| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Trends come and go, they say, but some trends stay. One trend that I’d like to see stick around is the opening of small shops offering tastes of boutique olive oils (and often flavored olive oils, vinegars and similar goods). A parallel trend is the...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:21 PM
A woman suffered minor burns to her legs after waking up to a fire in her bedroom in Palatine this morning, authorities said.
The woman was sleeping in the second floor master bedroom when she woke up to the heat of an accidental fire that had started...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
She was wicked in "The Women," the girl in "His Girl Friday," the fast-talking dame whom you didn't mess with in countless films and, most memorably, as the ab-fab "Auntie Mame."
She was Rosalind Russell, and she grew up in Waterbury. The Courant...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
The Puritans just didn't have much fun.
Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater.
Oh, there was the time just before the...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Tim Andrew thinks 10Ks are boring.
Give him a good old-fashioned run up 86 flights of stairs in the Empire State Building any day.
Andrew, a Naugatuck firefighter, competed in his 17th Empire State Building Run-Up Wednesday. Through pledges, he raised...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Connecticut se preparó para las temperaturas frígidas del miércoles por la mañana según una tormenta de nieve fue motivo para que miles de vuelos fueran cancelados y oficinas gubernamentales y escuelas cerraran desde Virginia hasta Nueva Inglaterra...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Una mujer de 44 años de edad encontrado muerto en que su apartamento en el 448 Calle Tudor el martes por la mañana fue víctima de un homicidio, dijo la policía.
Los resultados de la autopsia determinaron el jueves que Kacy Austin fue estrangulada,...
| Jan 29, 2014
One of the good things about being a baby boomer is that as you reel in the years you become less and less a slave to trends.
Like shaving, or more specifically, not shaving.
For some years now, the hip thing has been for men to go around sporting...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:09 AM
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St. in Waterbury, has a lunchtime art-and-talk series, Meet Me @ the Matt, and on Friday, Jan. 31, at 1 p.m., the subject is the exhibit, “Albert Bierstadt in New York & New England,” which is at the museum...
| 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...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Last week, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Senate Republican Minority Leader John McKinney, a candidate for governor, debated whether we taxpayers should be excited over the $500 million budget surplus announced this month. After all, we're told,...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When the first settlers arrived in the 1600s, among the things they were unprepared for in Connecticut was the weather. Owing to its geographical location, the new land they were seeking to inhabit produced an ever-changing array of meteorological...