Selected stories from past issues of Connecticut Magazine.

Flash back with us to the era of mood rings and platform shoes, strobe lights and mirror balls. In "Gotta Dance," the cover story from our February 1978 issue, Charles Monagan takes us inside Connecticut's disco subculture, where the scene was about being seen, and the right moves and wardro…

In "The Jesus Question" from February 2006, freelance writer Ron Meshberg ­examines the controversy surrounding bible study and religious recruitment in public schools. This article won a first-place award for in-depth reporting from the Connecticut chapter of the Society of Professional Jou…

In this 1992 article, longtime Connecticut Magazine restaurant reviewer Elise Maclay recalls the sensuous delights (and highlights) from a life of dining out.

This interview with actor Brian Dennehy, who died April 15 in New Haven at the age of 81, was originally published in the October 2008 issue of Connecticut Magazine. It was reposted to the web on April 16, 2020.


In this 1997 profile, Frank Maco, the then-state's attorney for Litchfield County, discusses his career and his role in investigating the allegations that Woody Allen sexually assaulted his and Mia Farrow's adopted daughter Dylan in their Connecticut home in 1992. This story has occasionally drawn wider notice from the media: it was prominently referenced in a 2013 Vanity Fair profile of Mia Farrow, and in late January 2018 Dylan Farrow tweeted several excerpts from the article in support of her renewed allegations against Allen.

Although none of Connecticut's first million-dollar lottery winners offered to give the money back, for some the experience wasn't so enriching.

This profile of Hartford radio legend Bob Steele (1911-2002), written by Charles Monagan, originally appeared in the March 1978 issue of Connecticut Magazine. It was first posted to the web a few days before the naming on Jan. 4, 2013, of Bob Steele Street in downtown Hartford.