Stamford Students Develop Potentially Lifesaving Drone Device for Water Rescues

03/27/15

Stamford Students Develop Potentially Lifesaving Drone Device for Water Rescues

It’s called Project Ryptide, and it can instantly deliver a life preserver by drone to a distressed swimmer.

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Weekend Best Bets: Neil Diamond, Improv Comedy, Garden Expo & More

03/26/15

Weekend Best Bets: Neil Diamond, Improv Comedy, Garden Expo & More

This weekend's five best bets include an encore performance by Grammy Award-winning artist Neil Diamond, a farm and garden expo in Trumbull and the second annual Hartford Improv Festival.

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'Book of Mormon' Producer Roger Berlind, of Connecticut, on His Life and Bright Future for Broadway

03/26/15

'Book of Mormon' Producer Roger Berlind, of Connecticut, on His Life and Bright Future for Broadway

Stephen Sondheim has said that Roger Berlind is the best kind of producer.

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The CT Files: The Barkhamsted Lighthouse

03/25/15

The CT Files: The Barkhamsted Lighthouse

A small community of outcasts in the woods served as a beacon to others.

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Restaurant Review: Vespa, Westport

03/25/15

Restaurant Review: Vespa, Westport

Vespa glides into Westport, bringing with it fresh, funky nouveau-rustico cuisine.

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New Samurai Exhibit at Peabody Museum at Yale Cuts Through Myths

03/24/15

New Samurai Exhibit at Peabody Museum at Yale Cuts Through Myths

150 spectacular artifacts are on display in “Samurai and the Culture of Japan’s Great Peace,” an exhibit at the Yale Peabody Museum that opens March 28 and runs through January 3, 2016.

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Spring Menu at Fresh Salt in Old Saybrook as Gorgeous as Water Views

03/24/15

Spring Menu at Fresh Salt in Old Saybrook as Gorgeous as Water Views

If Fresh Salt's menu is tempting, hearing chef Leslie Tripp break down the dishes takes temptation and kicks it up a notch.

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Top Docs 2015

03/23/15

Top Docs 2015

Our annual survey of the top docs across the state in 31 specialties.

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Chefs @ Millwright's, Community Table, LeFarm Not on Final Nominee List for James Beard Award

03/23/15

Chefs @ Millwright's, Community Table, LeFarm Not on Final Nominee List for James Beard Award

Three Connecticut chefs, Tyler Anderson at Millwright's, Joel Viehland at Community Table, and Bill Taibe of LeFarm and The Whelk, are nominated for a James Beard Foundation best chef award.

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Connecticut Lawyer Plays Crucial Role in Robert Durst ‘Jinx’ Case

03/21/15

Connecticut Lawyer Plays Crucial Role in Robert Durst ‘Jinx’ Case

After 33 years of fighting for justice in the murder of her WestConn friend, Ellen Strauss finally feels vindicated.

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