| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:37 PM
PLAINVILLE — Leaf collection is in full swing but you wouldn't know it from the layers of unraked leaves in many yards, the town's highway superintendent said Wednesday.
"A lot of people are putting off raking. We're in the middle of leaf pickup,...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:15 AM
It's probably wrong, way off base, and totally not even fair, to say that — to some people — Plainville hasn't been a destination spot for dining. After all, there's J Timothy's, and right near that intersection at Main Street there's El Paso,...
| Sep 19, 2013
When Kim Dziubinski first laid the plans for her farm-to-fork restaurant in Branford, one person in her life was a little harder to impress with the news – her 98-year-old grandmother.
"She said, 'You know, Kim, what you're doing, it's nothing...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:27 PM
50 West, 50 West Main Street, Plainville, partners with its neighbor in town, Relic Brewing, for an Oct. 2 beer dinner. Three seatings are available, at 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. The menu includes six courses, paired with five Relic beers.
| Oct 21, 2013
Two of Connecticut's breweries are going "Nano a Nano" with their new collaboration beer, marking the occasion with a release party Oct. 30.
Relic Brewing of Plainville and Beer'd Brewing of Stonington recently partnered to create the Belgian Black...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:35 AM
PLAINVILLE — For someone who stumbled into the costume shop business, Harvey Ricard sure has a heck of a stock.
From the parking lot, Connecticut Stage Supply looks like a modest house converted into a commercial space, but once inside, you go...
| Oct 14, 2013
It's almost impossible to miss the bright red and shiny Toasted truck in Hartford, but if you do, just follow the blasting reggae music. The mobile restaurant selling pressed and toasted sandwiches in Bushnell Park and other greater Hartford stops is a...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:57 AM
It's never been a better time to be a beer lover in Connecticut. In the past few years, breweries, brew pubs and contract brewers have popped up all over the Nutmeg State, bringing a fresh approach to craft beer and giving aficionados several new...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Oktoberfest kicked off in Munich Sept. 21, but you can celebrate the renowned German beer festival without leaving the state. Here's a roundup of events, special food items and beers to mark the occasion.
Carbone's Kitchen, 6 Wintonbury Mall,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Un hombre de 22 años de edad solicitó fotografías sexuales de mujeres jóvenes y las publicó en Internet, junto con fotos de sus ex novias que tomó años atrás, cuando eran menores de edad, informó la policía.
Nicholas O. Olsen de Plainville publicó...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Besides all the hay-riding, corn-mazing, football-watching and apple-fritter-chomping that goes on during the autumn season, fall signifies a blissful time for craft beer aficionados — Oktoberfest lagers, pumpkin ales, chocolate malts, and spicy...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Forget Silly Bandz and slap bracelets. Kids are creating their own trendy accessories with a hot new craft kit called the Rainbow Loom.
The sets, invented by Choon Ng, a former crash safety engineer at Nissan, come with an easy-to-use loom and rubber...