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Peas in Guacamole? Obama Passes on New York Times Recipe

President Barack Obama has a message for The New York Times: please don't pass the peas. »

Celebrate Trails Weekend in Connecticut

Celebrate Trails Weekend in Connecticut

The 22nd annual Trails Weekend in Connecticut is this weekend and there will be more than 200 free events statewide. »

Officers to Carry Special Olympics Torch Across CT

Officers to Carry Special Olympics Torch Across CT

Join NBC Connecticut and Special Olympics at the Law Enforcement Torch Run from June 3-5. »

"American Idol" Winner Nick Fradiani Performs in Hartford

"American Idol" Winner Nick Fradiani Performs in Hartford

After traveling to Hollywood and winning "American Idol," Guilford native Nick Fradiani gave his first performance since his crowning moment on Wednesday night, playing at The Russian Lady in Hartford with... »

Cannes: "Dheepan" Wins Palme d'Or

Cannes: "Dheepan" Wins Palme d'Or

Jacques Audiard's immigrant drama "Dheepan" has won the Palme d'Or, the top honor of the Cannes Film Festival. »

Where to Find Free Doughnuts on Friday

Where to Find Free Doughnuts on Friday

They say there's no such thing as a free lunch. But what about dessert — or, let's be honest, breakfast? The first Friday of June has come to be celebrated as National Doughnut Day, and to commemorate it, fried... »

Olive Garden Plans Another Breadstick Creation

Olive Garden Plans Another Breadstick Creation

Olive Garden isn't finished dreaming up new ways to use its breadsticks. The Italian restaurant chain said earlier this month it would introduce "breadstick sandwiches" as part of a broader menu revamp intended... »

Celebrate National Burger Day

Celebrate National Burger Day

It’s National Burger Day, like we need an excuse to indulge on ground beef, savory toppings and a perfect bun. »

Merriam-Webster Adds 1,700 Words, Including "Jeggings," "NSFW"

Merriam-Webster Adds 1,700 Words, Including "Jeggings," "NSFW"

The Merriam-Webster unabridged dictionary has included new words that will have some people saying “WTF.” The company announced Tuesday it has added 1,700 new terms, many of which are influenced by the internet... »

Connecticut Beaches Expected to Be Packed Memorial Day Weekend

Connecticut Beaches Expected to Be Packed Memorial Day Weekend

It's expected to be a busy day at Connecticut's beaches as temperatures are on the climb Memorial Day weekend and the state's campgrounds are full too. »

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