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Liquor-Delivery Service Drizly Enters Connecticut Market

This season Drizly wants to bring the holiday cheer to you.

The Boston-based alcohol-delivery technology, which services nearly 40 markets in the United States and Canada, announced its official debut in Connecticut this week. The company has partnered with five local liquor retailers in greater Hartford, New Haven and Fairfield County to provide its on-demand service to designated areas of the state.

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Shake Shack Commits To Proposed Corbins Corner Development In West Hartford

Popular burger chain Shake Shack is the latest tenant to commit to a new, proposed development at Corbins Corner.

The 147,600-square-foot development, proposed by property owner Seritage Growth Properties, will be called "The Corbin Collection," according to a statement from Seritage. It will take the place of the Sears store in the shopping plaza, across from Westfarms mall, at 1445 New Britain Ave.

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Present Company Feeling At Home In Old Mill At 2T Location

Three months after Jeffrey Lizotte and Tom Gale first opened Present Company in the Tariffville section of Simsbury, they say they're finding their identity as a restaurant.

Day-to-day operations have been fine-tuned. The staff has figured out the flow of the intimate 49-seat space. The menu has already cycled completely, with light, summery flavors giving way to substantial fall and winter preparations.

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'A Glimpse Into Christmas' Holiday Dinner With Billy Grant

Billy Grant Restaurant Group hosts a holiday-themed dinner at Hartford Flavor Company (30 Arbor St., Hartford) Dec. 2 at 6:30 p.m.

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Guy Fieri's Foxwoods Kitchen + Bar Opening

Flavortown, meet Foxwoods.

Guy Fieri's Foxwoods Kitchen + Bar, by celebrity chef and Food Network star Guy Fieri, opens Nov. 25 at 11 a.m. on the casino level of the Grand Pequot Tower. The 9,800-square foot, 258-seat restaurant showcases an open kitchen design and a 42-foot wooden-top bar with tempered glass, according to a news release.

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Max Restaurant Group Hosts Annual Champagne Gala

Max Restaurant Group hosts its fourth annual Champagne Gala Dec. 2 at 5:30 p.m. at Hartford's CityPlace Atrium, featuring tastings of high-end brands like Roederer, Billecart Salmon, Taittinger and Pol Roger paired with passed hors d'oeuvres.

Tickets are $49, plus tax and gratuity, and include a $25 donation to Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Click here to purchase.

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