| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Chef Gino Riccio recently opened Boca, a small plates Mediterranean bar and restaurant in downtown Stamford, where the colorful food contrasts with the contemporary white lounge of a room meant to evoke Greece through a Miami Beach lens. The seasoned...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:56 PM
If you've ever thought Happy Hour should start at noon, Rizzuto's has read your mind - they're offering cocktail specials and Apertivo buffet from 12 to 7 p.m. on Thanksgiving Eve. Draft and bottled beer, house drinks and wine by the glass are all...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Visions of reviving bits of Connecticut's vanished system of trolleys have been tantalizing urban planners and light-rail enthusiasts for a long time.
Streetcars are sexy. Trolleys are fun. Light-rail would help get those damned gas-guzzling,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:55 AM
With its great location on the corner of Bedford and Spring, and folding doors that open onto the street, Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar has the sidewalk café thing down. But diners should not be put off by winter's less welcoming façade. There's seriously...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:15 AM
FAIRFIELD — Business put me on I-95 on Sunday, a day when I used to count on clear sailing. And I was in luck — southbound. The road was clear, but for about 20 miles I watched northbound traffic backed up bumper to bumper, measuring...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:03 AM
Support local mom-owned businesses and learn about launching your own idea at this weekend's MomEFair, taking place at the Knights of Columbus in Stamford from noon to 2pm on Sunday, November 17th. Organized by CT Moms Online, this unique holiday...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:35 PM
New Haven, meet Aaron Freeman. He's a 59-year-old unemployed former pizza delivery driver and he wants to serve on your Board of Aldermen. Freeman is running as a write-in Libertarian candidate (though he hasn't paid the $425 requested by the U.S....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Plan B Burger Bar's upcoming dinners in Glastonbury and Stamford featuring the rare and elusive (and theft-prone) Pappy van Winkle bourbon sold quickly, though a couple of tickets were available in Glastonbury as of Monday afternoon. But you have two more...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Connecticut is number one in pizza, according to The Daily Meal. The site's "101 Best Pizzas in America" list includes five Nutmeg State pies, including the ultimately best-ranked pizza in the country.
Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana topped the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:12 AM
BRISTOL -- Diane Keaton stood just outside the Twister ride at Lake Compounce on Monday afternoon, crew members shielding her from the sun and near 90-degree heat with an umbrella and battery-operated fan as she waited to film her first scene.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Savor the last unofficial weekend of summer with these Labor Day specials at area restaurants.
At Dish Bar & Grill, 900 Main Street, Hartford, get two-for-one entrees Aug. 29 through Sept. 1 (of equal or lesser value.) Dish sweetens the deal with half-...