Playwright A.R. Gurney Premieres Newest Work at Westport Playhouse

07/14/15

Playwright A.R. Gurney Premieres Newest Work at Westport Playhouse

Acclaimed playwright A.R. Gurney will premiere his latest work, Love and Money, at the Westport Playhouse on July 21.

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Once More Than 400 Pounds, Annamarie Rivera Lost Almost 200 Pounds

07/13/15

Once More Than 400 Pounds, Annamarie Rivera Lost Almost 200 Pounds

During her weight-loss journey, the Connecticut woman gained thousands of Instagram followers. Now she’s dedicated to helping others lose weight.

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A Conversation with American Bridal Designer Judd Waddell

07/13/15

A Conversation with American Bridal Designer Judd Waddell

The American designer discusses what goes into designing a luxury bridal line - and why knockoffs don't measure up.

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Hoodoo Brown Outlaw Barbecue Attracts the Masses in Ridgefield

07/10/15

Hoodoo Brown Outlaw Barbecue Attracts the Masses in Ridgefield

With its slow-cooked meats and craft beer tap list, the new restaurant has become an instant hit and it’s easy to see why.

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Ready, Set, Growler: New Law Makes Beer To Go an Option in CT But Not Every Bar is Opting In

07/09/15

Ready, Set, Growler: New Law Makes Beer To Go an Option in CT But Not Every Bar is Opting In

As beer fans rejoice, craft beer bars decide whether offering growler fills is right for them.

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Best Bets: From Sailfest to Shakespeare with Much in Between

07/09/15

Best Bets: From Sailfest to Shakespeare with Much in Between

There's lots of summer fun to be had this weekend from Sailfest in New London to Riverfest in Hartford and a lot in between.

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CT Attempts to Improve Diversity & Police Monitoring to Avoid Race-Related Conflict

07/08/15

CT Attempts to Improve Diversity & Police Monitoring to Avoid Race-Related Conflict

Nationally, incidents involving police and race have sparked outrage, and even in some cases riots—how are Connecticut officials addressing the Issue.

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Vinny's Deli in Wallingford Makes the Claim for Best Roast Beef in Connecticut

07/07/15

Vinny's Deli in Wallingford Makes the Claim for Best Roast Beef in Connecticut

We love a great roast beef sandwich; we also love the U.S. of A. And when you can cover two loves with one bite, it’s hard to pass up. Enter the roast beef sandwich at Vinny’s Deli in Wallingford, a.k.a. “The King of Roast Beef.” For a claim that bold, you would hope the sandwich is something special. The good news is that in this case, it is—a moist, tender, flavorful delight, due in large part to a single-minded dedication to creating arguably the best roast beef sandwich in the state. “It’s all we do,” says Vinny Iannuzzi, who has been running his eponymous deli—which has an enormous roast beef sandwich sculpture across its front—for 33 years. “No dinner, no slushie machines. We just make sandwiches.”...

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Say No to Knockoffs: When the Wedding Dress Seems Too Good to Be True

07/06/15

Say No to Knockoffs: When the Wedding Dress Seems Too Good to Be True

With wedding gowns costing thousands of dollars, many brides are searching for cheaper options, one of which is knockoff dresses ordered off the internet. Can a knockoff hold its own against a designer gown? The Connecticut Bride staff ventured to find out.

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Pinup Calendar Raises Money and Awareness to Fight Domestic Abuse

07/06/15

Pinup Calendar Raises Money and Awareness to Fight Domestic Abuse

Connecticut Calendar Girlz annual pinup calendar raises money for the Interval House, a Hartford-based anti-domestic violence resource.

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