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Food Vendors on the Move Again

 August 27, 2014

For the third time in several weeks, Madison food vendors have been moved to a new location.


Premium Content Tennis club to reopen

 August 27, 2014

Sale of Mystic facility waits on court approval

Mystic Indoor Tennis, which closed during August in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings, will reopen Sept. 2, according to Lex Kessler, owner of the club's management firm.



Time Again to Taste the Valley

 August 27, 2014

Celebrating the end of summer, the seventh annual Taste of the Valley returns Friday, Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. on the beautiful grounds of the Deep River Historical Society. The event is a celebratory evening of delicious food, great music, and...


Premium Content New restaurant to take place of East Lyme pizza eatery

 August 26, 2014

East Lyme - The recently closed Pizza Cucina restaurant on Boston Post Road in the Flanders section of town will be replaced by a new eatery, Il Pomodoro, operated by the owner of Buon Appetito in North Stonington.


Premium Content Tech firm exec to reopen Mystic Indoor Tennis

 August 21, 2014

Mystic - Mystic Indoor Tennis, which closed down Aug. 1 in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings, is expected to reopen in the next two months under new ownership.

Matt McCormack, a Mystic resident and chief executive of the successful...


'Vendors Welcome,' But Business Still Slow in Madison

 August 20, 2014

Hearing that one of two food vendors in the middle of town has cut back to once a week vending didn't come as good news to First Selectman Fillmore McPherson.


Premium Content Gales Ferry fitness center is far cry from the typical gym

 August 17, 2014

The Human Performance Therapy Centre off Route 12 in Gales Ferry may look like a gym to an outsider, but to owner Glenn VanLeuven it is a labor of love.


What's the Story with…Dock & Dine?

 August 13, 2014

OLD SAYBROOK - Taken out first by storm surge from Irene and then a year later by Superstorm Sandy, many worried that the iconic Dock & Dine restaurant at Saybrook Point might be gone for good.


Vendor Cuts Back to Once a Week

 August 13, 2014

One of the two food vendors who made the move from the Town Green to the Academy Street location has cut his operation back to one day a week, due to declining sales.


Updated: Private Management of Surf Club Building Eyed

 August 13, 2014

The town may be moving toward have an outside company manage the Surf Club building.


Wine Fest This Weekend

 August 13, 2014

The eighth annual Shoreline Wine Festival hosted by Bishop's Orchards Farm Market and Winery returns to the market's grounds on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16 and 17.


Premium Content Restaurant seating an issue in Noank

 August 12, 2014

The owner of Ford’s Lobster will appeal a cease and desist order concerning outdoor seating that he has told patrons and neighbors will “significantly impact the current operation of the restaurant.”


Premium Content New Texas Roadhouse coming to New London

 August 12, 2014

New London - A new Texas Roadhouse restaurant will be constructed near the South Frontage Road entrance of the New London Shopping Center after the project won final approval for a special permit last week from the city Planning & Zoning...


For Food Trucks, Business Isn't the Same

 August 6, 2014

Whether moving food vendors from near the Town Green to their current Academy Street location was the right thing to do is clearly a debatable issue.


Five Guys in Branford

 August 6, 2014

Five Guys Burgers and Fries opened its doors on West Main Street (a.k.a "Hamburger Hill") in Branford in July. The shoreline locale is part of a burgeoning burger empire that currently totals more than 1,000 locations in 47 states and...


Premium Content Reconstruction begins on town portion of Niantic Bay Boardwalk

 August 1, 2014

The boardwalk design calls for a reconstructed concrete pathway, with a steel bulkhead, that will form, along with Amtrak’s existing walkway, a 1.1 mile path along Niantic Bay.


For Wine Fest, Wines Are Just the Start

 July 30, 2014

Like wine? Get your wine glasses ready for the eighth annual Shoreline Wine Festival to be held on Saturday, Aug. 16 from noon to 7 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 17 from noon to 6 p.m. at Bishop's Orchard Farm Market & Winery located at 1355...


Premium Content Governor joins Mohegan Tribe at groundbreaking

 July 23, 2014

Mohegan - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday joined Mohegan tribal officials at the future site of an Arooga's Grille House and Sports Bar, the first of 15 Arooga's franchises the tribe plans to open over the next five years.



A Food Truck Festival To Go in North Haven

 July 23, 2014

The Connecticut Food Truck Festival took over the North Haven Fair Grounds on July 19 and 20, drawing crowds from across the state. In its first year, the event experienced enough success to back up highway traffic on Saturday and...


Stony Creek Brewery Celebrates Groundbreaking

 July 23, 2014

A small army of dignitaries, including Governor Dannel P. Malloy, dug in with spades painted gold to officially break ground at the Stony Creek Brewery site along the Branford River on July 17.


Premium Content Visit to New London charms cruise ship tourists from Down Under

 July 22, 2014

As the Nutmeg Fife & Drum Corps played and tour buses waited, the 856-foot Dawn Princess, carrying about 2,000 passengers, cruised into New London’s State Pier Tuesday morning.


Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

 July 21, 2014

Its reputation as a man-eating predator aside, the great white shark is emerging as a boon for tourism on Cape Cod. Unlike in "Jaws," in which one of the animals terrorizes a small island, the sharks that have been spotted in growing numbers are...


'Game of Thrones' eagerly awaited by jobless Spaniards

 July 20, 2014

Madrid - The sun-drenched historic Andalusian town of Osuna is banking on the swordsmen and dragons of "Game of Thrones" to bring it jobs and tourists.

The Home Box Office Inc. announcement this month that it plans to film part of...


Drive-ins use creativity to afford digital switch, avoid going dark

 July 14, 2014

Saco, Maine - Many in the movie industry feared the need to convert to digital could be the death knell for drive-ins, but drive-in operators are finding creative ways to afford the switch.

Drive-in movie theater operators say more...


Workers struggle in the Hamptons, playground for the rich

 July 13, 2014

Southampton, N.Y. - This is a town where people are so rich that a $2 million home can be a handyman's special. A town where the thrift shop is stocked with donations of designer dresses and handbags.



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