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Top Spots For Chicken And Waffles In Connecticut

There are few dishes more quintessentially southern than Chicken and Waffles – except in the Keystone State, where the Pennsylvania Dutch have a local version with pulled rather than fried chicken. Restaurants in Connecticut favor the southern style, but as the top spots for chicken and waffles listed below explain, each has done something unique to make that classic its own.

04/29/2015

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Top Spring Festivals In Connecticut

After a long, cold, dreary winter, people and especially families in Connecticut long to enjoy the warm breezes and bright sun of Spring. Every weekend in Spring there are festivals and fairs and other outdoor entertainments to tempt Nutmeggers out of doors.

04/27/2015

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Top Ways To Celebrate Earth Day In Connecticut

Human kind has only one home, and like every home, it needs a spring cleaning and a sprucing up. Earth Day, April 22, was created to do just that, and around the country and around the world people mark it by cleaning up green spaces and making more spaces green.

04/20/2015

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Top Lakeside Getaways Near Connecticut

There is something calm and serene about a lake, and Connecticut is blessed with many beautiful lakes – both natural and man-made.

04/18/2015

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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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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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Top Easter Day Events In Connecticut

The days leading up to Easter Sunday are packed with events in honor of the Bunny and his chocolate eggs – or at least that is how things seem to shape up every Easter in Connecticut. This year is no different, with Easter egg hunts, train rides with the Easter Bunny and fairs for children.

03/30/2015

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Top Bakeries In Connecticut For Passover Desserts

Here are just five of the top bakeries in Connecticut that offer special desserts for Passover.

03/18/2015

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Top 2015 Spring Theater Productions In Connecticut

From light-hearted musical love stories to biting political satires, and from classic comedies of manners to world premiere historical dramas, Connecticut’s stages have it all this spring.

03/16/2015

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Ask An Expert: Hottest Trends In Connecticut This Spring

Alexandra Wallace-Currie makes it her business not just to track but also to anticipate fashion trends, and here are just five of what she sees as the “hottest” trends in Connecticut this spring.

03/10/2015

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