| Mar 6, 2014
Mediterraneo, in the Hotel Zero Degrees in Norwalk, feels like being on a deck on a big, stylish ship. Dominated by a gleaming nautical wood floor and a wall of retractable windows overlooking woods and a waterfall on the Norwalk River, it is minutes from...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:28 AM
When we walked into Boulevard 18, we felt embraced. This cozy bistro and wine bar in a charming, historic white-clapboard building in New Canaan is the sister to Strada 18 in SoNo. But where Strada in SoNo is a "a pizza and pasta" place, Boulevard 18 is...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:04 AM
The 2013 All-Courant high school football defense team package:
Ian Dieli, Hand-Madison, Sr.
Derek Hawkins, Bloomfield, Sr.
Matt Houpert, Hall-West Hartford, Sr.
Jayson Martin, Farmington, Sr.
Zach Maxwell, Southington, Sr.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:35 AM
While many roadways were at least passable by Sunday night, the outlook for the week was less clear as most towns decided to keep their schools and municipal offices closed Monday, the governor urged employees to work from home and the state braced for...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Drew Klotz builds vibrant kinetic sculptures. His wife Audrey Klotz creates oversized abstract paintings. As a pair, the two have learned to make connections with their art, complementing each others' use of form and movement. In a joint exhibit at the...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
NEW CANAAN — It was unseasonably cold for the last Caffeine & Carburetors event in downtown New Canaan. If you haven't heard of this six-times-a-year ritual, it's worth a short review. The event, which is a delightfully informal alternative to...
| Oct 28, 2013
They found each other in a sea of pink — two Connecticut men, made brothers by their shared experience. Now they're fighting back against the disease that brought them together and some of the ignorance about it.
Bill Becker was diagnosed with...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Avon Police Officer Todd Akerley interacted with his D.A.R.E students online and through text messages, and while his communications were not criminal or predatory, the middle-schoolers did find them "weird" and "creepy," according to an internal...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
WESTON — I consider myself a friend of Alden Sherman, the 94-year-old Westonite and innovative engineer who owns three Bugattis, a Ferrari, a Jaguar and even an Amilcar. I wrote about him in this column last year, but unfortunately missed last year'...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:20 AM
The Carriage Barn Arts Center staff has a soft spot for barns in New Canaan. And that's because it too, is a barn in New Canaan. For its new exhibit The Barn and Beyond, the historical significance of the gallery space is celebrated alongside other...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:44 AM
I recently produced this Mommy Minute segment about 'Lil Foodies' in New Canaan, a weekend workshop that encourages kids to love farm fresh food and eat better meals.
According to a press release, the well-known chef who came up with this concept, Brian...
| May 20, 2013
As we begin to find our footing as moms, we develop some unexpected skills. Maybe we bake the most delicious brownies, throw incredibly elaborate birthday parties or sew beautiful dresses. But how do we make a "venture" out of our new creative talents?...