| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Most states are lucky to have one theater that's won the Tony Award for Best Regional Theater. Connecticut has five, and two of them are in New Haven.
The Yale Repertory Theatre [1120 Chapel St., New Haven; (203) 432-1234, yalerep.org], right downtown on...
| Nov 11, 2010
The killer shall be killed — so said the jury in the Cheshire home invasion murder case.
Steven Hayes, one of the two men accused of entering the home of the William Petit Jr. family on that July night in 2007, will join 10 other men on...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Hookah smoking “has been a quiet epidemic among college kids,” says Milford’s public health director Dennis McBride.
In 2009, McBride wanted to close a new hookah lounge in Milford, calling it a “public nuisance.” McBride&...
| May 21, 2012
| 9:27 AM
1) Dr. Tina Zigo (The Center For Natural Healing)
Dr. Tina Zigo is a Naturopathic Physician who was educated locally, earning her Bachelor's at Southern Connecticut State University and her Doctorate at the University of Bridgeport's College of...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:41 PM
In between the learning, there were a number of grade school pranks my classmates and I would play at Whittier Elementary in Waukegan, Ill. — like writing something clever on a small piece of paper, sticking tape or paste on the other side and...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 3:05 PM
"If a Slave lives four years, he has earned his Purchase-money, consequently you may afford to work him to death in that time."
Connecticut Courant — March 30, 1767
Yeah, I know.
Talking about slavery makes folks uncomfortable. It was so long...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 11:35 AM
A cool $1.5 million a year.
That's what the Motion Picture Association of America is reportedly paying Connecticut's formerU.S. Sen. Chris Doddto slide an anti-Internet-piracy bill through Congress. His insider knowledge, his old-fashioned liberal...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 9:24 AM
Paul Pasqualoni, who graduated from Cheshire High School and coached at Western Connecticut State University, is coming home. He will be named UConn football coach Friday at a 12:30 p.m. press conference in Storrs.
Pasqualoni, 61, will replace Randy...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 1:00 PM
If you missed the Haven String Quartet's performance of their "Out of Africa, Into Europe" program last weekend at the Unitarian Society of New Haven, fear not: an encore performance takes place Tue., March 6 at SCSU's Garner Recital Hall. The program...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:55 AM
In his first year in office, Gov. Dannel Malloy spent all or part of 70 days outside Connecticut’s borders.
State records show he made 38 different trips that required him to notify Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman that she would serve as acting chief...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:00 AM
The boom box may be an artifact of yesteryear, but online radio is alive and kicking.
Across the board, college radio stations in Connecticut are streaming their broadcasts online. That includes stations rated the best by Advocate readers this May:...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Note: Due to space limitations, only the major theaters and companies in the Advocate’s coverage area are mentioned here. Throughout the year, the Advocate regularly lists theaters from all around the state.
Alliance Theater, 203-435-4651,...