CT Attempts to Improve Diversity & Police Monitoring to Avoid Race-Related Conflict

07/08/15

CT Attempts to Improve Diversity & Police Monitoring to Avoid Race-Related Conflict

Nationally, incidents involving police and race have sparked outrage, and even in some cases riots—how are Connecticut officials addressing the Issue.

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Vinny's Deli in Wallingford Makes the Claim for Best Roast Beef in Connecticut

07/07/15

Vinny's Deli in Wallingford Makes the Claim for Best Roast Beef in Connecticut

We love a great roast beef sandwich; we also love the U.S. of A. And when you can cover two loves with one bite, it’s hard to pass up. Enter the roast beef sandwich at Vinny’s Deli in Wallingford, a.k.a. “The King of Roast Beef.” For a claim that bold, you would hope the sandwich is something special. The good news is that in this case, it is—a moist, tender, flavorful delight, due in large part to a single-minded dedication to creating arguably the best roast beef sandwich in the state. “It’s all we do,” says Vinny Iannuzzi, who has been running his eponymous deli—which has an enormous roast beef sandwich sculpture across its front—for 33 years. “No dinner, no slushie machines. We just make sandwiches.”...

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Say No to Knockoffs: When the Wedding Dress Seems Too Good to Be True

07/06/15

Say No to Knockoffs: When the Wedding Dress Seems Too Good to Be True

With wedding gowns costing thousands of dollars, many brides are searching for cheaper options, one of which is knockoff dresses ordered off the internet. Can a knockoff hold its own against a designer gown? The Connecticut Bride staff ventured to find out.

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Pinup Calendar Raises Money and Awareness to Fight Domestic Abuse

07/06/15

Pinup Calendar Raises Money and Awareness to Fight Domestic Abuse

Connecticut Calendar Girlz annual pinup calendar raises money for the Interval House, a Hartford-based anti-domestic violence resource.

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Weekend Best Bets: Boom Box Parade, Heart and Celebrate America

07/02/15

Weekend Best Bets: Boom Box Parade, Heart and Celebrate America

It's a long holiday weekend and there's plenty to do around the state.

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Adventure Rooms in Middletown Bring Escape Room Craze to Connecticut

07/01/15

Adventure Rooms in Middletown Bring Escape Room Craze to Connecticut

The hot new gaming trend is like a video game experience come to life.

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Don’t-Miss July Craft Beer Events

06/30/15

Don’t-Miss July Craft Beer Events

This month will see a host of beer events, both big and small, that are worthy of attention.

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Christina Perri’s Girls Night Out with Colbie Caillat & Rachel Platten at Mohegan

06/29/15

Christina Perri’s Girls Night Out with Colbie Caillat & Rachel Platten at Mohegan

Singer/songwriter Christina Perri brings her Girls Night Out Tour to Mohegan Sun with fellow female powerhouses Colbie Caillat and Rachel Platten on July 10.

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The CT Files: 'America's Lost Byron,' Fitz-Greene Halleck

06/29/15

The CT Files: 'America's Lost Byron,' Fitz-Greene Halleck

The forgotten career of a local literary “giant.”

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Barcade Brooklyn-based Beer Bar & Vintage Arcade To Open New Haven Location Pending City Approval

06/25/15

Barcade Brooklyn-based Beer Bar & Vintage Arcade To Open New Haven Location Pending City Approval

Part beer bar, part arcade, this unique hipster haven is looking to open by fall.

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