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Connecticut College Students Join a Suit Against Google

Connecticut College Students Join a Suit Against Google

This suit deals with undisclosed email scanning but digital privacy concerns in Connecticut extend beyond university accounts

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Operation Sunshine: The Nautilus & Its Top-Secret Mission to the North Pole

Operation Sunshine: The Nautilus & Its Top-Secret Mission to the North Pole

In 1958, in response to the launch of Sputnik, President Eisenhower ordered a Connecticut submarine crew on a mission where no one had gone before.

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Did the World’s First Round-Trip Dirigible Voyage Happen in Hartford?

Did the World’s First Round-Trip Dirigible Voyage Happen in Hartford?

Forgotten Flight: Decades before the Wright Brothers Bridgeport inventor Charles F. Ritchel set out to conquer the skies.

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Best Connecticut Spots for Fun on the Water

Best Connecticut Spots for Fun on the Water

Looking for some cool summer fun? We have boatloads of recommendations: The Sound, lakes, rivers, seaports, aquariums, museums, lighthouses, water parks and waterfalls.

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Arts & Entertainment

Dance for World Peace Raises Money for Mission Trip to Tanzania; June 25

Dance for World Peace Raises Money for Mission Trip to Tanzania; June 25

The fourth annual Dance for World Peace will take place at The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center on June 25 and raise money to provide eye care in Tanzania.

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2016 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Features Current Poet Laureate

2016 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Features Current Poet Laureate

The 2016 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival opens June 22 with Heather McHugh. Festival will feature current US poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.

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Comedian Dennis Miller Joins Bill O'Reilly on Tour at Mohegan Sun; June 18

Comedian Dennis Miller Joins Bill O'Reilly on Tour at Mohegan Sun; June 18

Comedian Dennis Miller and television host Bill O'Reilly will bring their Who Wants To Be President? 2016 Tour to the Mohegan Sun Resort Casino on June 18.

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Style & Design

Stepping Out: June 2016

Stepping Out: June 2016

The United Way honors community fundraisers, Grammy winner Angelique Kidjo at the YWCA's In the Company of Women luncheon, celebrity chefs raise money for the Robert Irvine Foundation at the Savor in Style Charity Gala, and more.

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Stepping Out: Shakespeare in Bloom, Big Red For the Arts, Wines of March and more

Stepping Out: Shakespeare in Bloom, Big Red For the Arts, Wines of March and more

Shakespeare on the Hartford Stage, the Stamford Umbrella Club's car raffle, the Greater Hartford Arts Council held its annual fundraiser, and more.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
SIFT Bake Shop a Breath of Fresh Air in Mystic

SIFT Bake Shop a Breath of Fresh Air in Mystic

At this new, French-focused bakery, about 3,000 croissants are made each week, and require the work of two pastry chefs for eight hours a day, for a total of 80 hours of hard croissant labor. Chocolate, almond cream, vegetable and raspberry are among the customer favorites.

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CTBites: Solid Choices at Tavern 489 in Stamford

CTBites: Solid Choices at Tavern 489 in Stamford

The brainchild of owners Eric Monte and Partner/Executive Chef Regis Saget, Tavern 489 offers an eclectic menu, paired with various beer and wine selections in a rustic environment.

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CT’s Best Clambakes & Pig Roasts: 2016 Edition

CT’s Best Clambakes & Pig Roasts: 2016 Edition

These Connecticut caterers and restaurants will help you make the most out of the fresh, delicious New England seafood with their beautifully prepared clambakes. If you prefer a summertime cook out, we’ve also included places for pig roasts and BBQs. Make summer catering simple and just hire one of these experts.

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British and Italian Cuisines Collide at Dere Street

British and Italian Cuisines Collide at Dere Street

British and Italian cuisines collide in the newly opened Dere Street restaurant in Newtown.

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Health & Science

The Ice Treatment Cometh: Super-Cold Cryotherapy Arrives in CT

The Ice Treatment Cometh: Super-Cold Cryotherapy Arrives in CT

The device is capable of lowering the temperature to minus 250 degrees Fahrenheit, colder by far than the lowest temperature ever recorded on the planet.

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Connecticut Red Cross Critical in Local Disasters

Connecticut Red Cross Critical in Local Disasters

The Connecticut Red Cross helps local communities through blood collection, disaster relief, health and safety services, international services and support for America’s military families.

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Slow Food's Toast to Connecticut – A Wine and Beer Tour

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Jun 1, 2013
9:00 am until 5:30 pm

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Slow Food's Toast to Connecticut – A Wine and Beer Tour

As part of our mission to celebrate locally produced food and drink, Slow Food Shoreline is excited to announce our first Slow Food's Toast to Connecticut – A Wine and Beer Tour!

 

Join us Saturday June 1st, as we visit some of our favorite local producers – Stonington Vineyards, Cottrell Brewing Company, and Two Roads Brewery. Stonington is celebrating its 25th year, and was one of the first modern wineries in the state. Cottrell is the oldest continually brewed and bottled beer in Connecticut. Two Roads is the newest member of this artisanal community, resurrecting a 100 year old factory to produce delicious craft beers.

 

The bus will be leaving at 9am from Stratford (exact location TBD). We’ll return to the same location at 6pm. Cost for the day is $95, which includes all wine and beer tastings, winery and brewery tours, lunch, charter bus transportation, additional food pairings, snacks, and prizes. Proceeds support Slow Food Shoreline’s cooking education programs.

 

Notes: All attendees must be 21 or older, and we’ll check ID’s at registration. Please drink responsibly and make appropriate transportation arrangements. Exact departure location will be communicated at least a week before the tour, please make sure your contact information is accurate (we’re trying to identify a location with reasonable access to the Metro North train line). Participants are encouraged to buy wine and beer to take home. There is plenty of space on the bus to store purchases. Please note that Cottrell Brewing is cash only. We hope you can join us!

 

To learn more or purchase tickets: http://slowfoodwineandbeertour-eorg.eventbrite.com/#

Cost $95
Location

Pickup Location (TBD)
Stratford, CT

Additional Information
SponsorSlow Food Shoreline
Contact nameMichael Cook
Contact emailmichael@slowfoodshoreline.org
Websitehttp://slowfoodwineandbeertour-eorg.eventbrite.com/#

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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