8 Events to Get You Through the Steamy Month of August

07/27/16

8 Events to Get You Through the Steamy Month of August

Set sail with the Model Yacht Regatta at Mystic Seaport, wander through the Sunflower Maze at Lyman Orchards, bring your pup to Woofstock in Branford and much more during the month of August.

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The CONNsumer: Avoid the Pain of Returns By Knowing the Rules

07/26/16

The CONNsumer: Avoid the Pain of Returns By Knowing the Rules

In Connecticut, most local retailers offer an exchange or refund. But they don’t have to. The state allows businesses to establish whatever exchange and refund policy they like, as long as it’s posted conspicuously.

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21 Destination Connecticut Wineries with Great Dining Options

07/26/16

21 Destination Connecticut Wineries with Great Dining Options

Every winery on our list serves some edible delight, from meats to vegan specialties, cheeses to chocolates, antipasto to fondue and fruit pies to pizza pies.

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Mother-Daughter Jewelry Designs Worn by Celebrities in Support of Local Charities

07/25/16

Mother-Daughter Jewelry Designs Worn by Celebrities in Support of Local Charities

Stamford-based mother-and-daughter jewelry business supports local charities.

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Foraging with Chef Bun Lai of Miya’s Sushi in New Haven

07/22/16

Foraging with Chef Bun Lai of Miya’s Sushi in New Haven

To visit with chef Bun Lai is a lesson in locally sourced produce, with no pesticides or flavor or color enhancements. Foraging is “the most natural way of eating… the “gathering” part of the hunter/gatherer."

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Zaragoza Brings Tapas, Cocktails and Sleek Vibe to New Milford

07/22/16

Zaragoza Brings Tapas, Cocktails and Sleek Vibe to New Milford

This new restaurant features small plates, big taste.

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New Luxury Guesthouse Tall Tales Sprouts up at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

07/21/16

New Luxury Guesthouse Tall Tales Sprouts up at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

The original plan was for the new, six-room boutique “beach house” in Old Saybrook to be a bit more diminutive than the elegant Three Stories next door. But flood elevations kept rising, necessitating engineering changes that resulted in a taller-than-expected building.

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Derby Creator of ‘Defender’ Facemask Sole Survivor of Plane Crash

07/21/16

Derby Creator of ‘Defender’ Facemask Sole Survivor of Plane Crash

The Derby businessman responsible for a baseball catcher’s mask designed to help prevent concussions was the sole survivor of a deadly plane crash last weekend in New York.

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Fighting Zika From Connecticut

07/20/16

Fighting Zika From Connecticut

A Meriden company moves forward with a vaccine as state officials monitor mosquito population

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CT’s First Craft Beer-Style Cider House Opens in Wallingford

07/19/16

CT’s First Craft Beer-Style Cider House Opens in Wallingford

This cider house rules.

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