for an unforeseen job, at least my standard,...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Watching Bill Clinton act as Barack Obama's "No. 1 surrogate," in the words of National Public Radio, is as exquisitely painful as watching a runaway monkey with a paintball gun at a museum.
Most of the pundits have focused on Mr. Clinton's motivations...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:59 AM
There are nearly 150 fragments of famous structures and historic sites from around the world and all 50 states embedded in Tribune Tower.
These pieces of history reflect the aspirations of the Tribune Tower's creators: To make the fledging skyscraper one...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Friday night’s football showdown at Franklin High featuring the host Indians and Catonsville figured to have similarities with the classic Aesop’s Fable “The Tortoise and the Hare” and it lived up to its billing.
Franklin raced to...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:28 AM
A world premiere of an original musical comedy, two classic performed in repertory, a reunion of the theater’s five artistic directors and a “rejuvenated” “A Christmas Carol” will be among the highlights of Hartford Stage&...
| Mar 24, 2013
A premiere of an original musical comedy, two classics performed in repertory, a reunion of the theater's five artistic directors, and a "rejuvenated" Dickens' favorite are highlights of Hartford Stage's 50th anniversary season beginning in September....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Hartford Stage has a 2013-2014 season:
September 12 through November 10: Marivaux’s lusty comedy La Dispute and Shakespeare’s bloody tragedy Macbeth, played in repertory with the same director—new Hartford Stage artistic director Darko...
| Feb 23, 2013
The first thing anybody is going to tell you about the Hart & the Hunter, the restaurant in the new Fairfax District Palihotel, is that you should get the biscuits, which come four to an order and are served on a board. And you should get the biscuits,...