New Luxury Guesthouse Tall Tales Sprouts up at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

07/21/16

New Luxury Guesthouse Tall Tales Sprouts up at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

The original plan was for the new, six-room boutique “beach house” in Old Saybrook to be a bit more diminutive than the elegant Three Stories next door. But flood elevations kept rising, necessitating engineering changes that resulted in a taller-than-expected building.

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Derby Creator of ‘Defender’ Facemask Sole Survivor of Plane Crash

07/21/16

Derby Creator of ‘Defender’ Facemask Sole Survivor of Plane Crash

The Derby businessman responsible for a baseball catcher’s mask designed to help prevent concussions was the sole survivor of a deadly plane crash last weekend in New York.

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Fighting Zika From Connecticut

07/20/16

Fighting Zika From Connecticut

A Meriden company moves forward with a vaccine as state officials monitor mosquito population

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CT’s First Craft Beer-Style Cider House Opens in Wallingford

07/19/16

CT’s First Craft Beer-Style Cider House Opens in Wallingford

This cider house rules.

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Stepping Out: July 2016

07/18/16

Stepping Out: July 2016

Dancing & Dining in the Dark in Hartford's Bond Ballroom, Anything Goes at The Goodspeed, The Bridge Family Center hosts its 17th annual Children's Charity Ball, and more.

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One Drink: Wild Blue Too, a Blueberry & Apple Wine from DiGrazia Vineyards

07/15/16

One Drink: Wild Blue Too, a Blueberry & Apple Wine from DiGrazia Vineyards

This unusual wine is perfect for summertime sipping.

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CTBites: The Nook in Black Rock, Communal Private Dining...The Secret's Out

07/15/16

CTBites: The Nook in Black Rock, Communal Private Dining...The Secret's Out

The secret is about to get leaked. Many who’ve visited The Nook can’t stop singing its praises.

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Review: Bread & Water in Middletown Serves Up Curated Menu in Historic Jail

07/15/16

Review: Bread & Water in Middletown Serves Up Curated Menu in Historic Jail

Middletown's new fine dining restaurant, Bread & Water, is Chef Carl Ciarcia III's passion project.

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UPDATE: Woodbridge Doctor James Magner Eliminated from 2016 WSOP

07/14/16

UPDATE: Woodbridge Doctor James Magner Eliminated from 2016 WSOP

Dr. James Magner, the Woodbridge doctor profiled here and in the July 2016 issue of Connecticut Magazine after finishing 27th in the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event, winning over $250,000, was eliminated in Day 3 of this year's competition. Here's his story of the 2016 tournament.

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Craft Cruising: 10 July Beer & Wine Events That Will Help You Celebrate Summer

07/14/16

Craft Cruising: 10 July Beer & Wine Events That Will Help You Celebrate Summer

July is heating up with a variety of craft beer and wine events.

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