| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:53 AM
Our youngest son loves video games....and it drives me crazy.
He's an active, imaginative, smart, well-rounded kid. We have limits. Maybe it shouldn't bother me.
But, it does.
At any rate, while choosing summer activities, I racked my brain,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Hearty Kitchen in West Hartford is closing - at least temporarily. Where will you get your chicken and waffle fix? We've rounded up a few Connecticut spots that serve the decadent dish.
Sloppy Waffle, Newington: The Berlin Turnpike joint tops its...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Several Connecticut restaurants boast some of the world's best wine lists, according to Wine Spectator. The magazine has bestowed its 2014 Restaurant Awards upon more than two dozen eateries across the state, taking into account the size and quality of...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Hearty Kitchen, a West Hartford cafe known for its fried chicken and waffles, has announced it will close, at least temporarily, citing personal matters.
"Our family matter is our priority at this point and juncture and unfortunately we neither have the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:06 PM
La Petite France, 967 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, hosts a Bastille Day celebration July 13 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event includes a wine tasting (for a $10 fee,) live accordion music and French trivia, with prizes.
The bakery/cafe launches a new...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Looking for a good meal between fireworks, beach trips and parties? These Connecticut restaurants are offering specials over the Independence Day weekend.
The Mill on the River in South Windsor presents a $25.95 three-course dinner Friday and Saturday,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:43 AM
Lego has been a big hit in our house for a long time now. Check out 10 year old Sam's latest creation above. Pretty wicked.
Well, this weekend, Lego fans will be treated to plenty of fun at the grand opening of the Lego Store at Westfarms in West...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Firebox, 539 Broad St., Hartford, launches its Summer Patio Parties series, a partnership with The Wise Old Dog of West Hartford, on June 26 at 5:30 p.m. The second event is planned for July 10.
Tickets are $15 and include a tasting flight of wines;...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:38 AM
West Hartford's Blue Plate Kitchen has added hours to its Sunday service, now offering dinner from 4 to 8 p.m.
Blue Plate's menu features several salads, sandwiches, "smashed" beef burgers on English muffins and hearty entrees like "The Bishop"...
| May 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Pond House Cafe in West Hartford finds itself among good company on a recently-released list of OpenTable's Top 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America,
"Based on more than five million verified OpenTable diner reviews of nearly 19,000 restaurants across...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:17 AM
"Are we there yet?"
The question every parent dreads, but hears a million times in the car before usually ever coming close to their destination. With Memorial Day weekend upon us, I figure I'd ask if there's any ideas for parents to make traveling...