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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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  • Hartford Stage's 'Romeo & Juliet' Features Mixed Cast Under Tresnjak

    Hartford Stage's 'Romeo & Juliet' Features Mixed Cast Under Tresnjak

    The first question is the obvious one. Since Darko Tresnjak's new production of Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet" features African-American actors in four key roles — including Juliet and her father Capulet — does the show's directorial concept have anything to do with race relations? "Not at all,"...

  • A Rave For Something Simple Café

    Cheap Eats: A Rave For Something Simple

    Something Simple Café in Hebron is, well, simply something deserving a rave.They do everything right here, from the extremely friendly staff, to the delicious food and the charming atmosphere.

  • MacGraw, O'Neal Radiate Grace, Charm In 'Love Letters' At Bushnell

    MacGraw, O'Neal Radiate Grace, Charm In 'Love Letters' At Bushnell

    You don't need to be a big star to appear in "Love Letters," but it helps. The two characters in A.R. Gurney's sedate epistolary romance (written in 1988) are smart, accomplished and wealthy. They exist on a rarified plane. So it helps to cast them with performers who are larger than life. For...

  • Valentine's Day Dining For You And Yours

    Valentine's Day Dining For You And Yours

    Celebrate with your love this Valentine's Day weekend with indulgent multicourse dinners, unique sweet treats and, of course, foods with aphrodisiac qualities. And because Feb. 14 falls on a Sunday, several restaurants are offering special brunches. >>Arugula, 953 Farmington Ave., West Hartford,...

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