More Earthquakes in Plainfield; 14 & Counting, 70+ With Micro Quakes

02/20/15

More Earthquakes in Plainfield; 14 & Counting, 70+ With Micro Quakes

Information gathered from four portable seismographs set up in Plainfield during January’s earthquake swarm reveals more earthquakes then previously recorded and gives insight into the source of the disturbances.

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5 Weekend Best Bets in Connecticut: Mardi Gras, Oscars Party, Garden Show …

02/19/15

5 Weekend Best Bets in Connecticut: Mardi Gras, Oscars Party, Garden Show …

So what do you do on the penultimate weekend in a month destined to go down as the coldest ever in Connecticut. Well, you heat things up with an authentically French Mardi Gras celebration ...

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02/18/15

Best Pizza Interactive Map

Looking for great pizza? Click on any of the locations below— html, body, #googft-mapCanvas { height: 400px; margin: 0; padding: 0; width: 700px; } function initialize() { google.maps.visualRefresh = true; var isMobile = (navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase().indexOf('android') > -1) || (navigator.userAgent.match(/(iPod|iPhone|iPad|BlackBerry|Windows Phone|iemobile)/)); if (isMobile) { var viewport = document.querySelector("meta[name=viewport]"); viewport.setAttribute('content', 'initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no'); } var mapDiv = document.getElementById('googft-mapCanvas'); mapDiv.style.width = isMobile ? '100%' : '700px'; mapDiv.style.height = isMobile ? '100%' : '400px'; var map = new...

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Chefs @ Millwright's, Community Table, LeFarm Up for James Beard Award

02/18/15

Chefs @ Millwright's, Community Table, LeFarm Up for James Beard Award

Three Connecticut chefs, Tyler Anderson at Millwright's, Joel Viehland at Community Table, and Bill Taibe of LeFarm and The Whelk, are nominated for a James Beard Foundation best chef award.

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8 February CT Craft Beer Events You Don’t Want to Miss

02/18/15

8 February CT Craft Beer Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Febtoberfest takes over Mattatuck Museum, Cottrell Brewery turns 18 and drinkers get a first taste of Kent Fall Brewing.

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Best Pizza in Connecticut List Has Folks Offering More Favorites; Here’s a Slice of Them

02/17/15

Best Pizza in Connecticut List Has Folks Offering More Favorites; Here’s a Slice of Them

Our best pizza in Connecticut feature has unleashed a flood of recommendations for other places we (and you) should try.

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Blumenthal Sponsors BREW Act to Aid Craft Beer Brewers, But He’s No IPA Fan

02/16/15

Blumenthal Sponsors BREW Act to Aid Craft Beer Brewers, But He’s No IPA Fan

Eliminating taxes for small breweries will create jobs across Connecticut and the U.S., Sen. Richard Blumenthal said at Thomas Hooker Brewing Co. in Bloomfield Monday.

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The Brothers Crisp Making Stylish Artisan Shoes for Men in Hartford

02/16/15

The Brothers Crisp Making Stylish Artisan Shoes for Men in Hartford

In March 2013, a young man named Joshua Westbrook revived the shoemaker’s art—once a mainstay in New England—by launching a footwear company called The Brothers Crisp in a loft space in a former tire factory on Park Street in the Parkville section of Hartford.

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Night of Wine and Fun Supports Brain Tumor Alliance in Connecticut

02/16/15

Night of Wine and Fun Supports Brain Tumor Alliance in Connecticut

The 3rd Annual Wines of March event on March 14 supports the CT Brain Tumor Alliance, which helps people currently fighting the disease.

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CT Home: Two Stunning Homes—One Renovation, One New Build

02/16/15

CT Home: Two Stunning Homes—One Renovation, One New Build

We visit two recent home projects.

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