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Tesla Accelerates Efforts to Sell Cars in Connecticut

Tesla Accelerates Efforts to Sell Cars in Connecticut

Round 2 set between electric carmaker, state car dealers

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Litchfield Distillery Taps New Market

Litchfield Distillery Taps New Market

The new distillery is one of several spirited new businesses that have arrived in the state as the craft distilling movement follows on the heels of craft beer.

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The Mad Bomber of Connecticut

The Mad Bomber of Connecticut

In the 1900s Waterbury’s George Metesky unleashed an explosive reign of terror.

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Arts & Entertainment

Weekend Best Bets: Valentine's specials, with Romeo & Juliet, couples feeding time and Fire & Ice

Weekend Best Bets: Valentine's specials, with Romeo & Juliet, couples feeding time and Fire & Ice

Celebrate a weekend of love with these activities, perfect for couples.

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And Still We Rise: A Visual Conversation on Race & Culture

And Still We Rise: A Visual Conversation on Race & Culture

And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations exhibit highlights story quilts at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich through April 24.

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Weekend Best Bets: Beer & MacChilifest, Iliza Shlesinger & Monster Jam

Weekend Best Bets: Beer & MacChilifest, Iliza Shlesinger & Monster Jam

Kick off Super Bowl Sunday with fun events this weekend, including Iliza Shlesinger at Mohegan Sun Resort Casino, Super Beer Saturday in Ansonia and MacChilifest in Westport

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Style & Design

Sweet Spas: Luxury Hotels Let You Get Away This Valentine's Day

Sweet Spas: Luxury Hotels Let You Get Away This Valentine's Day

Luxury hotels with high-end spas and fine dining let you get away with someone special without going too far.

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One Designer Is Turning Connecticut Road Kill Into Fashion

One Designer Is Turning Connecticut Road Kill Into Fashion

Pamela Paquin is on a mission to turn the casualties of the open road into high fashion.

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George Street Studio Celebrates 40 Years of Community Art

George Street Studio Celebrates 40 Years of Community Art

For four decades, potter Maishe Dickman has been the vital force behind a thriving community arts studio.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
Simply the Best Pizza in Connecticut: Our picks and yours (with map)

Simply the Best Pizza in Connecticut: Our picks and yours (with map)

Connecticut is arguably the gourmet pizza capital of the nation, so here's the scoop on the best pies in the state.

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LeBron James-Backed Blaze Pizza Comes to Storrs

LeBron James-Backed Blaze Pizza Comes to Storrs

The fast-casual pizza joint opened in Storrs in January.

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One Dish: Steak on a Rock

One Dish: Steak on a Rock

We visit Waterbury's Lisboa Restaurant for an up-close look at this classic of Portuguese cuisine.

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Health & Science

Sky High Business: Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Jobs, Patients & More on Rise in CT

Sky High Business: Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Jobs, Patients & More on Rise in CT

Medical marijuana dispensaries, jobs, patients, participating physicians and approved conditions are all on the rise in Connecticut.

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Did Henry VIII have CTE, Same Disease as NFL Players?

Did Henry VIII have CTE, Same Disease as NFL Players?

Yale researchers say head injuries suffered by the legendary monarch likely contributed to his health and behavioral problems later in life.

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A Connecticut Woman’s Tragedy Inspires Breakthroughs in Immunotherapy Cancer Treatment at Yale

A Connecticut Woman’s Tragedy Inspires Breakthroughs in Immunotherapy Cancer Treatment at Yale

Melissa Marottoli, a 26-year-old Guilford native, was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. How she reacted to that news continues to inspire cutting-edge research.

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River Valley Slim-Down Challenge

Feb 12, 2016 - Apr 2, 2016

The River Valley Slim-Down Challenge, now in its fifth year, begins January 9. It combines exercise and nutrition with a sense of competition and a chance to win some big bucks – all with the goal of losing a few pounds as we head into 2016. The River Valley Slim-Down Challenge was created by Donna Scott, CPR, WLS, formerly of IFoundFitness in Deep River, who has recently been named as...

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Pastels class

Feb 12, 2016 - Mar 11, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Friday.

Open to all artists, all levels, interested in learning the basics while developing their own artistic style. Work may be developed from still life or landscape of your preference. Instructor Joann Ballinger. To register for this class, please contact Joann directly at (860) 886-0366 or joannballinger@sbcglobal.net.

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The World and Wardrobe of Hartford’s Iconic G. Fox & Co.’s President

Feb 12, 2016 - Apr 30, 2016

Visitors to The Connecticut Historical Society will be able to enjoy an in-depth examination of the life and wardrobe of Mrs. Beatrice Fox Auerbach, president of Hartford’s once-iconic G. Fox & Co. department store. In addition to being Hartford’s first female president, Mrs. Auerbach was an influential workplace pioneer, far-reaching philanthropist, world-traveler, and natural...

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Sara Walker Nursery School registration is in full swing!

Feb 12, 2016 - Jun 1, 2016

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Community. Caring. Respect. The JCC Sara Walker Nursery School offers preschool programs for children ages 2 to 4 and pre-K, with flexible scheduling and extended days. Set on the spacious, park-like grounds of Temple Sinai in North Stamford, our nursery school is recognized for its outstanding Jewish curriculum, its excellent staff, and its commitment to the highest educational and...

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February Exhibit at the Geary Gallery in Darien, CT

Feb 12, 2016 - Feb 27, 2016

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

The Geary Gallery of Darien proudly presents “Lussier: Poetry en Plein Air” featuring the exquisite outdoor landscapes of New England painter and Connecticut resident, Barbara Lussier. Her exhibit runs February 2 – 27. 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) 655-6633. www.gearygallery.com

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Rock & Roll: A Jewelry Show

Feb 12, 2016 - Mar 25, 2016

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

Rock & Roll: A Jewelry Show at Wesleyan Potters Gallery/Shop, February 10 – March 25, 2016. Jewelry members and teachers have individually interpreted the rock and roll theme to create an innovative assortment of one a kind pieces. If you are looking for a gift for your Valentine, or for someone equally sweet, the Wesleyan Potters Gallery/Shop staff will help you find the perfect...

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Winter Home School Day: Made in CT

Feb 12, 2016

Explore our great state from geology to geography and discover what local products come from CT farms. Learn about the geography of Connecticut, explore the rocks and minerals that are found in CT, see how to turn maple sap into yummy maple syrup and discover what other products come from local farms. Limited enrollment for small group experience. No charge for teachers/chaperones and...

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22nd Annual Train Show

Feb 12, 2016 - Feb 15, 2016

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

The magic returns with the 22nd Annual Train Show.  The family-friendly exhibit, created by train artist Steve Cryan, features more trains, new scenery, and lots of surprises to be found in the fully operational 26-foot model train layout.  Visitors are challenged to complete the I SPY Scavenger Hunt of various objects hidden within the settings while the smaller visitor set can get...

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Spotlighting Shubert’s 100th Anniversary at the New Haven Museum

Feb 12, 2016 - Feb 27, 2016

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

The New Haven Museum is spotlighting one of the Elm City’s most celebrated cultural institutions in “The Nation’s Greatest Hits: 100 Years of New Haven’s Shubert Theatre.” Celebrating the “Golden Age of Theatre,” the exhibition spotlights both the fully polished and the merely promising stars, composers, playwrights, and others who brought glamour,...

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Inside Out Exhibit Opens at the Loft

Feb 12, 2016 - Feb 21, 2016

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

The Loft Gallery opens their next exhibit, Inside Out, on Saturday, January 9th. This unique show features Washington residents, Mark Devlin and Tim Cole. Viewers will note the distinct contrast Mr. Devlin's bold, dramatic oil paintings against the quiet solitude of Mr. Cole's introspective photographs.   Inside Out will run from Saturday, January 9th through Sunday, February...

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40 Under 40: Class of 2016

40 Under 40: Class of 2016

No doubt you'll recognize some of the names and faces here. For those you don't know, you'll surely see and hear more from them before too long.