| Jul 31, 2012
| 5:31 PM
The historic Hop Brook Mill in Simsbury is occupied again, with the recent opening of Millwright's on West Street.
Chef-owner Tyler Anderson, known for his award-winning New England cuisine at the Copper Beech Inn in Ivoryton, has transformed the space...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Can't make it to Tyler Anderson's "Inspired New England" showcase dinner at the James Beard Foundation Jan. 28? Millwright's presents the same menu at its home base in Simsbury Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m.
The multi-course menu with cocktail, beer and wine...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 12:34 PM
My mind drifts from one thing to another following the Newtown school shooting, but keeps coming back to the horrific image of parents being required to look at photographs of their beautiful, dead children in order to make a positive identification.
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Plan B Burger Bar's recent expansion has caught the eye of Inc. Magazine once again. The publication has honored the company's hiring efforts with an inaugural Hire Power award, which salutes American job creators.
The better-burger chain, with six...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Millwright's hosts a four-course Berkshire pork and beer dinner Nov. 29 at 6:30 p.m., as part of its ongoing Private Dinner Series. Seating is limited to 50 guests.
The menu features smoked pork terrine with root vegetables and miso mustard; crepinette,...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 10:31 AM
The deep freeze hasn't set in just yet, so take to the trails while the weather holds.
Talcott Mountain State Park, on the Bloomfield-Simsbury line, is one of the few parks open year round.
Visitors can embark on a brisk 1.25 mile hike to the beautiful...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:19 AM
Mill Restaurant Group says "thanks" to its customer base with special $25 prix-fixe menus March 4-10 at its five locations. Each restaurant offers its own distinct three-course meal, with choice of appetizer, entree and dessert.
Menu selections include:...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Six of Connecticut's star chefs come together for a Share Our Strength fundraiser on March 18 at The Mill at 2T, Tariffville. The tasting event features six courses - each chef creating one apiece - with wine pairings.
Participating chefs include...
| 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,&...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 1:21 PM
De Cormier Nissan
George F. De Cormier was born on February 7, 1918 in Longmeadow, Mass. He attended Springfield schools, and graduated from Commerce High. He met his wife, Wilhelmina while in second grade. They were married just after World War II...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:13 AM
The 2007 redesign of the Chrysler Sebring produced mixed results, and the car was far from compelling.
If you drove one, it was probably a rental. But Chrysler overhauled the Sebring for 2011, renaming it the Chrysler 200.
Wherever you look, the...