Goodfellas Gives Connecticut Food Bank $11,900 From Caymus Wine Dinner

11/05/14

Goodfellas Gives Connecticut Food Bank $11,900 From Caymus Wine Dinner

Goodfellas, a perennial Connecticut Magazine readers’ choice winner where guests instantly become part of a big convivial Italian family, donated all the proceeds of a Caymus wine dinner to the Connecticut Food Bank.

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Malloy Seen as Winner in Tight Connecticut Governor's Race

11/05/14

Malloy Seen as Winner in Tight Connecticut Governor's Race

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy declared himself the winner just after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, deciding not to wait for the official tally.

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Two New Connecticut Chick-fil-As to Open This Week

11/04/14

Two New Connecticut Chick-fil-As to Open This Week

In October Connecticut's first Chick-fil-A opened in Brookfield and there was initially intense traffic. This week two new Chick-fil-A's are coming to the state.

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Zach Appelman's 'Hamlet' at Hartford Stage a Must-See Performance

11/04/14

Zach Appelman's 'Hamlet' at Hartford Stage a Must-See Performance

Actor Zach Appelman, a graduate of the Yale School of Drama, is a young, handsome, intelligent and passionate Bardophile—and, somehow, he looks as if he were nurtured to play the miserable prince who is searching for the resolve to avenge his father’s death and kill Claudius.

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Comes to Aid of Gateway Community College Students

11/04/14

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Comes to Aid of Gateway Community College Students

Gateway Community College’s new neighbor, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, is proving to be mighty friendly.

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Kanye West Bought His Luxe Slippers, Not Part of Stubbs & Wootton Company

11/03/14

Kanye West Bought His Luxe Slippers, Not Part of Stubbs & Wootton Company

Black velvet slippers conjure up images of men dressed in tuxedos or tails, ready for a night out on the town wearing their crested shoes. Thanks to Percy Steinhart and Stubbs & Wootton, velvet slippers are no longer just for special occasions.

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New Tarry Lodge by Mario Batali and Team Opens Tuesday in New Haven

11/03/14

New Tarry Lodge by Mario Batali and Team Opens Tuesday in New Haven

Tarry Lodge, esteemed brand backed by famed chefs Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich, open its third location in downtown New Haven tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 4.

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Cristy's in Westbrook Wins Best of Shoreline for Its Great Breakfast

11/03/14

Cristy's in Westbrook Wins Best of Shoreline for Its Great Breakfast

Editor's note: The Shoreline Times just released its Best of 2014 readers' poll, which contains lots of dining, shopping and more. Below is the write-up on one winner, Cristy's in Westbrook and its great breakfast. See the full feature for all of the other winners.

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Immigrants Worried About Parents Disrupt Obama's Visit to Back Malloy

11/03/14

Immigrants Worried About Parents Disrupt Obama's Visit to Back Malloy

For the second time in a week, Dreamers intent on making their voices heard on immigration reform interrupted speeches by an Obama.

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A Turkish Sex Slave Becomes Issue in Connecticut Governor's Race

11/03/14

A Turkish Sex Slave Becomes Issue in Connecticut Governor's Race

The last debate between the gubernatorial candidates on Sunday covered taxes, a Turkish sex slave, an art lesson and reasons why the voters should like the candidates.

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