| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Anna Liffeys, 17 Whitney Ave., 203-773-1776, annaliffeys.com. An Irish pub that serves great food, and has recently expanded its live music offerings.
Bank Street Café, 637 Bank St., New London, 860-444-1444. New London-area rock ‘n’ roll,...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Ernesto Zedillo is facing a lawsuit in Hartford federal court for a massacre that occurred in a remote village while he was in office. Zedillo, who is now a Yale professor and director of the Center for the Study of Globalization, says he had nothing to...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Got a call the other day from a Republican friend, one of those traditional Connecticut middle-of-the-road GOP types, the sort who trends liberal on social issues but thinks wild-assed Democratic spending sucks. He was sounding rather relieved.
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Comedian Brian Regan makes an appearance this week at SCSU's John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts. He released his second comedy album All By Myself late last year, and to date has appeared on "Late Show with David Letterman" more than 20 times...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 10:45 AM
Despite recent steps by the federal government to open the armed forces to gays and lesbians, veterans with same-sex spouses cannot receive benefits for their husbands and wives.
That disparity is the subject of a lawsuit filed in Washington D.C.'s Court...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Once upon a time in baseball, it was easy to enjoy greatness.
Today, in the shadow of performance-enhancing drugs (known as PEDs), enjoying the players who stack up awe-inspiring numbers just ain't easy. Players, rightly or wrongly, are under the...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Linda McMahon is promoting her U.S. Senate candidacy on the "personalized" radio website Pandora — possibly targeting Connecticut listeners who are both likely Republican primary voters and enjoy wrestling theme songs.
Over on Capitol Report...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 5:24 AM
Join the John Slade Ely House in recognizing the work of local painter Anna Held Audette with a solo retrospective exhibition of her works. Modern Ruins, which runs April 29 to May 27, takes a look at her paintings, prints and drawings over 50 years....
| Jun 7, 2008
| 7:02 AM
The first time Eddie Griffin set out to fight for civil rights, back in 1972, he joined the Black Panthers, picked up a gun and robbed a bank in Ft. Worth. The crime landed him in federal prison for 12 years.
Today, Griffin's weapon is an Internet blog....
| Feb 19, 2008
Something's happened to Connecticut's venerable environmental groups. They're aging, often dominated by members and leaders well into their 50s and beyond. Greens gone gray.
It has them worried.
"The environmental community must make room for younger,...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Didn't I tell you I could just post these news releases all day long? I'm just getting warmed up. Here's one from 1050 ESPN on the expansion of Brandon Tierney's show and the addition for part of it of former......
| Apr 1, 2009
"American Idol" champ David Cook has taken time off from his fans to concentrate on family.
The singer canceled two shows at Colby-Sawyer College and Southern Connecticut State University on March 30 and 31 because of pressing "family matters," it was...