| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Connecticut arts groups will receive 11 grants totaling $440,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) $26.3 million in grants to nonprofit national, regional, state, and local organizations nationwide.
The grants support projects in 13...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 6:40 PM
The historic votes on gun control during the last few weeks — in the General Assembly and in the U.S. Senate — have exposed deep fissures among Connecticut Republicans strugging to define their moderate brand of politics.
| Nov 13, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Talk about a high profile cast -- and somewhat of a family affair, too...
Members of the Naughton Family as well as Westport's extended theatrical family will make up the cast of a reading of Philip Barry's "The Philadelphia Stopry," part of Westport...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Shake Shack has gone Shack-ademic, opening its very first location next to a university — 986 Chapel St., kitty-corner to Yale’s Old Campus. Shake Shack’s Angus beef is 100 percent natural, vegetarian fed and humanely raised without...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Next to Normal has won multiple Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize — not bad for a play about mental illness. Diane Goodman is a mother who struggles with bipolar disorder, and the effects ripple throughout her family. When it comes to contemporary...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 2:07 PM
— A Farmington-based federal savings bank founded by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America is now a division of Connecticut Community Bank N.A., according to a media statement Friday.
The mission of Farmington-based InsurBanc is...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Katz's Delicatessen, on Manhattan's East Houston Street, is the most nostalgic of New York's Jewish delis and a destination for food tourists and American Jews searching for their roots. Jared Goldstein of jaredthenyctourguide.com puts Katz's as the...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:00 AM
If you live in Connecticut (or just across its borders) and have an electric car or plug-in hybrid, it's worth considering taking part in an exciting road rally planned for the weekend after Earth Day.
The first annual Connecticut EV Road Rally takes...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Dana Steingold, who received a Connecticut Critics Circle Award for her performance as Little Red Ridinghood in Westport Country Playhouse’s “Into the Woods,” will be in the cast for the theater's Script in Hand play reading of the...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Since March of 2011, a handful of University of Connecticut students have published The UConn Free Press, an "underground" publication full of anti-authority rants and displays of amateur graphic design. The monthly rag is not only unafraid to put an f-...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:34 AM
With the closing of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" last week, the most politically direct show on Broadway has left the stage. It has also got me to thinking about theater and politics during these last few weeks of a major presidential campaign.
| Sep 10, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Writers may be able to work from home in their underwear, which is a pretty sweet deal, but they've also got to hit the road and promote their books and publications from time to time. This week there are a handful of such events in local libraries and...