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  • PASSINGS: Herbert Allison Jr.

    Herbert Allison Jr. Headed Fannie Mae, U.S. bank rescue program Herbert Allison Jr., 69, a former head of the U.S. government's bank rescue program and chief executive of Fannie Mae after it was taken over by the government, died Sunday at his home in...
  • Flavor Profile: Rive Bistro Offers Waterfront Dining in Westport

    Flavor Profile: Rive Bistro Offers Waterfront Dining in Westport
    Rive Bistro 299 Riverside Ave., Westport, (203) 557-8049, rivebistro.com   Chef Eric Sierra says he's a classic French chef. In the way of classic French chefs, he doesn't focus on creativity. The menu at Rive Bistro, the four-month-old restaurant...
  • Find Your Way To Vermont For Quintessential New England Glass Factory

    Find Your Way To Vermont For Quintessential New England Glass Factory
    Take an autumnal journey north to see the fascinating process of glassware being made, entirely by hand. The Simon Pearce Glass Factory, located in a historic, converted woolen mill, in Quechee, Vt., shows visitors the creativity of this clear-cut art.  ...
  • Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene

    Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene
    New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
  • Coward, Bergman, Nottage and Ayckbourn Works In '14 Westport Season

    Coward, Bergman, Nottage and Ayckbourn Works In '14 Westport Season
    Works by Noël Coward, Ingmar Bergman, Alan Ayckbourn and Lynn Nottage will be featured in the five-play 2014 season at Westport Country Playhouse. The theme of the 84th season of the theater will be love — which is also the season theme of...
  • Chula Vista wins, Tijuana loses in Little League World Series

    The Eastlake Little League team from Chula Vista, Calif., beat Westport, Conn., 12-1 to win the U.S. Little League championship Saturday in the annual tourney in South Williamsport, Pa. But the team from Tijuana lost 3-2 to Japan for the international...
  • Chula Vista loses Little League world title game to Japan

    Chula Vista loses Little League world title game to Japan
    The Eastlake Little League team from Chula Vista lost to Japan, 6-4, Sunday in the world championship game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa. The game ended with a crisply performed double play by Japan, crushing an Eastlake...
  • Dale Hensley Stars in Sharon's 'Damn Yankees'

    Dale Hensley Stars in Sharon's 'Damn Yankees'
    John Simpkins (off-Broadway’s “The Black Suits”) directs the musical “Damn Yanlees” at the TriArts Sharon Playhouse. The show, playing through Aug. 25, stars Dale Hensley (Broadway’s “The Drowsy Chaperone,”...
  • Flavor Profile: The Cafe at Ripka's Market in Bridgeport

    Flavor Profile: The Cafe at Ripka's Market in Bridgeport
    "Used to be you couldn't buy an apple downtown," says Clyde Ripka. In June he opened what he says is the first grocery store in almost 50 years in Bridgeport. Located in the renovated, historic Main Street Arcade Mall, the 7,500-square-foot market has a...
  • Great Performances: Julie Harris' Connecticut Credits

    Great Performances: Julie Harris' Connecticut Credits
    Among Julie Harris' Connecticut performances and connections: In 1948, Harris performed in "Sundown Beach" at the Westport Country Playhouse, directed by Elia Kazan. With Kim Hunter, Steven Hill, Martin Balsam, Joan Copeland, Nehemiah Persoff. An Actors...
  • Westport Country Playhouse Star-Studded Gala Sept. 14 honors Phylicia Rashad

    Westport Country Playhouse, which has one show (the backstage romp Room Service) left to go on its 2013 season, and has already announced its 2014 season (Coward’s A Song at Twilight, Bergman’s Ibsen-based Nora, Ayckbourn’s Things We...
  • Bill Berloni Honored By Humane Society

    Bill Berloni Honored By Humane Society
    Theatrical animal trainer William Berloni (“Annie”) will be inducted into the Gertrude O. Lewis Humanitarian Society at the Connecticut Humane Society’s annual fall gala Oct. 4 at the Westport Inn in Westport. Special guest will be...