| 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...
| 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...
| May 9, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Skip the breakfast in bed routine this year and take Mom or Grandma out for a meal. The Bee & Thistle Inn (100 Lyme St., Old Lyme, 860-434-1667, beeandthistleinn.com) is has seatings on Mother's Day at 11:30 a.m., Noon, 2 & 2:30 p.m. See their website for...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:45 AM
1) Maroon 5, $80-$120. Thurs., 7 p.m. Performance Theater at MGM Grand, Mashantucket.
2) Barika ft. special guest Scott Murawski w/ XVSK, $7-$10. Fri., 10 p.m. Arch Street Tavern, Hartford.
3) Cosmic Dust Bunnies w/ Pidgeons Playing Ping Pong, Fri.,...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Get ready a riotous good time at Comix at Foxwoods this week when Pat Oates hosts Nasty Late Night Comix. Oates will ask comedians Orlando Baxter, Marty Caproni, John Romanoff and Andrew Williams to comment on pop culture, viral videos and everything else...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:30 PM
1) Sons of Cream feat. Kofi Baker, Malcolm Bruce and Godfrey Townsend, $35-$45. Thurs., 8 p.m. Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, Norfolk.
2) Alvin Carter Project (jazz), Fri. 8 p.m. Tools Bar and Grill, New Britain.
3) Dave Matthews Band, $53-$89.90. Fri. 8...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:45 AM
We all know him, but not all of us love comedian Bill Maher, who hosted the controversial television shows "Politically Incorrect" and "Real Time with Bill Maher,"produced his own movie, Religulous, and has taken on every hot-button issue of our times....
| 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 29, 2012
| 6:20 PM
It's tough to get a break on economic progress in a state where every piece of good news is matched by reports of layoffs and sluggish job gains.
Now we find that even the rotten recent past was worse than we thought — much worse. That means,...
| 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...