| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Hartford Marriott Downtown offers a special Winterfest lodging and dining package, available through Feb. 1.
Visitors to the city's annual festival (featuring free ice skating) can spend the night at the hotel for $159, with a $30 voucher for food and...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:44 AM
>>Max a Mia, 70 E. Main St., Avon, presents a Tenuta di Capezzana Tuscan wine dinner March 17 with special guest Emanuele Gastel. Cost is $75, plus tax and gratuity. 860-677-6299, maxamiaristorante.com.
>>The Rotary Club of Avon-Canton presents its 2014...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Drink whiskey for a good cause at Saturday’s WeHa Whiskey Festival in West Hartford, benefiting two local charities.
Proceeds from ticket sales to the inaugural event, held at the Town Hall Auditorium starting at 6 p.m., will go to The Town That...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:55 AM
John Ridley's Hendrix biopic, All Is by My Side, starring dead ringer and Outkast member André Benjamin as Jimi (but without any of Jimi's actual music), premiered last month at the Toronto Film Festival (to mixed reviews). On Nov. 5, Bloomsbury publishes...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:06 PM
This weekend’s Coventry Regional Farmers' Market is dedicated to the caseophiles. The Connecticut Cheese Festival on Oct. 13 runs concurrently with the market at the Nathan Hale Homestead, presenting a full schedule of classes, demonstrations, and...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Oktoberfest kicked off in Munich Sept. 21, but you can celebrate the renowned German beer festival without leaving the state. Here's a roundup of events, special food items and beers to mark the occasion.
Carbone's Kitchen, 6 Wintonbury Mall,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Bishops Orchards in Guilford hosts the 7th Annual Shoreline Wine Festival Aug. 10 and 11, with wines from several Connecticut vineyards, food, vendors and live music.
The festival will be held from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:19 PM
The Connecticut Wine Festival will be held July 27 and 28 at the Goshen Fairgrounds, from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Twelve Connecticut wineries will exhibit their wines for tasting and purchase. Participating wineries include...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 6:17 AM
On New Year's Eve, this Mommy Minute story about Sage Novak's trip to the Rose Bowl Parade resonated with many, many readers and viewers. About five years ago, her husband, Rob, died unexpectantly after playing in a golf tournament with his family....
| Jan 13, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The second annual City Steam Winter Brew Fest will be held Feb. 28 at the Hartford brewery, bringing together more than 20 Connecticut beermakers and brew pubs for a celebration of local beer.
The 7 p.m. event features beer tastings and beer-inspired...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 7:28 AM
Expect a frosty reception at Hubbard Park, especially around this time of year. Making spirits bright is the holiday mission in Meriden where the town gets amped up for the Festival of Silver Lights, a tradition since 1988. Jane Earnest, the Coordinator...