| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:30 AM
SELLER: Rob Zombie
LOCATION: Woodbury, Conn.
SIZE: 4,693 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: It seems old school shock rocker turned low budget horror filmmaker Rob Zombie and his wife -- veteran video vixen, part-...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:21 AM
Blues-rock quartet Branchwater has reached a crossroads of sorts. As high school students, they gigged quite a bit and self-produced two excellent albums: the studio recording "When the World Seems Cold" and "Live at the Warner Theatre." They've become...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:30 AM
BUYER: Anderson Cooper
LOCATION: Bantam, CT
PRICE: Unknown but last listed at $2.595 million
SIZE: 10,127 square feet, 10 bedrooms, 6 full and 3 half bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: As was revealed by the lady property gossip over at the New York Post,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
SELLER: Ivan Lendl
LOCATION: Goshen, CT
SIZE: 20,000-ish square feet, 10 bedrooms, 12 full and 3 half bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: It was via covert communique from our inside gal in Connecticut -- that would be Phatlady Sings --...
| May 27, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Pastry chef Tommy Juliano has worked in some of the country's top kitchens: Eleven Madison Park and wd-50 in New York City, Alinea in Chicago and ON20 in Hartford. Each restaurant required chefs to be clean-shaven, dressed in pressed whites.
| Jun 12, 2014
As a part of the third-annual Connecticut Music Awards, we asked readers in April to vote for their favorite bands and artists from around the state. Here are the results. Thanks for voting, and congratulations to the winners.
Album of the Year: James...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:15 AM
In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived.
The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Decadent, creative and full of variety, Connecticut's Chocolate Trail is not to be missed. A concept created by the state's tourism department three years ago, this tasty trail offers visitors a unique way to see the state, sample tasty concoctions and...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Democrat Elizabeth Esty won a nail-biter election in the 5th Congressional District as Republican Andrew Roraback conceded late Tuesday night after Democratic votes from the cities provided the margin of victory.
Esty said that super PACs had spent...
| 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,...
| Dec 23, 2012
Dawn Hochsprung kept politics out of her professional life.
But after the November election, Hochsprung, a registered Democrat, couldn't help sounding off to her Facebook friends in an exuberant post using the pseudonym "Dinna Fash," a term for "don't...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:00 PM
For the last six years, Republican state legislators have put together an alternative budget to the one presented and usually enacted by Democrats, who have strong majorities in both houses of the legislature. This year, however, the GOP declined to offer...