Category: Good Times

Now, about that Louis Vuitton just sitting in your closet

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR If you’re waiting for that $5,000 Louis Vuitton bag you covet to go on sale, well, you’ll have to keep on waiting. As Sarah Davis, the owner of Fashionphile in California explains it, Louis Vuitton—and…

Applebee’s to treat veterans on Nov. 11

Applebee’s will continue its tradition of free thank you meals to veterans and active duty military on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11. Applebee’s is also encouraging Guests to show their gratitude by leaving a message for current and former military…

Comedian Howie Mason yucks it up for St. Philip House

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Weird things happen to Howie Mason. How do we know? Because he said so. And those “odd” moments are what drives his style of comedy, said Mason in a recent phone interview. Mason serves as…

Concert at Gloria Dei on Sunday

The next musical event at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Bristol will take place on Sunday, Nov. 3. The concert will feature organist Natasha Ulyanovsky, cellist, Peter Dzialo and Mezzo Soprano Monika Krajewska. The free concert will begin at 3…

From ‘X Factor’ to breaking out: Emblem3 opens for Selena Gomez

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Emblem3 reached the top four in season two of “X Factor.” And their debut album, “Nothing to Lose,” has achieved a landmark for the reality competition. Debuting at No. 10 on the Billboard charts, the…

From bombast to roots with singer Steve Broderick

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Steve Broderick used to play it up big with arena rockers Trans-Siberian Orchestra. But these days, the now-Mystic-based musician, is keeping things much simpler with a much more stripped down sound as a solo artist.…

Up from the underground and onto a Nutmeg screen

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The underground of cinema is opening up in Connecticut this Saturday. And locally-generated filmmakers are making some noise. Meriden-based Jared Marmitt, Middletown-based Kelly DiMauro, New Haven-based Stephen Dest, and Woodbury native Kieran Valla (currently in…