| May 23, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Oddfellows Playhouse hosts Food Improv: Take 2 June 6 at the Wadsworth Mansion in Middletown, a celebration of local food and performing arts.
Participating restaurants include Riverhouse Catering, NoRA Cupcake Company, Eli Cannon's Tap Room New England...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:57 AM
By Jim MacPherson
There are two versions of the Nissan Murano: The crossover utility vehicle and a convertible, the Murano CrossCabriolet. One is rational, the other whimsical. Rationality rules for this review.
In 2012, Nissan has made few changes...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Forbidden City Bistro's Nov. 7 wine dinner is for the adventurous, featuring "Asian hunter" cooking with a selection of French wines. Robert Tibbetts of Allan S Goodman Inc. is the guest speaker. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.
| May 3, 2012
| 6:40 AM
The veterans at St. Luke’s Eldercare home in Middletown will be traveling in style thanks to Executive Auto Group.
The group donated a 2012 Dodge Caravan that will be used to transport the home’s veterans to their medical appointments. The...
| May 17, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Robert Baskin thought his daughter was finally getting her life back on track. She had successfully completed a drug rehab program in Middletown this summer. She attended Narcotics Anonymous meetings and spoke of plans to get her high school...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:13 AM
To celebrate Year of the Snake, Char Koon in South Glastonbury and Forbidden City Bistro in Middletown offer special menus Feb. 7 through 17.
At Forbidden City, dishes include seafood dumpling with seafood reduction ($12,) chow kuei (pan-fried rice cake...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Watch out, beer and wine - bourbon is proving itself a worthy partner to pizza at the new Krust in Middletown.
The newest kid on the block in the city's North End, a cozy space tucked in next door to NoRA Cupcake Company, is serving wood-fired pies,...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 7:10 AM
For the Sun WineFest's 10th year, famed cookbook author and James Beard award winner Dorie Greenspan pulled together a cookie recipe representing three facets of her life: a vanilla French sablé base with cherries, cranberries and raisins cooked in mulled...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Forbidden City Bistro in Middletown marks its seventh anniversary this weekend, featuring special dishes to celebrate the occasion on Dec. 14 and 15.
Featured plates include "new age sashimi" - tuna sashimi with truffle oil and fava bean puree;...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 10:12 AM
Updated: Guy Fieri responded angrily to the review on the Today Show Thursday morning. "I just thought it was ridiculous," Fieri said. "That to me, went so overboard...it really seemed like there was another agenda."
By now, you may have seen the...
| May 10, 2011
| 2:30 PM
Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions.
Malloy had been warning workers...