One Dish: The Chicken and Waffle Sandwich, Shoreline Diner, Guilford

09/01/15

One Dish: The Chicken and Waffle Sandwich, Shoreline Diner, Guilford

A soul food specialty can be found along the Connecticut shore.

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AmeriCares Aids Those in Need, Nearby and Around the World

08/31/15

AmeriCares Aids Those in Need, Nearby and Around the World

AmeriCares provides aid to its neighbors from Fairfield County and around the globe.

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Restaurant Review: Sayulita, Glastonbury

08/27/15

Restaurant Review: Sayulita, Glastonbury

Sayulita in Glastonbury offers savvy, sophisticated Mexican cuisine in a hip, relaxed atmosphere.

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Weekend Best Bets: CT Open, Hot Air Balloon Fest & Country Fairs

08/27/15

Weekend Best Bets: CT Open, Hot Air Balloon Fest & Country Fairs

The next few days are jam-packed with an array of activities that will help you forget it’s the last weekend in August.

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Mattatuck Museum Renovations Revamp Galleries and Art Exhibits

08/26/15

Mattatuck Museum Renovations Revamp Galleries and Art Exhibits

Major renovations to the Mattatuck Museum's gallery spaces transform the viewing experience and usher in three great exhibits running now.

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08/25/15

Best of Connecticut 2015

Here's our annual roundup of the best food and drink, entertainment, shopping and more from around Connecticut.

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08/24/15

Shopping

Consignment Furniture Middlebury Consignment Middlebury, (203) 528-0130 middleburyconsignment.com Middlebury Consignments is the perfect place to buy and sell antique and contemporary furniture and home décor. The 20,000-square-foot showroom contains furniture from some of the most notable designers—Theodore Alexander, Maitland-Smith and Henredon—not to mention a large collection of iconic checkered black-and-white ceramic pieces from MacKenzie-Childs. There is also a café with a chef.   Antiques: Multidealer Antique and Artisan Gallery Stamford, (203) 327-6022 stamfordantiques.com At the Antique and Artisan Gallery, you’ll find vintage, mid-century and antique furniture, all hand-selected and...

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08/24/15

Activities

Sports Complex Chelsea Piers Stamford Stamford, (203) 989-1000 chelseapiersct.com Scott McDermott If you love sports, it’s all here in this 465,000-square-foot Stamford complex—two ice rinks, an Olympic-sized pool, indoor water park, gymnastics training center, squash and tennis courts, soccer and lacrosse fields, basketball and volleyball courts, batting cages, an indoor rock climbing wall, trampoline fun space and a fitness center. Now go get your game on!   Action Park Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park Portland, (866) 860-0208 brownstonepark.com Whether you’re a full-on thrill-seeker or casual recreation enthusiast, Brownstone has an activity for you—cliff jumping, scuba diving,...

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08/24/15

Performing Arts

Performing Arts Venue: Large The Bushnell Hartford, (860) 987-6000 bushnell.org The Bushnell has been central to the Greater Hartford arts scene for more than 80 years, hosting a wide variety of performances from traveling Broadway plays to major musical acts. Upcoming events include Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons (Oct. 7), Mamma Mia! (Oct. 30-Nov.1) and Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical (Dec.11-13).   Performing Arts Venue: Small Infinity Hall Norfolk and Hartford, (860) 542-5531 infinityhall.com Located in a historic opera house in scenic Norfolk, the original Infinity Music Hall & Bistro has been hosting diverse musical acts on the original stage for years. In 2014, a second location in...

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08/24/15

Overnights

Hotel: Romantic Getaway Winvian Morris, (860) 567-9600 winvian.com The resort is set on 113 acres, anchored by a 1775 manor house and embellished by 18 stunning architect-designed cottages that reflect key Connecticut themes. There’s an on-site luxury spa in its own gorgeous building, and to cap it all, the Relais & Chateaux property is a Mobile Five Diamond winner for both lodging and dining.   Hotel: City  JHouse Greenwich, (203) 698-6980 jhousegreenwich.com This upscale boutique hotel with beautiful glass and stone work allows guests to stretch out in the 700-square-foot king suite, enjoy a private patio in the patio room, hunker down for a long pampered stay in the double executive room, or enjoy one of the hotel’s other,...

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