| Apr 28, 2015
| 1:35 PM
In 2011, Umi Sushi & Tapas in Blue Back Square raised funds to help those affected by earthquake and tsunami destruction and devastation in Japan. Now, they'll do the same to help victims of the recent earthquake in Nepal.
Umi will donate 50 percent...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 9:00 AM
West Hartford, there's a new pie in town. Posh Tomato has joined the Blue Back Square restaurant scene, opening in the former Pinkberry space at 38-44 Isham Road.
The pizzeria, a Starwood property, is the first Posh Tomato outside of Brooklyn, N.Y....
| Dec 22, 2014
| 1:02 PM
World of Beer (WOB,) a chain of craft beer-focused taverns with locations in 20 states, will open its second Connecticut franchise in January, according to a news release. The state's first WOB opened in Stamford earlier this year.
The 4,000 square-foot...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:20 AM
1) AMC Loews Plainville 20
220 New Britain Ave.
2) Spotlight Theaters
3) Bow-Tie Cinemas (Criterion Cinemas at Blue Back Square)
| Jan 4, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The “last night out” before the wedding day is a time-honored tradition. But not every bride and groom wants a night full of shots and scantily-clad dancers. Here are some more creative ways to celebrate impending nuptials.
FOR THE GUYS...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 1:49 PM
Yes, the bride is traditionally the star of the show. But that ring on your finger doesn’t give you license to treat your wedding party like your personal minions.
Many women in their twenties and thirties have a “bridesmaid horror story&...
| May 16, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Recently, the East Windsor Board of Selectmen voted to consider the development of a casino in our town. It was a unanimous vote to embrace the opportunity for economic development that has been making headlines since March.
The General Assembly is...
| May 10, 2015
NEWINGTON — After the Halloween snowstorm that dropped 12 inches of snow on Bradley International Airport in 2011, Newington Electric President Ed Ingalls saw the distress wrought by five days without electricity.
"The phone rang off the hook...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 7:13 AM
GLASTONBURY — With construction yet to begin on The Shoppes At Avalon project, Developer John A. Sakon is returning to the town plan and zoning commission with a proposal for more buildings.
Last month, the commission approved Sakon's plan for a...
| Mar 29, 2015
On pure numbers, probably no one around can go head to head with World of Beer, a chain which opened its second Connecticut franchise in Blue Back Square in West Hartford in late January, after a Stamford outlet broke ground in July. There might be a...
| Feb 20, 2015
>>Celebrate the Year of the Sheep at Green Teahouse's free New Year's celebration from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. Festivities include tea and treat samplings, calligraphy demonstrations, mini-massages and special discounts on teas, tea sets and...