New Eli's Tavern in Milford Dazzles With Delicious Gastropub Delights

07/17/14

New Eli's Tavern in Milford Dazzles With Delicious Gastropub Delights

Eli's Tavern, the latest outpost in the mini Eli's empire, has a talented young chef turning out hearty, delicious and creative gastropub food.

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Connecticut Ballet’s Juvenile Justice Outreach Program Makes an Impact

07/17/14

Connecticut Ballet’s Juvenile Justice Outreach Program Makes an Impact

The Connecticut Ballet's Juvenile Justice Outreach Program runs arts classes in juvenile detention and residential living facilities across the state.

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Professor Behind Waterbury Comic Convention Studies Black Characters

07/17/14

Professor Behind Waterbury Comic Convention Studies Black Characters

Like most American children of the 1950s, William Foster III, liked comic books. They were cheap, they were readily available from any drug store or newsstand in his native Philadelphia, and they were—well, exciting and fun. He liked the plots, he liked the characters—but then it dawned on him: he never saw a face like his own.

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Plans to Turn Wallace Stevens' House Into a Museum Have Fallen Through

07/16/14

Plans to Turn Wallace Stevens' House Into a Museum Have Fallen Through

A Wallace Stevens biographer had hoped to close on the poet's Hartford house this Friday and open a museum, but that plan fell apart Wednesday.

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Ghost Tours at Mark Twain House in Hartford; Will Lady in White Appear?

07/16/14

Ghost Tours at Mark Twain House in Hartford; Will Lady in White Appear?

Samuel Clemens may not have believed in ghosts himself, but that may not have stopped his former house from being a home to them.

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Prime Season for Pure Local Food at Farmers Markets Across Connecticut

07/16/14

Prime Season for Pure Local Food at Farmers Markets Across Connecticut

Here's a guide to farmers markets all over Connecticut, which offer locally-grown, often organic fruits, vegetables, meats, breads, sweets and so much more.

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Connecticut's Casinos Challenged as Revenues Decline, Competitors Rise

07/16/14

Connecticut's Casinos Challenged as Revenues Decline, Competitors Rise

New proposed reforms in Washington, D.C., may be easing the standards for recognition of Native American tribes, opening the possibility for more casinos in Connecticut. But is that a good thing?

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Time Capsule to Mars Plan by Connecticut Student Has NASA ‘On Board’

07/15/14

Time Capsule to Mars Plan by Connecticut Student Has NASA ‘On Board’

Emily Briere of Connecticut is literally shooting for the stars with a Time Capsule to Mars plan that has NASA on board.

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One of America’s Best Restaurants Hosts Connecticut Organic Farming Fundraiser

07/15/14

One of America’s Best Restaurants Hosts Connecticut Organic Farming Fundraiser

The Five Diamond Relais & Chateau resort Winvian in Connecticut, and its master chef Chris Eddy, are hosting the CT NOFA fundraising dining event July 18, and educational events July 19.

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Shakespeare’s ‘Cymbeline’, in Wild West Setting, Coming in Stratford

07/15/14

Shakespeare’s ‘Cymbeline’, in Wild West Setting, Coming in Stratford

The Hudson Shakespeare Theater Company will perform "Cymbeline" at the Stratford Public Library on July 26 as part of its 23rd Season of Traveling Theater.

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