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  • Tribute to Mary Kitchen

    Tribute to Mary Kitchen
    Like many divine personalities, Mary Kitchen has a past shrouded in mystery. No one really knows if the goddess of corned beef hash is based on a real person or not, and why the name was chosen. Though Hormel Foods is marking the 61st anniversary of the...
  • Property of the Week: Autumn Meadows in Middletown

    Property of the Week: Autumn Meadows in Middletown
    Getting the right home for the right price in a desirable location are the key challenges that any new homebuyer faces. The key challenges for Connecticut builders are to find desirable and affordable land to build on and then construct quality homes with...
  • Old Saybrook Craftsman Builds Violins From Memory

    Old Saybrook Craftsman Builds Violins From Memory
    One memory is clearer than all the others from Jim Bohan's childhood in Leitrim, Ireland: watching his cousin build a violin. Bohan, now 88, was 7 years old at the time. "It put a stamp in the side of my head and I could never get rid of it," he says,...
  • Eileen Ivers Bringing Her Irish Fusion Sounds And Immigrant Soul To The Kate

    Eileen Ivers Bringing Her Irish Fusion Sounds And Immigrant Soul To The Kate
    As a precociously smart, athletic tomboy, Eileen Ivers, a future world heavyweight champion Irish fiddler, had a natural gift for stickball, playing on the streets of her Bronx neighborhood where she was raised by her Irish immigrant parents in a loving...
  • When Gold Prices Fell, How Did Local Jeweler Becker's React?

    When Gold Prices Fell, How Did Local Jeweler Becker's React?
    In 1990, Becker's Fine Jeweler had just opened its downtown Hartford store when a recession hit — and one that hit New England harder than anywhere else. "I had to lay off 40 percent of my staff," said Paul Becker, who founded the West Hartford...
  • Old Saybrook - Best Coffee Shop

    Old Saybrook - Best Coffee Shop
    1) Cafe Toscana 25 Main St.  Old Saybrook  (860) 388-1270 www.caffetoscanact.com    
  • Old Saybrook - Best Restaurant

    Old Saybrook - Best Restaurant
    1) Penny Lane Pub 150 Main St.  Old Saybrook  (860) 388-9646 www.pennylanepub.net    
  • Old Saybrook - Best Pizza Place

    Old Saybrook - Best Pizza Place
    1) Alforno Restaurant 1654 Boston Post Road  Old Saybrook  (860) 399-4166 www.alforno.net    
  • Old Saybrook - Best Hair Salon

    Old Saybrook - Best Hair Salon
    1) Madison Avenue Hair and Skin Salon 1254 Boston Post Road  Old Saybrook  (860) 391-8282 www.madavesalon.net    
  • Old Saybrook - Best Breakfast Spot

    Old Saybrook - Best Breakfast Spot
    1) J.A.M.S.S. Breakfast Lunch Catering 787 Boston Post Road  Old Saybrook  (860) 510-0839 www.jamssos.com  
  • Old Saybrook - Best Bar

    Old Saybrook - Best Bar
    1) Cuckoo's Nest 1712 Boston Post Road  Old Saybrook  (860) 399-9060 www.cuckoosnest.biz