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  • What's Happening For The Holidays

    What's Happening For The Holidays

    It's easy to forget that the time between the roasting of the turkey and the toasting of champagne isn't meant to be stuffed with anxiety. So while it may not always seem to be "the best time of the year," we're hoping you'll start hitting the eggnog early and that you can find something on this...

  • From Their Restaurants To Your Holiday Table: Cook Like A Connecticut Chef

    From Their Restaurants To Your Holiday Table: Cook Like A Connecticut Chef

    When your guests are raving about these holiday hits, thank the local experts. We asked four Connecticut chefs and mixologists to share a cocktail, appetizer, side dish and dessert recipe ready for any December gathering, intended to complement your starring main course. All recipes have been provided...

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  • Stamford’s Alive@Five Summer Concert Series Big Draw For Millennials

    Stamford’s Alive@Five Summer Concert Series Big Draw For Millennials

    Hundreds of 20-somethings crowded the Metro-North trains last Thursday afternoon, some carrying six-packs, paper bags or plastic cups in hand. This scene has become a weekly ritual this summer as they head to the outdoor concert series in Stamford known as Alive@Five. Each Thursday night starting...

  • TheaterWorks' 'Midsummer (A Play With Songs)' A Sublime, Snarky Love Story

    TheaterWorks' 'Midsummer (A Play With Songs)' A Sublime, Snarky Love Story

    Given that Gordon McIntyre's Scottish indie band Ballboy is known for songs such as "I Wonder If You're Drunk Enough to Sleep With Me Tonight" and "Let's Fall in Love and Run Away From Here," playwright David Greig didn't need to go far for inspiration when scripting "Midsummer (A Play With Songs)."...

  • New England Cider Company Opens Tasting Room

    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. Now a new format of locally produced...

  • CT's Splash Pads: Where Water Meets Playground

    CT's Splash Pads: Where Water Meets Playground

    It's not even noon yet, and the splash pad at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven is packed with screaming kids keeping cool in 90-degree heat. Splash pads, also known spray parks, are sought-out locations for families trying to beat the heat in the summertime. The watery playgrounds are typically...

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