Chefs @ Millwright's, Community Table, LeFarm Not on Final Nominee List for James Beard Award

03/23/15

Chefs @ Millwright's, Community Table, LeFarm Not on Final Nominee List for James Beard Award

Three Connecticut chefs, Tyler Anderson at Millwright's, Joel Viehland at Community Table, and Bill Taibe of LeFarm and The Whelk, are nominated for a James Beard Foundation best chef award.

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Connecticut Lawyer Plays Crucial Role in Robert Durst ‘Jinx’ Case

03/21/15

Connecticut Lawyer Plays Crucial Role in Robert Durst ‘Jinx’ Case

After 33 years of fighting for justice in the murder of her WestConn friend, Ellen Strauss finally feels vindicated.

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CT's Biotech Industry Is Starting to Show Successes

03/20/15

CT's Biotech Industry Is Starting to Show Successes

After years of research and development, and millions in investment, Connecticut’s biotech industry is finally finding cures—and success.

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'Mad Men' Era Fashion Photographer William Helburn Celebrated in a Book

03/20/15

'Mad Men' Era Fashion Photographer William Helburn Celebrated in a Book

William Helburn’s eye is unsurpassed and he was born to photograph beautiful women.

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Modern-Day Blacksmith Embraces Family's Metal-Working History

03/20/15

Modern-Day Blacksmith Embraces Family's Metal-Working History

Nicholas Wicks Moreau is following in his family's footsteps in creating art with metal.

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Despite Controversy, Intentional Living Gaining Acceptance in Connecticut

03/20/15

Despite Controversy, Intentional Living Gaining Acceptance in Connecticut

Intentional living—groups of like-minded individuals who are not related by blood or marriage, but share expenses and living space—is increasing in Connecticut but is also attracting controversy as many communities are being forced to redefine housing zones and attitudes.

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New Haven Restaurant Week Serves Delicious Bargains March 22 to 27

03/20/15

New Haven Restaurant Week Serves Delicious Bargains March 22 to 27

New Haven Restaurant Week will take place from March 22 to 27, offering prix fixe menus for both lunch and dinner at 32 of the city's restaurants.

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Tapas With Bold, Rich Flavors at New  Bistro Mediterranean in Norwalk

03/19/15

Tapas With Bold, Rich Flavors at New Bistro Mediterranean in Norwalk

Seek Bistro Mediterranean and Tapas Bar, which opened its third location earlier this year on Route 1 in Norwalk. The original is in East Haven, and the second bistro opened in Westbrook a year ago.

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Weekend Best Bets: Aretha Franklin, Irish Parades, Comic ‘Nobodies’, Antiques …

03/19/15

Weekend Best Bets: Aretha Franklin, Irish Parades, Comic ‘Nobodies’, Antiques …

On the first weekend of spring it may still look like winter, especially with a snowstorm forecast for Friday, but fear not—the snow and cold simply can't hang on much longer. And anyway, the "hot" stuff happening across the state this weekend will warm you up.

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Yankees Beat Red Sox for Connecticut Fan Base; Mets Way Behind

03/18/15

Yankees Beat Red Sox for Connecticut Fan Base; Mets Way Behind

A new poll shows Connecticut is Yankees territory but there are still far more Red Sox than Mets fans.

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