| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:02 AM
Fleming's, 44 S. Main St., West Hartford, hosts a summer wine tasting Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m. The event features pinot noirs from around the world, with a selection of light passed hors d'oeuvres.
Among the featured wines:
• A to Z Wineworks, Oregon,...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:51 AM
Plan B Burger Bar and The Half Door mark National IPA Day Aug. 7 with hop-heavy draft lineups at all locations Thursday.
India Pale Ales dominate the draft list at each Plan B (restaurants in Glastonbury, Milford, Simsbury, Springfield (Mass.),...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Rizzuto's mid-summer happy hour in West Hartford offers a package deal: Choose from a list of summer cocktails and special small plates and pair one of each together for just $10.
Drinks include warm-weather favorites: the Watermelon Cooler with UV...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana is reportedly expanding north to the Bay State. The New Haven original is looking to open in Brookline, Mass. next year, in the space currently occupied by The Fireplace restaurant.
The Fireplace issued a press release...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Fleming's Steakhouse and Wine Bar in West Hartford hosts a Veuve Clicquot dinner Aug. 8 at 6:30 p.m., presenting five courses paired with the premium French champagnes.
Hors d'oeuvres: artichoke bruschetta, sea salt popcorn and oysters on the...
| 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 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,...
| 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;...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:20 AM
1) Lux Bond & Green
46 LaSalle Road
2) Becker's Diamonds and Fine Jewelry
3) Charming Charlies