Actor, Comedian, TV Host JB Smoove Comes to Foxwoods

04/01/15

Actor, Comedian, TV Host JB Smoove Comes to Foxwoods

The comedian, actor and TV host is everywhere—Comix Present Smoove at Foxwoods Resort Casino on April 11.

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World War II Cemetery in Netherlands Seeks Connecticut Soldier’s Photo

03/31/15

World War II Cemetery in Netherlands Seeks Connecticut Soldier’s Photo

Researchers from the American War Cemetery in Margraten, Netherlands, are reaching out to Connecticut, again, to help complete the World War II stories of U.S. soldiers.

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BrãeVal Sporting Apparel’s Scottish Roots Inspire Whiskey Distillery in Litchfield

03/31/15

BrãeVal Sporting Apparel’s Scottish Roots Inspire Whiskey Distillery in Litchfield

BrãeVal Distillery expects to launch this spring with its signature product, the BrãeVal Grand American Bourbon.

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Surgical, Medication Errors Doubled at Connecticut Hospitals in 2013; Senators Address Issue

03/31/15

Surgical, Medication Errors Doubled at Connecticut Hospitals in 2013; Senators Address Issue

U.S. senators, as well as national analysts, hospital leaders and patient advocates who met Monday at Goodwin College to address the 2013 jump in surgical and medication errors at Connecticut hospitals.

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Magee's Curbside Is New Stamford Hotspot for Great Breakfast & Lunch

03/30/15

Magee's Curbside Is New Stamford Hotspot for Great Breakfast & Lunch

The hot new place to go for a great casual breakfast or lunch in Stamford is Magee's Curbside in the SoTo district of town, below I-95 and the Metro-North tracks.

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Rossiter Gem in Litchfield Hills, Vaillant House, Gloriously Restored and Updated

03/30/15

Rossiter Gem in Litchfield Hills, Vaillant House, Gloriously Restored and Updated

Ehrick Rossiter, though long dead, remains one of the most famous boldface names in Washington, Conn., in which far more than a shaker’s worth of notables are salted among the verdant hills where Bill and Hillary sometimes spend weekends, and where The Rolling Stones famously came to rehearse for the “Steel Wheels” tour. The Clinton family may yield the nation’s next president and the Stones are as eternal as their namesake—but in Litchfield County the brand name Rossiter trumps politics and rock n’ roll. Born in 1854 in Paris to American parents, Rossiter attended what is now The Gunnery private school in Washington, went to Cornell University for a degree in architecture and—via a practice in New York—designed buildings ranging...

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See What Top Chefs Are Cooking for Savor Fine Wine, Food Celebration April 10, 11

03/29/15

See What Top Chefs Are Cooking for Savor Fine Wine, Food Celebration April 10, 11

Chefs demonstrated their culinary magic as part of a special media preview Tuesday for the spring event Savor, A celebration of Wine, Food & Spirits, to be held April 10 and 11 at the Connecticut Convention Center.

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Madison Mom’s Clothing Line Gives Independence to Her Autistic Son and Others

03/27/15

Madison Mom’s Clothing Line Gives Independence to Her Autistic Son and Others

Independence Day Clothing is a line of fashionable, comfortable, reversible clothing designed by one Madison mom to give her son, and all others with disabilities, the independence to dress themselves.

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Stamford Students Develop Potentially Lifesaving Drone Device for Water Rescues

03/27/15

Stamford Students Develop Potentially Lifesaving Drone Device for Water Rescues

It’s called Project Ryptide, and it can instantly deliver a life preserver by drone to a distressed swimmer.

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Weekend Best Bets: Neil Diamond, Improv Comedy, Garden Expo & More

03/26/15

Weekend Best Bets: Neil Diamond, Improv Comedy, Garden Expo & More

This weekend's five best bets include an encore performance by Grammy Award-winning artist Neil Diamond, a farm and garden expo in Trumbull and the second annual Hartford Improv Festival.

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