A balmy winter saw home sales tick up early this year. But will millennial demand for starter homes finally trigger long-term market movement?
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Median single-family home sale prices are on fire in these eight towns and cities.
There's a housing style out there for just about anybody. These popular styles are flying off the market all over Connecticut,
See the trends in your town for single-family home sales over the last several years.
Looking for a competitive edge this buying and selling season? We got you covered.
Lifelong Connecticut resident Janet Ventriglia has worked as a hair and makeup pro for countless celebrities and the wrestling elite.
Lyme disease is a specter living among us, a dark cloud casting an ominous shadow of fear and anxiety over our state. Whether those fears are justified or unnecessary depends on who you ask.
Forget Faneuil and Fenway. These oft-overlooked Boston attractions offer a universe of history, culture and gustatory greatness.
Not long ago, New Haven-based defense attorney Norm Pattis was a celebrated champion of social justice causes. Today, with a roster of clients accused of heinous crimes, the outspoken Pattis might be the most controversial lawyer in Connecticut.
The "Paint the Town Red" celebration in the neighboring towns of Kennebunk and Kennebunkport in Maine makes the perfect backdrop for a romantic winter getaway.
The noise inside the advanced-manufacturing technology center holds steady in the early afternoon at Housatonic Community College on a recent weekday, a medium hum. With a few milling machines, lathes and an assortment of other equipment running, I might have expected a din too loud to talk …
Three years into his job as the head chef at one of the world's most prestigious restaurants, Dan Giusti walked away to tackle an even bigger challenge: school lunch.
The terms superstar, unapologetic champion and badass woman might not immediately conjure up the image of a federal regulator, but Jessica Rosenworcel has been described in precisely those ways as she continues to break new ground in her role as a member of the FCC.
Meb’s Kitchenwares: Quiet Corner woodworking couple Meb Boden and Tom Vaiciulis make one-of-a-kind, everyday kitchen items
In September 1772, a man looked out at a large crowd gathered on the New Haven Green and gave a sermon that placed him among the Colonies’ most notable literary voices.
When we were off duty in Vietnam, Al Rose and I, along with a handful of others, all of us part of an aviation rescue crew, gathered together at night. We sat on top of sandbag bunkers, drinking warm beer, passing a joint, sometimes more than one. We laughed, hurled insults at each other wit…
Like it or not, winter is coming. For chilly New Englanders, few things beat a body- and soul-warming trip to the Caribbean. But choosing the perfect island destination can send shivers down anyone’s spine. Whenever I search for a rejuvenating island getaway, a set of travel-tested criteria …
Growing up on Long Island, John Post remembers road trips to visit White Flower Farm in Morris with his mother, an avid gardener. While a spectacular place all on its own, the sprawling nursery was situated among rolling hills, beautiful architecture and a lot of open space. Upon retiring an…
The U.S. Small-Area Life Expectancy Project offers clues to how neighborhood-level differences could have a big impact on your life expectancy.
From fashion inspiration and food tips to motherhood advice and life hacks, these social media superstars are owning the online space in Connecticut and beyond.
Generations of regionalization advocates couldn’t permeate Connecticut’s 169-town mindset, but butterflies, hummingbirds and bees broke down local barriers in a few short years.
Whether you’re looking to redo your home from top to bottom or freshen up one room, Connecticut has home furnishing stores that make it easy. Each one offers in-house interior design services with talented designers on hand to navigate you through myriad choices in not only furniture, but ru…
For the past few years, I’ve been having the travel equivalent of an extramarital affair with the Hudson Valley region of New York. Don’t worry, Connecticut, I still love you … the Hudson Valley is just, well, different.
In a world where everyone accumulates so much stuff, beautiful built-ins serve as a creative way to organize it all.
You don’t have to fly to the tropics to enjoy the remote charm of an isolated island. These picturesque escapes are all within striking distance of Connecticut, so head to the closest ferry and get ready to kick back, crack open the rosé and disconnect from mainland stresses.
The nearly $1 billion MGM Springfield opened last summer just up I-91 in Massachusetts with hoopla, media buzz and local pride for a downtown on the rise from the ruins of a 2011 tornado.
Put the words “road trip” together, say them out loud, and they open a small door into the American soul.
On vacation, readers and writers often attempt to settle down with a good book or an unfinished manuscript, respectively. A few hotels in New England are perfect literary retreats and ideal for vacationers hoping never to stray too far from the page or pen.
My wife and I recently spent the night at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville and sampled a portion of what the resort has to offer. Here’s a snapshot of our trip.
Robert Segee remembered the day in 1944 the children burned in Hartford. The day black smoke rose over Connecticut and the smell of burning canvas mixed with human flesh. It was a day that had haunted the capital city and the circus for decades and had become inextricably linked with his own…
When I get the assignment to spend a weekend at Foxwoods and write about it, I start to wonder which category gambling losses would go in on my expense report. But it’s going to be tricky to get to the tables. There’s a lot to do here.
The award is named for distinguished Connecticut residential architect Alice Washburn, an early-20th-century Connecticut designer and builder, largely self-taught, whose work is known for its thoughtful, stylistic and programmatic invention.