Celebrity Chef Graham Elliot's Primary Food & Drink, Greenwich, Closes

06/20/14

Celebrity Chef Graham Elliot's Primary Food & Drink, Greenwich, Closes

Celebrity chef Graham Elliot's Primary Food & Drink in Greenwich has closed abruptly after just six months.

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Connecticut Professor's Book Gets "House of Cards" Cameos on Netflix

06/20/14

Connecticut Professor's Book Gets "House of Cards" Cameos on Netflix

Kevin Gutzman’s book “James Madison and the Making of America” has been making cameos in the hit Netflix show “House of Cards” for two seasons.

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Oxford Girl Who Can’t Eat, Wants to Be Chef, on WNPR ‘Faith Middleton Show’

06/19/14

Oxford Girl Who Can’t Eat, Wants to Be Chef, on WNPR ‘Faith Middleton Show’

Connecticut Magazine's stories on Chelsea Wheeler inspired WNPR's Faith Middleton to feature Chelsea on her show June 19.

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Joe Bastianich Stars in New Reality Show ‘Restaurant Startup’ on CNBC

06/18/14

Joe Bastianich Stars in New Reality Show ‘Restaurant Startup’ on CNBC

Legendary restaurateur, Italian wine expert and TV personality Joe Bastianich, who lives in Greenwich, is starring in the new show 'Restaurant Startup' on CNBC.

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Postcards from Connecticut's Past Released by Digital Public Library of America

06/18/14

Postcards from Connecticut's Past Released by Digital Public Library of America

Take a trip to summers gone by courtesy of a new image collection from the Digital Public Library of America.

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Son's Drowning Leads Leonard Family to Advocate for Water Safety Education

06/18/14

Son's Drowning Leads Leonard Family to Advocate for Water Safety Education

The possibility of drowning lurks with fun on the water, but being aware of the danger is the first step in prevention.

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Connecticut Fourth of July Fireworks Displays 2014

06/18/14

Connecticut Fourth of July Fireworks Displays 2014

A comprehensive guide to 2014 Fourth of July fireworks displays in Connecticut.

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Play on Aftermath of Mass Killings Debuts in U.S. With WCSU Students’ Help

06/17/14

Play on Aftermath of Mass Killings Debuts in U.S. With WCSU Students’ Help

A critically acclaimed new play by Scottish playwright David Greig will make its U.S. debut at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven.

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Music Fest Aids Anti-Cancer Warrior for Women With Dense Breast Tissue

06/17/14

Music Fest Aids Anti-Cancer Warrior for Women With Dense Breast Tissue

The nonprofit organization Are You Dense? Inc. will host the sixth annual MusicFest on Saturday, June 28, at the Palace Theater in Waterbury.

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Connecticut Summer Dining: Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Lobster Rolls, Ice Cream and More

06/17/14

Connecticut Summer Dining: Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Lobster Rolls, Ice Cream and More

Here in Connecticut we are spoiled by an abundance of terrific, diverse and high-quality dining options. You can find great steakhouses, restaurants that serve seafood caught that day, Italian dishes like grandma used to make, authentic French bistros, Asian fusion restaurants, German beer gardens, noodle houses, tapas joints, sushi bars, kebab houses, gastropubs, vegetarian cafés . . . all that and so much more, plus dozens of ultra-hip foodie destinations featuring innovative chefs serving the most cutting-edge cuisine to be found anywhere. It truly is an embarrassment of culinary riches. We celebrate one of our favorite aspects of the Connecticut dining scene: road food (to borrow a term from old friend Michael Stern of roadfood.com). Because no sacrifice is too much...

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