Backstage: Mary Beth Peil of 'Good Wife,' Matthew Morrison of 'Glee' & Oscar winner Dianne Wiest

04/26/16

Backstage: Mary Beth Peil of 'Good Wife,' Matthew Morrison of 'Glee' & Oscar winner Dianne Wiest

Who knew there were so many Connecticut ties to "The Good Wife," which ends May 8? Mary Beth Peil is the guv's mum, Bethlehem’s Christine Baranski plays cool partner Diane Lockhart and Roxbury’s Jerry Adler plays frisky coot Howard Lyman.

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AIDS Project New Haven Provides Support & Prevention for Population Living with HIV

04/26/16

AIDS Project New Haven Provides Support & Prevention for Population Living with HIV

AIDS Project New Haven provides support, management of care and prevention services to people living with HIV in New Haven each year.

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CT Blind Beer Awards Crowns IPAs from Back East, New England & Beer’d

04/25/16

CT Blind Beer Awards Crowns IPAs from Back East, New England & Beer’d

The results of the first-ever Blind Beer Awards were announced Saturday afternoon before a sold -crowd at the Blind Rhino in Norwalk.

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OxyContin Was Born in Connecticut, Did it Fuel the Heroin Epidemic?

04/25/16

OxyContin Was Born in Connecticut, Did it Fuel the Heroin Epidemic?

When Stamford’s Purdue Pharma released OxyContin they marketed it like no other high-strength painkiller had ever been marketed. Today four out of five new heroin users start by misusing prescription painkillers and prescription pill addiction has become a scourge in its own right.

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Rita Wilson's New Album Includes Most Personal Songs Yet

04/25/16

Rita Wilson's New Album Includes Most Personal Songs Yet

Actress and producer Rita Wilson stepped into the music world in 2012. Her new self-titled second album includes all original music.

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Everything Working Out for ‘Not Just BBQ’ in East Haven

04/25/16

Everything Working Out for ‘Not Just BBQ’ in East Haven

To grill, or not to grill? That is the question Louis Forte asked himself through years of working one unsatisfying job after another. Last August, the East Haven native decided to take a leap of faith and start his own business, Not Just BBQ, a food truck he opened in January. “I’ve been messing with the smoker since high school, different dry rubs and different sauces. It’s always been something I’ve been into, and with my background in business, I wanted to use the two together,” he said. The truck, which is parked at the East Haven Town Green on River Street, is custom-made to cater to Forte’s unique menu. Forte said his truck is different than other barbecue places in Connecticut because of the way he cooks his pork, chicken, beef,...

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EXCLUSIVE: New DMV Commissioner Lays Out Plan to Fix Agency

04/24/16

EXCLUSIVE: New DMV Commissioner Lays Out Plan to Fix Agency

Michael Bzdyra, appointed the new Department of Motor Vehicles commissioner in March, spoke with Connecticut Magazine in his most extensive interview to date. He talks about the ongoing computer problems, his short- and long-term goals, those wait times, his master's degree controversy and more.

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A Man & His Bike: Danbury Resident Celebrates 15 Years Without Car

04/22/16

A Man & His Bike: Danbury Resident Celebrates 15 Years Without Car

Danbury resident Dave Bonan gave up his car 15 years ago and hasn't looked back.

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Openings: Pho & Donuts in Bridgeport, Fine Dining in Mystic & a Culinary Melting Pot in East Windsor

04/22/16

Openings: Pho & Donuts in Bridgeport, Fine Dining in Mystic & a Culinary Melting Pot in East Windsor

A monthly look at some of what’s new and exciting on the Connecticut dining scene.

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CTBites' Friday Froth: A First Look at The Hops Company in Derby

04/22/16

CTBites' Friday Froth: A First Look at The Hops Company in Derby

With 36 taps, 300-person capacity, food trucks and a five acre outdoor beer garden, this is one beer bar you don't want to miss.

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