Volunteer for ‘The Walking Dead Escape’ in Hartford

The scene in Hartford at month’s end is likely to be a bit dead, but you can still find plenty of action. For that is when the Walking Dead Escape is set to arrive – an interactive zombie obstacle course that has been touching down in venues around the country. Developed by Skybound, an imprint […] [Read More]

‘The Bachelorette’ filmed in Griswold Inn, Essex

The Griswold Inn has had its share of small- and large-screen moments over its more than 200-year history. Fans of the 1960s daytime drama “Dark Shadows,” may remember it as the “Collinsport Inn.” One can see scenes of Essex and the inn in the 1959 movie “It Happened to Jane” and the 1961 movie “Parrish.” […] [Read More]
Little House on the Prairie

Alison Arngrim, TV’s ‘Nellie Oleson,’ to visit Hartford’s Mark Twain House

Many a Monday night in my youth was spent watching the trials, tribulations and joys of a certain family on the prairie. Years later, a little thing called syndication allowed me to reconnect with the Ingalls, their friends and fellow townspeople nearly any day I wanted to. For fans of “Little House on the Prairie,” […] [Read More]
T.J. Martell Foundation's Women of Influence Awards - Inside

Hoda Kotb, Sara Bareilles and Stamford’s Cyndi Lauper team up to help kids with cancer

This week, NBC’s “Today” show announced a new initiative that brings together Hoda Kotb, (pictured) co-host of Today’s fourth hour, New York City singer and songwriter Sara Bareilles and Stamford’s Cyndi Lauper to create a song, a video and concert for children with cancer (you can see the interview below.) Kotb and Bareilles spoke about […] [Read More]

New shop for ‘Cake Boss’ is back on track in Greenwich

Buddy Valastro Jr. has had to wait longer than it takes to make a cake, but TV’s “Cake Boss,” is apparently into the final stretch when it comes to opening a bakery in Greenwich. A recent article in the Greenwich Time reported that the project will move forward, as long as certain conditions are met. […] [Read More]
Mickela Mallozzi with I Giullari - photo by Bridget Palardy

Stamford native’s new travel show to debut on NYC life TV

At about this time last year, Stamford native Mickela Mallozzi was celebrating the launch of her new travel company, Bare Feet Tours, and the debut of a six-part YouTube series about her adventures in Argentina. This year, she has another milestone to celebrate. On Wednesday, March 5, her new travel dance series, “Bare Feet,” will […] [Read More]
Red Carpet - 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

HGTV’s “Cousins Undercover” seek homes to overhaul

They have surprised a young mom with a complete overhaul of her home, helped a beloved coach catch up with home projects and transformed homes with their expertise and now HGTV’s “Cousins Undercover” Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri are looking for a few more people to help. As “Cousins Undercover” the two have made it […] [Read More]
The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Pre-Telecast

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

There may be a certain ennui that has descended, what with the mounds of snow ice and cold temperatures that don’t seem to want to leave. But, don’t let the doldrums of winter keep you inside this weekend, as activities and events abound throughout the region. Of note: Take in all manner of music in […] [Read More]

Henry Winkler to show off literary talents at R.J. Julia in Madison

He may forever be known to multiple generations as the Fonz, from the 1970s television series “Happy Days,” but Henry Winkler also is a movie actor, producer and director, and, children’s book author. His latest book, “Bookmarks Are People, Too! (Here’s Hank #1),” will be released Feb. 6. It is the latest in the Hank […] [Read More]

Local pizza champ takes turn as ‘Chopped’ judge on Super Bowl night

By evening’s end, a certain performance by a man named Bruno surely will have captured the attention of millions, but there is another Bruno who also is set to make an appearance on television tonight. Bruno DiFabio, a six-time world world pizza champion, will appear as a judge on Food Network’s chef competition series, “Chopped,” […] [Read More]