| Oct 8, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Learn new information about the Pequot War (1636-1637), recently unearthed during an archaeological survey of the Battle of Mistick Fort, where 77 Connecticut colonists and 250 Native allies attacked the Pequot-held fort in present-day Mystic. Dr. Kevin...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Connecticut's two tribal casinos are under siege, and Connecticut taxpayers are going to be suffering some heavy collateral damage.
Heavy as in a potential loss to the state treasury of $137 million a year.
"That's a big hit," says state Rep. Stephen...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Whatever your poison, go consume it at one of these events:
Halloween at the Vineyard: Oct. 31, 5:30-10 p.m., Paradise Hills Vineyard, 15 Wind Swept Hill Rd., Wallingford, (203) 284-0123, paradisehillsvineyard.com. $25-$30.
Yale Symphony Orchestra...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Alicia Keys has won a boat-load of Grammys. This week she'll tickle the ivories at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods in support of her new record Girl on Fire.
April 6, 8 p.m., $95-$150, MGM Grand at Foxwoods, 350 Trolley Line Blvd.,...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 10:35 AM
April 5, 8 p.m., $20-$45, MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods, 350 Trolley Line Blvd., Mashantucket, (860) 312-3000, foxwoods.com.
In the spring of 1972, Yes guitarist Steve Howe was recording a guitar solo for "Siberian Khatru" for the upcoming...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Irish or not, there's plenty of opportunities for eating, day drinking and loving the color green!
Celtic Woman: Fri., Mar. 15, 7:30 p.m. The Oakdale Theatre, 95 S. Turnpike Rd., Wallingford, (203) 265-1501.
Green Bagels for St. Patrick’s...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 5:44 PM
Hurricane Sandy didn't serve up sustained hurricane-force winds in Connecticut, despite the storm's name, and that means that homeowners filing insurance claims will save thousands or more in lower deductibles.
Those savings are the direct result of a...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Some big names in comedy hit Connecticut this week:
Eddie Griffin: Nov. 9, 8 p.m., Fox Theater at Foxwoods, 350 Trolley Line Blvd., Mashantucket, (860) 312-3000. $30-$60.
Kathy Griffin: Nov. 10, 8 p.m., MGM Grand at Foxwoods, 350 Trolley Line Blvd.,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Comix at Foxwoods welcomes a seriously funny guy this weekend. And we mean in comparison to the already funny people who perform there. "Saturday Night Live" writer John Mulaney is a comic to keep an eye on. His most important contribution to the world of...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Proposed casinos for Massachusetts and Rhode Island are not good news for Connecticut, which has come to depend on its two casino resorts for hundreds of millions of dollars yearly in state revenues, thousands of jobs and tourists galore.
On the bright...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:40 AM
As the summer weather begins to cool off, here are some events we've deemed "cool":
Connecticut Fashion Week: Sept. 8-15, New Haven, Bridgeport and other towns, ctfashionweek.org.
End of Summer Luau and Pig Roast: Sept. 7, The Scorpion Bar, Foxwoods...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
While it is also on the hunt for a couple of new judges to join Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid, as well as a new host (after the major revamp that saw former judges Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger, along with host Steve Jones, get the axe; Whitney...