New Blondie Burger Beckons at Sycamore Drive-In in Bethel

02/13/15

New Blondie Burger Beckons at Sycamore Drive-In in Bethel

Behind every great man is a great woman. And for Dagwood Bumstead, that woman is Blondie.

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CT Historical Society Is Looking for 50 Objects to Define Connecticut

02/13/15

CT Historical Society Is Looking for 50 Objects to Define Connecticut

From books and art to Mark Twain's bicycle and a mummified hand, the Connecticut Historical Society is accepting suggestions to help tell the story of our state.

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New Book Looks at Man Who Launched Nuclear Navy From Connecticut

02/12/15

New Book Looks at Man Who Launched Nuclear Navy From Connecticut

In the 1950s the U.S.S. Nautilus nuclear submarine was launched from Connecticut waters and changed the face of modern warfare thanks to Hyman G. Rickover.

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We Tried Kent Falls Brewing's Saison Pre-Launch; Great New CT Beer

02/12/15

We Tried Kent Falls Brewing's Saison Pre-Launch; Great New CT Beer

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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The CT Files: The Legend of the Winsted Wildman

02/11/15

The CT Files: The Legend of the Winsted Wildman

Was Connecticut's unofficial Bigfoot legend a man or the mythic beast? No one knew for sure but that didn’t stop it from becoming a sensation.

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NBC suspends Brian Williams (Who Lives in Fairfield County) for 6 months without pay

02/11/15

NBC suspends Brian Williams (Who Lives in Fairfield County) for 6 months without pay

NBC announced Tuesday that it is suspending Brian Williams as “Nightly News” anchor and managing editor for six months for misleading the public about his experiences covering the Iraq War.

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5 CT Weekend Best Bets: Blue Man Group, Valentine's Day Fest, Winter's Aweigh & More

02/11/15

5 CT Weekend Best Bets: Blue Man Group, Valentine's Day Fest, Winter's Aweigh & More

As we head into Valentine's Day weekend, there's lots to do all across the state.

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UConn Welcomes Tony Award-Winning Broadway Star Audra McDonald

02/09/15

UConn Welcomes Tony Award-Winning Broadway Star Audra McDonald

Broadway star Audra McDonald performs at the Jorgensen Center for Performing Arts at the University of Connecticut fresh off of her sixth Tony Award win.

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Talk Show Giant Craig Ferguson Dives Back Into Comedy at Foxwoods

02/06/15

Talk Show Giant Craig Ferguson Dives Back Into Comedy at Foxwoods

Comedian, television host and actor Craig Ferguson will be performing at Foxwoods Resort Casino Friday, February 13 at 9 p.m.

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With More Snow on Way, a Record Connecticut Winter? No, Just 'Normal' (Sorry)

02/06/15

With More Snow on Way, a Record Connecticut Winter? No, Just 'Normal' (Sorry)

With more snowstorms coming to Connecticut, and plenty of white stuff already on the ground, are we in a record winter? No, just a "normal" one.

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