| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:31 PM
The timing of Connecticut Restaurant Week couldn't be better for Stephen Rosini, owner of the Black Rose Tavern in Newington.
His 200-seat venue in the middle of town had a "soft opening" for a few weeks, then a grand opening two weeks ago. Now it's part...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series of profiles of local restaurant chefs.
Kelly Fitzgerald has a pretty impressive chef's resume. He's worked at upscale hotel restaurants in Washington, D.C., and New York City and prepared food for...
| Oct 26, 2012
St. Mary of the Mills' Christmas bazaar is Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 114 St. Mary's Place. Shop at Granny's Attic from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Highlights include Kelley's Jellies and home-baked goods table. Enter a raffle or auction or...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:34 AM
Two guys walk into a bar. Sounds like the start of a cheesy joke, right?
Not when the two guys are Dan Bazis and Kevin Pyles, who bellied up to the bar at Union Jacks in Columbia last winter to discuss one of those existential questions men on bar stools...
| Oct 31, 2012
To purchase a copy of the book:
In a tall glass with ice, add:
1 1/2 ounces Southern Comfort
4 ounces orange juice
Drizzle of Grenadine
Add a black straw for sipping.
Southern Scream Alcohol-Free
| Apr 30, 2012
| 8:47 AM
Live music will be part of the draw of the Blueberry Jam outdoor festival set to take place in June on a blueberry farm near Wakefield. Bobby "BlackHat" Walters, Susan Greenbaum and Galaxy Dynamite are set to perform.
According to a poster for the event,...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:41 PM
The Boo Williams Summer League's 16-under elite girls basketball team heads for Dallas this weekend for the Top 16 Elite Invitational.
BWSL will play four games against teams from Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.
Boo's team was idle last weekend. The...
| May 4, 2012
| 4:31 AM
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A disaster is unfolding in Michigan orchards as erratic spring weather causes some of the biggest losses in decades of cherries, apples and other fruits, growers said Thursday.
A rare extended period of summerlike...
| May 8, 2012
| 5:22 PM
Welcome to the real-life version of Candy Land.
Over here sits a giant chocolate replica of the Bean, decorated with colorful jelly beans in the shape of the Chicago skyline. Over there, sour gummy worms. There's licorice in one corner, and rich...
| May 10, 2012
| 9:12 AM
The Boo Williams Summer League boys 17-under team will play its third set of games in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League this weekend.
Williams' team will play five games, one Friday, two Saturday and two more Sunday. Games will be played at the...
| May 11, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Everyone knows that Langer's serves the best pastrami sandwich in town. Guidebooks say so. National magazines say so. The subway disgorges so many Langer's-bound fressers that it has sometimes been called the Pastrami Express. Many of us think Langer's...