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  • On Theater: Highlights of 2013 at local venues

    As we prepare to sweep 2013 out the door, it's time to pause and take a backward glance at the year in local theater, bringing out the best shows and performers (at least in this column's opinion) for a final curtain call. Without further ado, then,...
  • Marking Grand Central's Centennial, Just In Time

    The time to appreciate Grand Central Terminal is on a weekday morning. The sheer energy, the dizzying movement, the frenetic ballet of striving, driving hustle, it all feeds the soul. To paraphrase "New York, New York," you want to be a part of it. I...
  • Thumbs Up For Landmark Cross, Salary Sense

    A thumbs up to Waterbury Mayor Neil M. O'Leary and his volunteers who brought back a 52-foot-tall illuminated steel cross to the roadside hilltop that once was the site of the Holy Land USA attraction and its iconic cross. The cross was a landmark to...
  • Hartford: Bringing The Pieces Together

    Though it is not always apparent, there's a lot going on in Hartford. More people are living downtown and more downtown housing is on the way. A group of young entrepreneurs and artists is emerging in the city. There's a solid chance Coltsville will win...
  • The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013

     The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013
    A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
  • Empresas compiten por el derecho a cultivar marihuana medicinal

    Empresas compiten por el derecho a cultivar marihuana medicinal
    En el sótano de su negocio de extracción de tanques en Bridgeport, Joseph Palmieri abre la puerta a un contenedor de carga. Una luz muy brillante derrama y revela cientos de plantas de tomate. Cerca del comienzo del nuevo año, Palmieri espera llenar...
  • Raising Awareness About Breast Cancer In Men

    Raising Awareness About Breast Cancer In Men
    They found each other in a sea of pink — two Connecticut men, made brothers by their shared experience. Now they're fighting back against the disease that brought them together and some of the ignorance about it. Bill Becker was diagnosed with...
  • Agave Grill Takes To Streets With Food Truck

    Agave Grill Takes To Streets With Food Truck
    Agave Grill has upgraded its wheels. The modern Mexican restaurant, which marks 10 years on Hartford's Allyn Street this year, has a new mobile venture as part of its operations. Enter Agave Canteen, a flashy full-service food truck serving many of...
  • 'Broadway Idiot' Offers a Backstage Pass to Green Day Play

    'Broadway Idiot' Offers a Backstage Pass to Green Day Play
    The point of assembling Broadway Idiot, a new documentary opening on Friday, Nov. 22 at Real Art Ways in Hartford, one quickly realizes, was to get people excited about the newest touring season of American Idiot, the musical, which commenced in Portland,...
  • State Must Smooth Path To School Reform

    Connecticut's conundrum in dealing with its tops-in-the-nation academic achievement gap is summed up by the saga of Bridgeport School Superintendent Paul Vallas. Despite new landmark education reforms, Connecticut can still react antagonistically to...
  • Rodney Laney and Spike Tobin Perform at Waterbury's Shake It Up Comedy Club on Oct. 25

    Rodney Laney and Spike Tobin Perform at Waterbury's Shake It Up Comedy Club on Oct. 25
    There's a new comedy series going on at the Coco Key Water Resort in Waterbury. Now in its second week, the series will feature Rodney Laney (pictured) and Spike Tobin on stage at the Shake It Up Comedy Club at the resort. Laney has performed on the late-...
  • Crime & Punishment: Avon Police Officer Allegedly Sent Inappropriate Messages to His D.A.R.E. Students

    Crime & Punishment: Avon Police Officer Allegedly Sent Inappropriate Messages to His D.A.R.E. Students
    Avon Police Officer Todd Akerley interacted with his D.A.R.E students online and through text messages, and while his communications were not criminal or predatory, the middle-schoolers did find them "weird" and "creepy," according to an internal...