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Gangs of New London: New Guilty Plea in 'Green Garages' Case

Gangs of New London: New Guilty Plea in 'Green Garages' Case

A group called the Green Garages had long engaged in criminal activities in New London including drug dealing and acts of violence. In 2011 the violence intensified.

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Investigations Continue in Blonde, Blue-eyed & Gone Cases; Update

Investigations Continue in Blonde, Blue-eyed & Gone Cases; Update

Investigative journalist and serial killer expert M. William Phelps offers an update on two of the most compelling cold cases in Connecticut, Lisa White and Janice Pocket, first profiled in a Connecticut Magazine article in March 2013.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
 The Next Frozen Yogurt? SnoJoy Café Brings ‘Shaved Snow’ to Connecticut

The Next Frozen Yogurt? SnoJoy Café Brings ‘Shaved Snow’ to Connecticut

Shaved snow is a popular dessert in Taiwan and California. Two young entrepreneurs have started selling it in New Haven and hope it's the "next big thing."

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Creative Plates the Center of New Bustling Bar in SoNo, Washington Prime

Creative Plates the Center of New Bustling Bar in SoNo, Washington Prime

Fresh, creative food and an impressive bar draws bustling crowds to Washington Prime in SoNo.

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Connecticut Politics

by Jennifer Swift
Gov. Malloy Touts Economic Progress, But Is It Enough to Win Re-Election?

Gov. Malloy Touts Economic Progress, But Is It Enough to Win Re-Election?

when he took office, Gov. Dannel Malloy pledged to put the state’s economy on a path to prosperity, but four years later Connecticut is still struggling—as is Malloy’s re-election bid.

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Tom Foley Says He Needs Two Terms to Fix Connecticut's Problems

Tom Foley Says He Needs Two Terms to Fix Connecticut's Problems

Tom Foley, a day after beating state Sen. John McKinney in the Republican primary to challenge Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in November, said he would need two terms as governor to get the state on track.

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Arts & Entertainment

 Katharine Hepburn-Inspired Performance Venue in Old Saybrook Turns 5 in Style

Katharine Hepburn-Inspired Performance Venue in Old Saybrook Turns 5 in Style

The Kate has logged more than 1,000 performances in its lovely 250-seat theater treasured by both performers and audiences for its intimacy and acoustics—and it’s celebrating the five-year milestone Aug. 23 with its annual gala.

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Undying Love, Murder Plot, (Dinner)—A Magic (Flute) Evening in Middlebury

Undying Love, Murder Plot, (Dinner)—A Magic (Flute) Evening in Middlebury

A fully-staged and costumed production of Die Zauberflote (“The Magic Flute”)is being presented Aug. 23 at The Westover School in Middlebury.

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Bridgeport Family’s Garden Retreat a Labor of Love and Recycling

Bridgeport Family’s Garden Retreat a Labor of Love and Recycling

Annette Erzen got the garden retreat of her dreams thanks to her son and 34 reclaimed windows.

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Antique Wicker Brings Perpetually Modern Style to a Connecticut Shop

Antique Wicker Brings Perpetually Modern Style to a Connecticut Shop

Wicker, it might be argued, is more resonant than any other style of furniture in history, while also embodying design elasticity; it graces genteel porches like nothing else, and provides the nuanced stylistic fillip of bringing a feeling of the outdoors into interiors such as dining and...

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Health & Wellness

UConn Medical Students Cycle for Leukemia Research; Raise $30,000

UConn Medical Students Cycle for Leukemia Research; Raise $30,000

University of Connecticut medical students Greg Kirby and Jonathan Kobles will finish their cross-country bicycle ride this Saturday with final leg from Farmington to Hammonasset Beach State Park.

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Denan Project of Woodbury Provides Free Health Care to 50,000 Globally

Denan Project of Woodbury Provides Free Health Care to 50,000 Globally

The Denan Project, a nonprofit organization based in Woodbury, operates free health clinics in four countries and provides health care to more than 50,000 people annually.

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History

Great Granddaughter of Architect Cass Gilbert Leads Tours of Woolworth Building

Great Granddaughter of Architect Cass Gilbert Leads Tours of Woolworth Building

New Canaan resident and descendent of Gilbert Cass is offering tours of her great grandfather's most well-known creation.

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The Charles W. Morgan Returns to Connecticut

The Charles W. Morgan Returns to Connecticut

It left, it has returned! The last wooden whaleship is back as historic voyage draws to a close.

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Education

WCSU's $97 Million Danbury Visual and Performing Arts Center to Open

WCSU's $97 Million Danbury Visual and Performing Arts Center to Open

A stunning concert hall and theater crown the new home of Western Connecticut State University's School of Visual and Performing Arts.

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Teachers Sweeten Summer as Owners of Milford Soft Serve Ice Cream Truck

Teachers Sweeten Summer as Owners of Milford Soft Serve Ice Cream Truck

Fairfield High School teachers Stefanie and Pat Cole serve delicious ice cream off their truck Milford Soft Serve through the summer months.

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Schooner Cruises on the Connecticut River

Aug 21, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

  Schooner Mary E River Cruises There’s no better way to experience the wonders and natural beauty of the Connecticut! Climb aboard the Schooner Mary E for an afternoon or sunset cruise beginning Memorial Day weekend through October. Enjoy views of River wildlife and landmarks while gliding through the cool, peaceful waters of the Connecticut. Help hoist a sail or...

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Thank You, CT! 4th Annual Exhibition

Aug 21, 2014 - Aug 30, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Thank You, CT! is an annual juried exhibition that showcases Connecticut's artistic talent. In it's fourth year, the show has brought museum directors, art critics, foundation presidents, and established artists to Connecticut to judge each year's entries. In the past, over 500 people each year have flocked to the gallery to see this exhibition.

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Tree-Mendous Treks

Aug 21, 2014 - Aug 21, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Thursday.

Thursdays, July 10 - August 21, 3:30 - 4:30 pm After visiting our new exhibit, TREEHOUSES: Look Who's Living in the Trees, join one of our education staff for a trek on our trails to discover the trees in our forest! Each week we'll have new activities, such as scavenger hunts, live animal visits, field studies and even a chance to walk our slackline in the forest. No...

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Studio@4: Family Glass Workshop with Sarah Segovia

Aug 21, 2014 - Aug 28, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Thursday.

Already a Studio@4 favorite, Sarah Segovia returns to the Art Studio this summer for two months of creative glass making. Entire families are encouraged to sign up together, from children to grandparents and everyone in between. Participants are welcome to join for one month or the whole summer. Sarah will provide a variety of stained glass and mosaic projects, so learn the basics of glass...

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Back to School Bash at The Learning Experience Newtown

Aug 21, 2014

Back to School Bash at The Learning Experience Newtown Now Under New Ownership! Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Come enjoy crafts, bounce house fun, prizes, snacks, a balloon artist, and games! Take a tour of our center and receive a special Back to School promotional rate on monthly tuition!

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Kidcity Third Thursdays

Aug 21, 2014 - May 15, 2015

This event occurs monthly, on the third Thursday of January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.

Kidcity is an artist-created space for hands-on imagination play for kids ages 1 to 8 and their favorite grownups.  Free admission on the Third Thursday Evening of every month from 5 to 7 pm. (Regular admission $8)

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Thursdays on the Dock

Aug 21, 2014 - Aug 28, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Thursday.

  Enjoy music and cocktails while overlooking scenic Essex Harbor every Thursday evening from July 10 – August 28th.  The Museum’s main floor galleries and gift shop will be open for a bit of waterfront history.  Reduced admission of $5, CRM members free.  Cash bar and light snacks. Each week features different Connecticut musicians.  Sponsored by...

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Aww Husks!

Aug 21, 2014

Instrustor Rylan Lees Davis- Summer is here and it's tme for everyones' favorite summer vegetable...CORN! Stop boiling away all the sweet delicious goodness corn has to offer and try your hand at these tasty new recipes: corn fritters, summer corn chowder, grilled pork tenderloin with roasted corn and black bean saad ad corn cupcakes for dessert! 

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Colors of Indian Summer--Mary Elizabeth Peterson

Aug 21, 2014

August 2014—Troy Fine Art proudly presents the work of contemporary artist Mary Elizabeth Peterson, offering a unique color theory. An exhibition called, “Colors of Indian Summer". Peterson’s work is a powerful catalyst for reflection; her personal history is full of remarkable events including surviving 11 hours of life-threatening brain surgery. Exhibition...

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MUSE PAINTBAR HOSTS FIRST CLASS IN SOUTH NORWALK

Aug 21, 2014

WHO:              Muse Paintbar, a unique combination of art class & wine bar.   WHAT:            Brings a fun new concept in entertainment to Fairfield County with the grand opening of its second CT location in SoNo. Museenables people of all artistic...

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