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"American Idol" Winner Nick Fradiani, of Guilford, Plays in Vancouver FIFA Fan Zone at World Cup

American Idol Nick Fradiani performs at FIFA Fan Zone in Vancouver during the World Cup. »

Enjoy Connecticut Historic Garden Day on Sunday

Enjoy Connecticut Historic Garden Day on Sunday

Connecticut is home to many beautiful and unique gardens, both public and private, and 14 historic gardens across the state will be open on Sunday for Connecticut Historic Garden Day. »

McDonald's Tests New Pork Sandwich

McDonald's Tests New Pork Sandwich

McDonald’s has a new pork item on its menu. The world’s largest hamburger chain has debuted a new pulled pork sandwich in at least one Midwest market. The McDonald’s of Northern Indiana, which operates... »

50 Cent Heads to Bridgeport for Vodka Bottle Signing

50 Cent Heads to Bridgeport for Vodka Bottle Signing

When 50 Cent makes an appearance at a bottle signing for his vodka label, the crowds follow. »

Where to Celebrate National Lobster Day in CT

Where to Celebrate National Lobster Day in CT

It might not be the ideal day to head to the beach and enjoy a lobster roll, but today is National Lobster Day, so you have an excuse to enjoy the tasty crustacean. »

Selfie Stick Ban Coming to Disney World, Disneyland

Selfie Stick Ban Coming to Disney World, Disneyland

Don't bring your selfie stick to Disney World. Officials announced Friday that a ban takes effect Tuesday at all four Disney theme parks in Orlando as well as at Disney's water parks and Disney Quest, a... »

Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am Competitors Include Lauer, Lopez and Colon at

Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am Competitors Include Lauer, Lopez and Colon at

Sports, television and Hollywood celebrities will be at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell Wednesday to compete in the Travelers Celebrity Pro-Am. »

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Groton Naval Lieutenant Competes on "America Ninja Warrior"

A local woman is using every ounce of strength she has to compete for the title of American Ninja Warrior. She is a Groton US Navy officer and one of the only women in New England who made the first cut. »

Tony Award-Winning Actor, Arts Patron Honored at Fairfield County Arts Benefit

Tony Award-Winning Actor, Arts Patron Honored at Fairfield County Arts Benefit

Fairfield County resident and two-time Tony Award-winning actor and James Naughton and arts patron Elisabeth Morten were honored for their support of the arts in the region at the FCBuzz Gypsy JazzNight benefit... »

Toad's Place Named Best Small Music Venue

Toad's Place Named Best Small Music Venue

A popular concert spot in New Haven has been named Best Small Music Venue by USA Today and 10best.com readers. »

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