It's the Yard Goats! Name for Hartford Double-A Baseball Team Announced

03/18/15

It's the Yard Goats! Name for Hartford Double-A Baseball Team Announced

There won’t be a Hartford Hops baseball team or Blockheads (in honor of early Connecticut explorer Adriaen Block) but there could be a team named the Praying Mantis or River Hogs.

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Bring Your Collectibles & Heirlooms to Appraisal Day at the Mattatuck Museum

03/18/15

Bring Your Collectibles & Heirlooms to Appraisal Day at the Mattatuck Museum

Professional appraisers will be on hand to evaluate your attic treasures, family heirlooms and other vintage objects.

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Kent Falls Brewing's Flagship Beer Debuts on Tap in Connecticut Craft Beer Havens

03/17/15

Kent Falls Brewing's Flagship Beer Debuts on Tap in Connecticut Craft Beer Havens

The farm-to-beer Kent Falls Brewing Co. is set to have beer available at select locations in Kent by mid-March.

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Sweet Maria’s 25th Birthday Gift: Cakes to Make Smiles at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center at St. Mary’s

03/17/15

Sweet Maria’s 25th Birthday Gift: Cakes to Make Smiles at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center at St. Mary’s

Maria Bruscino Sanchez used the celebration of the bakery’s milestone to launch the “Cakes for Kids” initiative, which will benefit patients at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury.

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Pop Star Meghan Trainor to Play Mohegan Sun July 4; Tickets on Sale March 20

03/17/15

Pop Star Meghan Trainor to Play Mohegan Sun July 4; Tickets on Sale March 20

Singer-songwriter pop phenomenon Meghan Trainor will play the Mohegan Sun Arena July 4. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 20, through Ticketmaster.

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Like to Toss Stale Bread to Ducks & Swans? You're Hurting, Not Helping

03/17/15

Like to Toss Stale Bread to Ducks & Swans? You're Hurting, Not Helping

Many folks mean well when they feed wild animals, but more often than not, they are not helping.

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Sentencings Begin in Connecticut’s Biggest Heist, at Eli Lilly Warehouse

03/17/15

Sentencings Begin in Connecticut’s Biggest Heist, at Eli Lilly Warehouse

In May Amaury Villa pleaded guilty to his role in an $80 million robbery of an Enfield pharmaceutical warehouse, his brother Amed Villa plead guilty last summer. In April three more men were charged in the case. The court documents read like the script of a Hollywood crime flick…

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Great Irish Food & Drink in Connecticut for St. Patrick’s Day, or Any Day

03/17/15

Great Irish Food & Drink in Connecticut for St. Patrick’s Day, or Any Day

Whether you’re a fan of St. Patrick’s Day revelry or not, there are plenty of good Irish pubs worth visiting year-round.

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First & Last Tavern Is Hartford’s ‘Original Special’ Italian Dining Hotspot

03/16/15

First & Last Tavern Is Hartford’s ‘Original Special’ Italian Dining Hotspot

The original First & Last Tavern, located deep within the city’s South End on Maple Avenue, is the perfect example of a destination in the rough.

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Power Ballad Crooner Michael Bolton to Perform at Ridgefield Playhouse

03/16/15

Power Ballad Crooner Michael Bolton to Perform at Ridgefield Playhouse

Grammy Award winner and Connecticut native Michael Bolton will perform at the Ridgefield Playhouse on March 25 at 8 p.m.

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