| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Bret Michaels had a string of hits in the '80s and '90s with his band Poison. Hits like "Every Rose Has It's Thorn," "Unskinny Bop," "Talk Dirty to Me" and "Nothin' But a Good Time." And then, as the '90s evolved, it became really lame to like Poison. But...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Golden Bloom plays some delicious indie pop music, led by Sean Fogel (who also plays in the Zambonis) who started the group as a solo project. Last year, they holed up at Bridgeport's Tarquin Studios and recorded an EP, No Day Like Today, that...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Stamford's Alive @ Five series wraps up another summer season this Thursday (yes, already) with a very special show by Mr. Michael McDonald. McDonald will be taking it to the streets of Stamford — Columbus Park, at Washington Boulevard and State...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:50 AM
On Jan. 16, 1938, clarinetist Benny Goodman shook up the music world by bringing jazz unapologetically into a shrine of highbrow culture: Carnegie Hall.
That concert, with its spectacular solos and thrilling ensemble playing, has long since acquired...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Maddy's Food Truck
Griot: a French word for the traveling poets, musicians and storytellers of West African. Griot: a Haitian dish of morsels of tender, spicy, fried pork. I haven't yet figured out how these two meanings are...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Stamford's Alive @ Five summer concert series lineup has been announced, and it's been expanded to eight weeks this year. The shows all take place in Columbus Park and headliners include the likes of country legend Wynonna, Poison frontman Brett Michaels,...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 7:29 AM
A 56-year-old woman was robbed and punched in the face in Stockton Monday night.
The woman was walking in Seaport District near Columbus Park when she was approached by a man in his 50's who asked her if she wanted a ride.
She went inside the home the...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 12:22 PM
A CTA bus driver was rendered immobile by a passenger with a stun gun who robbed her and left her slumped at the wheel of her bus Saturday morning in Columbus Park in the Austin neighborhood, authorities said.
The 40-year-old driver was treated and...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Once again the Grant Park Music Festival is taking the lead among local summer festivals when it comes to presenting eclectic combinations of popular symphonic and choral fare and more adventuresome classical music programming. And it's all free.
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Some early Chicago area farmers markets will open their tables this month with the first produce of the season--although wacky temperatures coaxed ramps and asparagus out in April this year.
Among the first will be Green City Market, which moves outdoors...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 8:48 AM
Some kind of magic switch seems to have gotten flipped. With summer here, Connecticut turns into a sunny wonderland of outdoor music festivals, county fairs, regional food shindigs and other finely focused affairs. Celebrate the seasonal joys of...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 10:41 AM
HARTFORD -- Eric Heredia, 17; and Traevaughnn Morrison, 15, are part of the Peacebuilders program, a violence-prevention initiative with the Hartford Public Schools and the City of Hartford.
Last year Heredia said he was expelled from Hartford Public...