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New England Cider Company Opens Tasting Room

In recent years, beverage enthusiasts have spent weekends traversing the Connecticut Wine Trail, debating the merits of single and double IPAs at an increasing number of state breweries and tasting whiskey, gin and vodka right on the premises of local distilleries.

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Ford's Lobster: From Hot Dog Cart To Upscale Seafood On The Waterfront

Ford's Lobster at Noank's Haring Marine can trace its roots back less than a decade to a simple hot dog cart.

When Kristian Nyman bought the business in the Noank section of Groton in 2005, it was a marina and fuel dock, and he also sold lobsters at retail. He continued that for a few years, but it was "not sustainable," says his wife, Kerrie Nyman, as prices fluctuated for both.

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At First Sign Of Spring, It's Time To Head To Harry's Place

No matter what the calendar says, Colchester locals know spring has arrived the second Harry's Place opens its shutters for the season.

This year, Harry's turned on the grills on March 8, thanks to a mild winter and a stretch of particularly nice days in the forecast. Guests immediately flocked to the 96-year-old drive-in for their first burgers of 2016.

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Taste of Blue Back Square and The Center July 27

The inaugural Taste of Blue Back Square and The Center event on July 27 at 5 p.m.

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Connecticut Wine Festival At Goshen Fairgrounds

The annual Connecticut Wine Festival returns July 23 from noon to 7 p.m. and July 24 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Goshen Fairgrounds. The event features tastings of Connecticut wines and locally-produced specialty foods, live music and craft displays.

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Taste of Hartford Returns For Summer 2016

Taste of Hartford, with special prix-fixe menus at a variety of city eateries, is back for its summer edition July 18 to 31.

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