| 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&...
| 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...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Had it yet? You know, the wrapping, buying, spending, rushing, trying to get it all done before THAT day. Time for a break. Take some time for you this weekend.
Jumpstart the Christmas countdown and welcome winter in a good way right away at Real Art...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:49 PM
WEST HARTFORD — On snow-dusted sidewalks and music-filled malls, holiday shoppers headed to stores Sunday to wrap up the final weekend of the Christmas retail season. What they found were discounts.
"I think there's a lot more on sale now," said...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:24 PM
HARTFORD — The enterprising senior class council of Hartford Public High's Law and Government Academy struck again last week, this time by organizing a family-style dinner that brought together students, parents and businesses in the spirit of...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:51 PM
WEST HARTFORD — When Allie Sullivan tapped the Christmas tree in Blue Back Square with her pink wand Thursday, the lights — and her face — lit up.
"It was awesome. I've never done anything like that before," Allie said.
Allie, 9, and...