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Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 at 05:18 PM EDT

Quassy Amusement Park Opens for 107th Season

Thrill seekers and ride and game lovers celebrated the opening of the amusement park portion of Quassy Amusement & Waterpark for the season Saturday. »

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Meriden Daffodil Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

The daffodils are in full bloom at Hubbard Park and there's a weekend of free family fun ahead. »

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Lilly Pulitzer Target Collection Sparks Shopping Frenzy

Lilly Pulitzer's highly anticipated Target collection debut led to disappointment for many shoppers. For many fans, the Sunday release was filled more with long lines, empty racks and website problems than... »

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Food Truck Festival

Thousands are expected at Meriden's Food Truck Festival at Hubbard Park April 18-19, 2015. »

Ben & Jerry's Unveils Ice Cream Burrito

Ben & Jerry's Unveils Ice Cream Burrito

Cup, cone or burrito? Ben & Jerry's is unveiling a new ice cream burrito, its new treat that splits the difference between a sundae and a waffle cone. »

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Eat Like The Louisville Locals Do

Chef Edward Lee gives us a tour of some authentic Kentucky Derby food and drink. We visit Wagner's Pharmacy, Muth's Candy and Milkwood Restaurant. »

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Heidi Voight Ties for First in Ballroom Dancing Competition

NBC Connecticut traffic reporter Heidi Voight keeps you updated on traffic while you're on the move to work weekday mornings and on Saturday night she showed off her moves on the dance floor as she and... »

French Laundry's $295 Dinners Dished Up in Shipping Container Kitchens, For Now

French Laundry's $295 Dinners Dished Up in Shipping Container Kitchens, For Now

A restaurant that has twice been named the best in the world is now using shipping containers as a kitchen. The Los Angeles Times reports Friday that the French Laundry's chef and owner Thomas Keller ran... »

Food Truck Festival Comes to Meriden This Weekend

Food Truck Festival Comes to Meriden This Weekend

Thousands of people are expected to spend the day outside at Meriden's Hubbard Park where dozens of vendors took part in a food truck festival. »

 Ben & Jerry's, Craft Brewer Team Up for Ice Cream-Flavored Beer

Ben & Jerry's, Craft Brewer Team Up for Ice Cream-Flavored Beer

If you have a taste for beer and ice cream, you might like Ben & Jerry's latest offering. »

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