Six Great Pumpkin Beers From Connecticut to Savor This Fall

10/03/14

Six Great Pumpkin Beers From Connecticut to Savor This Fall

Tis the season for pumpkin flavored beer and Connecticut’s breweries are churning out some beloved gourd-powered brews.

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Project Runway's Mondo Guerra Is Judge for Connecticut Fashion Show

10/03/14

Project Runway's Mondo Guerra Is Judge for Connecticut Fashion Show

Project Runway: All Stars winner Mondo Guerra will again serve as the fashion judge for Connecticut’s second Project Runway-style evening, in which local designers compete for prizes as the event raises funds to heighten awareness about women's involvement in the HIV/AIDS crisis. Called WE CAN (Women End the Course of AIDS Now), An Evening with Mondo Guerra, the fashion event will be held Saturday, Oct. 11, at New Country Motors Cars in Hartford. It is sponsored by AIDS Connecticut. (See volunteers discuss the event in a WTNH TV segment.) Additional judges include local "celebrities" Debbie Wright of Project Closet, Maryellen Fillo of The Hartford Courant, WNPR show host Colin McEnroe, designer Jeannie Boccaccio (who won this event last year), Ricky Trendy and...

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McGraw Hill Chairman on Giving Norwalk Hospital $10 Million: ‘You’ve Got to Show Leadership and Step Up’

10/03/14

McGraw Hill Chairman on Giving Norwalk Hospital $10 Million: ‘You’ve Got to Show Leadership and Step Up’

At Norwalk Hospital’s Sept. 27 gala, Harold “Terry” McGraw III, Robert McGraw and Suzanne McGraw were honored for the $10 million gift from their family foundation that will result in a new ambulatory care pavilion, the Anne P. and Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center, at a health care facility in one of Connecticut’s most vibrant, diverse and growing cities.

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Malloy, Foley Trade Personal Attacks at UConn Governor's Race Debate

10/03/14

Malloy, Foley Trade Personal Attacks at UConn Governor's Race Debate

It got personal at Thursday’s gubernatorial debate at the University of Connecticut.

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Testing to Begin on an Ebola Drug Developed by a Connecticut Company

10/03/14

Testing to Begin on an Ebola Drug Developed by a Connecticut Company

It's called a NanoViricide, a potential super drug developed in Connecticut that has already proven effective in animal testing against HIV and the flu. Now, scientists at the Shelton-based company that developed it believe it can take on Ebola.

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Chick-Fil-A to Open Connecticut Location Oct. 9; Gay Rights Controversy

10/02/14

Chick-Fil-A to Open Connecticut Location Oct. 9; Gay Rights Controversy

Due to the public position of its CEO on gay rights, the possible arrival of Chick-Fil-A in Connecticut has sparked controversy.

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5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Food Trucks, Haunted Happenings

10/02/14

5 Best Things to Do in Connecticut This Weekend: Food Trucks, Haunted Happenings

Round up of five great events in Connecticut this weekend; Oct. 3-5.

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Foxwoods Sets Stags' Leap Wine Dinner Oct. 23; Caymus Event Was Great

10/02/14

Foxwoods Sets Stags' Leap Wine Dinner Oct. 23; Caymus Event Was Great

Foxwoods just announced its latest wine dinner at its premier restaurant, Paragon, and this one on Oct. 23 will be centered on the outstanding wines of Stags' Leap Winery in Napa Valley, Calif.

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Gov. Malloy, Tom Foley Debate Jobs, Taxes in Connecticut Governor's Race Forum

10/01/14

Gov. Malloy, Tom Foley Debate Jobs, Taxes in Connecticut Governor's Race Forum

The big discrepancy in the amount of federal income taxes paid by the gubernatorial candidates left one of them wide open Tuesday when the moderator at their second debate asked if any taxes were too low.

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Mario Lopez of Stamford’s Gastro Bar Not From ‘Dancing With the Stars’

10/01/14

Mario Lopez of Stamford’s Gastro Bar Not From ‘Dancing With the Stars’

This Stamford restaurant and wine bar is so sleek and fun a visit will make you forget all about that other Mario Lopez.

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