| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Every city gets the indie rock it deserves, you might say. In Connecticut, the psychedelic soul of Bridgeport's Stepkids and the collegiate polish of New-Haven-centric Mates of States, could be used to make that point. And the noisy abrasive blare and...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 11:10 PM
Hear the name “Scalamandré,” and those in the know think Italian luxury. Others picture the company's famed chinoiserie and think high French style.
But one of the surprises in Steven Stolman's new book about the legendary fabric and...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:35 PM
New Haven, meet Aaron Freeman. He's a 59-year-old unemployed former pizza delivery driver and he wants to serve on your Board of Aldermen. Freeman is running as a write-in Libertarian candidate (though he hasn't paid the $425 requested by the U.S....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Hartford men’s basketball coach John Gallagher joined a national teleconference Wednesday morning in advance of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off, to be held at campus sites and at Mohegan Sun Arena.
The Hawks open Saturday against Quinnipiac at the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:18 PM
The annual preseason poll of Connecticut 6 coaches is in ...
5. Central Connecticut
6. Sacred Heart
Unlike in most polls, coaches are allowed to vote for their own team.
The fifth Connecticut 6...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has named former Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas as his Democratic running mate for next year's election.
Vallas, an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor in 2002 against Rod Blagojevich, fills...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:20 AM
When Anthony Weiner continued to flaunt his dong across the Internet after a sexting scandal cost him everything, he didn't just betray his long-suffering wife (again). He also laid a blow to all of us sex-positive people who rushed to his defense when he...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:25 PM
A 52-year-old New Haven man, whose life's passion is riding the log-like flume rides in water parks, is suing Six Flags after the company banned him from its 18 locations for life. Jay Marc Harris, known as "Flumie" and "Flume Dog" to his friends...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:10 AM
The Greater Show on Earth stand-up show debuted at the Bijou Theatre a couple months back, and wouldn't you know it, it did well at the box office. Saturday, the second installment rolls into town featuring comedians Harrison Greenbaum (pictured) and Sean...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:32 PM
UPDATED ITEM FOR SUNDAY PRINT COLUMN Like just about everyone else, I expected Gov. Pat Quinn to choose an up-and-coming Illinois Democrat to be his running mate — an ethnic minority, a woman or both. The party needs to deepen......
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:35 AM
America got one step closer to winning the War on Drugs when a court cleared the way for the federal government to seize the Waterford home of one-time medical marijuana growers Seth and Beth Marder. The couple told The Day they used cannabis to treat...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Troubadour, a new album by Bridgeport's Stepkids to be released on Sept. 10, took them more than two years to complete. Seriously.
"When we finished our first album, we didn't really stop," said guitarist Jeff Gitelman. "We just kept going."