June is Pride Month, a time to commemorate the LGBT community’s achievements and contributions to American life. Originally just one day, then a week, then by the 21st century it had become a month-long celebration, and one that has continued to grow in prominence.
Now that the warm weather is here to stay for the next few months, Connecticut residents will be spending more of their time outdoors, even while going out for dinner or drinks. A number of bars have cleaned and opened up their patios after they sat deserted over the long winter. These are the best ones to visit for enjoying cold beers and cool cocktails out in the sun.
Beer Gardens have been gaining in popularity in Connecticut as several bars, breweries and restaurants adding them to attract customers. These are some of the best in the state for spending a warm day under the sun enjoying a cold beer.
What would a Cinco de Mayo party or any visit to a Mexican restaurant be without tequila? The distilled beverage made from the agave plant is Mexico’s national drink, and is the premiere ingredient in margaritas and so many other fabulous cocktails. Here are five of the top tequila cocktails, courtesy of the staff at one of Connecticut’s finest Mexican restaurants, Tequila Mockingbird.
Connecticut residents who want to join the Cinco de Mayo festivities should visit one of these fine Mexican bars.
Select bars in Connecticut cater to the LGBT community and create space for them to meet, greet, and feel comfortable. These range from some of the top gay bars in the state to gay friendly bars that might not necessarily host specialized events. Popular gay bars in Connecticut feature drag shows and special event nights such as ladies night or transgender parties.
Wednesday, April 15 has different meanings for different people. For some it means the end of overtime and working late doing everyone’s taxes. For others it equates to the joy of getting your tax return money and deciding what to do with your new cash. Celebrate tax returns and the end of tax day by splurging and treating yourself out for dinner and drinks.
On days where it’s raining there’s no need to just stay home. These state bars provide not just shelter from the rain but good company, top-notch menu items and fun times.
For great food, drinks and company, these bars can’t be beat when you’re in the mood to take in America’s national pastime.
Spend this year’s St. Patrick’s Day at one of these Irish pubs.
The Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer movie season. And what a season it’s turning out to be. From sequels to superheroes, we have a roundup of the most anticipated films of the year.