Long a Bristol Tradition, Greer's Chicken Spreads Its Wings to Southington

05/26/16

Long a Bristol Tradition, Greer's Chicken Spreads Its Wings to Southington

Fried chicken connoisseurs rejoice! Poultry mavens Greer's now has a full-fledged, dine-in restaurant in Southington. It's "just like mama makes."

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The CONNsumer: Tips on Being a Costco Strategist

05/25/16

The CONNsumer: Tips on Being a Costco Strategist

Warehouse clubs like Costco, Sam's and BJ's are popping up all over the state. Is it worth it to become a member? Are there other ways to get great deals? Here's your guide to decide.

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BEACHCOMBING: Some of the Best Daycations in Connecticut

05/24/16

BEACHCOMBING: Some of the Best Daycations in Connecticut

One daycation destination: The “Little Poland” neighborhood of New Britain, which boasts a large Polish population. If you walk down Broad Street, you will see more than 70 Polish shops, including restaurants, bakeries and butchers.

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Barcade Brings Vintage Arcade Games, Great Food, Beer to New Haven

05/24/16

Barcade Brings Vintage Arcade Games, Great Food, Beer to New Haven

Before I left the bar and restaurant I had developed a Pac-Man addiction, reveled in my newfound ability to maneuver a car at ridiculously high speeds around cartoonish racetracks and decided that kids today are far too distracted by their iPads and smartphones and need to remember what’s really important in life — video games.

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Solving Autism’s Puzzle

05/23/16

Solving Autism’s Puzzle

A new book by a UConn professor teaches parents exercises for their toddlers that can jumpstart improvement and, in rare cases, have led to a reversal of the diagnosis.

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Openings: Gourmet Breakfast, An Arcade Beer Bar &  New Restaurant So Cool You’re Not Invited

05/20/16

Openings: Gourmet Breakfast, An Arcade Beer Bar & New Restaurant So Cool You’re Not Invited

A monthly look at some of what’s new and exciting on the Connecticut dining scene

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Burger Report: Chef Geoff Lazlo's Burger at Mill Street Bar + Table

05/20/16

Burger Report: Chef Geoff Lazlo's Burger at Mill Street Bar + Table

CTbites takes a look at the 8oz Pastured Beef Burger at Mill Street Bar + Table in Greenwich.

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7 of Connecticut's Best Barbecue Joints

05/19/16

7 of Connecticut's Best Barbecue Joints

These meat meccas are worth a pit stop this summer!

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Derby Company's Spring-loaded Facemask Reduces Facial Impacts for Catchers

05/18/16

Derby Company's Spring-loaded Facemask Reduces Facial Impacts for Catchers

In what could be a game-changer for several sports, the spring-loaded Force3 Defender might help bounce away concussions for baseball and softball catchers and umpires.

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Milkcraft Brings Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream & Bubblecones to Fairfield

05/17/16

Milkcraft Brings Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream & Bubblecones to Fairfield

The state’s first spot dedicated to liquid-nitrogen, made-to-order ice cream has quickly generated long lines and lots of buzz.

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