Say goodbye to Hartford's most iconic hot dog joint: Woody's is closing its doors after more than 40 years of serving over-the-top dogs and catering to Miami Dolphins fans. Read story here.
Kinsmen Brewing in Southington has been open since April, creating an atmosphere of community, family and kinship in an old bolt factory building along the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail. Read story here.
We met 15 of the 128 Connecticut dogs headed to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, which is Feb. 10 to 13. We introduce a few of the pups here, and you can read more about all our new friends here.
Hartford Yard Goats are hosting the ultimate goat yoga experience! Goats get up close and personal during an hourlong yoga session. Everyone is guaranteed snuggle time and a photo at the end. Sessions scheduled for Jan 20. and Feb. 17 sold out quickly, but the Yard Goats plan on making this a...
The Hartford Yard Goats are adding a youth dance team, and youngsters audtioned Sunday to be part of the crew of around 50 boys and girls, ages 6-18, who will perform at Friday-night home games.
Cava Restaurant in Southington puts on one of the most extravagant holiday displays in Connecticut, and it gets bigger and bigger every year. This year's display features 85,000 lights, Swarovski crystal chandeliers and elaborate themes in every room. You'll find more holiday events here.
A light, fluffy spin to a holiday favorite, this whipped pumpkin cheesecake from Millwright's gets a decorative touch with homemade salted pecan toffee pieces. Recipe here.
On the same day that West End Blend’s fourth album, "Attitude" was released (Oct. 30), four of the jazz/funk/soul band's members – Paulie Philippone, Sam Horan, John Mundy and Jesse Combs – discuss making the record, touring and being working musicians in Connecticut. West End Blend plays a CD...
Connecticut Rapper Apathy, who lives in New London, talks about his latest collaboration with O.C., "Perestroika." More here.
This new slope at Powder Ridge in Middlefield is the first of its kind in the Northeast -- a synthetic turf for skiiing, boarding and tubing. More here.
Hartford’s Professors of Sweet Sweet Music (POSSM) originally got together to play for beer – not beer money, just beer. Three years later, CTNOW readers voted them Best Overall Band, Best Album (a self-titled EP) and Best Song (for “Tidal Wave”) in the CTNOW Best Of Hartford Readers' Poll. After...
The Connecticut Science Center’s new permanent Butterfly Encounter is home to 40 to 50 different species of tropical butterflies. More here.