| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Eight-sided buildings were an architectural trend in the mid 19th century, spurred on by proto-psychologist Orson Squire Fowler, who wrote that they improved health by allowing for a greater influx of natural lighting. One of his followers was a Danbury...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Of course, it's always nice when one of Connecticut's billionaires is getting lots of national attention, and in this case it's our richest resident: Stephen A. Cohen.
Cohen is a denizen of Greenwich and founder of SAC Capital Advisors, one of the...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:09 PM
When it comes to affordable or mixed-income housing, there is no such thing as low-hanging fruit.
It isn't easy to build affordable homes in the 32 Connecticut municipalities that have a fair amount of such housing; it's much harder in the other 137...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Thirty years ago today, on June 28, 1983, a section of the I-95 highway bridge 70 feet above the Mianus River in Greenwich collapsed, killing three people and seriously injuring three more. The tangle of mangled bodies and vehicles along the peaceful...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:45 AM
"Raw" is not about sashimi, carpaccio or Ethiopian kitfo; it's a veggie thing — all about sprouting, sunshine and summertime. Nutritionists and physicians since Dr. Dolittle have known about the benefits of an uncooked vegan diet and have touted...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Project Runway Season 11 debuts tonight and the twists are coming early. First off, no Michael Kors. Sad trombone. Secondly, the contestants are competing in teams for the whole season. I'm interested in seeing how Project Runway pulls this off. As I've...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:25 AM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1 . ED KOWALCZYK It’s almost four years since Ed Kowalczyk parted ways with Live, the York-based band whose writing and singing he defined with such alternative chart-toppers as “Lightning......
| Feb 22, 2013
| 1:01 PM
This sounds like one of those "canary in the mineshaft" sort of alerts.
The Connecticut Audubon Society is warning that 17 different bird species in Connecticut are undergoing dramatic declines in population.
If you think that doesn't really impact...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:18 PM
NEW YORK — In a dimly lit room inside Grand Central Station, with a high, ornate, painted wood ceiling and a stone fireplace with a carved, winged lion insignia, a piece of the Connecticut economy came to life.
There, in a gathering late Thursday,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I love the meetings of the Westport Electric Car Club, which is really statewide — there were people from all over Connecticut at the recent meeting, held among the vintage vehicles at Dragone Classic Cars.
Leo Cirino, the club's eternally...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
A new Roanoke College poll sheds light on how people in Virginia feel about guns.
Roanoke College Professor Harry Wilson conducted the poll. he's no stranger to polling, but says it's been a while since he's asked about guns, and despite recent events,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:50 PM
The 2012 grand list of taxable value decreased by about two-tenths of a percent, a loss of about $9 million in the overall value of real estate, motor vehicles and personal property.
Assessor Damon Braasch said at the current tax rate, the city would...