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Hartford’s ‘First Night’ Celebration Turns 25

First Night Hartford is marking its 25th year as a safe, alcohol-free, family-friendly way to ring in the New Year.


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Pomp And Pyrotechnics To Welcome Basketball Season At UConn

Connecticut’s “First Night” celebration no longer marks the opening of basketball season, but that isn’t stopping the school from holding the fan-friendly gathering at Gampel Pavilion.


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Top New Year’s Eve Parties In Connecticut

Whether you are single and want to party with friends, have a special someone you plan to steal a kiss from at midnight or want to be surrounded by your whole family, there are plenty of New Year’s Eve parties in the state to fit every resident’s preference.


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New Year’s Eve Guide

By Vanessa Willoughby The clock is ticking, are you still wondering what to do for this New Year’s Eve? It’s not to late to take full advantage of what Connecticut has to offer by kicking […]


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‘First Night’ For Husky Hoops

Connecticut’s basketball teams are playing in front of their fans for the first time since the men brought home the program’s third national championship and the women returned from their 12th Final Four.


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UConn Basketball Invites Fans To “First Night”

The University of Connecticut is kicking off the 2011-2012 basketball season with a “First Night” celebration Friday, sponsored by People’s United Bank.


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Husky Hoops “First Night” Friday

Basketball fans will soon get their first chance to see this year’s University of Connecticut men’s and women’s teams at Gampel Pavilion.


Photos from UConn Basketball "First Night"

University of Connecticut students welcomed the basketball team at a “First Night” celebration at Gampel Pavilion.  (WTIC Photos/Tristano Korlou) (AP Photos/Jessica Hill)