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  • Pile It On: A Few Of Connecticut's Better Buffets

    Pile It On: A Few Of Connecticut's Better Buffets
    Maybe you like a lot of variety in each meal. Maybe you want to get the most food for your money. Maybe you just want to consume as much as humanely possible. Whatever your motivation, Connecticut has plenty of all-you-can-eat buffet options for your...
  • Brownstone Cafe: Straightforward Food, Fun

    Brownstone Cafe: Straightforward Food, Fun
    The last thing Vin Keola wants is for his food to be too complex. So when he set out to open his first full-service restaurant, he decided to stick with a straightforward formula. "My idea for this place was basically 'fun'," he said of his new...
  • Newly Minted MBA Hopes Painting Parties Draw Profits

    Newly Minted MBA Hopes Painting Parties Draw Profits
    WEST HARTFORD — When Stan Finch was at Harvard Business School in 2011 and 2012, everyone wanted to launch the next Airbnb. Finch, now 31, also thought about launching a firm that connects customers with people offering short-term rentals, even...
  • Growing Popularity of A Cappella Groups

    Growing Popularity of A Cappella Groups
    Ben Watsky was born to sing a cappella. Well, if not born, then certainly bred to it. The Woodbridge native first learned The Whiffenpoof Song (“We’re poor little lambs who have lost our way, baa, baa, baa….”) in eighth grade,...
  • Tenants Welcome: Hartford, Suburbs Headed For Apartment Building Boom

    Tenants Welcome: Hartford, Suburbs Headed For Apartment Building Boom
    The addition of nearly 1,000 new apartments over the next few years could be what downtown Hartford needs to secure a long-elusive vibrancy beyond the work week. Five apartment projects are now underway — four conversions and one new complex&...
  • Delectable, Authentic, Kaiten-Style Sushi At Umi

    Delectable, Authentic, Kaiten-Style Sushi At Umi
    Few dining experiences are as convenient and entertaining as kaiten-style sushi. Pieces of raw fish, sushi rolls and small plates travel past your seat by way of conveyor belt, and you grab whatever looks most appealing. When Umi Sushi & Tapas opened in...
  • Hartford Shops Doubling As Art Galleries

    Hartford Shops Doubling As Art Galleries
    When a Hartford merchant puts artworks by local artists on his walls, it's a win-win-win-win situation. The artist's work gets seen. The merchant supports the region's art community. The merchant rescues his shop from generic decor. And the merchant...
  • 30 Cool Places to Visit in Greater Hartford

    30 Cool Places to Visit in Greater Hartford
    Even if you never leave the county, there are plenty of opportunities to simulate world travel, time travel, or just have a pleasant getaway inside or near the city of Hartford. This is by no means a complete list, but many of the attractions here are...
  • A New Concert Film Captures Morrissey in an Intimate Setting

    A New Concert Film Captures Morrissey in an Intimate Setting
    Morrissey fans are true fanatics. The former Smiths singer is the kind of artist — with the kind of voice (unusual, prone to falsetto warbling), lyrics (emotional, death-obsessed) and personality (outspoken, sarcastic) — that you either love,...
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Events In October

    Breast Cancer Awareness Events In October
    Digital Mobile Mammography October and November: Hartford Hospital is providing a digital mobile mammography van around the community and at places of employment. The van is scheduled to visit the following sites: Windsor Senior Center (Oct. 1);...
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Events: Education And Detection

    Breast Cancer Awareness Events: Education And Detection
    Premium Outlets Pink Promotion Sunday, Oct. 13: Representatives from Komen Connecticut will be at the Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets' center courtyard at Gap Outlet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., to answer questions regarding breast health and the...