| Apr 1, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day is happening April 9, from noon to 8 p.m. at Scoop Shops around the country.
Among the newest flavors: the new line of Greek frozen yogurt, including the "30 Rock"-inspired Liz Lemon and Candy Bar Pie, with peanut butter...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Once again, Joel Viehland of Washington's Community Table has been nominated in Food & Wine Magazine's "The People's Best New Chef" contest, in the New England category. Viehland, who's committed to sustainable cooking, was honored for his work with...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Max's Oyster Bar, 964 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, hosts a New England Brewing Company beer dinner on April 25 at 6:30 p.m. Five courses are paired with selections from the Woodbridge brewery.
Reception: "Ode to the Elm City" with Elm...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Consider splurging on seasonal sweets for a good cause this weekend. Several Hartford and West Hartford restaurants will offer dessert specials made with locally-grown apples, with proceeds going to Growing Great Schools, a parent advocacy group committed...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Pinkberry continues its proliferation in Connecticut with the opening of a fifth location, in Westfarms Mall Oct. 12. The Farmington frozen yogurt store will be located on the lower level of the mall, near the Center Court.
Joining two other Hartford...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:08 PM
After you cast your vote Tuesday, treat yourself to an Election Day special at one of these Connecticut restaurants:
Max Restaurant Group offers half-priced bottles of wine at all of its Connecticut locations. maxrestaurantgroup.com.
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Following its recent renovation, Barcelona Wine Bar in West Hartford introduces a brand-new lunch menu this week.
Among the new choices: bocadillos (Spanish sandwiches) with fillings like Serrano ham and Manchego cheese; speck and spicy caponata; roasted...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 7:46 AM
These days, many of us don't live near our relatives and can't always rely on the wisdom of grandmothers, grandfathers, aunts and uncles for advice about raising our children. So, The MomSource, based in West Hartford, aims to help new and expectant...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 6:09 AM
This is an important topic. Sure, all our kids get bug bites....but, finding a tick embedded in his skin can be a pretty big deal. When is a bug bite just a bug bite? And when should we parents seek medical attention? Read over this press release from...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Remember when camp was swimmin' in the pond and making rope bracelets? No more! Boy, are there some cool options out there...and two groups that I know, which usually cater to adults, are offering really neat camps for kids.
Team Training New England,...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:24 PM
If you count macaroni and cheese, spaghetti and meatballs or pad Thai among your ultimate comfort foods, you're in luck. Connecticut is about to welcome its first Noodles & Company, a fast-casual chain opening Oct. 3 in West Hartford's Bishops Corner....