| Oct 12, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Thursday October 13
Remember Gallagher? The guy whose comedy specials were once on regular rotation on VH1 so often that they were impossible to miss? The guy with witty observational humor? The guy who smashes watermelons? Yeah, now you...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 2:03 PM
Meriden Daffodil Festival
April 30 and May 1, Hubbard Park, 199 Notch Road, Meriden, (203) 630-4259, daffodilfest.com
There's nothing else quite like it: a weekend-long, all-local music festival, featuring the best and most popular rock musicians in...
| May 3, 2011
| 9:28 AM
1st) Sundaze Tanning
The glow of a good tan is undeniably appealing. "People look better and feel better with a tan," says Shannon Whipple, co-owner of Sundaze. Entire bridal parties come in for a pre-wedding air-brush tanning, a sunless tan that is...
| May 3, 2011
| 9:35 AM
1st) Posh Nails
Manicures and pedicures are affordable luxuries that can make you feel better about the way you look. The folks at Posh Nail & Spa, in both Westport (next to Whole Foods) and Southport (next to SBC), provides these services, but they know...
| May 3, 2011
| 4:56 PM
1st) Action Sports
"If you plan on swooshing down the slopes this winter you’ll probably want to stop by Action Sports. Not only do they have the best selection of classic ski and snowboard equipment, they are also up-to-date on the newest trends....
| May 6, 2011
| 9:38 AM
1st) Media Wave
When Dr. Philip Eliasoph needed films for a class on Jewish cinema that he was teaching at Fairfield University, he turned to Paul Jordanopoulos, owner of Media Wave Video in Fairfield. And the professor isn’t alone. Film fans have...
| May 8, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Darko Tresnjak, a theater director known for his work with Shakespeare, world classics and the rediscovery of neglected plays, is expected to be named the new artistic director of Hartford Stage when the board votes Monday morning. He will succeed Michael...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 5:12 AM
Flu has reached widespread levels in parts of Virginia, the state health department said Thursday, but local emergency departments aren't reporting a spike.
"We've seen just very few cases," said Dr. Geofrey Nochimson, medical director of the emergency...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 9:09 AM
March 4, 1959 - December 27, 2010
Beloved special son of John E. and Mary E. Wagner of Glendale, CA. Dearly loved brother to Patrick (Debbie) Wagner, Terry (James) Middlebrook, Nancy (Dennis) Baker, James (Joan) Wagner, Mary Ellen (Chris) Blakey,...
| May 15, 2011
Darko Tresnjak wanted to direct as far back as he can remember.
When the newly-named artistic director of Hartford Stage was a 7-year-old boy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, he was inspired by the opening-day ceremonies of the 1972 Olympics to organize his...
| May 13, 2011
| 9:14 AM
If you’ve ever voted in one of our Best of Fairfield County polls you know how winning businesses are chosen in our annual contest. Unless you work here, you probably don’t know where the process goes after that. Well, I’ll tell you....
| May 18, 2011
| 12:35 PM
"I really enjoy the spot we’re in here, the center of the state. There are lots of opportunities to enjoy oneself — fine restaurants, parks and museums. We want to be the Stratford of American musical theater.”
Just as Stratford is...