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Constant Craving: The Neverending NYC Food Story

Ari Sadowitz | Posted 10.26.2015 | Taste
Ari Sadowitz

Fried chicken is the most comforting of comfort foods, the one that will turn a day around and make you either ready for the world or a nap.

KENTPRESENTS Provocative Topics
Summer School Vacation

Sharon Hoge | Posted 09.21.2015 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

Normally the Kent School campus bustles with students of high school age but for two and a half days this summer the students were adults spending "vacation" days studying "What Comes Next" at the KentPresents ideas forum wrangling with subjects from cybersecurity to cancer to criminal justice.

Under the Veneer

Lisa Chau | Posted 08.26.2015 | Arts
Lisa Chau

On the 19th, I attended Hannush's Under, performed by The Con-Etiquette Players. Using flashbacks between a psychiatric hospital and Yale University, a group of millennials explore the themes of friendship, mental illness and ambition.

WATCH: 4th Generation Business Thrives With Unbreakable Bond

HooplaHa | Posted 08.05.2015 | Good News

Tim Currie is a devoted family man, just like the two generations that came before him. He is the proud owner of Currie's Tires of Norwalk, CT, which ...

The Faithful Shopper: All for Love

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.01.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Ah, Valentine's Day, when we show those we love the extent of our affections the old-fashioned way -- with gifts! Fortunately, we have multiple option...

Reflecting on the One Year Anniversary of the Sandy Hook Shooting

Sen. Richard Blumenthal | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics
Sen. Richard Blumenthal

Newtown changed all of us forever, and now our obligation is to change the world for the better. And that means keeping faith with the families, and all Americans, in seeking to prevent such horrors from happening.

An Interview with Freddy Cole

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

The singer/pianist Freddy Cole is a national treasure and at 81 years young he is still a masterful entertainer.

Chick Corea and the Vigil Light Up the Night at Stamford's Columbus Park

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 10.14.2013 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

Mr. Corea is a world-class pianist and keyboard artist whose presence has been at the forefront of the contemporary jazz scene for nearly half a century.

High Capacity Magazines - The Key Means of Massacre for Mass Murderers Must be Banned

Sen. Richard Blumenthal | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Sen. Richard Blumenthal

I'm offering an amendment to the Senate's gun violence prevention measure that would ban high-capacity magazines, a common-sense proposal that a majority of Americans support. Passing this amendment is not only the right thing to do, it's the smart thing to do.

How Obama and Democrats Can Win Passage of an Assault Weapons Ban

Andy Ostroy | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

In the wake of the Newtown school massacre, President Obama and Democrats would be wise to frame the gun control debate in a similar fashion: "You're either protecting children or you're not."

We Need to Heal Ourselves, Too

Carol Evans | Posted 02.17.2013 | Parents
Carol Evans

Today, we need to turn our hearts inward to heal our own sadness. We need to talk mom-to-mom and comfort each other, to give each other a soft shoulder to cry on.

The Newtown Massacre: Time for Legislation, Not Conversation

Andy Ostroy | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

There's plenty of room in a civilized society for people to protect themselves, their homes and still shoot helpless deer if they so choose without allowing deadly combat-style assault weapons to end up in the hands of demonic, psychotic monsters.

Guns Are Not Our Issue, Our Children Are

Dominique Browning | Posted 02.16.2013 | Parents
Dominique Browning

Why is the law-abiding, peace-loving majority cowed, over and over again, by the rants (and dollars) of the extremists among us? Why are we not pushing through an agenda that protects our children's future on every issue?

New Study Demystifies Neuroscience's Most Celebrated Case

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 05.18.2012 | Science

It's easy enough to understand the ghastly accident that befell poor Phineas Gage in Cavendish, Vermont on Sept. 13, 1848: the 25-year-old railroad wo...

Stamford's Farewell Tribute to Musician Ralph MacDonald

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 03.24.2012 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

If the evening made one thing clear it was that Ralph MacDonald never forgot his native "Trini" culture and especially its buoyant sounds. He brought the easy sway and earthy vibrancy of those sounds to all the music he made across all genres.

Suspect In East Coast Rapes Challenges Extradition To Virginia

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 01.28.2012 | DC

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Connecticut judge on Monday agreed to send a man suspected in rapes along the East Coast to Virginia, where he faces more c...

What Makes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Work

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 01.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

Every now and then I'm asked the question, "Why do you practice (CBT)?" Aside from the fact that my father is the "father" of cognitive therapy, it's the the most researched and evidence-based form of psychotherapy.

Hope for Patients With Severe Schizophrenia

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 12.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

For many decades, mental health professionals believed that talk therapy was completely ineffective for schizophrenia. A groundbreaking new study, however, was just published.

Did Your Vote Count?

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Ann West

Think back to this past Election Day -- you went to the polls, checked in, received a ballot, voted and placed your ballot in the scanner -- bam: you'...

Too Few Ballots for Too Many Voters

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Ann West

The final results for federal, state and local offices were held up by a major problem in Bridgeport, Connecticut of too few ballots for too many voters.

Tales from Bristol: Why I Hate Kobe Bryant

Anetra Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Anetra Smith

The Lakers championship parade is today and I for one am still annoyed. I am not and have never been a Kobe fan. The last time I cheered for the La...

Give CT Voters a Choice -- Let Merrick Alpert Speak!

Joe Trippi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Trippi

The Connecticut Democratic Party Convention starts tonight, and some within the party are trying to keep Connecticut voters from having a choice in the election by blocking U.S. Senate candidate Merrick Alpert from addressing the delegates.

"Joe the Bummer:" Lieberman's in the Insurance Industry's Hip Pocket on Health Care Reform

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

It's time for Democrats to punish Lieberman for his consistent disloyalty, from supporting Sen. John McCain's bid for the presidency in '08 to this latest self-serving ploy.

If We Get This Wrong...

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Ann West

What will be catastrophic is if we continue as we are, with only those who are healthy, wealthy, employed with a really great insurance plan or with Medicare coverage reaping the benefits.

What to Do With a Cantankerous Caiman and Other Exotics That No Longer "Fit" In

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mary Ann West

Connecticut's Exotic Animal Amnesty Day received a total of 135 exotic and potentially dangerous pets within the course of only a few hours.