Community: Girl Scouts of Connecticut

08/10/16

Community: Girl Scouts of Connecticut

In Connecticut, Girl Scouts serve nearly 35,000 girls between kindergarten and 12th grade. It also works with more than 17,000 adults, making the Girl Scouts the largest leadership-development program for girls in the state.

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At The Barn Sale in Hamden, Volunteers Keep on Dealing

08/09/16

At The Barn Sale in Hamden, Volunteers Keep on Dealing

Perhaps the reason The Barn Sale has endured for a half-century is that there’s no other place quite like it. The prices are reasonable for such a wide array of items. Besides, customers can feel good about supporting a place that donates 50 percent of its proceeds to local charities such as the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport and the Community Soup Kitchen in New Haven.

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Jim Calhoun’s Celebrity Charity All-Star Game

08/08/16

Jim Calhoun’s Celebrity Charity All-Star Game

For the last 18 years, Calhoun has hosted his annual Jim Calhoun Celebrity Classic Charity All-Star Game with all proceeds going to support the cardiology center the Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center at UConn Health in Farmington.

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Plainville Bistro Lola's Bets on BYOB

08/05/16

Plainville Bistro Lola's Bets on BYOB

Warm and welcoming are the words that jump to mind when you enter Lola's, a lunch and dinner eatery. Tucked into what has become a commercial mixed-use complex on Woodford Avenue, Lola’s owners Eric and Ally Molloy are front and center, welcoming guests and setting the tone for a New American dining experience with European influences.

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25 Spots For Great Oysters In Connecticut

08/05/16

25 Spots For Great Oysters In Connecticut

CTBites' list of restaurants in the state that serve up delicious oysters.

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Podunk Bluegrass Festival Turns 20 Aug. 11-14

08/04/16

Podunk Bluegrass Festival Turns 20 Aug. 11-14

Impressive Lineup Celebrates Anniversary

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Climbing Connecticut's Cliffs is a Rising Scene with a Deep History

08/03/16

Climbing Connecticut's Cliffs is a Rising Scene with a Deep History

This spirit of exploration speaks to the essence of rock climbing in Connecticut, which has a deeper history and richer scene than most people know. The borders of this small state contain not only climbable boulders, but also the Metacomet Ridge — one of the largest trap-rock ridgelines in the nation.

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The 10 Best Lobster Rolls in Connecticut

08/02/16

The 10 Best Lobster Rolls in Connecticut

These 10 local restaurants serve up lobster rolls hot or cold, but always delicious.

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Top Dentists 2016

08/01/16

Top Dentists 2016

Our annual survey of the top dentists across the state.

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BACKSTAGE: Broadway's 'If/Then' at The Bushnell, the Malloys Yuk It Up, Bruce Vilanch's New Goodspeed Musical

07/29/16

BACKSTAGE: Broadway's 'If/Then' at The Bushnell, the Malloys Yuk It Up, Bruce Vilanch's New Goodspeed Musical

Bruce Vilanch, the comic writer for Bette Midler, many Oscar telecasts and the go-to gag man on Hollywood Squares, has crafted a script to Sign of the Times, a new musical that will receive a developmental production at Goodspeed’s Norma Terris Theatre in Chester.

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