| Mar 22, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Coming together as a community, South Windsor residents donated handmade cards to the families of the Sandy Hook tragedy.
Hannah Reichle, a graduate of South Windsor High School organized the event at the Community Center. She set up...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:09 PM
It's been a good week for Connecticut on the burger front.
Two of the state's most noteworthy burgers made it to The Daily Meal's 40 Best Burgers in America list, announced Wednesday. Taking honors were the hyper-regional steamed cheeseburger at Ted's...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Chicago-based sandwich shop chain Potbelly plans to open at 51 Memorial Road in West Hartford this summer, adding a new fast-casual dining option in Blue Back Square.
The restaurant offers an array of sandwiches, "skinnys" (on thin-cut bread,) salads,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:15 AM
It's just a little, grey building.
Nothing special, really.
But the Snack Shack at our favorite Little League field turned out to be my phone booth, transforming me into a different Mom.
It was my evening to volunteer. Ben helped me unlock the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Dunkin' Donuts takes a cue from the state fair with its newest breakfast offering, the Doughnut Breakfast Sandwich. Weighing in at a reported 360 calories, the sandwich combines a split glazed doughnut, a fried egg and applewood-smoked bacon for what...
| May 29, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Virgil's Real BBQ is now open at Mohegan Sun. This is the third location for the Southern-style barbecue joint, with locations in Manhattan and the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas.
The restaurant, with seating for 225 people, is on the upper level of...
| May 19, 2013
| 4:35 PM
If you watched this past Saturday's season finale of "SNL," one headline on the "Weekend Update" segment (with returning special guest Amy Poehler) may have caught your attention.
"A sushi chef in Connecticut is planning to use cicadas this summer in...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
More lobster specials abound at The Mill on the River in South Windsor, which offers a Friday night lobster dinner deal for $25.95.
The meal includes salad, a 1.5-pound boiled lobster, baked potato, coleslaw and strawberry shortcake with seasonal...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:18 AM
The 2013 schedules have been released for two of the state's premier farm-to-table summer dinner series.
Dinners at the Farm marks seven years of its open-air dinners at three shoreline farms this season, kicking off the first event at Barberry Hill...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Don your most ornate hat and head to these spots to drink bourbon, eat Kentucky-inspired fare and watch "the most exciting two minutes in sports" this Saturday.
Max Downtown, 185 Asylum Street, Hartford, hosts a Derby party at 3 p.m. The event...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Briq, the newest spot to take over the unique multi-floor space at 266 College Street in New Haven, celebrates its official grand opening April 18 at 5:30 p.m.
Thursday's event features an open bar with specialty cocktails and tapas by chef Mike Hazen....