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  • Browns' Pettine banking on Manziel slowing partying

    Johnny Manziel is closing in on No. 1 in jersey sales, which is fine with Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine. It means Manziel's off-field behavior wasn't a headline. "I've talked to him. I don't think I used the phrase 'tone it down,'" Pettine...
  • Home Restaurant: A Haven For Those With Food Allergies

    Home Restaurant: A Haven For Those With Food Allergies
    Jared Schulefand wanted a place he could call home, and he found just the spot in Branford. Schulefand's restaurant, called Home, is a stylish yet cozy space that he hopes customers find relaxing and accommodating. "The [idea] behind the restaurant is...
  • Three to try: Berliner weisse beers

    Three to try: Berliner weisse beers
    If you balk at the idea of low-alcohol beers, stop reading. But if the idea of drinking a few rounds of refreshing, summer brews on a warm patio without falling over appeals to you, it's time to become acquainted with berliner weisse. This traditional...
  • Parisian charm at Cafe Poupon

    Parisian charm at Cafe Poupon
    Serious dessert aficionados know that around here, some of the most beautiful and best-tasting desserts come from a Baltimore Street shop called Patisserie Poupon. For almost three decades, the bakery has pleased the city's most discriminating sweets-...
  • Main Street Chess Board Draws Complaints In Middletown

    Main Street Chess Board Draws Complaints In Middletown
    MIDDLETOWN — A chess board set up outside the North End Action Team office on Main Street has prompted complaints about garbage and loitering, officials said. Two chairs and a table with a chess board printed on its top have been set up for a...
  • Is 'raw' right for you?

    When food is still alive, you feel alive. "Cooked foods are grayer," says Wendy Landiak, the owner of Shankara Vegan Restaurant in south Bethlehem. "The more vibrant the food is the better it is for you." Landiak believes in harnessing the power of...
  • Dunning's upper crust pizza

    Dunning's upper crust pizza
    We are a city divided by pizza lines. Where do you side? The deep-dish faction stands its ground. The thin-crust sausage/cheese camp cries, "No, no, we won't go!" The support for New York-style pizza numbers are small but ever vocal. Yet my current...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • St. Charles rejects proposal for video gambling

    St. Charles rejects proposal for video gambling
    A request to consider a video gambling ordinance in St. Charles was rejected by the City Council on Monday night after two aldermen said they didn't even want to discuss the idea. During the public comment portion of the council meeting, Donald Ramsell,...
  • Ocoee woman finds $3 million ticket in scratch-off bought in Windermere

    Ocoee woman finds $3 million ticket in scratch-off bought in Windermere
    One of Florida's newest multi-millionaires has a simple plan for her windfall: she wants to pay off her mortgage in Ocoee then buy a second home for her family. Brandy Pauline, 31, won a $3 million prize in the Super Millions scratch-off game, Florida...
  • At Hersh's, drinks rightfully share spotlight with pizza

    At Hersh's, drinks rightfully share spotlight with pizza
    Pizza, life's cheesy cure-all, makes a strong case as the ideal bar food because it's easy to share and rarely fails to please a crowd. The fact it goes hand-in-hand with beer helps, of course.  And while Baltimore is not often associated with pizza,...