| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:39 AM
It's been so cold in Connecticut this winter that penguins have been spotted in South Norwalk. OK, well, they didn't swim here but were brought in by vehicle to the Maritime Aquarium. But it sure is cold out there. The penguins on display through April...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:45 AM
The face of SoNo's main strip, Washington Street, is constantly changing. One of the newest additions is Shanghai Asian Bistro (it opened last summer), run by husband and wife team John Jiang and Sophia Lin who also run Westport's Shanghai Gourmet. The...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The historic United Artists Building at Broadway and Ninth Street in downtown Los Angeles was sold by Wescott Christian Center Inc. to Greenfield Partners for $11 million....
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:36 PM
For your TGIF enjoyment, some interesting if trivial data from Virgin Atlantic Airways: South Norwalk, CT (July 22, 2011) – As millions of travelers around the world prepare to take off on their summer holidays, Virgin Atlantic Airways has issued...
| Mar 25, 2010
When John Barricelli was growing up, his Aunt Vera had a cheesecake recipe hanging on the wall of her Forest Hills, N.Y., kitchen.
"I can make that," Barricelli recalls thinking to himself when he was about 13. "I kept reading it over and over again. It'...
| Aug 6, 2010
If you're searching for the home of Barcelona Wine Bar restaurateur Sasa Mahr-Batuz, just follow the smoke.
Tucked deep in the woods of Weston with a white horse for a neighbor, the split-level modernish home is not easy to find.
But if you sniff the...
| May 4, 2011
| 10:50 AM
w/ Sarah Blacker, Kristen Graves. Friday, May 6, 7 p.m., Southport Coffee House Series, Southport Congregational Church, 524 Pequot Ave., Southport, $5-10,
Every Sunday: Burger Bar, South Norwalk (5 to 7 p.m.); Every Monday: The Little Pub,...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Here on the high-rent Gold Coast, where McMansions and yachts line the Long Island Sound, you'd think there would be plenty of waterfront dining choices to cater to the castle kings and captains, not to mention the rest of us who work for them. You'd...
| Jul 7, 2011
China White Noodle Bar
249 Railroad Ave., Greenwich, (203) 674-8577, www.chinawhiteusa.com
It's no secret that international cuisine, if not blatantly bastardized, loses some measure of authenticity in translation. Similar to speaking a foreign...
| May 19, 2011
Connecticut has many reasons to celebrate National Hamburger Month – it's home to some of the most celebrated, iconic and unusual burgers in the country, including the restaurant recognized as the sandwich's inventor. Here are 10 noteworthy (and...
| Sep 8, 2011
Immediately after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, people throughout the country started showing their patriotism more overtly than ever. The most common tribute was flying American flags, but some people went beyond that, painting flags on...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 12:25 PM
As a last-minute shopper who hates to shop, getting in the holiday spirit isn't easy. An inspiring environment is essential. At the Westport Winter Farmers Market at Gilberties Herb Garden (Thursdays 10 a.m. to noon), I found it. The evocative fresh scent...