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Top Historically Significant Bars In Connecticut

As one of the original 13 colonies, Connecticut has a long, rich history with many buildings that have stood for two or three centuries. Some of them were converted into bars and ale houses that […]

07/09/2015

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Top Spots In Connecticut For A Father’s Day Drink With Dad

Taking him out for a beer or cocktail at one of these Connecticut bars and restaurants could be the most meaningful present he receives.

06/18/2015

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Top Bars In Connecticut To Celebrate Pride Month

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.

06/11/2015

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Top Bars To Celebrate Cinco De Mayo In Connecticut

Connecticut residents who want to join the Cinco de Mayo festivities should visit one of these fine Mexican bars.

04/30/2015

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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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Top Rainy Day Bars In Connecticut

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.

03/26/2015

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Top Baseball Bars In Connecticut

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.

03/19/2015

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Top Irish Bars In Connecticut

Spend this year’s St. Patrick’s Day at one of these Irish pubs.

03/05/2015

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Ask A Connecticut Bartender: Your Top Martini Recipe

The martini has been in existence for well over a century, and it has persevered as one of America’s favorite cocktails. For some of the best recipes, we called upon bartender John Ginnetti from the New Haven cocktail lounge 116 Crown.

02/26/2015

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Top Mardi Gras Celebrations In Connecticut

You may be in Connecticut but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras is this February 17, 2015. Whether you want to make a night of dancing and New Orleans-style music or celebrate the culture through food, there are events throughout the state this Fat Tuesday as well as throughout the week.

02/12/2015

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