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Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 05:09 PM EST

Hartford Yard Goats Hold National Anthem Auditions Saturday

The Hartford Yard Goats Baseball Club will hold auditions for the National Anthem over the weekend.   Singers will try out at the Spotlight Theatres on 39 Front Street in Hartford at 9 a.m. on Saturday, according to the Hartford Yard Goats’ »

Peeps-Flavored Oreo Cookies Are Here

Move over peanut butter and jelly, a new flavor fusion is sweetening up store shelves. Oreo and Peeps have joined forces for “Peeps Oreo Sandwich Cookies.” »

Today Marks 'National Margarita Day'

Today Marks 'National Margarita Day'

Happy National Margarita Day. Every year on Feb. 22, restaurants and bars around the country celebrate the classic cocktail composed of tequila, triple sec and lime. »

Harlem Globetrotters at the XL Center in Hartford

Harlem Globetrotters at the XL Center in Hartford

Looking for something to do with the family this weekend? The Original Harlem Globetrotters are at the XL Center in Hartford Saturday. »

Classic Game Piece Voted Out of Monopoly Board Game

Classic Game Piece Voted Out of Monopoly Board Game

You can still pass "Go" and collect $200 on the Monopoly board, but you soon won't be able to do it with the thimble game piece. Voters have rejected the thimble, an integral part of the game since being added... »

'A Particular Set of Skills': 'Taken' Prequel Set for Debut

“Taken,” a modern-day, nail-biting thriller, follows the story of Bryan Mills in a new television series that takes place 30 years before the movie of the same name. As he fights to overcome the trauma of... »

Taste of Hartford Restaurant Week Begins

Taste of Hartford Restaurant Week Begins

Taste of Hartford is underway and the foodie celebration is going on for two weeks. »

Remember Zima? Clear Malt Beverage Poised for US Comeback

Remember Zima? Clear Malt Beverage Poised for US Comeback

Get ready to finally peel yourself off of that bar stool you’ve been stuck on since the ‘90s—Zima is making a comeback to coolers in the U.S. Zima was discontinued in America in 2008, according to Crain’s, but... »

Restaurant Owner Gives Discount for Polite Kids

Restaurant Owner Gives Discount for Polite Kids

Antonio Ferrari, the owner of a wine bar in Italy, has picked up a practice that he first noticed while visiting a restaurant in Miami. His group was given a discount because his friends' children were... »

Chick-fil-A Coming to Newington

Chick-fil-A Coming to Newington

It appears that another Chick-fil-A restaurant is coming to Connecticut. The fast-food chain leased the site of the former Ruby Tuesday restaurant on the Berlin Turnpike in Newington, according to the minutes... »

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