In This Issue:
Want a perfect smile? Advances in general and cosmetic dentistry offer better results than ever before.
Dentists are stocked up on PPE and focused on patient safety. From the waiting room to the dental chair, here’s what to expect.
Long Island Sound has seen a remarkable recovery since its days as an industrial dumping ground, but scientists and advocates continue to face new challenges.
When nursing homes across the country were coming under assault from COVID-19 this spring, Tyson Belanger was determined to stop the virus from invading his Bristol facility.
This & That
Catching up on recent news, people and trends around Connecticut.
Walter Woodward wants to remind us about key people and events in our state’s past — the good and the bad.
Taking on a political bully isn’t easy, especially when much of America still embraces him. But in the 1950s, four U.S. senators from Connecticut — Democrats William Benton and Brien McMahon and Republicans Prescott Bush and Raymond Baldwin — did just that with this nation’s archetypal demag…
Douglas Harris died under mysterious circumstances in 1948. Eleven years later so did his father-in-law.
Bantam Cinema opened in 1927 as the Rivoli Theater in Litchfield. It survived the end of silent film and the rise of the talkies; the onset of television and the birth and then death of video rental stores; and endured, perhaps with a few bruises, the streaming era and challenges of a film i…
Where & When
Our top picks for events happening around the state this month.
Situated along the Simsbury Art Trail, dozens of life-size bronze sculptures encourage passers-by to slow down and reflect on the little things.
Mike Tyson, Chevy Chase and Dennis Rodman are among the famous faces Patrick Ganino has immortalized.
Home & Living
Eat & Drink
Our visit confirms: The award-winning wings more than live up to the hype.
Alex DeFrancesco was one of the first in Connecticut to grow hops here; now he's brewing beer with ingredients that don't come from much farther away than the family farm.
When husband and wife Everett and Linda Reid were deciding what to call their new restaurant, they wanted something that would speak to the cuisine.
Tyler May of Stone Row in Willimantic shares his recipe for this “mother dessert" that works great with other flavors.
Our wine expert takes a close look at three great wines available for sale here in Connecticut.
For many restaurants, it began out of necessity. There were supply-chain issues at grocery stores, but restaurants saw a rapid drop in business and were often overstocked. Some restaurants began operating as boutique markets and grocery stores. They offered then-hard-to-get essentials like t…
The Last Word
On a hot day in the early 1980s, Harold Dimbo, then a teenager, was standing on the street with a friend near his home in Bridgeport. Nearby, neighborhood kids had opened a fire hydrant valve to cool down. Police had already turned off the valve once that day, but as soon as they left, kids …