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  • Are Connecticut Wines Really From Connecticut?

    Are Connecticut Wines Really From Connecticut?
    Connecticut’s increasingly popular wine industry appears to stand alone among U.S. wine-growing states, and not necessarily in a good way. Our law allows as much as 75 percent of the grapes used in a “Connecticut” wine to come from...
  • An Addict Runs To Recover

    An Addict Runs To Recover
    In 2008, Adam Osmond hit bottom. He was a gambling addict. He lost his two stores in New Britain, where he used to play thousands of dollars worth of lottery tickets a day. When he told his wife and his family, he was ashamed and depressed. He wasn't...
  • Life Skill #31: Visiting the doctor

    Life Skill #31: Visiting the doctor
    An apple a day won't keep the doctor away forever. Sooner or later, you'll need to make an appointment. There are ways to make that visit flow smoothly. Fact is, life is moving at a fast pace for everyone, including physicians. When Dr. Paul Griner...
  • Connecticut Vineyards Have Yet to Capitalize on the Growth in Online Wine Sales

    Connecticut Vineyards Have Yet to Capitalize on the Growth in Online Wine Sales
    Amazon is reportedly gearing up for another jump into the multi-billion-dollar world of Internet wine sales. Google wine searches are soaring. Funky electronic wine clubs get big-time headlines. More than 400 out-of-state wineries now have permits to sell...
  • Travelers' Founder: Hartford's 19th-Century Renaissance Man

    In 1845, a young man from the marble district of the Litchfield Hills arrived in Hartford just as the city's new rail line helped trigger an industrial boom that, by 1870, made it one of the richest small cities in America. At age 22, James G....
  • Connecticut's Cookie Master

    Connecticut's Cookie Master
    Andre Kreft doesn't like cookies. But with Savor, his flavor-packed, imaginative line of shortbread cookies, he's created cookies even he can love. "I wanted to challenge the status quo of people's perceptions of what a cookie is," Kreft says. "I...
  • Deluxe: In Good Taste

    Deluxe:  In Good Taste
    Join Duff Goldman, star of Food Network's “Ace of Cakes” and renowned chef Jacques P├ępin to taste delicious bites from more than 40 of the best local restaurants at Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation New Haven June 8 at Yale Commons...
  • Closeup on Washington

    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From George Washington, who had traveled through the area on more than one occasion, and to commemorate the fact that it was the first town in Connecticut to be incorporated after the signing of the Declaration of Independence....