| Jan 10, 2013
| 1:55 PM
OK, I'll admit it. A few years ago, I was losing hope that the gaps along the Charter Oak Trail and Hop River Trail would ever be filled.
But then, in fall 2011, a section of the Charter Oak Trail, a multiuse path through East Hartford and Manchester,...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Copies of "Sniper 2: Ghost Warrior," "Black Ops 3" and similarly violent video games won't be piled into a garbage bin at the old Southington Drive-In on Saturday after all.
Organizers of the drive to get residents to trash their violent video games...
| Jan 11, 2013
It's my party and I'll cry if I want to. -- Mike Wambolt, Enfield
You like me, you really like me! -- Beverly Weatherby, New Britain
These colors don't run, just my Inst-Tan does. -- Dale Stout, Colorado Springs, Colo.
| Jan 2, 2013
| 6:26 AM
Ronald Tabellione of Meriden is the artist of the month at The Gallery at the Orchards, 34 Hobart St. in Southington. His work will be up until Thursday, Jan. 31.
His show is called “Simple Pleasures.” This digital photo is called “...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:35 AM
1217 Queen St., Southington, (860) 410-1147, elpulpoandtapasbar.com
It's not what you expect to find sandwiched between an out-of-business pizza shop and a tire place. We tend to look for fine Spanish cuisine and elegant tapas in funky...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:41 PM
The December shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown was a national tragedy in which we all share. After such horrid events, it is natural to want do something, anything, to assert a sense of control over the uncontrollable. Unfortunately,...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 3:07 PM
The future of skiing in Connecticut may be as obvious as yet another warm day in December.
Canadian climate change researchers have a bleak prediction for ski areas in southern New England: Within a few decades, slight changes in temperature may make it...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The United States has a fine reputation of creating an aura of foreign culture around products that are decidedly American. General Tso's Chicken has certainly never been found in China, and chimichanga's are actually a product of 20th century Arizona....
| Mar 14, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Found at: Billy O's English Tavern (Southington)
Are there different rules or words of wisdom for those partying on St. Patrick's Day?
Yes, pace yourself. Start out slow so you can last the whole day, classic tortoise-and-the-hare....
| Mar 16, 2013
Q: Does a dealer have to disclose major body and frame damage to a buyer? I should have gotten a Carfax report when I bought the car but I didn't. The dealer bought the car at auction, repaired it, and then sold it to me. The dealer never mentioned the...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Stained-glass art by Ferne “Rusty” Waskowicz of Southington will be at The Gallery at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St. in Southington, from Friday, March 1, to Sunday, March 31.
Waskowicz does work of flowers, lighthouses, carousel horses, fish,...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:30 AM
TD Homer's in Southington brings back its popular Free Gourmet Burger promotion Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Choose from TD's lineup, including the Coach's Burger (lettuce, tomato, Bermuda onion); the Big BBQ, the San Francisco Sour Dough...