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  • Crime & Punishment: People Who Shot Themselves

    Crime & Punishment: People Who Shot Themselves
    The Connecticut Department of Corrections claims the right to ban violent, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable books and magazines from prison libraries if they do not have any "redeeming literary, educational or scientific value." Last month,...
  • Close Bike Trail's Two Gaps In Connecticut

    You can buy a T-shirt in London that says "Mind The Gap," the popular message of caution to London Underground riders. In Connecticut we need to produce a T-shirt that says "Close the Gap," a message of hope to Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway bicycle...
  • Oktoberfest is an Amazing Time For Connecticut Beer Fanatics

    Oktoberfest is an Amazing Time For Connecticut Beer Fanatics
    Besides all the hay-riding, corn-mazing, football-watching and apple-fritter-chomping that goes on during the autumn season, fall signifies a blissful time for craft beer aficionados — Oktoberfest lagers, pumpkin ales, chocolate malts, and spicy...
  • Let's Close The Gaps In The Canal Trail

    The Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway is the most important recreational asset developed in the state in the past two decades. Or so I thought, despite never having been on the trail south of Farmington. Saturday, I got to bike the southern corridor....
  • Bartender Buddha: The Faith Middleton Food and Booze Schmooze Martini Competition

    Bartender Buddha: The Faith Middleton Food and Booze Schmooze Martini Competition
    Bartender Buddha was at The Faith Middleton Food and Booze Schmooze Martini Competition last week. The mixology event was held at Farmington Gardens and featured 37 bartenders from area bars and restaurants. Summer cocktails seemed to be on everyone's...
  • Portable Credit Card Readers Make It Easier For Small Business To Sell Their Wares

    Portable Credit Card Readers Make It Easier For Small Business To Sell Their Wares
    It’s the weekend. You’re at an outdoor fair, yukking it up with pals, eating bad food and eyeballing that handmade shawl made out of alpaca-fertilized lawn clippings (the alpacas are local). But it’s $89, and you don’t have that...
  • Post-Modern Panic Host a CD Release Party at Hartford's Arch Street Tavern

    Post-Modern Panic Host a CD Release Party at Hartford's Arch Street Tavern
    Post-Modern Panic CD Release Party w/ Farewood, Wess Meets West, June 21, 10 p.m., $7-$10, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) 246-7610, archstreettavern.com   Bands fronted by singers who haven't been doing it long have a certain...
  • Home Insurance Bill Protects Against Dropped Coverage After Loss From Catastrophe

    A bill awaiting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's signature would make it illegal for home insurers to decline or cancel coverage — or refuse to renew a policy — based solely on losses from a tropical storm or other catastrophe. Malloy supports the...
  • 2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State

    2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State
    Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Place to Have Physical Therapy

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Place to Have Physical Therapy
    1) Valley Rehabilitation Center 362 Farmington Ave. Plainville (860) 793-6993 vrcpt.com   2) Select Physical Therapy 29 N. Main St. West Hartford (860) 561-3960   3) Hartford Hospital 80 Seymour St. Hartford (860) 545-5000...
  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Taxi Service

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Taxi Service
    1) Yellow Cab 86 Granby St. Bloomfield (860) 666-6666 (860) 242-3276   Voters Said: Anyone who needs wheelchair service should consider Yellow Cab, which has electronic ramps and dedicated wheelchair space.   2) Valley Cab 320 East Street...