| Jul 27, 2013
Gift cards are often the perfect gift for the business that issues the cards. Of the $110 billion in gift cards purchased last year, the research company CEB TowerGroup estimates $1.7 billion will go unused.
Judie Platkin of Simsbury realized this...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:18 PM
In celebration of its four-year anniversary in Simsbury, The Mill at 2T hosts an outdoor family-style dinner adjacent to the restaurant July 30 at 6 p.m. The event is Spanish-themed, served with Spanish wines.
The menu includes starters of octopus,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Millwright's adds lunch hours to its offerings as of July 24, serving versions of its dining room and tavern menus along with additional sandwiches and unique plates.
A preview of the fare includes corn chowder, prime beef tartare, farm green salad with...
| Jul 12, 2013
A Simsbury man says his daughter, struggling with alcoholism, was arrested in Florida recently for disturbing the peace.
She paid a fine, the man says, and the record was sealed.
But soon her picture started showing up on "mugshot" websites that...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Start the Independence Day celebrations early - or extend them through the weekend - with these special restaurant deals.
Plan B Burger Bar, 1000 West Columbus Avenue, Springfield, hosts a "backyard barbecue" with a view of the Springfield fireworks...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway is the most important recreational asset developed in the state in the past two decades. Or so I thought, despite never having been on the trail south of Farmington. Saturday, I got to bike the southern corridor....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Connecticut's burgers keep racking up the national accolades. The latest in the spotlight is Plan B Burger Bar, recently named one of Food & Wine's readers' picks for best burger. The magazine polled readers to share their favorites across the country....
| Jun 14, 2009
Lining the shelves in the den of Anthony Mackay Morgan's elegant Simsbury home are books on philosophy, religion — and, curiously, words.
The acclaimed trauma surgeon at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford has always been fascinated...
| Apr 8, 2011
If aliens in a spaceship hovered over Simsbury's Belden Forest Wednesday morning, they would have marveled at a hiker among the giant pines, spinning in circles and gazing up at the sky every few feet.
"That is what the earthlings call a ballerina,"...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 1:21 PM
De Cormier Nissan
George F. De Cormier was born on February 7, 1918 in Longmeadow, Mass. He attended Springfield schools, and graduated from Commerce High. He met his wife, Wilhelmina while in second grade. They were married just after World War II...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 11:35 PM
The first priority is to get the electricity back on and to make sure all citizens, particularly elderly residents living alone, are safe.
But it's also time to ask what Connecticut Light & Power was doing in the days and hours before the storm when a...