About 500 people attended the fashion show and charity auction titled Art Bra at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on Thursday, Aug. 20. The event benefits After The Storm, a group that helps cancer survivors in the aftermath of their diagnosis. See people pics here.
Chief Brody’s (yes, named for the protagonist in “Jaws,” Martell’s favorite movie) elevates the sandwich with high-quality braised Berkshire pork and local vegetables. Read story here.
The much anticipated Puppet Slam at the 2015 National Puppetry Festival was held Tuesday night and showcased excellence in the field of short form adult puppet theatre from around the county.
Have A Ball uses fried risotto balls as a palatte for exciting flavors from barbecue chicken to Nutella. Read story here.
Munchies takes your lunchtime staples -- burgers, grilled chicken, falafel and more -- and perfects them with fresh ingredients made to order. Read story here.
All summer, Slide the City has been touring from city to city, transforming entire streets into giant one-day-only water slides. Hundreds attended the event in Stamford on July 26, and Slide the City comes to Hartford Aug. 22. Read story here.
Baked potatoes loaded with everything from buffalo chicken to chili to Doritos are the Spud Stud's specialty. Read story here.
Mixed Feelings, an original creation from Engine Room in Mystic, uses Tres Agaves tequila, Green Chartreuse and fresh cucumber water in this spin on the classic margarita. See more of Engine's Room cocktails here.
Courant Arts writer Frank Rizzo found out what it's like to be transformed into a Cagelle for the Goodspeed's production of "La Cage Aux Folles" by hair, wig and makeup designer Mark Adam Rampmeyer. Read the story here.
Hapa food truck, based in Stamford, serves fresh, spicy and intriguing dishes with a variety of ethnic influences, including Filipino, Korean, Hawaiian and other Asian flavors. Read story here.
The weeklong celebration of tango kicked off on Friday, July 10, with a social dance, lessons and a performance by co-founders Dale Ellison and Gem Duras. Learn more about Connecticut Tango Fesival events.
Bowl'd Creations specializes in acai bowls, a California surfer staple that tastes like a dessert but is healthful enough to eat for breakfast. Read story here.