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West Hartford Housekeeper Completes Record 7th Summit of Everest

West Hartford Housekeeper Completes Record 7th Summit of Everest

Lhakpa Sherpa is the most accomplished female Everest climber ever.

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Bradley Airport’s Makeover: Will You 'Love the Journey'?

Bradley Airport’s Makeover: Will You 'Love the Journey'?

Connecticut’s biggest airport is in the midst of a makeover that’s come just in time. Terminal B was a vacant, long-standing eyesore until it was demolished in February, and travelers, in the most recent airport satisfaction study by J.D. Power & Associates, ranked Bradley a below-average airport.

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The Birth of Smirnoff & American Vodka

The Birth of Smirnoff & American Vodka

The drink entered U.S. markets thanks to a Bethel distillery and the Hartford businessman who invented the Moscow Mule

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The CONNsumer: Save Money by Controlling Your Home on Your Phone

The CONNsumer: Save Money by Controlling Your Home on Your Phone

Smartphones have inspired a new generation of app-controlled remotes, adding internet (or Bluetooth) connectivity to basic household items.

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Arts & Entertainment

BACKSTAGE: Feeling Closer to Shakespeare and Early Meryl Streep

BACKSTAGE: Feeling Closer to Shakespeare and Early Meryl Streep

The first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays, published by two of his fellow actors (yes, he acted, too) in 1623, seven years after the Bard’s death, is touring every state in the U.S. Connecticut’s stop will be at the William Benton Museum of Art at the University of Connecticut at Storrs Sept. 2-25.

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Years After Iconic Interview, Dick Cavett Recalls Spirit of Katharine Hepburn

Years After Iconic Interview, Dick Cavett Recalls Spirit of Katharine Hepburn

Dick Cavett's interview with Katharine Hepburn came to define her to the public in many ways. It captured her feisty, winning personality, which is something the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook has tried to keep alive through its programs and busy schedule of events.

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The Shops at Yale Presents Inaugural New Haven Chalk Art Festival

The Shops at Yale Presents Inaugural New Haven Chalk Art Festival

Chalk It Up to Creativity

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Style & Design

Mother-Daughter Jewelry Designs Worn by Celebrities in Support of Local Charities

Mother-Daughter Jewelry Designs Worn by Celebrities in Support of Local Charities

Stamford-based mother-and-daughter jewelry business supports local charities.

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New Luxury Guesthouse Tall Tales Sprouts up at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

New Luxury Guesthouse Tall Tales Sprouts up at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

The original plan was for the new, six-room boutique “beach house” in Old Saybrook to be a bit more diminutive than the elegant Three Stories next door. But flood elevations kept rising, necessitating engineering changes that resulted in a taller-than-expected building.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
New England Food Truck Festival Motors into Mohegan Sun

New England Food Truck Festival Motors into Mohegan Sun

When many food trucks gather in one place for a festival or event, ticket sales soar with people looking for a fun, food-centric day out. This September there will be another opportunity to eat your fill at the New England Food Truck Festival at Mohegan Sun on Sept. 3 and 4.

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One Drink: Bubble Tea

One Drink: Bubble Tea

Tea Break in West Hartford offers some of the best bubble tea in the state.

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Halal Guys opening a restaurant on New Haven’s Chapel Street

Halal Guys opening a restaurant on New Haven’s Chapel Street

The popular Halal Guys, which began as a food cart in New York City 25 years ago, will open a restaurant on Chapel Street this fall.

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CTBites: Little Pub Opens Today in Fairfield on Black Rock Turnpike

CTBites: Little Pub Opens Today in Fairfield on Black Rock Turnpike

The Little Pub you know from Ridgefield, Wilton and Cos Cob is opening its fourth location in Fairfield

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Health & Science

Greenwich Latest District to Consider Later School Start Times

Greenwich Latest District to Consider Later School Start Times

Are high school students too tired to learn?

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Top Dentists 2016

Top Dentists 2016

Our annual survey of the top dentists across the state.

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Playwriting Contest All Ages

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Jan 15, 2014 to Feb 1, 2014
until 12:00 am

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Slant of Light Productions is currently accepting submissions for its    SNAPSHOTS Program Writing Contest. Rough drafts are accepted and    encouraged, as well as are submissions from students.    The winning pieces will receive a complete workshop of their piece within    Slant of Light Productions, as well as a space in the 2013/2014 Snapshots    program with it’s writer credited as playwright.    About the Program:   Snapshots teaches students the value of a high self-worth. High self esteem in    teens promotes emotional and physical safety by combatting dangerous personal    behaviors and belief systems. We educate students about relevant social issues    including eating disorders, domestic violence, bullying, sexuality, and drug    abuse, providing snapshots of these epidemics in theatrical form.   Submission Guidelines:   *submissions are accepted from ALL ages, we encourage high school and    college age students to submit pieces*   *all submissions must be approximately 45 minutes in length*   *all submissions must clearly explore ONE of the below topics, specifically    focusing on elementary, middle, high school, or college age students*   Topics for consideration:   Body Image and Eating Disorders   Sex (including teen pregnancy, STIs, masturbation, birth control and sex for    pleasure   Drug Abuse (including steroids)   Youth Violence (non-sexual, including gangs)   Sexual Violence (sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking)   Bullying and Cyber-Bullying   Alcoholism   Mental Health Issues   Submission Instructions:   Please email all script submissions as a WORD attachment to   sruttenberg@soflproductions.org. In the body of the email, please include your    name, contact information (email, phone number, address), school and year (if    applicable), and age/subject category you are submitting under.    Please contact Stacy at sruttenberg@soflproductions.org with any questions.   Deadline: January 31

Cost No cost to Submit
Location

CT

Additional Information
SponsorSlant of Light Productions
Contact nameStacy Ruttenberg
Contact emailsruttenberg@sofltheatercompany.org

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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