Author: mchaiken

Crouse homers, but Bluefish still win

In 140 Characters or Less: Crouse with his 5th homer this season; Bierfeldt, League reach career milestones in 10-6 shootout loss to Bluefish. #ItsBetterWithTheBees The Game Changed When…: Bridgeport sent 10 hitters to the plate in the top of the…

Series with Bluefish continues for Bees

BRIDGEPORT BLUEFISH (14-12) VS. NEW BRITAIN BEES (9-16) ========== In 140 Characters or Less: Game 3 of 4 in the 1st meeting of the season between the Bees and Bluefish gets underway tonight, first pitch at 6:35! #ItsBetterWithTheBees Series: This…

CT troubadour takes stage in area

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Plainville will be home to a performance by Connecticut’s official troubadour. Kate Callahan, who has long been a staple on Connecticut’s acoustic music scene, recently was presented the title, state troubadour. It was an honor…

Bierfeldt walks it off vs. Ducks

CONOR BEIRFELDT HOMERS TWICE IN 4-3 BEES WIN BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Bierfeldt homers twice, including a walk off shot in the 9th to give New Britain a 4-3 victory over the Ducks! #ItsBetterWithTheBees The Game Changed…

Symphony puts focus on Russian composers

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The Russians are coming. The Russians are coming. And the Hartford Symphony Orchestra will be playing them this weekend. As part of its Masterworks Series, the HSO is presenting “Russian Intensity” this weekend at The…

Everybody loves ‘Millie’

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The key to any movie, television show, book… or stage play is the main character should be likeable and relatable. And the cast of “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” which is now being performed by Connecticut Theatre…