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PLAINFIELD — A local man is facing abuse charges over a 5-month-old baby who was admitted to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford with serious injuries this summer, police said. Sean Holmes, 38, was charged on a warrant with first degree assault and risk of bodily harm to a minor. He was arrested at his …

Beauty & Essex, a neo-American style restaurant with locations in New York, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, will open at Mohegan Sun in fall 2023, the casino announced Thursday. Tao Group Hospitality’s 11,000 square foot restaurant will be located in the Casino of the Sky near Starbucks. TAO Mohegan Sun, from the same group, opened …

My father was not a great man. He didn’t toil over test tubes in a lab to find a cure for a horrible disease like great men do. My father did not explore distant continents or travel through space on a rocket like the great men who circumnavigated the earth and walked on the surface …

Simon Property Group and other investors have reportedly completed the transfer of the Crystal Mall to lenders, rather than repaying $81million owed on a commercial mortgage secured by the Waterford Mall. CoStar reported last week that a commercial mortgage-backed title for the Crystal Mall is now under the supervision of a “special services” company called …

West Hartford is one of Connecticut’s top destinations for foodies, there are hundreds of varied restaurants serving every cuisine you can think of. Sadly there is one less place to enjoy good food right now, and that came as a surprise. JAR + Bar (Just Another Restaurant) was located at 179 Park Road until last …

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marlboro maker Altria has a new partner in its effort to bring a heatless cigarette to the U.S. market, a week after it struck a similar deal with its sister company, Philip Morris International. Altria announced Thursday that it is launching a new venture with Japan Tobacco to market cigarette alternatives developed …

Rabih Zahr, Muhammed Zahr and Hussein Kdouh, Metro Detroit franchisees of Cousins ​​Maine Lobster food truck, are expanding and adding a second truck. The unveiling of the second truck will take place Friday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Boardwalk Marketplace, 21400 Michigan Ave. in Dearborn, in a former Andiamo location. The franchisees launched …

DALLAS (AP) _ Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC) reported third-quarter earnings of $131 million on Thursday. On a per share basis, the Dallas-based company reported net income of $1.16. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $1.44 per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of seven analysts polled by Zacks Investment …

Bear attack? Wolves? Rabid raccoons? Yeah, I would be afraid to meet one of these animals in the wild. But I was terrified of a bug in my bathroom this morning. House centipedes are the only insect in Connecticut that makes me scream like a kid. Have you ever had a climb on your toes …

HARTFORD, CT – We’re taking a slightly different approach to finding our hidden Connecticut gem this time around. It’s sort of at the XL Center in Hartford, but you have to go through a hall of fame in Milwaukee first, and then the web. But it could be a must-have acquisition for hockey fans in …

When the leaves fall and the nights get shorter, there’s something spooky in the air. For some, it’s the coldness of winter coming, reminding everyone that the holiday season is approaching. Others decide to celebrate in the moment, with a little whimsy, a touch of campy horror, and October-specific fun. Whether you want to get …

Connecticut’s “Blue Laws” were a list of pre-revolutionary statutes from the Connecticut General Court of 1650 and the Colony of New Haven’s 1655 Code of Laws, according to connecticuthistory.org. They were meant to hold the audience to strict moral guidelines and were often punished severely if broken. However, over time and beginning in 1902, these …

Scheduling could be the next labor battleground for employers./Photograph courtesy of Shutterstock. On Thursday, &Pizza CEO and co-founder Michael Lastoria made the case for giving workers more predictable schedules, stating his No. 1 rule: “Don’t be a dick.” Lastoria was speaking at a panel hosted by U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and Rep. Rosa …

The iconic Dream Away Lodge in Becket is under new ownership. Photo by Jeff Fay. Beckett— The Dream Away Lodge, located at 1342 County Rd., will reopen with new owners in April. The lodge, which operates on a 200-plus-year-old farm, has a heritage that stretches back over 90 years, from its founder Mamma Maria Frasca …

October 1, 2022Updated: October 1, 2022 02:47 FILE – Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins talks to the media as he arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, June 23, 2022. Latvians will vote on Saturday October 1 in a general election which has been considerably influenced by neighboring Russia’s attack on Ukraine, the political disintegration …

TOKYO (AP) — Friend or foe? Or both? On the streets of Tokyo and Beijing, relations between Japan and China remain complicated and often contradictory, 50 years after the normalization of relations between the two Asian countries as part of the process that brought communist China into the fold. international. Chinese state media and school …

Claire’s Corner Copia, one of New Haven’s few vegetarian restaurants, celebrated its 47th anniversary with a day of festivities Benjamin Hernández 10:28 p.m., September 26, 2022 Benjamin Hernandez, collaborating photographer Copy of Claire’s Corner celebrated his 47th birthday on September 25 with events throughout the day, including visits from Connecticut artists and raffles. Yale University’s …

Bob Stefanowski moved from foot to foot on stage in the Westport library, agitated against fellow Republican, US Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, for generating a new round of unwanted stories about the GOP desires to restrict abortion. Stefanowski’s efforts to neutralize abortion and gun control in his campaign to unseat Governor Ned Lamont …

Tehran, Iran (AP) – Iranian state television has suggested the death toll from protests over the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody has risen to more than two dozen, without providing further details. as the unrest continues. An Iranian state television presenter suggested the death toll in mass protests could reach 26 on …

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks mostly fell on Wednesday as investors eagerly awaited a widely expected interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve as it strives to squash deepest inflation. high for decades. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 1.4% to end at 27,313.13. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 fell 1.6% to 6,700.20. The South Korean Kospi …

CONNECTICUT — In case you didn’t know, comedian and podcast host Joe Rogan doesn’t care much about Connecticut. Connecticut appeared on September 7 from Rogan when comedian/actor Sam Morril recounted his experience at the Bijou Theater in Bridgeport. The venue was nice, but the crowds, not so much, he said. “I did a gig there …

Everyone can agree that one of the most popular foods in the world, in the United States and in New Jersey is Italian cuisine. Everyone enjoys a good Italian meal and going out for Italian is always a fun and delicious night out. We have fantastic Italian restaurants around the Jersey Shore, but love food …

LA Galaxy (11-11-7, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC (9-14-7, 11th in the Western Conference) Vancouver, British Columbia; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Los Angeles +142, Vancouver +166, Draw +261; over/under is 2.5 goals BOTTOM LINE: The LA Galaxy visit the Vancouver Whitecaps after going one game in three straight …

September 11, 2022 New York Yankees pitcher Aroldis Chapman (54) throws in the ninth inning of the team’s baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, August 19, 2022 in New York City. The Blue Jays won 4-0. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger) Adam Hunger/Associated Press The Hartford Yard Goats’ final home game of the regular …

When you’re craving something tasty, seaweed might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But UConn researchers and extension educators want to change that. A UConn Extension team at the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources and Connecticut Sea Grant is using innovative research and community outreach to help make this new …

Nora Grace Flood Photo Drivers and supporters in front of the town hall on Wednesday. Drivers across the state took off from behind the wheel Wednesday to drive through New Haven to demand better benefits, wages and protections from ride-sharing companies like Uber. The drivers, who work primarily for Uber — but also for apps …

September 5, 2022Updated: September 5, 2022 5:59 p.m. Tom Grill – Getty Images Mr. Beast is a Youtube content creator with over 100 million subscribers, known for his “over the top stunts and charitable efforts”. Now, he’s partnered with the “Virtual Dining Endeavors” company to bring his virtual restaurant brand, Mr. Beast Burger, to multiple …

Four years after signing a lease for a space in Copiague, Root + Branch Brewing opened the taproom of its gleaming new brewery in July. Located in a building under the Copiague Long Island Railroad tracks, the bar features a bright and airy indoor bar with plenty of seating as well as a large outdoor …

MONROE, CT — Flames, a new restaurant at 262 Main St., opened for the first time on July 16, but guests mingled over appetizers at a celebration of its official grand opening Thursday night. Meta “Michael” Rugova, who previously co-owned two restaurants including Mulino’s of Connecticut in Fairfield, now owns Flames, marking the first time …

The recent Supreme Court decision in Dobbs V. Jackson Women’s Health Organization – the decision that overturned Roe v. Wade – violates our inherent right to bodily autonomy. As a 20-year-old woman, this new reality is downright terrifying. Despite this tragic shift in federal policy, Connecticut has been on the front lines of this issue, …

August 28, 2022Updated: August 28, 2022 3:58 p.m. This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of5Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws against the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game on Sunday Aug. 28, 2022 in Houston.David J. Phillip/APShow moreShow less 2of5Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin …

After several days of sunshine, the National Weather Service said “strong to severe” thunderstorms could impact Connecticut on Friday. Clouds are expected to increase in the morning, peaking in the mid-80s. Rain is expected to begin late morning through early afternoon and continue through early evening, the weather service said. . “Scattered thunderstorms are expected …

One day in 1971, 16-year-old Edward Koleszar received a call from his brother, a short-lived cook at Duchess’s restaurant on Post Road in Fairfield. They were understaffed and needed help right away. He showed up that day and spent the next 49 years with the chain, including stops in Norwalk, Stratford and Darien before running …

The Mayflower Inn & Spa, Auberge Resorts Collection and its rear garden. ©Serge Detalle On Thursday afternoons, a cart is set up near the croquet lawn offering glasses of rosé to guests about to try out their mallet/wicket skills, a very civilized way to start a long weekend at the Mayflower Inn & Spa, Auberge …

August 18, 2022Updated: August 18, 2022 11:33 a.m. This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate The Blind Rhino, with locations in South Norwalk and Black Rock, is part of the lineup of restaurants for the upcoming National Buffalo Wing Festival in Buffalo, NY The laid-back sports bar, known for its …

What’s so great about the Garden State? How about coming in second for the best places to live in the whole country? This is where New Jersey placed itself in a recent Wallethub survey. The purpose of the survey was to help people find the best and most affordable place possible by comparing the 50 …

The Kansas-based company that built the Cessna 560XL that crashed in Farmington in 2021, killing four people, knew at least five years earlier that the plane lacked a parking brake warning system, which which had been a factor in other crashes, according to federal documents. But Textron Aviation did not act on recommendations to improve …

Almost every New Jersey owned-and-operated restaurant, as well as many New Jersey businesses, has faced monumental issues with the pandemic, supply shortages and increased costs due to inflation, fuel prices and major personnel issues. Because of these obstacles, most small restaurants and family restaurants are literally hanging by a thread. If they didn’t have enough …

August 5, 2022Updated: August 5, 2022 2:18 p.m. This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of8Eduardo Sanchez slices a freshly baked chilli and sausage pizza on opening day of Riko’s Pizza in Stamford, Conn. on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Riko’s Pizza opened a new location at the 2010 West Main …

Although breakfast is the most important meal of the day, the way it’s offered seems to be a point of contention on a restaurant’s Facebook page. On Monday, Cracker Barrel proudly announced on Facebook that it now offers Impossible Sausage, a plant-based meatless breakfast patty, as an option on its Build Your Own Breakfast menu. …

Posted in Massachusetts August 02, 2022 by Melissa Mahoney Whether you call it home or are just visiting, seeing a welcome sign to Massachusetts may very well be the best sight in the world. After all, this state has so much to offer in terms of scenery, attractions, history, restaurants, …

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – What makes Philadelphia a foodie city? The city is home to several farms and artisan food producers. You can visit the covered Rittenhouse Square Farmer’s Market or head to the suburbs to find pumpkins, strawberries or flowers to pick yourself in the warmer months. Why is Philadelphia a world-class food …

A Mystic restaurant is one of Wine Enthusiast’s “Forward 50” for 2022, honoring 50 destinations across the country with unique wine programs. Shipwright’s Daughter, located at Whaler’s Inn, was the only Connecticut restaurant on Wine Enthusiast’s list. “The 50 restaurants listed here are simply our favorite restaurants right now that are doing things a little …

Litchfield’s Jim Simoncelli reacts to missing a putt during the Bill Brakeman/Jean Murphy Memorial Golf Classic. Looking up is Mike Smith of Litchfield. John McKenna Republican-American LITCHFIELD Fundraising for the Possum Queen Foundation has become a year-round endeavor beyond the New Year’s Eve extravaganza hosted by the foundation’s board. The need to raise funds to …

The UConn men’s basketball team will be duck hunting on Thanksgiving Day. The Huskies will play their Phil Knight Invitational opener against Oregon on Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. The game will be televised on ESPN2. Alabama and Michigan will face off in Game 2 of the doubleheader …

July 23, 2022Updated: July 23, 2022, 3:05 p.m. This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of6Kelvin Vickers, 21, left, is arraigned in Rochester City Court in Rochester, NY on Saturday, July 23, 2022. Vickers is charged in the shooting death of a police officer in Rochester. (Tina MacIntyre-Yee/Democrat and column …

Maria Conlon and Ashley Battle met as pre-teens playing basketball on the AAU circuit in the 1990s. Long before they were teammates in UConn women’s basketball, they competed, traveled across the country for tournaments, became friends through shared flights and hotel stays. The two helped the Huskies win three national championships from 2002 to 2004. …

Hi there. I’m back with your new copy of the Essex-Chester-Deep River Daily. Keep reading for everything you need to know about what’s happening in town these days. First, today’s weather forecast: Wet with sun and clouds. High: 85 Low: 70. Here are the top three stories from today in the Essex-Chester-Deep River: If you …

NORTH HAVEN, CT – (From Sisk Brothers Funeral Home): Peter J. Keveney, 62, who befriended many people over a long career in the restoration, died June 26 at his North Haven home. Pete, who showed great strength battling two major cancers over the past two years, was the son of the late Carolyn (Olive) Keveney …

An area of ​​downtown Hartford is undergoing a much-needed transformation thanks to a state grant. The State of Connecticut is taking the first step in making downtown Hartford more attractive by transforming a run-down area, between North Crossing and the Clay Arsenal neighborhood, into a bustling sport filled with restaurants, mixed-use housing and shops. Governor …

New Orleans is a seafood city, but one shellfish dish isn’t readily available in Crescent City: the lobster roll. Joel Griffin changes that with his pop-up, Joel’s Lobster Rolls. This pop-up sits in Uptown spots serving the New England staple, tasty lobster on buttered bread. Griffin, a Connecticut native, moved to New Orleans five years …

Sailfest has returned to New London after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Local restaurants and vendors said the event was crucial for revenue. NEW LONDON, Conn. — Sailfest returns to New London this weekend after the event was canceled the previous two years due to the pandemic. Local restaurants and vendors say the …

WASHINGTON (AP) — A strong hiring report for June eased fears that the U.S. economy is on the verge of a recession — and highlighted the resilience of the nation’s labor market. Yet the figures the government released on Friday also highlighted the stark divide between a healthy labor market and the rest of the …

(WTNH) – If you’re planning your summer vacation, or even a vacation later in the year, renting a home might be your best option. Locals rent their homes on Airbnb, and they might be cheaper than hotels under certain circumstances. If you’re coming to Connecticut for a vacation or looking to stay in Connecticut for …

MILFORD, CT —A home just minutes from downtown Milford has recently come on the market. Darina Place home is being sold as is. Address: 31 Darina Pl, Milford, CT Price: $325,000 Square feet: 1369 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Listing Description: Explore Milford Town Centre! This home’s location is a commuter’s delight! Short walk to the …

by Lily Osgan and Ryan Podber, Interns, GHS Class of 2022 For coffee lovers in Greenwich, the options are endless. Lately, it seems cafes have popped up on every corner. Here are five of our favorites. Gregories Gregory’s Coffee is a Manhattan-based chain owned by Gregory Zamfotis, with a location on Greenwich Avenue. We met …

BERLIN (AP) – The rust-colored tower rising from an industrial site near the banks of the River Spree in Berlin looks nothing like the sleek bottles the Germans use for coffee, but its purpose is similar: to supply some warmth throughout the day, especially when it’s cold outside. With a height of 45 meters (almost …

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (AP) — As their leaders negotiated with management on Tuesday, Atlantic City casino workers braced for the possibility that those talks could fail and the union could go on strike Friday morning. Local Union 54 of the Unite Here union was due to negotiate with Hard Rock on Tuesday, with talks scheduled …

One of our city’s greatest economic engines just got a makeover, paving the way for more arts and culture in the great city of Ridgefield! Congratulations to The Ridgefield Playhouse, its leader for more than two decades, Allison Stockel! Yes – the first major renovation since the theater opened in 2000, The Ridgefield Playhouse is …

Despite high gas prices and rising inflation rates, tourists are still expected to flock to Bucks County this summer. Tourism may not be at its pre-pandemic peak, but county hotel occupancy rates have seen positive growth throughout 2022 — a trend COO Paul Bencivengo of Visit Bucks County, expects it to continue through the summer. …

As the cost of travel and pretty much everything else hits historic highs, Avelo Airlines is offering a 50% discount on its nonstop flights between Fort Lauderdale and Connecticut’s Tweed-New Haven (HVN) Airport, providing a convenient gateway and affordable to the New York and New England areas. Floridians traveling to Connecticut can save on flights …

If you love pizza, you’re not alone. A few years ago, at the request of the California Pizza Kitchen chain, the Harris Poll conducted a survey of attitudes toward pizza among more than 2,000 American adults. The study found that, if they could only eat one food for the rest of their lives, 21% of …

June 16 celebrations are taking place across all five boroughs and the tri-state area this weekend in honor of the recently recognized federal holiday. June 19 marks the day in 1865 that the Emancipation Proclamation was brought to the slaves of Texas – more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln issued it. This year …

Food The big changes come courtesy of Mexico City-born chef Dantón Valle, reflecting his culinary training and European-style heritage. Ocean House counts none other than Taylor Swift among its notable neighbors at Tony Watch Hill. Courtesy of Ocean House As grand dames of the Gilded Age, the resort town of Ocean House on the Rhode …

Want to get from Connecticut to LaGuardia Airport faster? Delta Airlines has a flight for that – and it has quietly unveiled a new route from Bradley International Airport to do just that. Service will begin daily from September 6 and will be Delta’s shortest route at 101 miles. Travel blog The Points Guy reports …

The capital celebrated the second day of the Hartford Festival of Taste on Saturday with more than 25 different restaurants and cultures to choose from. It’s a festival that’s coming to downtown Hartford for the first time in 20 years and works to support Connecticut Foodshare as well as many small businesses in the Greater …

Summer brings beach vacations, lakeside camping and family barbecues; it also ushers in the good times for feasting on seafood. Glazed oyster shooters, lobster rolls, and clam pastries can make you feel like you’re on vacation, wherever you are. Luckily, you don’t have to go to the ocean to enjoy fresh seafood, because there’s bound …

Two months after its grand opening, The Mercantile is already becoming an iconic restaurant in downtown Worcester. Since the restaurant opened on April 4, it has been constantly busy, filling up within 30 minutes of letting customers through the doors, even on weekdays, according to staff. Employees have even overheard conversations among strangers about their …

The Hartford Taste Festival is coming soon and it’s a chance for people here and abroad to enjoy what the capital has to offer. Here’s your guide to everything you need to know about the Hartford Taste Festival in Connecticut. What is the Hartford Taste Festival? It’s a celebration of restaurants in the capital, as …

MILFORD, CT (WFSB) – Just in time for the hot summer days, this is an opportunity to hit the Connecticut coastline in style and have some fun. “This is where you want to be. It’s summer, when you have a band, when you want to party, this is the place,” said Colin Caplan of Pedal …

The ParkConneCT program, which provides free shuttles and enhanced transit to many state parks and beaches during the summer, returns this year, with the addition of free buses for the rest of the year. Launched last year to increase access and encourage residents to explore Connecticut’s recreational opportunities, the ParkConneCT program provides free transportation to …

LobsterCraft’s Fairfield location is now open, and Mike Harden’s brand of lobster rolls continues to expand outside of Connecticut, with new restaurants opening in Florida and Rhode Island. To celebrate its 10th anniversary this year, all LobsterCraft locations will be offering 10% off the “Coastal Roll”, its flagship hot buttered lobster roll. The promotion is …

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly down on Thursday after notes from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting confirmed expectations for further interest rate hikes, but held no surprises for investors. . Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney fell while the Shanghai and Southeast Asian markets rose. Oil prices have risen. Investors are concerned about …

NEW HAVEN — The city’s tax rate will drop by $3,000 as part of the $633.17 million budget for the 2022-2023 fiscal year approved by the Board of Alders, but many homeowners’ tax bills will increase further due to the revaluation The budget, which increases spending by 4.42% over the current year, will give the …

With temperatures expected in the 90s inland in Connecticut and in the 80s along the coastline, many people could flock to shore for relief. People who live and work in Old Saybrook prepare for the Memorial Day weekend crowds. “There are going to be boaters, people walking on the road, eating outside, it’s going to …

As the owner of a Bridgeport-area shopping mall seeks buyers, Danbury Fair’s lines up a new $185million mortgage on the property – a vote of confidence given the multiple vacancies it doesn’t have still satisfied in its range of stores. Macerich is among the top 10 retail operators nationwide, managing approximately 48 million square feet …

SrdjanPav / iStock.com Have you recently noticed an increase in the prices of restaurant meals and takeout? The recent Consumer Price Index report showed that “out-of-home food” – which includes take-out, full-service meals and food served at employee sites and at school – has increased by 7.2% over the past 12 months. Full-service meals alone …

Downtown Milwaukee will be under a limited curfew for the rest of the weekend and a huge watch party scheduled for Sunday has been canceled after 21 people were injured in three separate shootings near an entertainment district where thousands of people gathered for an NBA playoff game. In one of Friday night’s shootings, 17 …

The Rocket Pizza location at 1213 Morehead St. had been open for less than a year. Alex Cason Photography CharlotteFive Charlotte has seen its share of businesses close in 2022 — particularly restaurants, which have suffered the lingering effects of COVID-19, including rising food and rent costs, and staffing shortages. Longtime devotees and newcomers have …

Several restaurants in downtown Mystic cannot open Tuesday, following a water main break Monday night. Aquarion Water Company announced that approximately 48 of its Mystic customers are on a precautionary boil water advisory. Water samples are taken on Tuesday, with results expected 24 hours later, according to the water company. Representatives from the Ledge Light …

A historic week in more ways than one in Connecticut as record revenues continue to flow into our state in the form of tax revenue and, in the near term, federal pandemic funds. We can now expect one of the biggest rounds of tax cuts in history. NBC Connecticut’s Mike Hydeck spoke with Senate Pro …

With Mother’s Day weekend shaping up to be busy for businesses and the state seeing a slow but steady rise in cases, restaurant owners tell us COVID-19 remains at the forefront. There’s a sizzling appetite to celebrate mothers this weekend at Rooster Company in Newington. “It’s one of the busiest, except probably on Thanksgiving eve,” …

A summer counselor job at Groton Parks and Recreation was one of the most popular summer gigs in town, the program supervisor said, with positions normally filling in March. This year is different. “It’s a little worrying because I just reopened the post. Where that usually never happens. It’s usually open for about three or …

Israel’s loud Independence Day celebrations will be a little quieter this year. Although fireworks are generally a mainstay of parties across the country, this year many twinkling but loud displays have been canceled due to concerns from some military veterans who say the crackle and popping add to the horrors of the battle, especially for …

NEW YORK (AP) — As COVID-19 ravaged New York City, residents wary of viruses locked down in indoor public places poured out onto streets, sidewalks and parks. They dined with friends in outdoor cabanas hastily erected by restaurants, and attended health classes, concerts and even therapy sessions on streets closed to traffic. Now that the …

A Hartford man has pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge and admitted to violating his parole conditions after he was pulled over for speeding last summer and found with a gun, the authorities said. federal authorities. Andre Hudson, 43, pleaded guilty Thursday to unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, the U.S. Attorney’s …

The mothers in your life deserve a special day, and these Connecticut restaurants have memorable Mother’s Day menus for brunch and dinner. All events are on May 9, unless otherwise stated. At Bernard’s in Ridgefield hosts both brunch and dinner. A $70 prix fixe brunch menu is available between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., with …

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The recent appearance of two cruise ships in New London has raised hopes that Connecticut could benefit from the return of an industry decimated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The two ships, which were part of American Queen Voyages, were touring the East Coast and Canada and were the first cruise …

OLD SAYBROOK – After finishing a dish of scallops with cucumber and kelp salad and a white chocolate cream dessert topped with candied kelp at Liv’s Oyster Bar on Thursday night, Jessica Hampton was ready to try the Shark Bait cocktail – too infused with the sea-grown vegetable. “It smells so refreshing,” she said before …

WILTON, CT – Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8 is still weeks away, but if you’re planning to treat your mom to brunch or dinner out, reservations can fill up quickly in Wilton as the nation nears the most normal celebration of moms since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Local restaurants in the Wilton …

Do you know that restaurant you wanted to try but couldn’t find the time? Now is the time, because Jersey Shore Restaurant Week begins Friday, April 22 and ends May 1. The annual Monmouth and Ocean County Meals Celebration features more than 50 restaurants, which will serve three-course prix fixe menus. Here’s what you need …

GREENVILLE, SC (AP) — It was May 2020 when Dan Weidenbenner consulted with his fellow Mill Village Farmsboard members and they decided to move their annual fundraiser to a virtual format. The COVID-19 pandemic was raging, and organizers felt it was a way to maintain the momentum of their efforts in the community while giving …

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The mass shooting that police say was a shootout between rival gangs that left six people dead and 12 injured earlier this month rocked downtown California’s capital — and created a another challenge for a city trying to redefine itself as a destination for more than government workers. In recent years, …

By CATHY DYSON The Free Lance-Star It was the snakebite story shared around the world. Or so it felt to Rachel Myrick, who was bitten by a poisonous snake more than 4½ years ago in the lobby of a restaurant in Spotsylvania County. The “crazy story”, as she called it, was shared by news outlets …

For a second year, the Sugar Kelp Cooperative is partnering with local restaurants, breweries, distilleries and cafes in Connecticut and Rhode Island to celebrate the harvest of locally grown sugar kelp. The promotion, which runs from April 20 through May 1, highlights Connecticut’s native seaweed in restaurant dishes, baked goods, beers and cocktails. A growing …

NCAA Women’s Final Four fans left town Monday after a resounding victory in South Carolina and a full weekend of activity that brought the party back to the streets of downtown Minneapolis. “It was our opportunity, and we took advantage of it. It really came at the right time,” said Steve Cramer, CEO and chairman …

ANSONIA – Crave, which was a staple of the Ansonia restaurant scene for over a decade, is no more. Owner Libby Meissner took a gamble and relaunched her restaurant, now known as Uptown Bar and Eatery, dispensing with everything that made Crave a much-loved hotspot on the local food scene. The nachos are out, but …

Buoyed by the rebound in the hospitality sector, Connecticut exited 2021 with one of the best-performing economies in the nation, but ranked in the bottom third when considering economic output for the full year, according to the data. The Bureau of Economic Analysis reports a 7.7% increase in Connecticut’s gross domestic product in the fourth …

Miller’s Famous Sandwichesthe iconic Rhode Island-based franchise, known for its signature Roast Beef and variety of other sandwich options, is eyeing Connecticut for its next wave of expansion. Although franchise agreements have yet to be signed, Miller’s Famous Sandwiches plans to open 2-3 new restaurants in each of four target markets, including Bridgeport, Hartford, New …

The heartbreaking scenes of despair among Ukrainian refugees bring back painful memories for Nieda Abbas. “When I see the kids and the mothers leaving and out on the streets, that’s exactly what we’ve been through,” she told NBC Connecticut’s Heidi Voight. Abbas is a war refugee in Iraq. The owner of three restaurants in Baghdad, …

“Come with me and be immortal.” Those words would normally sound very inviting, but when the Candyman said them to Helen Lyle (played by Virginia Madsen) in the 1992 movie “Candyman,” he was trying to convince her to give up her life. Tony Todd is best known for playing Daniel Robitaille, aka Candyman, in the …

Easier mail-in voting and an alfresco dining option at restaurants — two public health ideas adopted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic — are set to be extended after allowing the House of Representatives to the state on Wednesday. The House voted 126 to 16 in favor of a bill that includes the broad …

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea experienced its deadliest day of the pandemic on Tuesday, with 293 deaths reported in the past 24 hours, as the country grapples with a record rise in coronavirus infections. coronavirus caused by the rapidly evolving omicron variant. The 1,196 patients infected with the virus in serious or critical …

After being canceled two years in a row due to the pandemic, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade is back in New Haven. “Oh my God, so excited,” parade chair Joanne Conlan said. She and city officials announced the return of the parade last month, highlighting declining COVID numbers and the safety of outdoor events. “And …

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A local casino company along with several other Las Vegas-area properties kicked off a $750 million project Friday to build a 200-room hotel tower and casino in a growing residential and commercial district in the southwest of the city. Red Rock Resorts employees and leaders, including Company President and CEO Frank …

For decades, Connecticut suffered from sluggish economic growth and the resulting fiscal problems. The causes, it is said, are diverse: an aging population, the absence of a home town, emigration to other states and, of course, excessive regulation. Over the past decade we’ve had some real-world experience on the causes and, it turns out, over-regulation …

NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Avelo Airlines is adding three new popular leisure and business destinations from Southern Connecticut as it exceeds 100,000 passengers at the most convenient airport in the state – Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN). From the end of May, Avelo will add an exclusive non-stop service between HVN and …

WESTPORT — Residents will be able to satisfy their sweet and savory breakfast cravings this summer as The Original Pancake House prepares to open on Main Street. The new restaurant will be at 33-51 Main St., the space previously occupied by Boca Restaurant. Creperie owner Blake Williams said he and his business partner had been …

After quitting alcohol in 2019, Wilton resident Brian Miller wanted to drink more than seltzer water and lime on a Friday night. Experimenting with different formulas to create non-alcoholic whiskey, Miller successfully developed one that would lay the foundation for Seir Hill, a company specializing in non-alcoholic spirit alternatives. “The world is kind of spoiled …

WASHINGTON (AP) — State attorneys general have launched a nationwide investigation into TikTok and its possible harmful effects on the mental health of young users, expanding government scrutiny of the wildly popular video platform. The investigation was announced Wednesday by a number of states led by California, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, Tennessee and …

March 1, 2022Updated: March 1, 2022 02:03 1of6People walk as traffic builds up as the government places the capital on the lowest rung of a five-stage pandemic alert system on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, in Quezon City, Philippines. Traffic jams and outdoor crowds were back in the Philippine capital and 38 other cities and provinces …

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban forces have arrested dozens of criminals, kidnappers and smugglers during operations across Kabul, a Taliban government spokesman said Sunday. Demining operations started two days ago in the capital and neighboring provinces and will continue, Zabiullah Mujahid told a press conference. The aim was to collect weapons and arrest suspects, he …

CHICAGO (AP) — A man convicted of a 1968 gang-related murder in Chicago who once told members of the Illinois Prisoner Review Board to “hustle” has been granted parole. Namor Smith, 74, was granted parole on Thursday by the commission after a 12-3 vote. At Smith’s last previous hearing in 2019, the board voted 3-10 …

February 23, 2022Updated: February 23, 2022 5:57 p.m. MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — A West Texas man pleaded guilty Wednesday to hate crime charges stemming from his March 2020 stabbing attack on an Asian family at a warehouse, officials said. Jose Gomez III, 21, of Midland, Texas, pleaded guilty to three counts of hate crimes for …

EDMONTON – Justin Sourdif scored two goals and added an assist and teammate Josh Williams scored two of his own as the Edmonton Oil Kings won their sixth straight game with a 6-3 win over the Winnipeg Ice. The Oil Kings (36-11-3) have now won nine of their last 11 games as they chase the …

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — You can’t pay your rent. Your boyfriend left you. Or, perhaps, as the pandemic drags on, you’ve lost hope that life will return to normal. No matter what makes you anxious, depressed or scared, Melissa Pappas is here to tell you that there is no problem too small to bring to …

On Friday, a weather system with rain and high winds knocked out power to thousands of utility customers across Connecticut. The strong frontal system began moving through the region late Thursday evening and is expected to continue bringing strong winds and rain through Friday morning. Wind gusts of up to 60 mph are possible in …

HELEN, Mont. (AP) – A Montana man has lost his lifetime hunting and trapping privileges in 47 states for illegally killing a trophy moose, taking the antlers and leaving the meat wasted, state wildlife officials said. . Shiloh Berry, 41, was sentenced in Broadwater County District Court on Friday after pleading guilty last fall to …

After being canceled two years in a row due to the pandemic, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade is back in New Haven. “Oh my God, so excited,” parade chair Joanne Conlan said. She and city officials announced the return of the parade on Monday, highlighting declining COVID numbers and the safety of outdoor events. “And …

Connecticut gave the green light to recreational cannabis for adults 21 and older last year, but more than 40% of cities and towns say no, at least for now. The state’s recreational cannabis law, which went into effect last July, allows municipalities to make their own rules, including whether or not to prohibit the opening …