| Jun 2, 2011
John Oliver's career as lead correspondent on "The Daily Show," active standup performer and occasional actor in TV and movie comedies is quite different from the goals he had at prestigious University of Cambridge.
"I studied English in college, which...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 7:43 AM
If you've never heard a note played by either Simon Dawes or Dawes, it's understandably very easy to get the two bands mixed up. After all, their names are very similar and lineup-wise, both are almost the same thing. But to Taylor Goldsmith, Simon...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Celebrate the season by learning how Native Americans once cooked their food, and what they ate in the early spring at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum's spring harvest cooking demonstration. Seeqan Keepunumooôk, which means "spring harvest," will feature...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 11:00 AM
1) Boston Irish w/ Mike Donovan, Chrissy Kelleher, Will Noonan, $15. Wed., 8 p.m., Ends March 18. $15 Comix at Foxwoods, 39 Norwich-Westerly Road, Mashantucket, (860) 312-6649, comixatfoxwoods.com.
2) Brad Williams, $15. Thu., 7:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat., 7:...
| Sep 29, 2008
| 4:24 PM
by Christi Parsons and Ray Long Westminster, Colo.--John McCain bet with $100 chips. Barack Obama threw nickels around like they were manhole covers. Maybe that's why Obama thinks it's a subject worth harping on - even though both men are......
| Apr 16, 2009
Slot revenue at Mohegan Sun plunged 15 percent in March compared with a year earlier, while revenue at its rival, Foxwoods Resort Casino, rose marginally, the two casinos reported Wednesday.
But revenue has been rising steadily at both Indian casinos...
| May 15, 2008
Foxwoods was always bigger, but foodwise, Mohegan Sun cast a large shadow over its nearby casino neighbor. With Michael Jordan's Steak House, Todd English's Tuscany, Jasper White's Summer Shack, SolToro Tequila Grill and many other venues that offered...
| Jul 13, 2008
THE TOUCHY part of the Oneidas' animated short was depicting how the raccoon, after playing dead, gobbles up all the cute dancing crawfish celebrating his demise.
The filmmakers showed the raccoon's feast as a cloud of mayhem. But there were arms...
| Jun 23, 2009
| 3:50 PM
Route 2 bypass road is rolling Its two lanes each way, 64 feet across, and a concrete example of what they call working together and progress in Ledyard. Today public leaders, the D.O.T and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe celebrated the multi-million dollar...
| Aug 26, 2009
| 5:13 PM
Standard & Poor's on Wednesday downgraded the creditworthiness of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, which owns Foxwoods Resort Casino, following disclosures about the severity of the tribe's financial problems.
The credit rating agency reduced the tribe's...
| Aug 27, 2009
The state's two casinos Wednesday offered a little good news for Connecticut, which is facing a two-year, $8.5 billion budget deficit.
The two tribes that operate Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun have agreed to pay $25 million in slot revenue to...
| Mar 6, 2009
The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center is the largest of its kind in the world, with over exhibits on over 18,000 years of Native American and Natural History.
The Museum holds over 2,000 Native American objects in its collections, and...