| 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...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Forbidden City Bistro presents a Spanish wine dinner with "an Asian touch" March 27 at 6:30 p.m.
Gran Gesta Brut Reserva; D.O. Cava, (Barcelona)
Dominio de Heredia, D.O.C. Rioja – Alavesa
Tortilla de patata...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater in Middletown, a very unique place in the state of Connecticut, is kicking off it's spring session on April 1st which is full of opportunities for kids ages 3 to 18 to get creative.
"I’ve been particularly...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, especially with these dining and beverage specials. Here's a sampling of what local restaurants are offering for the holiday.
A St. Patrick's Day prix-fixe at Max Fish, 110 Glastonbury Boulevard, Glastonbury,...
| 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...
| Jul 15, 2010
If it's possible to have the summer doldrums, there is a perfect place to cure your boredom! Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park in Portland is literally chock full of warm weather activities. Kayaking, scuba diving, wake boarding and zip lining are...