| 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...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 1:30 PM
The first thing you need to understand is that not all furries are fursuiters. And the second thing is that very few furries or fursuiters are sex maniacs who need to be barred from contact with children.
All that said, Robert Armstrong (or Chiaroscuro,...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Mohegan Sun is laying off more than 300 employees and replacing its chief executive officer, the Mohegan Tribe’s top casino official said Thursday.
Jeffrey Hartmann, a Mohegan Sun executive since 1996 and the casino’s CEO since 2011, left the...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The “last night out” before the wedding day is a time-honored tradition. But not every bride and groom wants a night full of shots and scantily-clad dancers. Here are some more creative ways to celebrate impending nuptials.
FOR THE GUYS...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
While it is also on the hunt for a couple of new judges to join Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid, as well as a new host (after the major revamp that saw former judges Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger, along with host Steve Jones, get the axe; Whitney...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:58 AM
It's a high-stakes game involving tens of billions of dollars, FBI busts of offshore poker tycoons, congressional lobbying, odd alliances between religious conservatives and lefty do-gooders, and potential help for Connecticut's two revenue-hungry and...
| May 9, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Skip the breakfast in bed routine this year and take Mom or Grandma out for a meal. The Bee & Thistle Inn (100 Lyme St., Old Lyme, 860-434-1667, beeandthistleinn.com) is has seatings on Mother's Day at 11:30 a.m., Noon, 2 & 2:30 p.m. See their website for...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:45 AM
We all know him, but not all of us love comedian Bill Maher, who hosted the controversial television shows "Politically Incorrect" and "Real Time with Bill Maher,"produced his own movie, Religulous, and has taken on every hot-button issue of our times....
| Nov 14, 2011
| 2:09 PM
Massachusetts looks like it’s finally about to fall into the seductive (and lucrative) embrace of casino gambling, and that’s likely to suck bigtime for Connecticut’s casinos and a Connecticut state government addicted to casino cash....
| Nov 21, 2011
| 11:25 AM
Most Americans spend Thanksgiving with family, but if you're having a low-key celebration or have no plans at all, may we suggest heading to Foxwoods on Turkey Day this year. A handful of the casino's eateries are hosting Thanksgiving dinners...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Presented by Comix at the MGM Grand Theater, Foxwoods will be hosting a comedian who Rolling Stone deemed the most outrageously funny woman alive. Sarah Silverman, an emmy-award winning artist, will send Foxwoods into a fit of laughter when she hits the...
| Dec 29, 2011
• Thursday: Little Ugly, $4. 9 p.m. Hungry Tiger, Manchester; Unbuckled Records Showcase featuring White Savages and more, $10-$12. 6 p.m. Webster Underground, Hartford; Christopher John, 7 p.m. Baci Grill, Cromwell.
• Friday: The Acacia...