| 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&...
| 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...
| Feb 21, 2015
Just a stone's throw from the New Haven Green, just beyond Basta Trattoria, is The Green Teahouse.
If, as a young kid, you were fascinated by elaborate Japanese miniature wooden teahouses, The Green Teahouse, with its handsome wood furniture, colorful...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 10:01 AM
Five hundred and fifty brews await you at West Hartford's new destination for craft beer.
World of Beer, a chain of taverns with locations in 20 states, opened its second Connecticut location in Blue Back Square Monday, Jan. 26, with 50 rotating taps...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 4:28 AM
HARTFORD — After recessions, architects are like crocuses.
When developers, governments or nonprofits hire architects, it's what they call a leading economic indicator — those contracts will result in workers in hard hats with paychecks many...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 4:42 AM
WEST HARTFORD — D'Mario Sowah was building a following at New York Sports Club in Blue Back Square when he thought of a way to drum up more business: split exercisers in group classes into two competing teams.
Sowah, like many personal trainers,...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:41 AM
>>Fight the cold with hot bargains at West Hartford Sale Days, a semiannual event that draws crowds of savvy shoppers to West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square. Official sale days are Friday and Saturday. However, some businesses extend their sales, so...