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  • Tennis charity awards grant to Orlando nutrition program

     
    USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the United States Tennis Association, announced today¬†that it has awarded 33¬†grants totaling $420,650 — and one of the winners was Hebni Nutrition Consultants of Orlando, which will use its $15,...
  • Theater Review: Mike Reiss' "I'm Connecticut" Premieres at UConn

    Theater Review: Mike Reiss' "I'm Connecticut" Premieres at UConn
    Although I’m Connecticut author Mike Reiss is from Simsbury, his comedy is most indebted to New Yorker Woody Allen, at least at first glance. The play had its world premiere last Thursday night at UConn’s Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre. It's...
  • Farmington Valley Students, Teachers Experience Life In Costa Rica

    WEST HARTFORD — A group of Renbrook Summer Adventure campers spent the early part of July on a service trip to Costa Rica. Under the guidance of teachers Jon Ladd, of Simsbury, and Sarah Davis, of Ludlow, Mass., 13 teens traveled to Santa Elena for...
  • Simsbury Residents Unsure Of Big Y Development

    Simsbury Residents Unsure Of Big Y Development
    SIMSBURY — Town residents seem to have mixed feelings on the Big Y World Class Market, which is slated to open fall of 2015 at the former Wagner Ford site on Route 10. Jean Hecht, a Simsbury resident for 13 years, believes small grocers in town...
  • Keepin' The Flavor

    Keepin' The Flavor
    Poor Ireland. Beset for centuries by the "troubles," scourged by conquest and famine, the Emerald Isle has also had to endure its fair share of stereotypes, from boozy blarney to Lucky Charm leprechauns to priests that croon like Bing Crosby. Then there'...
  • Recipes For Success

    Recipes For Success
    Serve with homemade lavash triangles, crackers or slices of crusty French bread. WHITE BEAN SPREAD - 2 15-1/2 ounce cans white beans - 1 white onion, weighing about 1/2 pound - 1 teaspoon oil - 2 garlic cloves, sliced - 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt...
  • Dreamy Ways To Enjoy These Cold Winter Nights

    I stare up at the cloudless night sky of Naples, Maine, and curse at the street lights of Connecticut for blocking out such a view. Only here can I see so many stars. I lie upon a newborn snow angel, alone in deep thought. The ice on the lake shifts...
  • Unlocking umami

    Unlocking umami
    Umami is the so-called "fifth taste," and given scientists only proved its existence in this century, umami can also be considered the most elusive. To unlock that savory umami taste, you have to combine flavors — but which ones? Start with foods...
  • Add zip to crab cakes

    Add zip to crab cakes
    What do you do when confronted with a 1-pound can of ready-to-serve claw crab meat sitting in the refrigerator? Admittedly, it's a rare occurrence — at least at my house. So, I celebrate with a platter of golden, crusty crab cakes for dinner. I'...
  • Tolland Lives Another Day, Thanks To 15th-Inning Walk-Off

    BRISTOL – When Tolland coach Steve Paasch was asked Saturday about the state of his team after a loss to Simsbury to open the American Legion tournament, he didn't hide from the truth. His team was tired. The Zone 8 regular season champions...
  • 'Connecting Threads' Brings Jewish Quilters' Work To West Hartford

    'Connecting Threads' Brings Jewish Quilters' Work To West Hartford
    WEST HARTFORD — A riot of color is on display at the Mandell Jewish Community Center's Chase Family Gallery. "Connecting Threads," a show of quilts that has been two years in the making, is a celebration of Jewish industry and artistry,...