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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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Joan Osborne Acoustic Duo feat. Keith Cotton

Jun 25, 2016

This seven time Grammy Nominee, multi-talented singer/songwriter returns to our Hartford stage. You know her big hit “If God Was One Of Us,” as well as her killer work with the Funk Brothers in the Grammy Award-Winning documentary “Standing in the Shadows of Motown,” and Joan has indicated that she’ll not only be playing favorites from most of her albums but that...

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Bye Bye Birdie

Jun 25, 2016 - Sep 4, 2016

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

Put on a happy face! Army-bound rock star Conrad Birdie's farewell appearance in Sweet Apple, Ohio is the talk of the town. But it's a teenage crisis for new "steadies" Hugo and Kim: she just won the chance to give Birdie one last kiss before boot camp. Kids, parents and show folk collide in the Goodspeed debut of the hip-swiveling musical comedy set at the dawn of the...

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Thunder Down Under at Foxwoods Resort Casino - June 25

Jun 25, 2016

The PERFECT Girl's Night Outback! Australia's HOTTEST Export - Thunder From Down Under - shows off chiseled bodies, seductive dance routines, cheeky humor and boy-next-door charm that you won't be able to resist! Each sexy performer embodies a different female fantasy and brings it to life, turning your wildest dreams into reality. This isn't the type of show you just sit and...

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Lizz Wright

Jun 25, 2016

Lizz Wright is a vocalist of uncommon talent and spirit. Sliding effortlessly between jazz, R&B, gospel, blues and folk, the Georgia-reared singer has built a career centered on her smoky, supple voice and an earthy/ethereal style. Whether singing a beloved jazz standard, a reinterpreted modern pop classic or one of her dynamic originals, Wright’s artistry remains wholly and uniquely...

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The Machine performs Pink Floyd

Jun 25, 2016

For close to 30 years, The Machine has forged reputation of excellence, extending the legacy of Pink Floyd, while creating another legacy all their own selling out theaters, large clubs and casinos across North and Central America, Europe and Asia. They have also appeared at renowned music festivals such as Bonnaroo, Riverbend, Gathering of the Vibes, Buffalo's Artpark, and Germany’s...

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Cedric the Entertainer at Foxwoods Resort Casino

Jun 25, 2016

Charismatic actor/comedian Cedric “The Entertainer” is best known for his many crowd-pleasing performances in such hit films as Barbershop, Be Cool with John Travolta, Madagascar, Intolerable Cruelty with George Clooney, Johnson Family Vacation (the 2004 box office hit in which Cedric was both star and producer), and The Original Kings of Comedy (MTV’S phenomenally successful...

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Comedian Loni Love

Jun 25, 2016

Originally scheduled for early February, Loni Love, one of the most successful female stand-up comedians in the world and host of FOX's daytime hit talk show THE REAL, is set to perform at COMIX Mohegan Sun for three nights, four performances Thursday-Saturday, June 23-25 at 8:00 p.m. and a special “Nasty Show” Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Loni is in demand and loving it. She...

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Our Town

Jun 25, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016

The weekend of June 24 through 26, the Teen Company of New Britain Youth Theater (NBYT) will perform Thornton Wilder’s Our Town at the Hole in the Wall Theater in downtown New Britain. Our Town is a 1938 Pulitzer Prize-winning three-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder. The play tells the story of the fictional American town of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire,...

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Comedian Loni Love 'Nasty Show'

Jun 25, 2016

Originally scheduled for early February, Loni Love, one of the most successful female stand-up comedians in the world and host of FOX's daytime hit talk show THE REAL, is set to perform at COMIX Mohegan Sun for three nights, four performances Thursday-Saturday, June 23-25 at 8:00 p.m. and a special “Nasty Show” Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Loni is in demand and loving it. She...

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Art Start for Preschoolers (Ages 3–5)

Jun 25, 2016 - Aug 30, 2016

This program helps caregivers and young children discover art together in the Museum. Listen to a story and then explore line, shape, color, and other elements of art with teaching artist Margaret Freedman. Margaret has a Master’s degree in Elementary Education and teaches at the Noah Webster House, here at the New Britain Museum of American Art, and in pre-K through 8th grade classrooms...

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