| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:35 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:00 AM
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...
| Nov 7, 2013
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. ...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:54 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:09 PM
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...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 4:11 PM
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...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 3:36 PM
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...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 11:44 AM
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,”...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:00 AM
"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...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:35 PM
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...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:19 AM
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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:53 PM
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...