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

08/13/14

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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Some of Connecticut’s Best Burgers Are at Goldburgers in Newington

08/13/14

Some of Connecticut’s Best Burgers Are at Goldburgers in Newington

This burger joint serves up some of the best Connecticut burgers we've had the pleasure of sinking our teeth into.

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Espresso NEAT Expands to Westport, Adds Cocktails and Food to Menu

08/12/14

Espresso NEAT Expands to Westport, Adds Cocktails and Food to Menu

Darien's Espresso NEAT is expanding to Westport and will add craft cocktails and food to the menu at the new location, which will simply go by the name NEAT.

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

08/12/14

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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Antique Wicker Brings Perpetually Modern Style to a Connecticut Shop

08/12/14

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 living rooms and, notably, libraries and studies. “Everything is far away and doesn’t matter—except the moon and its dreams.” ― Eugene O'Neill, A Moon for the Misbegotten Among the reasons for wicker's timeless quality—apart from its essential functionality, long and global heritage and obvious aesthetic appeal—one may not be immediately apparent: Especially when viewed close-up, the patterns of wicker visually read as a...

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Connecticut Family Wins Award Amid Battle With Rare Genetic Disorder

08/12/14

Connecticut Family Wins Award Amid Battle With Rare Genetic Disorder

When Anne Metcalf and her husband walked into Bill’s Seafood of Westbrook two summers ago with their son Andrew, they had no idea their lives were about to change, markedly.

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Derby Triple Murder That Shocked Connecticut 25 Years Ago Recalled

08/12/14

Derby Triple Murder That Shocked Connecticut 25 Years Ago Recalled

It has been a quarter-century since the brutal stabbing deaths of three members of the Ferrara family in Derby. The triple homicide Aug. 12, 1989, sent shock waves through the city.

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A CTbites First Look at Bill Taibe’s Japanese-Style Tavern  in Westport

08/11/14

A CTbites First Look at Bill Taibe’s Japanese-Style Tavern in Westport

CTbites was invited for an exclusive first look inside Chef Bill Taibe’s new restaurant, Kawa Ni, in Westport’s Bridge Square this week.

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Six New Must-Try Connecticut Breweries

08/08/14

Six New Must-Try Connecticut Breweries

In recent years the craft beer industry has taken off here. Here's a growler-sized sampling of some new breweries no beer lover will want to miss.

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Shakespeare in the Park Transports Audiences to West Indies in Pericles

08/08/14

Shakespeare in the Park Transports Audiences to West Indies in Pericles

The Elm Shakespeare Company performs Pericles in Edgerton Park from August 14-31.

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