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Gas Prices Plummet. Gas Fight!
0 comments, 16/10/2014, by in CIVICS

Good news guys! Gas prices in CT have fallen for 29 straight days. The average price is floating right around $3.50 per gallon. Imagine how much cheaper that would be if we didn't pay so much in tax... Even with the lower prices we still tie for 5th for the highest prices in the country. Meanwhi... Read more...

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Is This The Worst CT Related List Ever?
1 comment, 14/10/2014, by in CIVICS

Movoto is a real estate website that also like to release cool lists and infographics. Most of the time they are spot-on but their recent list about dating a CT native has me scratching my head. Take a look. Here is a sampling of their "10 Things You Need To Know About Dating Someone From Connectic... Read more...

Folks Lined Up For Chick-Fil-A Because Free Food
0 comments, 09/10/2014, by in CIVICS

A fast food icon of the South is coming to Brookfield and some residents lined up early to get a taste. Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A opened its first CT location in Brookfield today and there seems to be a lot of people (with nothing better to do) excited about it. The chain offered the first 100 pe... Read more...

CT’s Most Dangerous City
0 comments, 07/10/2014, by in CIVICS

If Big Jim's post yesterday made you feel all warm and fuzzy about crime being down in CT I am here to poop all over that new-found security. Home Security Shield just released its list of the Top 5 Most Dangerous Cities in CT. Now, take this list with a grain of salt since HSS is in business t... Read more...

Your Fiction Could Win You $10k!
0 comments, 06/10/2014, by in ENTERTAINMENT

Full Fathom Five is James Frey's CT-based transmedia production company best known for YA book series "The Lorien Legacies". frey is also known for his book "A Million Little Pieces" and the controversy surrounding it. FFF is running a contest for fiction writers with a $10,000 grand prize. From ... Read more...

Cop Cams Come To Westport
0 comments, 03/10/2014, by in CIVICS

In the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson MO there has been a renewed call for police officers to be equipped with body cameras. Proponents say that the cameras will document interactions without bias, keeping both the public and officers on their best behavior, hopefully cutting down... Read more...

No New Casinos For CT?
1 comment, 02/10/2014, by in CIVICS

If having 2 casinos in CT isn't enough for you I have some bad news. The Eastern Pequots, the Golden Hill Paugussett Indians and the Schaghticoke Indians are all hoping the feds will ease the restrictions placed on those seeking tribal recognition. Currently, in order to gain recognition a tribe m... Read more...

Do GoPro Cameras Make Your Life XTREME?
0 comments, 01/10/2014, by in VIDEO

Anyone who has spent any time on YouTube has seen a video shot on a GoPro. The handy little cams are really popular with extreme sport enthusiasts because of their size and durability. Not many other cameras can help you capture your 450 backside out of plane, through a flaming hoop into your neighb... Read more...

This 8-Bit Matrix Is Better Than The Sequels
0 comments, 30/09/2014, by in MOVIES

Everyone love The Matrix. What wasn't to love? It had action scenes we hadn't seen at the time and a pseudo-intellectual "what does it all mean?" plot line. Plus lots of leather pants. The folks over at CineFix had re-imagined The Matrix as an 8-bit side-scroller and it is fantastic. Even... Read more...