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  • Turkey Out on the Town: Thanksgiving Dinner at Foxwoods

    Turkey Out on the Town:  Thanksgiving Dinner at Foxwoods
    Most Americans spend Thanksgiving with family, but if you're having a low-key celebration or have no plans at all, may we suggest heading to Foxwoods on Turkey Day this year. A handful of the casino's eateries are hosting Thanksgiving dinners...
  • Charlie Murphy takes the stage at Comix at Foxwoods on Dec. 10

    Charlie Murphy takes the stage at Comix at Foxwoods on Dec. 10
    Thrust back into the spotlight in the early '00s by Dave Chappelle, Charlie Murphy has been no strangers to us since. Charlie Murphy is best known for his time on "Chappelle's Show," and for being the older brother of Eddie Myrphy, but he's also acts,...
  • Sarah Silverman performs at MGM Grand Theater on July 6

    Sarah Silverman performs at MGM Grand Theater on July 6
    Presented by Comix at the MGM Grand Theater, Foxwoods will be hosting a comedian who Rolling Stone deemed the most outrageously funny woman alive. Sarah Silverman, an emmy-award winning artist, will send Foxwoods into a fit of laughter when she hits the...
  • Our Picks: Five awesome tribute shows happening this week

    Our Picks: Five awesome tribute shows happening this week
    1) Legends in Concert: Elvis Presley, Celine Dion, Michael Jackson, Ray Charles and The Blues Brothers, $15-$40. Thurs. Fox Theater, Mashantucket. 2) Motown Review, Fri. 9:30 p.m. The Iron Frog Tavern, Simsbury. 3) 7 Bridges-The Ultimate Eagles Tribute,...
  • State Could Allow Online Gambling And Lottery Ticket Sales

    State Could Allow Online Gambling And Lottery Ticket Sales
    Online lottery ticket sales, even online poker, could become a reality if Connecticut lawmakers approve new forms of Internet gambling during next year's legislative session. A U.S. Justice Department ruling issued late last week clears the way for the...
  • Toby Moffett looks like he is winning big lobbying for online gambling, but those Egyptian general clients could be a different kind of wager

    Toby Moffett looks like he is winning big lobbying for online gambling, but those Egyptian general clients could be a different kind of wager
    When you’re a big-time Washington lobbyist like former liberal Connecticut Congressman Toby Moffett, you win some, lose some, and sometimes you just keep taking the money and let others decide how you’re doing. Moffett, for example, is the...
  • Dawes Step Forward While Staring a Few Decades Back

    Dawes Step Forward While Staring a Few Decades Back
    If you've never heard a note played by either Simon Dawes or Dawes, it's understandably very easy to get the two bands mixed up. After all, their names are very similar and lineup-wise, both are almost the same thing. But to Taylor Goldsmith, Simon...
  • Route 2 Bypass Road Opens

    Route 2 bypass road is rolling Its two lanes each way, 64 feet across, and a concrete example of what they call working together and progress in Ledyard. Today public leaders, the D.O.T and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe celebrated the multi-million dollar...
  • Three New Chefs Put Fine Dining On A Roll At Foxwoods

    Three New Chefs Put Fine Dining On A Roll At Foxwoods
    Foxwoods was always bigger, but foodwise, Mohegan Sun cast a large shadow over its nearby casino neighbor. With Michael Jordan's Steak House, Todd English's Tuscany, Jasper White's Summer Shack, SolToro Tequila Grill and many other venues that offered...
  • Oneida tribal tales emerge transformed

    Oneida tribal tales emerge transformed
    THE TOUCHY part of the Oneidas' animated short was depicting how the raccoon, after playing dead, gobbles up all the cute dancing crawfish celebrating his demise. The filmmakers showed the raccoon's feast as a cloud of mayhem. But there were arms...
  • Financial Report Hurts Foxwoods Tribe's Credit

    Financial Report Hurts Foxwoods Tribe's Credit
    Standard & Poor's on Wednesday downgraded the creditworthiness of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, which owns Foxwoods Resort Casino, following disclosures about the severity of the tribe's financial problems. The credit rating agency reduced the tribe's...
  • Casinos Agree To Pay $25 Million To Settle Lawsuit With Connecticut

    The state's two casinos Wednesday offered a little good news for Connecticut, which is facing a two-year, $8.5 billion budget deficit. The two tribes that operate Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun have agreed to pay $25 million in slot revenue to...