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  • Downtown Frederick's shopping scene is the perfect find

    Downtown Frederick's shopping scene is the perfect find
    The American dream is alive and well — and right down Interstate 70. To the casual observer, Frederick looks like the quintessential small town, filled with charming historic buildings and friendly faces. But in recent years, Frederick has...
  • Co-worker finds a pretender behind those blue eyes

    Co-worker finds a pretender behind those blue eyes
    L.A. Affairs is our weekly column about the current dating scene in and around Los Angeles -- and finding romance in a wired world. If you've got a story to tell, we want to hear it. We pay $300 per published column. Past columns and submission guidelines...
  • Avon Is Home To Good Schools, Boutiques And Restaurants

    Avon Is Home To Good Schools, Boutiques And Restaurants
    Though a farming community from its earliest days, the town of Avon has covered much of its rural feel with a generous relatively new layer of well-to-do suburbia. U.S. Route 44, once the main wagon road between Hartford and Albany, N.Y., passes through...
  • Algarve Bar & Grill, Rocky Hill

    Algarve Bar & Grill, Rocky Hill
    Despite it's having been open slightly less than the three months I usually wait, I decided to review Algarve Bar & Grill in Rocky Hill because its on-line reviews were very positive and because its customers appeared happy when I stopped in to check on...
  • Flea market opens for business in Margate

    It's got everything from exotic fruit to designer hand bags, food trucks to sports memorabilia. It's the newly opened Coconuts Flea Market in Margate. Located in the Saveology Plaza, 5259 Coconut Creek Parkway, the market has 110,000 square feet for...
  • Ivanhoe Village celebrates Jingle Eve on Saturday

    Ivanhoe Village celebrates Jingle Eve on Saturday
    On Saturday, there will be some holiday cheer mixed with an assortment of other activities, ranging from music to Santa to a wine stroll and beer garden. Welcome to the Ivanhoe Village Jingle Eve. From 6-11 p.m. on Saturday, the Ivanhoe Village...
  • The God Squad: Give thanks for those not thanked enough

    Every year at Thanksgiving time, I try to put some deeper meaning into the easily generalized list of people and things for which I'm thankful. Family, food, health, freedom, soldiers, police, firemen, home and stuffing always top the list, and they'...
  • Deputies continue search for man in Jamaican restaurant shooting last month

    Deputies continue search for man in Jamaican restaurant shooting last month
    Jamaican restaurant shooter "should be considered armed and dangerous," deputies said. Deputies released on Friday a photo of the man suspected of walking up to Leroy's Jamaican Cuisine order window in Pine Hills and shooting a restaurant employee...
  • O' Sole Mio closing in Batavia, St. Charles

    O' Sole Mio closing in Batavia, St. Charles
    Batavia restaurant, coffee and gelato shop O' Sole Mio is closing its doors today, an owner confirmed Friday. "We ran out of money, no one was coming," said owner Tory Chiappelli. "Unfortunately the Batavia community doesn't support us in the winter...
  • 'Eat,' Greenspan,' 'Chug' take small bites out of food genre

    'Eat,' Greenspan,' 'Chug' take small bites out of food genre
    There is no getting around food, the fun necessity, the allowable indulgence, the forgivable sin, and more than ever a national pastime. What is travel but going really far out to eat? Naturally, it is all over television, the programs, like the food,...
  • Affordable With A Creative Menu At Viron Rondo Osteria

    Affordable With A Creative Menu At Viron Rondo Osteria
    Located just barely within the New Haven County line in Cheshire, in the space that formerly housed Luca Ristorante and Brix Restaurant before that, is eponymous Viron Rondo Osteria. The location may seem remote to some, but it's easily accessed from Exit...