| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Thousands of little hands have hugged and petted my little brown therapy dog this school year during author visits for my children’s book. She’s turned around quite a few bad days for some kids who just needed some unconditional love. It&...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:52 AM
A CDC-recommended non-profit organization has been launched in time for Mother's Day. Through 'MotherToBaby CT', experts will be able to provide the public with free answers to the many questions that arise during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Don your most ornate hat and head to these spots to drink bourbon, eat Kentucky-inspired fare and watch "the most exciting two minutes in sports" this Saturday.
Max Downtown, 185 Asylum Street, Hartford, hosts a Derby party at 3 p.m. The event...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Hello! My name is Hanna. I live in Farmington and go to school in West Hartford at a great school called Renbrook. I am twelve years old and in seventh grade. For this year, my father lives in Washington, D.C. and works for Senator Rockefeller when he was...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Max's Oyster Bar hosts its 4th annual Bourbon Bash Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. The event features cuisine by executive chef Scott Miller and cocktails by beverage director Brian Mitchell.
Reception: Spiked egg with Kentucky ham; smoked oyster...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Wood-n-Tap, with seven restaurants throughout the state, hosts a “10 Year Tap” anniversary party at each location Nov. 16, with select menu items priced as they were in 2002 (including the signature Bar Bites.)
The Hartford location hosts a...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Pinkberry continues its proliferation in Connecticut with the opening of a fifth location, in Westfarms Mall Oct. 12. The Farmington frozen yogurt store will be located on the lower level of the mall, near the Center Court.
Joining two other Hartford...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Following its recent renovation, Barcelona Wine Bar in West Hartford introduces a brand-new lunch menu this week.
Among the new choices: bocadillos (Spanish sandwiches) with fillings like Serrano ham and Manchego cheese; speck and spicy caponata; roasted...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:01 AM
Grants Restaurant in West Hartford hosts a special five-course beer dinner Feb. 28 at 6 p.m.
Beet cured salmon with baby beets, creme fraiche, cara cara oranges and rye toast croutons (with Peroni Nastro Azzuro)
Sheep's milk ricotta and...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Max's Oyster Bar, 964 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, presents a dinner with Stone Brewing Company March 6, pairing the California brewery's craft beers with the cuisine of executive chef Scott Miller.
The event features special guest Jeff Nelson,...
| May 3, 2011
| 10:21 AM
Maura Fitzgerald went from client to owner of the Hair Loft in Avon almost without thinking.
A patron of the salon for six years, Fitzgerald was sitting for a manicure when she heard the owners “talking about doing something with the business,&...