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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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Community: Girl Scouts of Connecticut

Community: Girl Scouts of Connecticut

In Connecticut, Girl Scouts serve nearly 35,000 girls between kindergarten and 12th grade. It also works with more than 17,000 adults, making the Girl Scouts the largest leadership-development program for girls in the state.

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Arts & Entertainment

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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Jim Calhoun’s Celebrity Charity All-Star Game

Jim Calhoun’s Celebrity Charity All-Star Game

For the last 18 years, Calhoun has hosted his annual Jim Calhoun Celebrity Classic Charity All-Star Game with all proceeds going to support the cardiology center the Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center at UConn Health in Farmington.

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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
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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One Drink: Wild Moon Cucumber Liqueur, Hartford Flavor Co.

One Drink: Wild Moon Cucumber Liqueur, Hartford Flavor Co.

This natural liqueur offers an alternate route to summer refreshment.

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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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Snapshots Playwriting Contest Accepting Submissions

Event Date/Time

Jan 30, 2014 to Feb 28, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Description

Snapshots Playwriting Contest Accepting Submissions

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: February 28

           

 

 

Cost free
Location

Slant of Light Productions
670 Boston Post Road
Milford, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorSlant of Light Productions
Phone203-605-5367
Contact nameStacy Ruttenberg
Contact emailsruttenberg@soflproductions.org
Websitehttp://www.soflproductions.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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