Off the Beaten Path: The Old State House, Two-Headed Calf Included

05/11/15

Off the Beaten Path: The Old State House, Two-Headed Calf Included

History comes alive at Connecticut’s Old State House, but rest assured a trip here is not one of those mind-numbing historical deep dives that can put even the most devoted museumgoer to sleep.

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Hoodoo Brown BBQ Bringing Real Texas Barbecue to Ridgfield; Opening May 15

05/11/15

Hoodoo Brown BBQ Bringing Real Texas Barbecue to Ridgfield; Opening May 15

For our readers that have longed for real Texas BBQ, the wait is about to end when Hoodoo Brown BBQ opens for dinner in Ridgefield next Friday, May 15th.

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Art Documentary Marks 80th Anniversary of WPA, Debuts in New Britain May 14

05/08/15

Art Documentary Marks 80th Anniversary of WPA, Debuts in New Britain May 14

'Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA,' a new documentary by filmmaker Michael Maglaras, marks the 80th anniversary of the WPA and will debut at the New Britain Museum of American Art on May 14.

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OptiCare Prosthetic Cornea Transplant Helps 'Blind' Naugatuck Artist See Again

05/08/15

OptiCare Prosthetic Cornea Transplant Helps 'Blind' Naugatuck Artist See Again

Ten years ago, Mia Ekbergh, an artist who lives in Naugatuck, developed a bad infection in her left eye, possibly from a contaminated contact lens.

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French Dining Gem in Chester Adds Vietnamese Flair Upstairs

05/08/15

French Dining Gem in Chester Adds Vietnamese Flair Upstairs

The Good Elephant, or Bon Voi, is the nifty new French/Vietnamese café brought to you by the owners of Restaurant L&E and French 75, conveniently located right downstairs.

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Connecticut Tourism to Be Celebrated at Governor’s Conference May 12, and You Can Attend

05/07/15

Connecticut Tourism to Be Celebrated at Governor’s Conference May 12, and You Can Attend

The event will bring together professionals from across Connecticut’s tourism industry to share best practices and insights from national and state tourism and travel experts.

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Jacques Pepin's Daughter Signing 'Kids Cook French' at Madison Bookshop May 9

05/07/15

Jacques Pepin's Daughter Signing 'Kids Cook French' at Madison Bookshop May 9

Enjoying good, healthy food, with family and friends is very important to Claudine Pepin, but having fun while cooking is the key ingredient.

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Newtown Police Sergeant Was Alleged Leader of Intricate Steroid Ring

05/07/15

Newtown Police Sergeant Was Alleged Leader of Intricate Steroid Ring

According to a federal affidavit Newtown Police sergeant Steven Santucci was living a double life.

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Weekend Best Bets: Ringling Bros., 'The Second Mrs. Wilson' Premiere, Greek Fest

05/07/15

Weekend Best Bets: Ringling Bros., 'The Second Mrs. Wilson' Premiere, Greek Fest

The circus, the world premiere of a new play, a Greek festival and much more are all on tap this weekend.

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David McCullough Discusses History, New Wright Brothers Book

05/06/15

David McCullough Discusses History, New Wright Brothers Book

The two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient is coming to The Connecticut Forum on May 9.

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