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Banh Meee Opens On Capitol Avenue In Former GoldBurgers Spot

Banh Meee opened softly on President’s Day at 399 Capitol Ave. in Hartford, serving Vietnamese pho, noodle dishes, banh mi sandwiches and traditional beverages. The 26-seat restaurant will be in a soft-opening phase for about two weeks, followed by a grand-opening celebration in early March, says...

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  • Journey Home Gala 2018

    Journey Home Gala 2018

    Journey Home hosted its 3rd annual gala at The Atrium at CityPlace in Hartford Friday evening, Feb. 9. The Home is Where the Heart Is gala is hosted each year to raise awareness for chronic homelessness. The evening featured a live auction emceed by Renee DiNino of iHeart Radio, silent auction...

  • Febtoberfest At Mattatuck

    Febtoberfest At Mattatuck

    The Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury hosted its 5th annual Febtoberfest Thursday evening, Feb. 8, featuring dozens of breweries, food, wine, and liquor tastings from local buisnesses.  

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  • 'The Bodyguard' Protects Whitney Houston Legacy

    'The Bodyguard' Protects Whitney Houston Legacy

    I’ll admit to having no nostalgia for the movie on which “The Bodyguard The Musical” is based. In 1992, I was listening to grunge, punk and Swedish death metal, not Houston’s gospel-throated dance pop. I didn’t see the film until years after it was released and had forgotten most of the plot when...

  • What Else Is Onstage? 'The Crucible' At CT Rep; 'Ada/Ava' at Wesleyan

    What Else Is Onstage? 'The Crucible' At CT Rep; 'Ada/Ava' at Wesleyan

    There are lots of reasons to revisit Arthur Miller’s retelling of the Salem Witch Trials, “The Crucible.” McCarthyism and other political witch-hunts — the metaphorical underpinning of Miller’s play — are a hot topic again. January marked the 65th anniversary of “The Crucible”’s debut. This year...

  • 'N-Word' Exhibit Takes A Hard Look At The Semantics Of Racism

    'N-Word' Exhibit Takes A Hard Look At The Semantics Of Racism

    Rhinold Ponder, an African-American artist, has hated “the n-word” his whole life. So it may seem strange that his recent series of artworks – on exhibit at Kehler Liddell Gallery in New Haven, with an opening reception Feb. 21 – are filled with repeated usages of that hateful word: painted, collaged,...

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  • Après-Ski: The Fun Begins When The Skiing Ends At These New England Destinations

    Après-Ski: The Fun Begins When The Skiing Ends At These New England Destinations

    Ooh, la la. It’s hardly a surprise that it’s the French who coined the term, “après-ski” considering they’re among some of the first Europeans to have widely embraced the sport back in the 1900s. “After ski,” as it translates, describes the imbibing, merriment, and social activities that follow...

  • The Best Ways To Save A Few Bucks On New England Slopes

    The Best Ways To Save A Few Bucks On New England Slopes

    With the arrival of November comes colder weather and the first flakes of snow, officially kicking off ski season. While for enthusiasts it’s the most wonderful time of the year, it also tends to be the most expensive, because for the most part, a day on the slopes doesn’t come cheap. There are,...

  • When It's All About The Hotel, Not The Destination

    When It's All About The Hotel, Not The Destination

    For many travelers, hotels are nothing more than a generic place to sleep and store their luggage while they spend their days exploring exotic locales. In some cases, however, the accommodations steal the show. From doing jail time to sleeping in a treehouse, these unique hotels and inns from New...

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