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  • Breast Cancer Awareness Events: Education And Detection

    Breast Cancer Awareness Events: Education And Detection
    Premium Outlets Pink Promotion Sunday, Oct. 13: Representatives from Komen Connecticut will be at the Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets' center courtyard at Gap Outlet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., to answer questions regarding breast health and the...
  • New Storrs Center Showcases Smart Growth

    The University of Connecticut was placed in an ideal spot for its original 19th-century purpose, an agricultural school. But as it evolved into a multi-faceted research university, the location became something of a challenge. There wasn't much decent...
  • 30 Cool Places to Visit in Greater Hartford

    30 Cool Places to Visit in Greater Hartford
    Even if you never leave the county, there are plenty of opportunities to simulate world travel, time travel, or just have a pleasant getaway inside or near the city of Hartford. This is by no means a complete list, but many of the attractions here are...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • West Hartford Grand List Grows By 0.23 Percent

    The 2012 grand list of taxable property shows an increase of 0.23 percent, or $13.56 million, over the 2011 list for a total of $5.89 billion. The assessed value of personal property in town increased the most - $4.53 million, or 2.8 percent, for a...
  • Our Picks: The Last Holiday Roundup!

    Our Picks: The Last Holiday Roundup!
    You have to take Grammy and Pop-Pop somewhere. Or maybe you're still a gift or two short. Here are a few Christmas-esque ways to get you out of the house. Holiday Exhibit and Sale, Blue Back Square, 59 Memorial Road, West Hartford, Through Dec. 23....
  • Whale Weekly

    After a rough weekend, the Connecticut Whale return to the ice Wednesday night against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The Whale was winless in three games over the weekend, losing to Providence, Syracuse and Springfield. Connecticut is 9-9-2-0, good for...
  • The 17th Annual Jewish Film Festival Makes Its Way Around Area Cinemas

    The 17th Annual Jewish Film Festival Makes Its Way Around Area Cinemas
    17th Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Fest April 4-15, hjff.org.   Two documentaries are the highlights at the 17th Annual Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival, which will be bringing 21 films related to Jewish culture and history to theaters...
  • Our Picks: Ton of Holiday Stuff Around Hartford!

    Our Picks: Ton of Holiday Stuff Around Hartford!
    Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Joyous Kwanzaa. (Now that that's out of the way, get out and do stuff, Grinchy.) The Nutcracker: Military Edition: Carol Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities, Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, (860)...
  • Connecticut's Sushi Renaissance: Where to Get Great Sushi Around Hartford & New Haven

    Connecticut's Sushi Renaissance: Where to Get Great Sushi Around Hartford & New Haven
    Connecticut is experiencing a Japanese renaissance. That's easy to see in greater Hartford, where a Hibachi restaurant just moved into Prospect Plaza, Umi in Blue Back Square has brought conveyor belt sushi to the region, and the line at Ichiban was...
  • Hartford Magazine Pink Party Postponed to Friday, Oct. 5th

    Hartford Magazine Pink Party Postponed to Friday, Oct. 5th
    Hartford Magazine's Pink Party, originally scheduled for tonight, has been postponed due to rain.  The party will now be held tomorrow evening, Friday, October 5th, from 5:30-7:30pm in West Hartford's Blue Back Square.  Some info about the event...  ...
  • Creative Bachelor and Bachelorette Party Ideas

    Creative Bachelor and Bachelorette Party Ideas
    The “last night out” before the wedding day is a time-honored tradition. But not every bride and groom wants a night full of shots and scantily-clad dancers. Here are some more creative ways to celebrate impending nuptials. FOR THE GUYS...