Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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We are heading into October, with only a few weekends to go before Halloween. With that in mind, make sure to make the most of the weekend by partaking in some pumpkin or apple picking, enjoying some holiday hijinks, getting started on your costume or finding some outdoor festivals to enjoy the wonderful weather. Or, […] [Read More]

Connecticut’s Treehouse Comedy celebrates 30th anniversary

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When Brad Axelrod and his then-partners launched Treehouse Comedy Productions 30 years ago, he might not have suspected the number of venues where Treehouse would take root or the number of big-time comics who would get their start. What he did know was that audiences wanted a place to laugh and the talent to make […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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With the weather forecast such as it is, it’s best to plan some time in the outdoors this weekend. While there, you can get a better look at hawks and other raptors in Greenwich, learn more about Greek culture in Stamford, help clear the grounds of a national landmark, or begin to hunt for that […] [Read More]

‘Wait, Wait!’s Paula Poundstone performs in Ridgefield

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Comedian Paula Poundstone. the star of NPR’s hit radio show “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me,” performs at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, Sept. 27, at 8 p.m. For tickets, which cost $60-$45, call 203-438-5795 or order go online. Bissell House, at 378 Main St. in Ridgefield, will pour a free glass of house wine or draft beer with […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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You can get healthier, learn more about boats, get in your fill of Oktoberfests, go to the dogs, play or get entirely festive this weekend, and never travel all that far from home (or perhaps traveling will be part of the fun). There are several expos and events aimed at making you a better you […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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This weekend, it’s probably best to just break it down. I say that because the offerings are plentiful, the entertainment is diverse and activities stretch from Westchester to West Springfield, Mass., with plenty of stops in the Nutmeg State to keep you busy. I’ve already taken too much time on the intro. It’s best to […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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With the promise of beautiful late-summer weather before us, make the most of this weekend by checking out some of the many outdoor events set to take place throughout Fairfield County and beyond. Oysters will be teamed with rides, muisc, lumberjacks and BMX bikes in Norwalk. Fine arts will be the draw in Southbury. Apples […] [Read More]

Hartford mayor to heckled Chappelle: ‘quit whining’

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Dave Chappelle may have dropped a bomb on Hartford, but the city’s mayor has some ammunition of his own. Responding to Chappelle’s recent trash-talk of his city, Mayor Pedro Segarra Tweeted on Friday that the “Comedy Central” star should “quit whining, do his job and try some yoga.” “Dave Chappelle should stick to his job, […] [Read More]