Newtown Players present ‘Tom, Dick, and Harry’

Town Players of Newtown: Tom, Dick and Harry

When a delightful and seemingly normal married couple awaits the arrival of Mrs. Potter who will interview them regarding their ability to adopt a child, everything seems to be in order as the Town Players of Newtown production of “Tom, Dick and Harry” opens. However, Linda tells her husband, ...

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Connecticut DEEP Fishing Report for Sept. 12

INLAND REPORT LARGEMOUTH BASS fishing is generally fair to good. Areas to try include Mashapaug Lake, Highland Lake, Bantam Lake, Crystal Lake, Congamond Lakes, Wononskopomuc Lake, Hatch Pond, Candlewood Lake, Messerschmidt Pond, Winchester Lake, Quonnipaug Lake, Burr Pond, Halls Pond, ...

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Celebrate two great directors this weekend

What’s on your family’s movie menu this weekend? This is a great week to celebrate great movie directors. If you want to introduce your family to the films of Alfred Hitchcock, skip the football games on Sunday, Sept. 15, for a festival on Turner Classic Movies (TCM). Or, if you are interested ...

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Haute Cuisine: Tasty movie fun from a creative kitchen

Each week, the Reel Dad checks the nutritional value of a movie — new or classic — to help you choose what to watch. This week’s pick is a new offering from France, soon to be released in area theaters, Haute Cuisine. The movies love chefs, kitchens and food. From Julie and Julia to ...

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Great theater that’s too good to miss

Jersey Boys.

This is that wonderful time of year when the last shows of the summer season overlap the new arrivals for the fall season. Therefore, you’ve got a lot of theater to choose from. Some of this theater is much too good to miss. These are opportunities that don’t come around too often, so reserve ...

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The splendor of September’s bounty of corn

Conscious Cook: glories of corn.

“Up from the meadows rich with corn, Clear in the cool September morn” — John Greenleaf Whittier September glows with a great magnificence. The sun still deeply warms the farmer’s crops as it warms our own skin and there is much to gather and enjoy at local farmer’s markets. The late summer and ...

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Some films to enjoy with the family

What’s on your family’s movie menu this weekend? With the new school year finally here, filled with many activities, sharing a movie can give a family a chance to spend some relaxing time together. And, when you talk about the movies you watch, you can discover new thoughts to share. Here are a ...

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