Slide the City Phenomenon Splashes into Hartford's Bushnell Park

07/20/15

Slide the City Phenomenon Splashes into Hartford's Bushnell Park

The scenic Hartford park will play host to a giant slip and slide this Saturday.

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Connecticut Craft Beer Havens Round 2: Bars Where the Beer & Food is Great

07/17/15

Connecticut Craft Beer Havens Round 2: Bars Where the Beer & Food is Great

In June, we premiered our ongoing series on craft beer havens in the state. Here is our second “six pack” of great craft beer bars that also earn brownie points for dining.

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Weekend Best Bets: Beer & Bacon Fest, Free Jazz, George Clinton and More

07/16/15

Weekend Best Bets: Beer & Bacon Fest, Free Jazz, George Clinton and More

Summer is in full swing and so are summertime events. This week’s happenings include a bacon and beer festival, a free jazz fest, an opportunity to participate in a real archeological dig, a world-class magic performance and a concert from one of funk’s founding fathers.

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DMORT: Forensic Experts Ready to Roll in Disaster’s Aftermath

07/15/15

DMORT: Forensic Experts Ready to Roll in Disaster’s Aftermath

When unexpected mass fatalities occur, Westport forensic dentist Adam Freeman and other DMORT members are deployed to give a name to victims and comfort to families.

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Playwright A.R. Gurney Premieres Newest Work at Westport Playhouse

07/14/15

Playwright A.R. Gurney Premieres Newest Work at Westport Playhouse

Acclaimed playwright A.R. Gurney will premiere his latest work, Love and Money, at the Westport Playhouse on July 21.

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Once More Than 400 Pounds, Annamarie Rivera Lost Almost 200 Pounds

07/13/15

Once More Than 400 Pounds, Annamarie Rivera Lost Almost 200 Pounds

During her weight-loss journey, the Connecticut woman gained thousands of Instagram followers. Now she’s dedicated to helping others lose weight.

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A Conversation with American Bridal Designer Judd Waddell

07/13/15

A Conversation with American Bridal Designer Judd Waddell

The American designer discusses what goes into designing a luxury bridal line - and why knockoffs don't measure up.

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Hoodoo Brown Outlaw Barbecue Attracts the Masses in Ridgefield

07/10/15

Hoodoo Brown Outlaw Barbecue Attracts the Masses in Ridgefield

With its slow-cooked meats and craft beer tap list, the new restaurant has become an instant hit and it’s easy to see why.

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Ready, Set, Growler: New Law Makes Beer To Go an Option in CT But Not Every Bar is Opting In

07/09/15

Ready, Set, Growler: New Law Makes Beer To Go an Option in CT But Not Every Bar is Opting In

As beer fans rejoice, craft beer bars decide whether offering growler fills is right for them.

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Best Bets: From Sailfest to Shakespeare with Much in Between

07/09/15

Best Bets: From Sailfest to Shakespeare with Much in Between

There's lots of summer fun to be had this weekend from Sailfest in New London to Riverfest in Hartford and a lot in between.

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