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Surprising Twists On M/BAR's Classic Cocktails

M/BAR in Mystic, a stylish wine bar and cafe in a converted vintage gas station, is providing a different kind of fuel these days. By morning, there's Intelligentsia coffee, housemade bagels and breakfast sandwiches, and by evening, there's an extensive wine list and lots of sophisticated small...

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  • Small State Great Beer Festival

    Small State Great Beer Festival

    The Small State Great Beer festival in Hartford's Constitution Plaza celebrated Connecticut’s thriving beer culture, featuring the area's largest line-up of Connecticut  breweries along with live music and food trucks. 

  • Two Roads Ok2berfest

    Two Roads Ok2berfest

    Thousands of Two Roads Brewing Co. fans attended the brewery's Ok2berfest on Saturday, Sept. 17 and 18, in Stratford, crowding the factory's parking lots to enjoy a few pints, food-truck grub and live music.

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  • An Eclectic Line Up Of Movies, Film Festivals For Fall In Connecticut

    An Eclectic Line Up Of Movies, Film Festivals For Fall

    Fall is the time when the big Hollywood studios trot out their Oscar-bait movies, which means many good films are on the way to the multiplexes. But the bounty of good entertainment doesn't end there.

  • Manhattan Short Film Festival In 5 CT Towns

    Manhattan Short Film Festival In 5 CT Towns

    The Manhattan Short Film Festival, the annual showcase of top-notch short films from around the globe, gets more prestigious every year. Last year's bronze medal winner, "Bear Story," went on to win an Oscar for animated short, and another film, "Shok," was nominated for the live-action short Oscar....

      • Irish Film Festivals In Fairfield, Hamden, Glastonbury

        Irish Film Festivals In Fairfield, Hamden, Glastonbury

        Irish eyes are smiling on Connecticut this week. Three separate Irish film events — two festivals and an individual screening — are being held around the state. Fairfield The Irish Studies Program at Fairfield University presents its ninth annual "The Irish in Film," a five-movie free program starting...

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        • Jason Isbell At College Street

          Jason Isbell At College Street

          Singer and songwriter Jason Isbell was a member of Drive-By Truckers, a venerable band of Southern-rock and Americana road warriors. Isbell went solo, got sober, got married and has a new baby. He's set on growing up. He's maybe mellowed a bit. And his songwriting has matured as well. Isbell is...

        • Joan Baez At The Bushnell

          Joan Baez At The Bushnell

          Joan Baez is a folk-music lifer, a believer in the power of song to create and strengthen communities and to bring injustice to the world's attention. People like to laugh it the idea that folk music can transform the world, but Baez is proof. She turned 75 this year and she's going strong. Baez...

        • R. Kelly At Bridgeport Arena

          R. Kelly At Bridgeport Arena

          R. Kelly — if you look a little too deep into his personal life — seems like a little bit of a creep. But he's not the first genius who also happens to be kind of gross. If you can put his frequent ridiculousness and his transgressions aside, though, the guy has some next-level skills at writing...

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        • Ireland On A Budget: Bradley's New Direct Route Lures Travelers To Dublin

          Ireland On A Budget: Bradley's New Direct Route Lures Travelers To Dublin

          If the new Aer Lingus non-stop service between Bradley International Airport and Dublin has you considering a trip to Ireland, you're not alone. Dennis Hubbs of D&D Travel Services LLC (ddtvl.com), a travel agency based in Bloomfield, says he expects to see increased interest in visits to the Emerald...

        • A Trip Planner For Travelers Who Like A Mystery

          A Trip Planner For Travelers Who Like A Mystery

          Hate making vacation arrangements? A new Pittsburgh-based travel company will plan your vacation, book your tickets, make your hotel reservations and set up a detailed itinerary for your time away, but there's just one catch. You won't know where you're going. Pack Up + Go creates weekend trips...

        • Best Fall Foliage Viewing Spots In New England, New York

          Best Fall Foliage Viewing Spots In New England, New York

          The Northeast's fall foliage dazzles locals and draws millions of tourists, but many flock to the same tired vantage points. Those willing to venture off the beaten path will be rewarded with stunning and comparatively uncrowded autumn vistas — and some killer selfies. Here's a guide from staffers...

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