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The CT Files: The 'Unsolved' Murder of Mary Stannard

The CT Files: The 'Unsolved' Murder of Mary Stannard

Unfortunately, “CSI” was about a century too late to help one murder victim receive justice.

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Yankees Make Surprise Visit to Prospect Theater in Ridgefield

Yankees Make Surprise Visit to Prospect Theater in Ridgefield

Staff members at the nonprofit theater were thrown a curve ball of a surprise Tuesday morning.

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Parents Need to Study Before Getting Expensive Tutoring for SAT/ACT Testing for Students

Parents Need to Study Before Getting Expensive Tutoring for SAT/ACT Testing for Students

Parents may want to do a bit of studying before getting their children SAT or ACT tutoring.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
Restaurant Review: Sayulita, Glastonbury

Restaurant Review: Sayulita, Glastonbury

Sayulita in Glastonbury offers savvy, sophisticated Mexican cuisine in a hip, relaxed atmosphere.

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Sweet Treat Truffle Shots Heads to London for International Chocolate Awards

Sweet Treat Truffle Shots Heads to London for International Chocolate Awards

The ganache-filled shot glasses of Essex-based Truffle Shots will go up against formidable chocolate competitors in the 2015 International Chocolate Awards in London in October.

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Teff Ethiopian & Eritrean Cuisine Deliciously Diversifies Stamford

Teff Ethiopian & Eritrean Cuisine Deliciously Diversifies Stamford

Teff Ethiopian and Eritrean Restaurant is a family affair, newly opened in Stamford, that serves up delicious meals that will have you coming back for more.

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Arts & Entertainment

Weekend Best Bets: CT Open, Hot Air Balloon Fest & Country Fairs

Weekend Best Bets: CT Open, Hot Air Balloon Fest & Country Fairs

The next few days are jam-packed with an array of activities that will help you forget it’s the last weekend in August.

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Mattatuck Museum Renovations Revamp Galleries and Art Exhibits

Mattatuck Museum Renovations Revamp Galleries and Art Exhibits

Major renovations to the Mattatuck Museum's gallery spaces transform the viewing experience and usher in three great exhibits running now.

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Weekend Best Bets: Twelfth Night, ShakesBeer Festival, Willie Nelson

Weekend Best Bets: Twelfth Night, ShakesBeer Festival, Willie Nelson

There's a lot going on this weekend from Elm Shakespeare's production of Twelfth Night to the ShakesBeer Festival.

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Style & Design

All Aglow: Stonehill Design Turns Antiques into Modern Treasures

All Aglow: Stonehill Design Turns Antiques into Modern Treasures

Jason Aleksa transforms antiques into modern lamps and home décor through his Fairfield-based company, Stonehill Design.

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Lilywork Artisan Tiles; Connecticut Made, Internationally Inspired

Lilywork Artisan Tiles; Connecticut Made, Internationally Inspired

Esther and Paul Halferty pull inspiration from around the world in the creation of their handmade, specialty tiles through their flourishing company, Lilywork Artisan Tile in Stonington.

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Ward Castle on Greenwich Border is Rich with History

Ward Castle on Greenwich Border is Rich with History

The first known reinforced concrete building is a sight to behold and was once a museum of cartoon history owned by the creator of the comic strip Beetle Bailey.

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Health & Science

UConn Professor Seeks Funding for Time Machine Feasibility Study

UConn Professor Seeks Funding for Time Machine Feasibility Study

Inspired by his father’s untimely death, physicist Ron Mallet has dedicated his life to studying time travel. Now he’s seeking funding to help prove his equation showing how time could be twisted with lasers.

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Ghosts of Science Past: Yale’s Underground Atom-Smashing Lab Converted for Next Generation of Scientific Exploration

Ghosts of Science Past: Yale’s Underground Atom-Smashing Lab Converted for Next Generation of Scientific Exploration

A multimillion-dollar renovation of the lab will make it ground zero for Yale researchers currently conducting experiments across the globe aimed at studying the invisible universe.

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New Commercial Kitchen Helps to Improve Food Culture in Windham County

New Commercial Kitchen Helps to Improve Food Culture in Windham County

CLiCK, Inc., a commercial kitchen, teaching space, job training facility and farm-to-school program, is working to improve the food culture in Windham County.

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Passengers from the Past Weekends with the Gillette's!

Aug 29, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015

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

Join us at Essex Steam Train & Riverboat in Essex, CT as we host living history this summer with our 'Passengers From the Past' weekends! The platform at Essex Station will serve as both departure point and historical stage every weekend in August, where the country's most renowned character actors will personify some of the most iconic & legendary historical...

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Grove Street Cemetery Historical Tours

Aug 29, 2015 - Nov 28, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

One Hour Walking Tour of Famous Persons Eli Whitney Inventor

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Interpretations

Aug 29, 2015 - Oct 1, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

A new Summer Invitational exhibition entitled, Interpretations will open on July 22, 2015 at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT. The exhibition will feature works by Katharine Draper, Catherine Caulfield Russell, and Joan Poarch. The exhibition is curated by artist and designer Gail Ingis-Claus.   The exhibit will run through October 1stwith a...

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Tropical Luxuriance: The Mansion’s Conservatory, 1868 to 1880

Aug 29, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

A new exhibit entitled, Tropical Luxuriance: The Mansion’s Conservatory, 1868 to 1880 will open on April 8, 2015 at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT. This Gilded Age Conservatory, with its ribbed half glass dome and Minton tiles, is a great example of early domestic conservatory architecture in the United States. Accessed directly from the...

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Arresting Patterns

Aug 29, 2015 - Sep 12, 2015

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

This exhibition brings together a group of artists who seek to uncover the often- overlooked patterns of racial disparity in the United States Criminal Justice system. The urgent need to explore indicators of intentional and unintentional discrimination arises in the aftermath of the Ferguson verdict, the Baltimore riots, the killing of Eric Garner, and the killing of William K. Scott. These...

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Speak Up! Speak Out! Bread & Puppet Theater

Aug 29, 2015 - Oct 11, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

  The William Benton Museum of Art is pleased to be collaborating with the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at UConn to present Speak Up! Speak Out!, an exhibition of puppets ranging in height up to 20 feet, masks, paintings, and other works from Peter Schumann’s Bread & Puppet Theater, which has left an indelible stamp on the world of...

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Monarch Butterfly Tagging

Aug 29, 2015

Monarch Butterfly Tagging Come & learn about the Monarch Butterfly migration, how we tag monarchs for scientific research. Where do they go? How long? Free.

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Comedy Writing Classes

Aug 29, 2015 - Sep 5, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

GOT FUNNY? Were you always the class clown? Love to make people laugh? If you think you have what it takes to be a comedian, this course is for you! Over six weeks you will learn how to channel your own experiences into side-splitting comedy and learn the fundamentals of comedy writing and performance techniques to take your talent to the stage. Taught by Comedy Central’s own DC...

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Pilobolus Hop

Aug 29, 2015

The Pilobolus Hop Saturday, August 29 5pm    292 Bee Brook Road Washington, CT    Come square dance with the dancers of Pilobolus! Join us for an evening with live music, food by Pizza to the People, and locally-made hard cider, wine, and beer. All proceeds benefit the art and the education programs that Pilobolus offers our community in Litchfield County.  ...

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Tiny Tots Consignment Sale Event

Aug 29, 2015 - Aug 29, 2015

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

PRESS RELEASE                  For immediate release Contact: Yvonne M. McCormack Talk of the Town PR 717-659-1411 yvonne@talkofthetownpr.com www.talkofthetownpr.com   Tiny Tots Consignment Announces Greenwich Sale Event Greenwich, CT July 28, 2015 – Tiny Tots...

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Best of Connecticut 2015

Here's our annual roundup of the best food and drink, entertainment, shopping and more from around Connecticut.