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  • Agave Grill Takes To Streets With Food Truck

    Agave Grill Takes To Streets With Food Truck
    Agave Grill has upgraded its wheels. The modern Mexican restaurant, which marks 10 years on Hartford's Allyn Street this year, has a new mobile venture as part of its operations. Enter Agave Canteen, a flashy full-service food truck serving many of...
  • 'Broadway Idiot' Offers a Backstage Pass to Green Day Play

    'Broadway Idiot' Offers a Backstage Pass to Green Day Play
    The point of assembling Broadway Idiot, a new documentary opening on Friday, Nov. 22 at Real Art Ways in Hartford, one quickly realizes, was to get people excited about the newest touring season of American Idiot, the musical, which commenced in Portland,...
  • State Must Smooth Path To School Reform

    Connecticut's conundrum in dealing with its tops-in-the-nation academic achievement gap is summed up by the saga of Bridgeport School Superintendent Paul Vallas. Despite new landmark education reforms, Connecticut can still react antagonistically to...
  • Rodney Laney and Spike Tobin Perform at Waterbury's Shake It Up Comedy Club on Oct. 25

    Rodney Laney and Spike Tobin Perform at Waterbury's Shake It Up Comedy Club on Oct. 25
    There's a new comedy series going on at the Coco Key Water Resort in Waterbury. Now in its second week, the series will feature Rodney Laney (pictured) and Spike Tobin on stage at the Shake It Up Comedy Club at the resort. Laney has performed on the late-...
  • Crime & Punishment: Avon Police Officer Allegedly Sent Inappropriate Messages to His D.A.R.E. Students

    Crime & Punishment: Avon Police Officer Allegedly Sent Inappropriate Messages to His D.A.R.E. Students
    Avon Police Officer Todd Akerley interacted with his D.A.R.E students online and through text messages, and while his communications were not criminal or predatory, the middle-schoolers did find them "weird" and "creepy," according to an internal...
  • Downers Grove, Westmont, Woodridge police blotter: Oct. 22

    Downers Grove, Westmont, Woodridge police blotter: Oct. 22
    The following items were taken from police reports: Downers Grove •A 24-year-old Downers Grove woman was arrested Oct. 14 for trying to steal jewelry from Kohl's on Finley Road. •A 26-year-old Westmont man was arrested on obstruction...
  • Mamoun's Falafel Brings A Piece Of The Middle East To New Haven

    Mamoun's Falafel Brings A Piece Of The Middle East To New Haven
    Mamoun's Falafel should get something like a lifetime achievement award for New Haven restaurants, maybe even an a cappella bar song (“From the Mabrumeh down at Mamoun's...”) to nudge it closer to Pepe’s, Louis’, Claire’s and...
  • Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief

    Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief
    Gregory Beck, a town-employed emergency dispatcher, has been asked by his own party to give up his seat on the Brookfield Board of Education because of a Facebook comment about the Sandy Hook massacre that no one liked. The Newtown Patch website...
  • Connecticut Has Had A Few Mayors That Out-Shame Rob Ford

    Connecticut Has Had A Few Mayors That Out-Shame Rob Ford
    You'd think that Rob Ford, Toronto's crack-smoking-oral-sex-denying-binge-drinking buffoon of a mayor, would be a tough dude to top in any screw-up contest for local politicians. It's true that Ford's antics have provided an insane amount of...
  • Coming Monday, A Broader Way Of Looking At Work

    Think quickly about work in Connecticut. What comes to mind? It's likely jobs and unemployment, the quest to keep the economy humming. That's the biggest issue that all states face, as corporate America presides over a growing surplus of money and a...
  • State's Mills Can Work Magic Again

    In recent years, vacant mill or factory buildings in Norwich, Windsor Locks, Somers and Waterbury were destroyed by fires, sad losses not unknown to many other communities. The message couldn't be clearer: We need to use our remaining mill buildings or...
  • 'Newsies' Heading To Waterbury's Palace

    'Newsies' Heading To Waterbury's Palace
    The Palace Theater in Waterbury has a touring coup. The national tour of the hit and family-centric musical “Newsies” will play the Connecticut theater in October. Specific dates have not been finalized. The engagement is prior to the show&...