Best Holiday Hostess Gift in Connecticut: Gourmet Artisan Chocolates

11/25/14

Best Holiday Hostess Gift in Connecticut: Gourmet Artisan Chocolates

Insiders know there are plenty of delicious gourmet chocolate options made in Connecticut that rival the commercial standbys.

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Connecticut Boy’s Rare Disease Inspires Sports Drink Used by NFL, Other Athletes

11/25/14

Connecticut Boy’s Rare Disease Inspires Sports Drink Used by NFL, Other Athletes

Growing up, Jonah Feldman needed to be fed every three hours to survive. Today, his condition has inspired a nutrition product with the potential to revolutionize fitness drinks.

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Shrine of Saint Anne in Waterbury Embodies More Than One Holiday Story

11/24/14

Shrine of Saint Anne in Waterbury Embodies More Than One Holiday Story

Shining from the hillside high above I-84 in Waterbury is the illuminated cross of Holy Land, a powerful beacon in a time when Christians mark the birth of Christ At the base of the hill, just off the highway, is another Catholic landmark whose story is poignant and powerful at this time of year.

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Brick + Wood Neapolitan Pizzeria & Wine Bar Opens in Fairfield

11/24/14

Brick + Wood Neapolitan Pizzeria & Wine Bar Opens in Fairfield

You know how you “just know” when a new restaurant is going to be good? That’s the feeling you get in the first ten minutes at Brick + Wood.

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Connecticut's Witch Trials Explored in New Book; Salem Trials Came Later

11/23/14

Connecticut's Witch Trials Explored in New Book; Salem Trials Came Later

Cynthia Wolfe Boynton is the author of Connecticut Witch Trials: The First Panic in the New World.

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Newtown Shooter’s History Reviewed in New Report

11/21/14

Newtown Shooter’s History Reviewed in New Report

The gunman in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings showed an early preoccupation with violence, became increasingly isolated and he had been diagnosed with autism, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder, according to a new report.

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Quiet Corner Artists Open Studios to Public Beginning Black Friday

11/21/14

Quiet Corner Artists Open Studios to Public Beginning Black Friday

Sculptors, painters, potters, mixed media artists and more will open their doors during the Artists' Open Studios of Northeastern Connecticut beginning on Black Friday and continuing the following weekend.

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5 Connecticut Craft Beer Events You Don’t Want to Miss

11/21/14

5 Connecticut Craft Beer Events You Don’t Want to Miss

We’re sure any hop-craving, malt-loving consumer of carbonated beverages will enjoy attending these events.

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Meet the New Top Chef at The Whelk in Westport

11/20/14

Meet the New Top Chef at The Whelk in Westport

How does it feel to be hired as the new Chef de Cuisine for one of Fairfield County’s most successful restaurants?

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Inside ESPN’s Billion Dollar Connecticut-Based NFL Football Empire (With Chris Berman)

11/20/14

Inside ESPN’s Billion Dollar Connecticut-Based NFL Football Empire (With Chris Berman)

Football is bigger than ever and so is the Bristol-based sports giant ESPN. We recently got a behind-the-scenes look at the network's new NFL studio and its football coverage.

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