A Good Point

A Saunter Through The Snow

Winter Window

A Place for Everyone

In the 1980’s the boxing scene in Hartford was a vibrant one. But as three of the four gyms in town had closed by the early 1990s, a void was created. In 1992, the San Juan Center opened (now called the Bright Futures Youth Center) and today is the city’s longest running boxing gym. Within the last few years, […]

Tree Tune

A Calm Conversation

A Prayer for Peace

Prayers Answered

Only 8 days removed from an SMU dismantling, UConn desperately needed to make a statement in Orlando. A strong AAC tournament showing would ensure an NCAA tournament bid; a poor performance would lead to a tense Selection Sunday and perhaps only an invite to the  NIT. What played out will not soon be forgotten by […]

Platt Tops Eastern


First Day Back

A Return to the Gridiron

Colorful Camping


Down on Om Street

Over 1000 people gathered on LaSalle Road in West Hartford Saturday morning for a large-scale, outdoor, group yoga practice called Om Street. VIEW MORE PHOTOS

Grad Central

Friends and family of Central Connecticut State University graduates packed the XL Center Saturday for commencement. VIEW MORE PHOTOS

Rally for Charter Schools

Hundreds gathered at the Capital Thursday afternoon to rally for expansion of charter school access for Connecticut students. Two new charter schools (set to open in September) in Stamford and Bridgeport are in danger of not opening and expansion of existing schools is also not guaranteed. Turnout was impressive at that Capitol as the voice […]

CT American Idol Returns Home

After months of performance on the road and competition on the television show “American Idol,” Nick Fradiani returned to his native Guilford Friday. The show of support was overwhelming even to Nick, who is now a finalist on the hit show. Nick received a hero’s welcome at his alma mater Guilford High School, playing a […]

UConn Men Take Two in Florida

After some shaky performances at home to start the season, a January trip to Florida may have been just what the doctor ordered to jumpstart the Huskies’ season. After a slow start in both contests, the UConn men showed guts in grinding out victories in Gainesville against the University of Florida and in Tampa in […]

Capital Prep Wins First State Football Crown

Capital Prep upset North Branford on Saturday at Central Connecticut State University’s Arute Field to win the Class S small Connecticut championship–the school’s first such title.  VIEW MORE

Stealing Sunshine

The UConn women got a post-Thanksgiving respite from the chill of New England and traveled to the Sunshine State to steal some rays and some basketballs. After a cool start against the College of Charleston, the Huskies heated up and went on to dominate Vanderbilt and Wisconsin-Green Bay to claim the Gulf Coast Showcase title. […]

Stanford Snaps UConn Win Streak

The Stanford Cardinal halted the Husky 47-game win streak in its tracks Monday night in Stanford, California.  A masterful defensive effort against Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and a cool night shooting for UConn, dropped the Huskies to 1-1 for the season. Stanford, CA – 11/17/14 – UConn forward Breanna Stewart (30) is tied up by Stanford forward […]

Election Day – Connecticut 2014

An election day that started early and went well into the next morning, gave us many visual moments of intrigue.  Here are a few that the Courant photographers captured. – 11/4/14 – Hartford, CT – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy claims victory at 12:30 am as he took the stage with Lt. gov. Nancy Wyman and […]

Farewell Landon

The most decorated American international footballer has hung up his boots for the US national team. There has long been debate (voiced by yours truly) about what Landon Donovan could be, or could have been as a player. His club football cameos in Europe were largely disappointing (loans at Everton aside). His eagerness to return […]

Goshen Fair

Goshen again played host to one of the premier country fairs in Connecticut on Labor Day weekend. Goshen, CT – 08/30/14 – Connor Johnson, of New Milford, carries fresh milk at the Goshen Fair Saturday. Photos by Brad Horrigan.

Connecticut Open – Day 6

Magdalena Rybarikova defeated Camila Giorgi in straight sets (6-2, 6-4) Friday afternoon in New Haven to advance to the women’s final at the 2014 Connecticut Open. New Haven, CT – 08/22/14 – Magdalena Rybarikova saves a point in the second set of her victory over Camila Giorgi Friday. Photo by BRAD HORRIGAN  VIEW MORE