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'Not a Love Letter to Westport'

'Not a Love Letter to Westport'

ABC Comedy Originally Titled "the Second Fattest Housewife In Westport" Debuts

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Durham Fair Celebrates 100 Years

Durham Fair Celebrates 100 Years

It was 100 years ago, on June 16, 1916, that the small central Connecticut farming town of Durham voted and approved the creation of an agricultural fair. Today, the Durham Fair is the largest agricultural fair in Connecticut.

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As Connecticut Pushes Forward on Natural Gas Expansion, Some Push Back

As Connecticut Pushes Forward on Natural Gas Expansion, Some Push Back

Andover becomes one battleground in a fight taking place all over Connecticut, the region and the country.

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BEACHCOMBING: Have What It Takes to Join the Run 169 Club?

BEACHCOMBING: Have What It Takes to Join the Run 169 Club?

The Run 169 Towns Society, subtitled Do Every Blessed Town in Connecticut, now boasts 1,539 members from 159 towns in the state.

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Arts & Entertainment

Former Teen Idol Bobby Rydell Still a ‘Wild One’

Former Teen Idol Bobby Rydell Still a ‘Wild One’

On tour and with a new autobiography, former teen idol Bobby Rydell is still going strong

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TerrifiCon at Mohegan Sun Draws Amazing Cast of Characters

TerrifiCon at Mohegan Sun Draws Amazing Cast of Characters

Mohegan Sun hosted the first TerrifiCon Aug. 18-21, featuring celebrity guests, panel discussions, exhibits and plenty of fans attending in costume as their favorite superhero, sci-fi, horror and anime characters. The event is currently scheduled to return in August 2017.

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At 80, Legendary Singer Johnny Mathis Not Slowing Down

At 80, Legendary Singer Johnny Mathis Not Slowing Down

Believe it or not, 80-year-old Johnny Mathis is celebrating six decades in the business and is coming to Waterbury’s Palace Theater with his 60th Anniversary Concert Tour on Sept. 10.

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Style & Design

Stepping Out: September 2016

Stepping Out: September 2016

Kelly Hansen, lead singer of Foreigner, hosted an exclusive pre-show dinner event featuring items from his upcoming cookbook. He was joined by members of Foxwoods’ expert culinary team including VUE 24 chef Michael Yaffe, Cake by Franck’s chef Franck Iglesias (pictured, with...

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Insider Tips From a Flea Market Pro

Insider Tips From a Flea Market Pro

Kate Avery turned to tag sales, flea markets and consignment shops to find vintage pieces and antiques to refurnish her house, looking for quality construction that would stand the test of time.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
After Fire, Southington’s Close Harbour Seafood is Sailing Again

After Fire, Southington’s Close Harbour Seafood is Sailing Again

Close Harbour Seafood's longtime customers love the rebuild, and the new ones are happy for a host of reasons, like lobster-stuffed potatoes, Rhode Island clam chowder, shrimp scampi and jumbo lump crab cakes.

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CTBites: Winfield Street Deli - Italian Sandwiches & More in Norwalk

CTBites: Winfield Street Deli - Italian Sandwiches & More in Norwalk

The Winfield Street Deli is located just down the road from the East Norwalk train station, and you will know you have arrived by the bright red awning welcoming patrons.

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Openings: International Street Food, Craft Beer Havens, a Breakfast Spot & More

Openings: International Street Food, Craft Beer Havens, a Breakfast Spot & More

Our monthly look at what’s new and exciting on the Connecticut dining scene.

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Brewport: Craft Beer, Pizza Haven Docks in Bridgeport

Brewport: Craft Beer, Pizza Haven Docks in Bridgeport

Since its soft opening in August, the brewpub has attracted throngs of beer and pizza fans

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Health & Science

Yale’s Forgotten Master of Mind Control

Yale’s Forgotten Master of Mind Control

In the 1950s and ’60s, Jose Delgado inserted brain chips in humans and animals and controlled them like puppets on invisible strings

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Yale Researchers Study Life-Extending Hormone

Yale Researchers Study Life-Extending Hormone

Most mice start showing signs of aging by 2 years old. These mice didn’t.

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A Night in the Museum

Sep 24, 2016 - Oct 2, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Friday and Saturday.

Gallery on the Green presents “A Night in the Museum” Exhibition plus solo shows by Ruth Jacobson and Michelle Thomas Canton, CT -  Friday, September 2nd through Sunday, October 2nd Fakes?  Forgeries? Come to this fun exhibition and see how member and guest artists create their own take on museum masterpieces.  The solo show by Michelle Thomas is entitled...

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Connecticut Classic Horse Show

Sep 24, 2016 - Sep 25, 2016

Connecticut Classic Horse Show to Benefit Hartford Camp Courant  Rekindling a Decades-Old Partnership June 7, 2016 Hartford, Connecticut – The Connecticut Classic Horse Show (CCHS), a thrilling 5-day $125,000 prize Hunter/Jumper and multi-discipline equestrian event, will be held on September 21st – 25th, 2016 in the beautiful 693-acre Keney Park in Hartford, CT. ...

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2nd Annual Step Up For The Brave Stadium Stair Climb Challenge

Sep 24, 2016

It's climbing for a cause!  Homes for the Brave is excited to announce the 2nd annual Step Up For The Brave Stadium Stair Climb Challenge.  This fun and challenging event will take place Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard, located at 500 Main Street in Bridgeport.  To register, visit www.homesforthebrave.org/stepupforthebrave/   “We...

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Tuck's 13th Birthday Bash

Sep 24, 2016

Come celebrate our store dog Tuck's 13th birthday with us this Saturday! Don't miss the biggest Appalachian Tails event of the year. Live outdoor music, free wine samples from our local vineyard, premium pet food demos, dog care seminar, bouncy house and craft station for kids, raffles, giveaways and special sales. Event is free, and friendly leashed dogs are...

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The Kennedy Center Autism SpectRUN-5k FUN Run/Walk

Sep 24, 2016

The Kennedy Center, Inc. invites you all to the 2nd Annual Autism SpectRUN, a 5K FUN Run/Walk/Stroll! 100% of SpectRUN proceeds go to providing affordable comprehensive programs for children with autism and their families. SHOW YOUR COLORS and SUPPORT THE AUTISM PROJECT by dressing in as many colors as you can; be creative from your head to your toes! *The SpectRUN is not a timed...

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Hartford ComiConn

Sep 24, 2016 - Sep 25, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 2 day(s).

ATTENTION comic book, pop culture, cosplay, and convention fans. Connecticut ComiCONN has joined forces with Altered Reality Entertainment & Hartford Comic Con to form the NEW and IMPROVED Hartford ComiCONN "A Show for the Fans by the Fans!" ™ Connecticut’s BIGGEST comic book and pop culture show! ComiCONN returns for it’s 7th show this September 24th & 25th...

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St Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer

Sep 24, 2016

This September, St. Jude supporters in the Stamford area will join together to participate in the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer, an exciting, family-friendly walk and run to raise money for the children of St. Jude. A 5k throughout the beautiful Harbor Point area along the water, the event will include face painting, a kids zone, live music, tons of food, and much more. The...

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September Exhibit at the Geary Gallery in Darien, CT

Sep 24, 2016 - Sep 30, 2016

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

The Geary Gallery of Darien proudly presents “Impressões de água” (“Impressions of Water”) featuring the stunning waterscapes of Brazilian artist and Riverside, CT resident, Elisabeth Aguiar. Her exhibit runs September 1 – 30. The Geary Gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 576 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT 06820. (203)...

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Artist Academy Jr.

Sep 24, 2016 - Nov 26, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

Hygienic Art Galleries introduces a new program to engage children and families with the arts and their community through story-telling and creative activities led by Hygienic’s new Gallery Manager Sarah McKay with help from other artists. Each Saturday, several books pertaining to creative fun and the impact of the arts will be read to the children. Following the story-time, there...

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New England Landscape Invitational – Society of CT Sculptors

Sep 24, 2016 - Nov 18, 2016

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

Lyme Art Association member artists and select invited artists will be featured in this annual exhibition of landscape paintings from around New England. Works by the Society of CT Sculptors will be on view in all four galleries. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 10 to 5 pm, or by appointment.  

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