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Thanksgiving

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  • Cooking with the Kids: Thanksgiving Ideas!

    Cooking with the Kids: Thanksgiving Ideas!
    Are you hosting Thanksgiving? Or maybe you're one of the estimated 46 million Americans expected to travel for the holiday. Chances are, even if you're not making the turkey, you're responsible for making (or bringing) an app, side dish or dessert. ...
  • Thanksgiving Week Happy Hours And Deals

    Thanksgiving Week Happy Hours And Deals
    Whether you're sick of turkey, catching up with faraway friends or avoiding relatives, several Hartford-area restaurants are extending happy hour and offering dinner specials this holiday week. Fleming's Restaurant & Wine Bar in West Hartford extends its...
  • Restaurants Donate To Residents Displaced By Hartford Fire On Thanksgiving Eve

    Restaurants Donate To Residents Displaced By Hartford Fire On Thanksgiving Eve
    As 10 people found themselves homeless after a fire at 80 Prospect Ave in Hartford Wednesday evening, deputy police chief Brian J. Foley took to Twitter to help rescue their holiday. "HELP PLEASE. Bad Fire. 10 residents without a home tonight and on...
  • Acts of Kindness to Celebrate Thanksgiving

    Acts of Kindness to Celebrate Thanksgiving
    I've been trying to teach my children to be thankful for their blessings.  Not just because it's timely, a few weeks away from Thanksgiving, but on a daily basis.  We talk about our family, our friends, the roof over our heads, our health and of course,...
  • Let Inspired Turkey in New Haven Take Care of Thanksgiving Dinner

    Let Inspired Turkey in New Haven Take Care of Thanksgiving Dinner
    Thanksgiving is upon us once again. We had the entire year to prepare after getting inspired during last year’s feast, and yet somehow time always seems to get away. If the thought of scrambling to assemble a last-minute Thanksgiving dinner seems...
  • Thanksgiving Travels

    By Jim MacPherson    Thanksgiving has a special meaning in our family. Forget "Over the river and through the woods…"  My wife was born on Thanksgiving Day, which means the holiday takes on added significance for us. As a result, we generally...
  • Jury Selection Begins In East Hartford Triple Murder Trial

    Jury Selection Begins In East Hartford Triple Murder Trial
    HARTFORD — Jury selection began Monday for a man accused of killing his mother and two house guests in East Hartford on Thanksgiving in 2010. The trial for Brett Bednarz, 50, is scheduled to begin May 11. Prosecutor Tom Garcia is handling the...
  • From raves to recovery

    From raves to recovery
    Four of us sat cross-legged in a small circle on the floor of an underground rave in Midtown, Manhattan, eyes shut, holding hands. It was the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. We were under 21 and on too many psychedelics. Today I'm sober and have been for...
  • Doctor-patient privilege yields rib tips and a side of friendship

    Doctor-patient privilege yields rib tips and a side of friendship
    When I first met Mr. Baker in the medical clinic, he had high blood pressure and a painful hip. Yet he greeted the staff with a cheerful demeanor and a smile at every clinic visit. One day he came with some food that smelled delicious. "For you, doc,...
  • Friday night lights at Virginia and Virginia Tech next season, but Thursday nights will be quiet

     Friday night lights at Virginia and Virginia Tech next season, but Thursday nights will be quiet
    Virginia and Virginia Tech both will welcome opponents to the Commonwealth next football season for Friday night games, but Thursday night home games for each of the programs will have to be put on hold for another season. The Atlantic Coast...
  • Best sauce will be determined at Have a Heart Dinner

    Best sauce will be determined at Have a Heart Dinner
    This year's 6th annual Have a Heart Dinner on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, will be a saucy affair. You might also say it will be gravy. That is, for the first time, the community meal will feature a competition among Elgin residents of all sorts for...