| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Visions of reviving bits of Connecticut's vanished system of trolleys have been tantalizing urban planners and light-rail enthusiasts for a long time.
Streetcars are sexy. Trolleys are fun. Light-rail would help get those damned gas-guzzling,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Connecticut isn't exactly the sort of place you'd expect to find herds of organically raised cattle grazing in wide-open pasture lands.
The terms "grass-fed" and "pasture-raised" beef tend to conjure images of sprawling Western ranches rather than our...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:35 PM
New Haven, meet Aaron Freeman. He's a 59-year-old unemployed former pizza delivery driver and he wants to serve on your Board of Aldermen. Freeman is running as a write-in Libertarian candidate (though he hasn't paid the $425 requested by the U.S....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:00 PM
At this rate, Windsor will be giving West Hartford, Glastonbury and Middletown a run for their money in the destination-dining department. I say this after visiting the newly relocated and re-opened Dorothy & Leroy's, a southern/soul food restaurant...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Connecticut's breweries and brew pubs are reaching out to members of the Connecticut Army and Connecticut National Guard, along with other federal employees, who have been furloughed during the recent government shutdown.
Several businesses will offer...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Connecticut's craft beer scene expands again, with the official opening of Broad Brook Brewing in East Windsor Thursday. The brewery and taproom at 2 North Road will be open from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on its first day.
The first beers to be poured are the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:59 AM
Moe's Southwest Grill celebrates Free Queso Day today, Sept. 19, by giving away free 6-ounce cups of its cheese to customers all day. No purchase is necessary.
Moe's has locations throughout Connecticut, in Bristol, Enfield, Fairfield, Glastonbury,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Eat your way through greater Hartford in September, with two versions of Taste of the Suburbs planned in the first half of the month.
The first event, taking place at "west of the river" suburban restaurants, features special $20.13 prix-fixe menus...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Bonefish Grill opens to the public Monday, Aug. 19 at 2903 Berlin Turnpike in Newington, becoming the second location of the "polished casual" seafood restaurant chain in Connecticut.
Bonefish's menu is naturally heavy on selections from the sea, with...
| Jul 5, 2013
Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill will open at the Promenade Shoppes at Evergreen Walk this fall, the company announced this week. The Colorado-based chain serves fresh fast-casual Mediterranean fare: kabobs, shwarma, falafel, hummus, salads and soups.
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Students who typically do not have the opportunity to compete in athletics now have a chance to shine.
Six unified sports teams from Connecticut gathered at South Windsor High School as part of a program that unites athletes,...