<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usFri, 09 Dec 2016 22:12:46 -0500Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:12:46 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[LIRR, Metro-North Ban Alcohol for SantaCon Weekend]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:26:41 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/121314santa.jpg
SantaCon, the pub crawl that sees thousands of naughty revelers descending on bars each December, is returning to Williamsburg this year.]]>
<![CDATA[Delta Latest Airline to Upgrade Its Snacks]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:14:05 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/delta-snacks.jpg
If it's true that an army travels on its stomach, will better snacks keep passengers loyal to one airline? Delta Air Lines is rolling out new free snacks for customers in the main cabin, including brand-name...

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<![CDATA[Meghan Trainor Cancels Mohegan Performance Due to Illness]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:56:58 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/trainor-AP257101418234.jpg
Meghan Trainor will not be performing at Mohegan Sun Arena tonight because she has been placed on vocal rest.

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<![CDATA[Photo of Fake 'Happy Hour Playset' Sparks Online Outrage]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:30:08 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fisher-price-photo2_blurred-faces-2.jpg
An online backlash over a supposed “happy hour playset” for kids has proven to be misplaced since the item in question doesn’t exist. After a Facebook user posted a photo Tuesday that showed the set – complete...]]>
<![CDATA[Target Reissues Menorah Recall Over Fire Hazard Concerns]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:55:26 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/menorah11.jpg
With Hanukkah several weeks away, Target is reminding customers it has recalled thousands of menorahs because they post a fire hazard.

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<![CDATA[Report Lists 'Best Places' for New Year's Eve]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:13:16 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/205*120/SanFranciscoNYE-AP_578741301497.jpg
A new report from the personal-finance site WalletHub lists the top destinations in the United States to celebrate New Year's Eve. The report says the best city to ring in 2017 is Orlando followed by San...

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<![CDATA[Ballerina Misty Copeland Launches Dancewear Line ÉGAL]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:15:08 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-527358950.jpg
Ballerina Misty Copeland, who is known for breaking body stereotypes in the dance world, has launched her line of dancewear apparel.

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<![CDATA[Santa's North Pole Home Listed on Zillow]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:31:27 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/p_f_Outside_024.jpg
Popular real estate marketplace company Zillow added a new property listing to their website just in time for the holidays -- Santa Claus' North Pole house. Maison Krin is described as a...

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<![CDATA[Napoleon Dynamite and Pedro Reunite for Burger King Ad]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:25:46 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/nd51120735.jpg
Napoleon Dynamite and Pedro are back…for Burger King, that is. Jon Heder and Efren Ramirez reunited for a commercial for Burger King’s new cheesy tots.

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<![CDATA[$2 Gets You a Free Wendy's Frosty With Each Visit in 2017]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 19:52:09 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-52821036.jpg
2017 just got a little sweeter.

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<![CDATA[New Britain 'Christmas House' Decorated One Last Time]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:56:36 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/rita+christmas+house_1200.jpg
2016 will be the final year for the Christmas lights at Rita Giancola's house in New Britain, according to her granddaughter, Michelle. Rita passed away in August.

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<![CDATA[Black Friday Store Hours]]> Fri, 25 Nov 2016 12:08:49 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-72639925.png
Stores throughout Connecticut opened early the Friday after Thanksgiving. Most stores are planning to stay open late for the popular shopping holiday known as Black Friday.

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<![CDATA[Candace Bushnell’s Roxbury Home Goes on the Market]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:23:55 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Candace+Bushnell+compound+Roxbury.jpg
The woman who wrote “Sex and the City” and created the beloved characters Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda is selling her home in Litchfield County.

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<![CDATA[Lego Kidsfest Comes to Hartford]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:56:41 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Lego_Kidsfest_Comes_to_Hartford_1200x675_811540547601.jpg
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<![CDATA[Classic Oreo Cookies Are Now a Candy Bar]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:49:41 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/milka-oreo-big-crunch-chocolate-candy-bar-today-161114.jpg
Oreo, the chocolate cookie with white icing, is taking its classic taste to candy shelves. The brand's first candy bar, a Milka Oreo Big Crunch Chocolate Bar, was released yesterday and is available at...

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<![CDATA[New Kids on the Block to Tour With Paula Abdul, Boyz II Men]]> Wed, 16 Nov 2016 10:39:52 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP253752335652.jpg
New Kids on the Block are kicking off another tour starting next spring, and tickets will go on sale this week.

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<![CDATA[Santa Flight Academy Opens at Westfarms]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 18:16:39 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/santa+flight+academy.jpg


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<![CDATA[Election Day Freebies and Deals]]> Tue, 08 Nov 2016 13:07:43 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/voting-booths-generic.jpg
Americans head to the polls on Tuesday and can come away with more than an "I Voted" sticker. National brands will offer Election Day freebies and deals. Check out some of the specials.

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<![CDATA[Taco Bell Giving Out Free Tacos Wednesday Thanks to World Series ]]> Wed, 02 Nov 2016 10:23:47 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/taco-bell-doritos.jpg
If you’re in the mood for a free taco this afternoon, you’re in luck. And you have the Cleveland Indians to thank for it. As part of their “Steal a Base, Steal a Taco” campaign during the World Series,...

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<![CDATA[Twins' Adorable Age Discovery]]> Wed, 02 Nov 2016 20:49:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/twins+older+youtube.jpg
A pair of adorable twin sisters delighted in learning that being identical meant they get to look alike — but their reactions quickly diverged when they learned one inevitably had to be the older twin.

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<![CDATA[Obamas Host Last White House Halloween]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:51:39 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/103116+White+House+Halloween.jpg
The president and first lady hosted their Halloween party at the White House Monday afternoon. The first couple welcomed students from D.C., Virginia and Maryland schools, as well children of military families...

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<![CDATA[Best 'Today' Halloween Costumes]]> Mon, 31 Oct 2016 10:16:22 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/kathie-lee-and-hoda-as-regis-and-kathie-lee-tease-today-161031-sm.jpg
From iconic figures from the 1990s, to "Star Wars" characters, to the royal wedding, to classic TV shows like "SNL," "Today" show hosts have paid tribute to a wide range of pop culture personas through...

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<![CDATA[XTina, Magician and Dragon: Celebs Get in Halloween Spirit]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 07:19:26 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/halloween_2016.jpg
Celebrities are known for their wild and daring Halloween costumes, and so far this year, they haven't disappointed.
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<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut Unveils Barn Yard Outdoor Studio]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:56:45 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/pavilion+barn+yard_1200.jpg
NBC Connecticut unveiled our new Barn Yard Outdoor Studio on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Connecting You to Joy]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:13:53 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fantasy-of-lights.jpg
Connecting you to Joy throughout the holiday season.

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<![CDATA[Mayor Goes On Tweetstorm After 'Walking Dead' Premiere]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:54:25 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/walking+dead.jpg
A Connecticut mayor who is a huge fan of The Walking Dead and is particularly upset about last night's shocking reveal.

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<![CDATA[Botanical Garden Glows Orange for Halloween]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:58:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Denvers_Botanical_Garden_Glows_Orange_for_Halloween_1200x675_790853187746.jpg
Halloween is on display at Denver's botanical garden.]]>
<![CDATA[Get Ready for Girl Scout Cookie Cereals, Starting Next Year]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:46:02 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/girl+scouts+cookie+cereal.jpg
Girl Scout cookie flavors are coming to a cereal box near you this winter. General Mills is teaming up with the Girl Scouts to launch a limited edition Girl Scout cookie cereal.

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<![CDATA[Happy Howl-oween: Pet Costumes Rule!]]> Sun, 30 Oct 2016 12:44:01 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/PetCostumes-147696710644900001.jpg
Halloween is just around the corner, and this year Americans are getting the whole family involved...including their pets.]]>
<![CDATA[M&M's Are Getting a New Filling]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:09:11 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-452614600mandm.jpg
Your sweet tooth is in for a treat. Mars Chocolate has announced that M&M’s are getting a new filling - caramel. CNN Money reported that it’s the first time the company is using caramel as a permanent filling.

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<![CDATA[Garage Door's Toothy Halloween Get-Up Goes Viral]]> Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:41:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5612846171.jpg
An Ohio woman's video showing her "monster house" decoration has gone mega-viral, with at least 23 million people in under a week watching a garage door adorned with teeth open and close.

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<![CDATA[Many Ways to Celebrate National Dessert Day in Connecticut]]> Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:55:13 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/whoopie+pies+1200.jpg
National Dessert Day is just one more excuse to savor your favorite sweet treat.

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<![CDATA[Great Places for Leaf Peeping]]> Thu, 06 Oct 2016 11:49:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Great_Places_for_Leaf_Peeping_1200x675_780510787769.jpg
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<![CDATA[Restaurant Week Returns in New Haven]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:39:05 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fork+generic.jpg
From October 30 through November 4, several New Haven restaurants will offer a special price-fixed menu.]]>
<![CDATA[Food to Indulge on at the Big E]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:16:46 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/Big+E+Maine+Potato.JPG


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<![CDATA[Take a Photo Tour of West Avon Road Home]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:18:57 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/West+Avon+Road+House.jpg
NBC Connecticut's Kerri-Lee Mayland got a tour of a well-known home on West Avon Road in Avon.

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<![CDATA[Small State Great Beer Festival Hosts Sellout Crowd]]> Sun, 18 Sep 2016 12:59:08 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Small-state-great-beer.jpg
With a sellout crowd, some 4,000 people lined up for samples at the first Small State Great Beer Festival in Hartford.

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<![CDATA[The Best of NYC Fashion Week 2016]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:33:41 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-603544622_master.jpg
New York City's fall fashion week brings together models, celebrities and fans of fashion as top designers unveil their latest creations.

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<![CDATA[Yummy Cream Puffs Are a Popular Treat at Big E]]> Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:00:32 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Yummy_Cream_Puffs_Are_a_Popular_Treat_at_Big_E_1200x675_766039107678.jpg
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