Employees could only stand by and watch, stunned, as a massive fire tore through the main store of Ellington's Kloter Farms on the morning of June 29, 2011. Although no one was injured, the family-owned business, known for its furniture, sheds, gazebos and other outdoor structures, suffered millions of dollars in damage.Read more
The blueberry pierogi sundae, one of the Big E's new foods for 2016, started as an unlikely casual snack and became a partnership between two longtime vendors. The owners of Chicopee, Mass.- based Millie's Pierogi would put their blueberry-filled Polish dumplings in a cup and head over to Joe Deedy's Moolicious to top the pierogi with vanilla soft serve.Read more
Bull & Swine borrows from America's most classic barbecue styles — St. Louis ribs, Texas brisket, Carolina pork shoulder — but one thing you won't find south of the Mason-Dixon line is its distinctive "New Haven" sauce.
The new restaurant makes the sweet-style sauce with Foxon Park white birch beer, infusing it with nearly a century of local history.Read more
A line of customers outside waiting to get inside is the best kind of advertising there is. Since Milkcraft, a ice cream shop that makes the ice cream for each cone to order, opened this spring in Fairfield's Brick Walk, the line has been long and thick — from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day.Read more