| Aug 28, 2013
| 12:10 PM
There are beer snobs or ("craft-heads" as they're sometimes called) who sneer at anyone daring to create their own special beer using someone else's brewery.
"I've had bars tell us, 'If you don't have your own brewery, we won't pour you,'" says...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:55 PM
WASHINGTON -- The woman shot to death after a police chase from the White House to Capitol Hill had been suffering from mental health issues, according to federal law enforcement officials, including postpartum depression after her daughter was born and a...
| Oct 11, 2013
If imitation is indeed the sincerest form of flattery, Plan B Burger Bar took the compliment. As pretzel buns began to appear on national chain menus throughout the country, the restaurant group — which has served a pretzel burger since its first...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:52 AM
After graduating from Vassar College in 1966, Elisabeth Coleman sought a job in journalism "as an assistant to a smart man." She found such a position as a researcher at Newsweek magazine in New York.
In those "Mad Men" days of suffocating sexism,...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Some prominent health insurers, including industry giant UnitedHealth Group Inc., are not participating in California's new state-run health insurance market, possibly limiting the number of choices for millions of consumers.
UnitedHealth, the nation'...
| Aug 16, 2013
BLOOMFIELD -- A 19-year-old Central Connecticut State University football player has died from injuries he suffered in a two-car crash on Blue Hills Avenue on July 28.
Jamar Johnson died Aug. 1. He was a pre-accounting major and would have begun...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:29 AM
1) Hartford Art School
200 Bloomfield Ave.
2) Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts
2) Manchester Community College
3) Connecticut School of Broadcasting
| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:29 AM
1150 New Britain Ave.
852 Cottage Grove Road
3) Costa del Sol
| May 13, 2013
| 4:46 PM
In the dozen years that the landmark Hartford Times building has stood vacant, there has been only one serious proposal to redevelop the property. And that one didn't work out.
Now, in the space of a few months, there are two more.
The Thomas Hooker...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Netflix Inc. will close its Bloomfield DVD distribution center on Wednesday amid dwindling demand for mail-order movies as more and more entertainment is streamed online.
The company cited the U.S. Postal Service changes and company efficiencies in a...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Most cultures have developed an improvisational, mystical musical tradition or two, and Korea is no exception. Head to Hillyer Hall on Thursday evening for the Ensemble Sinawi (pictured), an internationally renowned group of Korean musicians who'll take...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...