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Hartford (Connecticut)

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    Houston Ranks Low in Health, Fitness Survey (But We're Better Than Dallas!)

    It might be all that BBQ, the late-night bar hopping, or the fact it just makes more sense to drive wherever you have to go (we really wish we had the adventurous spirit of you daily bicycle riders), but Houston recently ranked not too far from the bottom of the American Fitness Index. The report ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    The United States of Desserts: Hartford Election Cake

    In this series, we examine the history and origins of famous sweets, confections and desserts associated with American states. Baking a cake is not usually what i want to do after casting my ballot, but back in 18th-century America, folks felt differently. Perhaps still giddy from their relativel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    Aaron Hernandez Associate Shot After Club Altercation (Again)

    Alexander Bradley is one of a long (and seemingly ever growing) list of Aaron Hernandez associates or family members whose lives have been either terminated or permanently scarred in the last year or so. For Bradley, he luckily has managed to steer clear of the fatal outcome that befell Odin Lloyd, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    NFL Crime Update: Pac-Man, Hugh Douglas, Gangsta Viking Owners

    "Do this research, if we don't have a season...watch how much evil, which we call the crime...watch how much crime goes up, if they take away our game..." -- Ray Lewis to ESPN's Sal Paolantonio during the 2011 lockout We all remember this famous Ray Lewis rant, right? Where he implied that the abse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    Mike Aresco, Commissioner Of The Conference Stew That U of H Is In Now, Speaks

    On the college football calendar nowadays, everything seemingly has its own season. Years ago, before social media, before a thousand television channels, before those channels shelling out billions of dollars for broadcasting rights, there were essentially two college football seasons: the regular ... More >>

  • Music

    December 13, 2012

    Clockwork Angels

    Veteran rockers Rush brought their steampunk-themed concept album to Toyota Center December 2.

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    RIP Dave Brubeck: "Take Five" Jazz Great Dies at 91

    Dave Brubeck, the professorial jazz pianist and composer whose No. 2 album Time Out was a standard of the Mad Men era, has died at age 91, the Associated Press reported Wednesday morning. Brubeck's manager, Russell Gloyd, told the AP that Brubeck died of heart failure on his way to a cardiologist ap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Health Department Roundup: Pass and Provisions, Warren's, Ruchi's and more

    Sometimes the city's inspection reports can bring news. And sometimes the online reports can be confusing. The Pass and Provisions (807 Taft) - a fine-dining venture Shilcutt previewed here - is apparently close enough to opening to warrant a pre-opening inspection. Good news for whatever the people ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Landon Collins: High School Recruit Chooses Alabama and Pisses Off His Mom (w/ VIDEO)

    On Monday night, LSU will face Alabama for the second time this season for the whole ball of wax, the BCS national title. While it's unprecedented for the two teams to face each other twice in the same season on the field, they battle each other multiple times daily in the world of high school recr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Final Four: A Non-Expert Guide on Who to Root For

    Everything you need to know, almost​Houston, you must get wrapped up in the Final Four, simply because it's here. If, like us, your love of basketball evaporated away awhile back, that means you need to get caught up on the teams playing so you can sound like an expert at your viewing party. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    This Weekend's Best Football Bets: Live From The East Coast

    UConn football: It's like LSU-Bama, except for EVERYTHING​So my vacation rolls on and I just landed in the sports mecca -- Hartford, CT. Tonight I will be taking my talents to Rentschler Field (or as I like to call it, The House Orlovsky Built) for UConn against West Virginia.So I land at 12:45 p. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Game Time: Whaler Fan Fest -- Houston Oiler Fans May Know How I Feel

    Hartford Whalers: They live on as a dessert​"Somewhere along the line, we will see you in another place in another time. God bless all of you fans. Remember one thing, you may have lost the NHL, but you have not lost the memories." -- Chuck Kaiton, the voice of the Hartford Whalers after the Whal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Game Time: Mike Leach, Texans and Grounded Clubs -- Weekend Thoughts

    The Whalers can take it out of you​I'm two hours removed from a 5:00 a.m. flight this morning from Boston to Houston, so if this post is even remotely coherent we all have Rich Connelly and his ninja proofreading skills to thank. Because when you go up to Hartford for Whaler Fest 2010, there's no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    It's (Semi-)Official: Houston Is Not That Fun A City

    If we can;t have the fun, can we at least have the funk?​As you walk two mushy downtown blocks on a blazing August afternoon in Houston, surely the question that comes to your mind is "Isn't this fun?"Or maybe not.Anyway, the extremely important publication Portfolio has done an extremely scientif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    Game Time: Olympic Hockey, You Had Me At Hello, Eh?

    ​"What---what is this salty discharge?....This is horrible! I care!" -- Jerry Seinfeld, wiping away tearsI have to admit, it was a bit of a strange feeling. As time wound down in the third period of what at the time was a 2-1 Canadian lead over the United States Olympic hockey team, the disappo ... More >>

  • News

    May 7, 2009
  • Music

    November 29, 2007

    Stevie Wonder

    An Icon returns to the stage after 14 years

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2007

    City of Angels

    We talked last week with Los Angeles urban expert Joel Kotkin, author of a study for the Greater Houston Partnership on how to keep Houston growing. Kotkin told the GHP (Houston’s version of the chamber of commerce) they should not follow other cities who have tried to attract “the elite” – ... More >>

  • News

    February 15, 2007

    This Blows!

    Houston has a national rep for taking down buildings. So why are these eyesores still standing?

  • Music

    June 29, 2006

    Magik Markers, with Lambsbread and Rusted Shut

    Friday, June 30, at the Proletariat, 903 Richmond, 713-523-1199

  • Dining

    August 12, 2004

    Marinara Monopoly

    Has Amerigo's been resting on its "best restaurant in The Woodlands" laurels too long?

  • Film

    November 21, 2002

    Moore, and Less

    Julianne is radiant in a pointless homage to the reel '50s

  • News

    November 18, 1999

    Mix Master

    Who do we have to thank for Rod Stewart every hour on the hour? This guy, Guy Zapoleon.

  • News

    September 16, 1999
  • News

    May 27, 1999
  • Film

    March 6, 1997

    Radio Daze

    Howard Stern shows off his Private Parts, and they're really quite nice

  • Culture

    August 29, 1996

    Starting Over

    Can self-described "bad boy" Rob Bundy revive a flagging Stages?

  • Calendar

    January 25, 1996
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