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Toddler Left Alone In Bar Parking Lot Overnight

In Bristol, police are charging a woman after they say she left her two-year-old daughter in a car while she drank at a city nightspot Friday.

08/23/2014

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Honesty Bars: The Bars Where You Pay Whatever You Want

If you’ve ever stayed at a boutique hotel abroad, odds are you’ve come across a “Seriously, where on earth did the bartender go — oh wait, there is no bartender?” honesty bar.

03/26/2014

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Stay In The Real-Life Grand Budapest Hotel

The luxury hotel tucked away in the Czech town of Karlovy Vary isn’t the actual hotel where the film was shot, but the hapless romantic/lover of old ladies and poetry-reciting concierge Monsieur Gustave and his humble protégé Moustafa would’ve felt plenty at home running the place.

03/21/2014

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Top Bars For Groups In Connecticut

Here are some Connecticut bars with enough space – inside, outside or both – to accommodate whatever size group you show up with.

07/04/2013

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Bill Would Change Restaurant Rest Room Requirement

State lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow exemptions from a long-standing Connecticut regulation requiring restaurants and cafes to have rest rooms that can be reached without passing a barroom.

04/24/2013

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Coast Guard Barque Eagle Gets Airlift Of Part To Make Repairs

The Coast Guard barque Eagle, whose home port is New London, is due to arrive in New Orleans on schedule Tuesday, for the Bicentennial Commemoration of the War of 1812, despite mechanical problems during its trip.

04/17/2012

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Four Spots to Celebrate a Sunday Funday

You’ve punched in, punched out and spent at least 40 hours working for the weekend, and guess what? It’s finally here. Celebrate your sweet escape from the corporate grind Connecticut’s capital of culture, with some […]

04/05/2012

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Share a St. Patrick’s Day Pint at Brennan’s Shebeen in Bridgeport, CT

By Dani Frank On the singular holiday of the year based in the celebrations of a saint, but ultimately celebrating painting the town green, Saint Patrick’s Day is beloved for its history of indulgence and […]

03/08/2012

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Four Bars to Host a Private Party or Event

By Dani Frank Getting the gang together for a birthday, holiday, graduation or celebration is a time for indulging, imbibing and heading home in a haze of food, drink and friends. However, if you are […]

02/02/2012

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Connecticut Singles: Welcome to Meet-up.com

While online dating like OkCupid have become the matchmakers of the 21st century, with the ease of the Internet comes the loss of human interaction. Blind dates and speed dating may seem to be a blast from the past. Who wants to go out for dinner with the fear they might be heading for the door after meeting their date? Joining together our society’s web surfing skills with our desire for social interaction is Meetup.com.

01/12/2012

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