The prodigious Weston-based inventor created or improved dozens of products you probably use every day.
From Connecticut Magazine's debut issue, a profile of the Russian-born aviation pioneer and founder of the Statford-based company that bears his name.
For some people it’s not a question of whether UFOs exist, but what they want. (This article originally appeared in the August 1979 issue of Connecticut Magazine.)
Connecticut may be far away from the red carpets and Hollywood glamour, but over the years the state has enjoyed its fair share of movie magic.
It was a dazzling promise to bring the glitz and glamor of Hollywood to rural Connecticut.
When Connecticut shows up in the movies, usually we're either snobs or slobs—but also, once in a while, we're portrayed as real people.
Despite a rich variety of filming locations, the state lacks an infrastructure to take advantage of that fact.
Just keep telling yourself, "It's only a movie article ... it's only a movie article ..."
This article about the launch of ESPN originally appeared in the September 1979 issue of Connecticut Magazine.
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 "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 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.
In this 1992 article, longtime Connecticut Magazine restaurant reviewer Elise Maclay recalls the sensuous delights (and highlights) from a life of dining out.
He was one of Connecticut's most recognizable, and lovable, TV personalities: consumer advocate Mike "Bogey" Boguslawski, the plain-spoken everyman whose doggedness and rough-around-the-edges style made him a fixture on our televisions in the 1970s and '80s. Titled in honor of Bogey's signat…
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.
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 1973, Nixon loyalist G. Gordon Liddy was convicted on charges of conspiracy, burglary and illegal wiretapping for his role in the break-ins the previous year at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C. On Dec. 30, 1973, Liddy began servin…
Connecticut Magazine did an in-depth profile of the Warrens in the April 1972 issue entitled, "In Search of the Supernatural," which is right around the time that the main events of The Conjuring are set.