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Go Nation, An Faster Easier Mobile Way To Find Local Businesses

Let’s say it’s Friday night and you’re looking to head out to a restaurant or bar, where do you go? There’s an app for that built in Connecticut called Go-Nation. It’s especially mobile friendly for businesses and the consumer, just click on and find anything you are looking for. Chaz Tanase, a former nightclub promoter, got the Read more…

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Vintage Properties in Connecticut Come Back To Life

  They were outdated, underutilized vintage properties in Connecticut and now they have come back to life. A farm that dates back to the 1600’s which was also the site of a 1940’s era airplane hanger, has become Saltwater Farm Vineyard in Stonington. A 1950’s gas station near downtown Mystic, is about to open as a coffee Read more…

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Brother Mike’s Is About To Open In Madison, CT

Start the count down! A brand new restaurant/sports bar/steak house is headed to Madison, CT. By June 20th, Brother Mike’s will open its doors. The place is where the old Malone’s eatery was. The building has been gutted and is about ready for patrons.. The long bar has a cement top and there is a Read more…

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Shell & Bones Bar & Grill In New Haven

Well this is fun! When I moved to Connecticut nearly 30 years ago there was a place called the Chart House which was a lot of fun to go to, and then it became the Sage American Grill & Oyster Bar and as of this spring it will become Shell & Bones Bar and Grill Read more…

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Carole Peck’s Good News Cafe

The owner of the Good News Cafe, Carole Peck, descibes her food as “handcrafted, seasonal, local & organic as possible, definitely natural, love-inspired, pure & truthful, genuine & sophisticated.” Peck showcases “up and coming” artists displaying their work throughout the restaurant. Surrounding diners with the creations of these various artists, enhances the meal and the overall Read more…

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Via Della Pace Restorante

Having been to Italy several times…this makes me want to get on the train and head into New York City. Restaurant Via Della Pace in the East Village.

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Subway Started in Bridgeport, CT

To date there are more than 38,000 Subway restaurants around the world in 100 countries, give-or-take. It got going in 1965 in a little place in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The world headquarters is in Milford. Two partners, Peter Buck and Fred DeLuca built it. At the ripe ole age of 17, DeLuca borrowed $1,000 from Buck. Read more…

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Connecticut’s “Little Poland”

Connecticut is a state of nearly 3 million people. Among its residents nearly 50 major ethnic groups all living together in the Constitution state. In the city of New Britain, Connecticut there is a very strong Polish community made up of about 15,000 Poles. As with all ethnicities, it’s the rich traditions that are so Read more…

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“Zen” On The Connecticut Shoreline

Sure, Chef Mark Shadle of Middletown, Connecticut has been to the White House and won all kinds of culinary awards, but home is where the heart is and he’s now settled in Branford, Connecticut at his new restaurant called G-Zen. G is for, well, “green” all about eco-conscious and “zen” state of mind of course, Read more…

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The Blue Oar On The Banks Of The Connecticut River

The Blue Oar Restaurant along the beautiful banks of the Connecticut River in Haddam, Connecticut is a little slice of heaven. In business for 15 years, it’s a destination for boaters in Connecticut, though according to owner, Jody Reilly, most drive to this Shangri La. It sits next to a small marina and gravel parking Read more…

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