Why Pepe's Pizza Is the Best and Why, at 90, It's Expanding to Boston

01/30/15

Why Pepe's Pizza Is the Best and Why, at 90, It's Expanding to Boston

As a companion to our best Connecticut pizza feature coming in the March magazine, in which Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana—simply Pepe’s to the faithful—falls into our “Legends” category, this story is about its 90th anniversary and the growth that has spawned six satellites of the original New Haven pizzeria, with a seventh set to open later this year in metro Boston. But who’s willing to read about any of that without first being served what matters most—a big slice of information about the thin-crust, coal fired oven charred pies that have been named the #1 pizzas in America by The Daily Meal, among the 13 most influential pizzas of all time by TIME magazine, among the 50 best things to eat in the world by The Guardian, and the best pizza...

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Connecticut Police Have $12.9 Million Worth of Military Equipment

01/29/15

Connecticut Police Have $12.9 Million Worth of Military Equipment

Proponents say the controversial Pentagon program of providing local police with military equipment is an inexpensive way to obtain potentially life saving equipment, but critics are not so sure.

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5 Best Things to Do This Weekend: Chocolate Expo, Snowshoes & Wine …

01/29/15

5 Best Things to Do This Weekend: Chocolate Expo, Snowshoes & Wine …

The five best things to do this weekend include 'Peter and the Starcatcher' at the Shubert Theatre, snowshoeing through the Connecticut countryside and the opening of an arts festival at Hygienic Art 36.

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Driving During Connecticut's Blizzard Travel Ban Cost 71 a $92 Ticket

01/29/15

Driving During Connecticut's Blizzard Travel Ban Cost 71 a $92 Ticket

For many who decided to drive on a state highway after the travel ban was put into effect this week, there were consequences.

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Roxy Grace Offers Natural Lip Balm, Body Scrubs For Girls  Via Madison

01/28/15

Roxy Grace Offers Natural Lip Balm, Body Scrubs For Girls Via Madison

There’s a new girl on the Shoreline, and her name is Roxy Grace.

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'A Body in Fukushima' Exhibit Brings Japan’s Triple Disaster to Wesleyan

01/28/15

'A Body in Fukushima' Exhibit Brings Japan’s Triple Disaster to Wesleyan

Dancer and choreographer Eiko Otake and photographer William Johnston collaborated to create a series of dramatic photographs for Wesleyan University's newest exhibition, "A Body in Fukushima," opening February 3.

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‘Freaks’, Monstrosity Star in Yale Exhibits ‘Side Show’, ‘Teratology’

01/27/15

‘Freaks’, Monstrosity Star in Yale Exhibits ‘Side Show’, ‘Teratology’

Related exhibits at Yale, 'Side Show' and 'Teratology' focus on the bizarre and the abnormal.

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Olea in New Haven Delivers Extraordinary Spanish Dining; Our Review

01/27/15

Olea in New Haven Delivers Extraordinary Spanish Dining; Our Review

New Haven's Olea is a hit for chef/owner Manuel Romero.

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Charter Oak, Still Hill, Veracious Among CT Breweries to Open in 2015

01/26/15

Charter Oak, Still Hill, Veracious Among CT Breweries to Open in 2015

More breweries are coming to Connecticut in 2015, some are slated to open in the next few weeks and months.

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Naming Drama Surrounds Blizzard of 2015: Colbie, Juno or Just Blizzard?

01/26/15

Naming Drama Surrounds Blizzard of 2015: Colbie, Juno or Just Blizzard?

WFSB Channel 3 in Connecticut has named this storm Blizzard Colbie, while the Weather Channel is calling it Juno, leaving some confused and annoyed.

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