Connecticut

Court Tosses Firefighters' Lawsuit Against Unwanted Role In Gay Pride Parade (Credit: Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Getty Images)

Top Gay Bars In Connecticut

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.

04/16/2015

Dunkin' Donuts Adds Healthier "DDSmart" Options To Menu

Top Grilled Cheeses In Connecticut

The grilled cheese sandwich is a simple concept that is surprisingly easy to get wrong. When made properly, however, there are few comfort foods more warm and satisfying and, well, comfort-inducing than the grilled cheese.

04/15/2015

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Top Bars To Spend Your Tax Return/Celebrate End of Tax Day In Connecticut

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.

04/09/2015

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Connecticut Bill Targets Women Vets

Some Connecticut senators hope to pass legislation that would help make women veterans more aware of available programs and services.

04/08/2015

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Top B.L.T.’s In Connecticut

That classic combo of bacon, lettuce and tomato is one of the simplest yet most satisfying sandwiches. There is no better time to enjoy it than April, which coincidentally is also National B.L.T. Month. Connecticut has many diners, delis and sandwich shops that make a great B.L.T.

04/08/2015

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Top Spots To Buy Women’s Athletic Wear In Connecticut

Finding new athletic wear can be key to making you feel most comfortable during your work out. Local shops around the state of Connecticut sell sportswear to meet the specific needs of women from tops, bottoms, shoes, and bras. When it comes to finding custom designed outfits Connecticut has that too. Shop one of these top stores for your next shopping spree.

04/07/2015

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Top Used Bookstores In Connecticut

Home to Yale University, historic literary giants Mark Twain, Noah Webster and Harriet Beecher Stowe, and more contemporary authors such as Wallace Stephens and Suzanne Collins (Hunger Games), it’s no wonder books are a plenty in Connecticut. Used bookstores are a myriad world of value, discovery, nostalgia, social connections and often, a warm coffee. Here are some of the best in Connecticut.

04/06/2015

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Top Hotels With A View Near Connecticut

Connecticut is just a short car, bus or train ride away from New York, Boston, and the Atlantic coastline, all of which are ideal destinations for spending a weekend or brief vacation. If you plan on spending a night or two, an incredible view can make your hotel go from good to great. These hotels in Connecticut’s neighboring states will allow you to gaze at nature, the sea, or the big city, all from the comfort of your room.

04/04/2015

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Top Playgrounds For A Playdate In Connecticut

Planning a playdate is a great way to help your children socialize and exercise. It also gives caregivers a chance to meet new friends or catch up with old ones. Playgrounds are often a go to location for outdoor playdates, especially when the weather cooperates. Across Connecticut children will fall in love with the variety of playscapes, splash pads, nature centers, barnyards, feeding of ducks and picnic areas. There are also wheelchair accessible playgrounds with special accommodations so that everyone can have fun outdoors.

04/03/2015

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Ask An Expert: Fashion Forward Thinking For The Season In Connecticut

Alexandra Wallace-Currie is a mother of three children (and six puppies and a fighting fish), and knows that not every Connecticut soccer mom can rush off to Paris. This fashionista knows what works for her and her friends, and here are her thoughts on what women in Connecticut will be and should be wearing this spring.

03/31/2015

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