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Top Mixologist Bars In Connecticut

Not just any bar will get you the most delicious cocktail. It takes a special atmosphere, talented bartender, and specialty liquors to mix up the best of the best. Connecticut is home to a variety of bars that will give you different experiences but all provide great taste. Try one or all of these bars and don’t be afraid to stray from your comfort zone.

07/02/2015

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Top Bridal Shops In Connecticut

Finding the perfect wedding dress aka “the dress” is an important part of the wedding planning process. For many women they have dreamt of this moment since they were little girls, and if you are unsure there are bridal consultants available to help find the best fit. Some of the best bridal shops in Connecticut offer unique experiences that will make each bride feel as special as they deserve. More stores have also increased their stock of sample plus size gowns so that every bride has the opportunity to try on the dress of their dreams.

06/09/2015

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Top Skate Parks In Connecticut

A variety of skate parks are designed and built around the state for skateboarding, in-line skating, and bikes. Some provide outdoor entertainment while others create an indoor spot to escape the weather blues. With various surfaces from concrete to asphalt, skateboarders can take their pick of the best park around. Parks range from free admission to low daily prices.

06/05/2015

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Top LGBT Pride Events In Connecticut

Events are scheduled all across the state of Connecticut to honor and celebrate LGBT pride. These events are hosted by local LGBT organizations such as True Colors, Triangle Community Center and CLARO. They provide the opportunity to celebrate, meet new peers from the community, and enjoy fun entertainment. Most of these events are free with the exception of the Rainbow Ball.

06/01/2015

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Top Memorial Day Getaways Near Connecticut

Memorial Day weekend has sentimental meaning for United States citizens, honoring those lives lost while serving to protect our country. The weekend has become the unofficial start to the summer season. If you are looking to travel and plan a getaway this Memorial Day weekend Connecticut and neighboring states have plenty to offer. From festivals, races, beaches, and an all inclusive weekend resort, below are top getaways for Memorial Day in the area.

05/16/2015

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Ask An Connecticut Expert: How To Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

With summer comes higher temperatures which creates safety risks for pets. Without a vocabulary, animals rely on other cues to tell you how they are feeling. They also rely on their owners to keep them cool. For instance, if you see your dog digging in the ground it could be a sign they are searching for cooler dirt under the surface. Following these five tips from Connecticut’s own mobile pet grooming company, pet owners can worry less about their pet’s safety.

05/15/2015

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Top Margaritas In Connecticut

Cheers to the weekend, or end of a tough work day. Wether you are planning a happy hour with coworkers and friends or making a dinner date, finding a delicious tasting margarita doesn’t have to be difficult. When searching for the perfect margarita to quench your thirst Connecticut is guaranteed not to disappoint. Stop by one of these top Mexican restaurant and bars for the best margaritas in state.

05/05/2015

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Top Gift Shops For Mother’s Day In Connecticut

Even though mothers are valued year round, Mother’s Day is one day a year dedicated to saying thank you for all they do. Finding the right gift for your mother, grandmother, wife, or friend doesn’t have to be difficult. Gift shops located across Connecticut offer a variety of unique gifts from personalized jewelry and products to bags, chocolate, or top brand items.

04/28/2015

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Top Movies Filmed In Connecticut

Top selling movies have chosen locations in Connecticut to film some or all of their scenes. It can be exciting to find Connecticut towns and landmarks in the film, but it can be even more exciting to visit those sites.

04/25/2015

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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

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