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The #1 Chinese restaurant in Hartford, according to Tripadvisor—plus, see the runners-up
Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated Chinese restaurants in Hartford from Tripadvisor.
Can you use cannabis at Connecticut beaches?
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — With sales of recreational marijuana in the millions each month in Connecticut, and Memorial Day weekend in full swing, you’ll want to check the laws before using cannabis at the beach. Recreational cannabis sales began in the state in January, bringing in a flurry of customers. But, just because it […]
Bear wanders into downtown Hartford
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - A young bear found its way into a part of downtown Hartford on Friday afternoon. The bear was spotted on Albany Avenue around 1 p.m. Shortly afterward, it entered the backyard of a home on Chestnut Street. That is where it climbed into a tree where...
Dairy Queen discontinues cherry dip cones
Stopping gun violence is the big issue at the state capitol today. Hartford Public Schools announce Teacher of the Year. There are more than 16,000 students in 39 schools across Hartford Public Schools, but only one Teacher of the Year!. Updated: 4 hours ago. According to reports from the Royal...
Brazen baby bear knocks on Connecticut resident’s window
A curious baby bear walked up to a Connecticut resident's window, knocking on the glass before scurrying away upon hearing the homeowner.The stocky black bear stood on its hind legs while tapping its paws on the glass, leaving when Christopher Doring shouted "go away".When it reached the foot of the stairs, the young animal looked back at the homeowner before finally deciding to run back to the woods."I woke up to rustling and was about to go yell at the cat when I saw the bear," Doring said.Click here to sign up for our newsletters. Read More Alligator strolls through tourists to go for swim in the seaService dog ‘graduates’ alongside owner at New Jersey universityCEO and founder, Brad Aspess, on how Rarewaves became a top global exporter
The Taste Of The Caribbean & Jerk Festival: Music, Dance, Food And Fun At The Riverfront Plaza In Hartford, Connecticut
Jerk Festival at The Riverfront Plaza in Hartford, Connecticut in August! Looking for a fun festival to go to with your kids this summer? Are you a fan of delicious Caribbean cuisine? Well, I found the perfect FREE summertime festival filled with music, dance and of course, amazing food! You'll enjoy "Authentic Caribbean cuisine, cool island beverages, spectacular costumes and dance, and island rhythms bring a festive Caribbean atmosphere to the riverfront during a free, day-long, family-friendly festival."
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The state has raked in about $22 million in the year and a half since online sports betting was legalized, and while the industry is a boon for local businesses that take bets, there is a trend showing young people in particular may be developing a gambling addiction. Shea’s Pizzeria...
Country Star Jason Aldean Performing Live In Hartford At The Xfinity Theatre
Country music fans I have a huge announcement for you. The multi award-winning country music artist, Jason Aldean, will perform live on his Highway Desperado Tour at the Xfinity Theatre on Saturday 15th July 2023! His special guest stars are Mitchell Tenpenny, Dee Jay Silver, and Corey Kent. They will join Jason Aldean on the 41-city tour. According to the official Hartford Theatre website "The “If I Didn’t Love You” singer brings the Rock ‘N Roll Cowboy Tour to Hartford, Connecticut, for two-night show. Promoting his latest double album, Macon, Georgia, Aldean will cover his long list of number 1 hits on stage. The album also features the breakup anthem “Trouble with a Heartbreak.” Moreover, the record is composed of songs written by renowned country artists.The Aldean Army better prepare for a high-energy performance from the one and only bad boy of country music! So what are you waiting for? Get your tickets to see Jason Aldean this July!"
Where Can You Get The Best Lobster Roll At The Connecticut Shoreline?
Looking for the best Lobster Roll from the Connecticut Shoreline, Connecticut Lobster Rolls are repeatedly being compared to Maine Lobster Rolls. Here In Connecticut we prefer our Lobster Rolls warm with melted butter on a roll, I enjoy mine on a good brioche. In Maine, they prefer their Lobster Rolls cold, with mayonnaise added to the lobster (like tuna salad) spread on a roll.
Beary hungry bear: Bear helps itself to about 60 of Connecticut bakery’s cupcakes
A bear broke into a bakery in Avon, Connecticut, scaring the employees.
10 kid-friendly hikes in Connecticut
HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Looking for a hike that will satisfy adults while still being drama-free for kids? It can be hard to find the right mix, but thousands of reviewers on AllTrails have had their say for which is the best. Whether you are pushing a stroller, holding the hand of a little one […]
Where to find food truck festivals around Connecticut this year
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. Find your favorite mobile eatery, or discover new tastes, at one of these food truck festivals around Connecticut this summer. The Milford Food Truck Fest and Open Market runs May 27-29 at the Connecticut Post Mall from 11 a.m....
5 Top Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants in Hartford
These 5 top hole-in-the-wall restaurants in Hartford are in a city that hides a treasure trove of culinary delights within its hole-in-the-wall restaurants. We have explored five remarkable establishments that showcase the diverse flavors and culinary expertise found in this vibrant city. However, it is important to note that this list is by no means exhaustive. This list is in no particular order.
Ceremonies, parades to honor servicemembers for Memorial Day
HARTFORD, Conn. (WFSB) - Cities and towns across Connecticut will be marking the Memorial Day holiday with events throughout the weekend. From parades to ceremonies, we’ve composed a list of different events happening and we’ll continue to update the list as additional events come into our newsroom. SATURDAY:
Why some Connecticut pools will be closed this summer
WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — This summer is turning into a bummer for thousands of swimmers. No diving. No jumping. No swimming at all at some of Connecticut’s public pools because construction crews are busy renovating the recreation sites. Waterbury is in the process of rebuilding its three public, outdoor pools. “All three […]
A taste of Mexico in Manchester: Como Dice El Dicho is one of the newest restaurants in town
MANCHESTER — Purely authentic Mexican food is something that is not always available in New England, Manuel Negreros said, but he and his co-owners are doing their best to make Mexican cuisine as genuine as possible with their new restaurant Como Dice El Dicho on Middle Turnpike West. “None...
Newly opened!! Experience the Promise of Square Peg Pizzeria in Vernon
Square Peg Pizzeria, located in Vernon, is a relatively new pizza place that has gained popularity due to its unique flavors and creative toppings. Though the establishment has faced some challenges, such as growing pains and inexperienced staff, there have also been exceptional reports of dedicated and hardworking employees providing excellent service.
Hartford Creates Expands Creative Economy and Draws Crowds into Hartford
Hartford Creates - an arts mobilization partnership between the City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council (GHAC) - has launched the second year of the Hartford Creates initiative. It is a year-round arts program designed to elevate the creative economy; increase engagement and increase diversity within the arts community; and create access and awareness of the arts through strategic activation.
Grill smells attract black bear to Connecticut garage
Wildlife officials in Connecticut said a hungry bear attracted by the smell of a recently used grill wandered into a resident's garage.
Massive mural underway off I-84 could soon be New England's biggest
Artists Michael Rice (right) and Chris Gann (left) step back across I-84 on May 15, 2023 to look at their mural in progress. At approximately 18 stories high, they said it's the only time they can really see the whole piece as it's meant to be seen. Commuters in Hartford...
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