Walia Ethiopian Restaurant opened in June on Main Street in downtown Manchester, offering traditional Ethiopian foods seasoned with authentic East African flavors. Story here.
Stony Creek Brewery has a new presence at Foxwoods Resort Casino, a two-floor brewery, beer garden and cocktail bar. Story here.
Monza World-Class Karting is a state-of-the-art, European-style multilevel track that uses nine-horsepower karts that can reach speeds up to 40 miles per hour. Story here. Editor’s note: According to a Foxwood’s Facebook post, the opening of this track has been delayed “for a few weeks.” Please...
There are several paddle sports outfitters around the state, including Collinsville Canoe & Kayak in Canton on the Farmington River, that offer rentals of canoes, kayaks and paddle boards as well as lessons for adults and children. You can find a list of them here.
Fox Farm Brewery in rural Salem serves a variety of beers in a tasting room located in a 1960s barn. Read story here, and find more profiles of breweries in Connecticut here.
We defy you not to laugh as Laura Le instructs this "laughter yoga" class at the Toivo Center in Hartford. The class, mostly laughter and very little yoga, uses intentional laughter, movement, and simple games to relieve stress. Read story here.
Hear the screams as riders test Six Flags' new attraction, the Quinn Spinsanity, a pendulum gondola ride named after The Joker’s partner-in-crime that spins 40 riders at a time at speeds as high as 70 mph and 15 stories high. Story here.
Poet Aaron Caycedo-Kimura reads "The Hardest Part of Some Nights," a new poem about his parents' post-WWII experience living in a San Francisco apartment above a fire station. Find more of Cayedo-Kimura's here.
Connecticut Valley Brewing Company in South Windsor is making a name for itself with New England style IPAs. More here.
Foxwoods Resort Casino has opened its HighFlyer Zip Line atop the 33-story Fox Tower. Story here.
Bricks & Minifigs is an ideal place for any imagination — child or adult — to run wild. It’s a resale shop, but the only thing it buys, sells and trades is LEGOs. Read story here.
Club Getaway, a summer camp for adults in Kent, holds weekend gatherings where grown-ups have all kinds of childlike, and not so childlike, fun. More here.