Top 10 Names for Hartford Double-A Baseball Team Announced

03/05/15

Top 10 Names for Hartford Double-A Baseball Team Announced

There won’t be a Hartford Hops baseball team or Blockheads (in honor of early Connecticut explorer Adriaen Block) but there could be a team named the Praying Mantis or River Hogs.

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Weekend Best Bets: UConn Women’s Basketball, St. Patrick’s Day Parade …

03/05/15

Weekend Best Bets: UConn Women’s Basketball, St. Patrick’s Day Parade …

For those looking to end their winter hibernation there are plenty of cool, offbeat and family friendly events happening this weekend in Connecticut.

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Regis Philbin and His Wife, Joy, Preview Their Live Show at Foxwoods

03/05/15

Regis Philbin and His Wife, Joy, Preview Their Live Show at Foxwoods

Regis and Joy Philbin will bring their live show filled with music and fun to Foxwoods Resort Casino on March 14.

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Runner Raises Funds for Cancer Research on Road to Boston Marathon

03/04/15

Runner Raises Funds for Cancer Research on Road to Boston Marathon

Runner Jessica Fine Sowalsky is raising funds for the Claudia Adams Barr Program in Innovative Basic Cancer Research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on her way to the Boston Marathon in April.

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Yale Officer Who Pulled Gun on Times Columnist Charles Blow's Son Cleared

03/04/15

Yale Officer Who Pulled Gun on Times Columnist Charles Blow's Son Cleared

The Yale Police Department has found that the officer who drew his firearm as he stopped a student fitting the description of a burglary suspect was in compliance with its policies.

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'Boardwalk Empire' Props Being Sold in Online Auction by Bridgeport's Black Rock Galleries

03/03/15

'Boardwalk Empire' Props Being Sold in Online Auction by Bridgeport's Black Rock Galleries

Highlights from the auction include the leather chair and clock from main character Nucky Thompson’s office, as well as his birthday cake, hundreds of Boardwalk signs, 1920s liquor crates and more.

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Ricky Da'Vista's Fashion Show Will Show Connecticut Has Style, and Fight Breast Cancer

03/03/15

Ricky Da'Vista's Fashion Show Will Show Connecticut Has Style, and Fight Breast Cancer

Ricky Da'Vista's Trendy Walk Fashion Show Gala is Sunday, March 8, at Aria in Prospect.

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Sixpence Pie Company Competes in ‘Restaurant Startup’ on CNBC Tuesday

03/02/15

Sixpence Pie Company Competes in ‘Restaurant Startup’ on CNBC Tuesday

Sixpence Pie Company, honored for best pie in Best of Connecticut, will compete in "Restaurant Startup" on CNBC Tuesday at 10 p.m.

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Three Top Chefs in Connecticut Will Deliciously Battle in Ridgefield

03/02/15

Three Top Chefs in Connecticut Will Deliciously Battle in Ridgefield

This event, to be hosted by our friends Amy Kundrat (who's on our most recent list of 40 Under 40 overachievers) and Stephanie Webster of CTbites, is one of the most mouthwatering culinary battles we've heard about. In a Battle of the Chefs at Founders Hall in Ridegefield on Sunday, May 17, three terrific Connecticut chefs will compete in a "Top Chef"-style event  that benefits Founders Hall. According to CTbits, "Silvia Bianco, formerly of Biscotti, Bernard Bouissou of Bernard’s, and Prasad Chirnomula of Thali will compete to create an entree from a basket of surprise ingredients in front of a live audience. A panel of judges, including food critic and writer Jane Stern and wine/cheese connoisseur and business owner Monica Brown of No. 109...

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Maple Syrup & Sugaring Festivals Across the State Signal Spring is Near

03/02/15

Maple Syrup & Sugaring Festivals Across the State Signal Spring is Near

It may not feel like Spring is coming any time soon, but these maple syrup festivals promise that it's on its way.

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