Once again we asked Connecticut dentists to whom they would refer a loved one in need of dental care. The results of our latest survey are in, with 360 dentists in 7 categories (we'll be revealing the winners here on July 31). We also take a closer look at how oral care affects your overall health, a new non-opioid alternative for pain relief after oral surgery and an overview of current trends in cosmetic dentistry. Plus: The city of Boston has been called "the hub of the universe"—is Connecticut's big bad neighbor to the north too strong to compete with, or could our proximity reap benefits for our small state?
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Whether you’re looking to redo your home from top to bottom or freshen up one room, Connecticut has home furnishing stores that make it easy. Each one offers in-house interior design services with talented designers on hand to navigate you through myriad choices in not only furniture, but ru…
This & That
Fundraisers, galas, charity balls and other events where people have been seen around the state.
A search for bargains and conscious consumerism is driving the movement across all levels — from thrift-shop dollar bins to high-end designer resellers.
A sip of wine, a sip of beer, a sip of an idea. It’s perhaps the best way to describe the difficult-to-explain Sip Sessions gatherings happening around the state.
When it comes to slavery it's easy to condemn the South, but Connecticut has a harder time facing its own past.
A monthly look at new books with a Connecticut connection.
In a small, nondescript building set back from the road along a strip of industrial warehouses in Waterbury, two brothers and their dad have carved out a successful product line recognized by a growing number of Major League Baseball players: the Tater Bat.
Arriving at Sleeping Giant State Park in Hamden, we notice a lot of yellow caution tape making the place look like a crime scene. And that conclusion isn’t too far off, but the culprit was Mother Nature.
Where & When
The controversial comedian will be performing Aug. 2-3 at Vinnie Brand’s Stress Factory Comedy Club in Bridgeport.
The idea for Passing Through began more than four years ago when Eric Ulloa was so moved by a This American Life NPR podcast that “I pulled my car over to the side of the road where I collapsed crying.”
Get down with these musical performances in honor of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock.
The performance will take place Aug. 4. as part of the festival's Open House day.
Our top picks for events happening around the state this month.
Eat & Drink
When it was announced last fall that Holbrook Farm in Bethel would close, many locals were dismayed. But now a team of local chefs have embraced the challenge of reviving the area gem.
When Chris Pacheco started Seacoast Mushrooms in Mystic four years ago, he found there was hardly any demand for the gourmet fungi he was growing at his new farm.
“I wanted something other than olive oil or butter on the table with bread,” says Stephen Costanzo, chef-owner of Olio in Stamford. “It’s hummus with an Italian flair."
When Joe Gouveia decided to open a vineyard in Wallingford, people thought he was crazy.
The word “authentic” gets thrown around quite a bit in the culinary world.
To step through the doorway is to take a step back in time to old New England.