| Aug 21, 2010
The largest residential environmental cleanup in state history has begun in the town's Newhall section, a venerable neighborhood of closely clustered former factory housing built on what amounts to a massive landfill.
The project, a decade in the...
| Oct 1, 2010
It's known, locally and in numerous architectural archives, as the "Castle House," but you'd never find it if you went in search of a castle-like structure along New London's waterfront Pequot Avenue.
Instead of an ornate and massive bastion of...
| Feb 18, 2011
When indie rocker Ted Leo comes to Los Angeles, he and his taut band the Pharmacists typically head to clubs like the El Rey and the Troubadour, where they played a packed, high-energy show last March that included a killer cover of the Waterboys' 1988...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:38 PM
In the land of Oz, Dorothy followed the yellow brick road. In the land of Brooksvale, visitors follow the reddish-brown trail of sandstone that marks many of the paths within the 400-acre nature park and wildlife sanctuary in Hamden.
And those paths will...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 7:24 AM
The orange pumpkin. The jack-o-lantern pumpkin. Cucurbita pepo. Or, the Connecticut Field pumpkin.
That's right. The same fruits (that's right, pumpkins are fruit) found in so many of Connecticut's fields (from Easton to Guilford to Glastonbury) are...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 10:35 AM
8 p.m., Oct. 28, The Space, 295 Treadwell St., Ste. 18, Hamden, $12-$14, 203-288-6400, http://www.thespace.tk.
In the hands of some bands, noise rock is an artless cacophony of volume and dissonance, a root canal of crashing notes and...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 9:52 AM
There are a bunch of Connecticut college students who are likely getting a little jittery right now, and it’s not from taking too many drugs. Their problem is a shortage of one of their favorite “neuroenhancers,” commonly known as...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Clear out your closets, gather up your listening ears and head to The Space tonight for a combination concert/clothing swap. Those armed with swapping material will receive $5 off the night's admission price of $10, and will be given a numbered bag. The...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 11:28 AM
In addition to wiping out most of the area's fall schedule this week, the effects of Saturday's winter storm are starting to have an impact on the Week 8 high school football schedule. Here is the latest list of changes:
Hartford Public at Bulkeley -...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 1:45 PM
Lawrence Massey allegedly gutted a deer carcass in a Middletown apartment parking lot, shocking onlookers and releasing a putrid smell. Police told the Middletown Patch website they found Massey, 37, holding a folding knife with blood up to his elbows...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Forget those statistics about birth rates skyrocketing nine months after a major power outage.
How about the divorce rates?
As more and more time goes by without electricity, heat, hot water, flush toilets, Internet, phone and cable, even the best...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 5:25 AM
'Tis the season to be charitable. With Thanksgiving almost upon us, and winter hot on its tail, now is the time to donate to your friendly neighborhood food pantry. This week, you have two chances to do just that, and hear some great live music as your...