<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usWed, 28 Jun 2017 18:46:29 -0400Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:46:29 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[PAWmicon: Comic Canines in Cosplay]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:00:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/pawmicon_19.jpg
Coo over woofers dressed as superheroes, and villains, too, from movies and comic books, at a sweet San Diego fundraiser.

Photo Credit: The Helen Woodward Animal Center]]>
<![CDATA[Can You Identify These Celebrities in Sunglasses?]]> Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:37:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_SUNGLASSES_DAY_1-149858084274500001.jpg
June 27 is National Sunglasses Day. Can you identify these celebrities based on their sunglasses?]]>
<![CDATA[Nintendo Goes Back Into Retro Gaming Market With SNES Classic]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:28:45 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_SNES_CLASSIC_062617_2_1-149850703485200001.jpg
Nintendo will release the Super Nintendo Classic on Sept. 29, after the success of the release of NES Classic last year.]]>
<![CDATA[Siblings Start 203 Lifestyle Brand]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:52:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Siblings_Start_203_Lifestyle_Brand.jpg
A brother and sister have launched The Two Oh Three to celebrate Connecticut.]]>
<![CDATA[Behind the Keyboard: How New Emojis Are Chosen]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:48:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Emoji-5-1.jpg
Between wizards, rock climbers, and gender non-conforming people, many of the 137 new emojis coming soon to your phone's keyboard may have come from the minds of ordinary texters, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Ruffed Up: The Dogs in Competition to Be World's Ugliest]]> Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:32:17 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/191*120/AP_17175106375003.jpg

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Eric Risberg]]>
<![CDATA['Star Trek: Bridge Crew' Goes Where No Gamer Has Gone Before]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:24:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/STBC_Enterprise_AstroGator_1490913773.png
The world of virtual reality in video games has explored places never seen or experienced. In these scenarios, the landscape and everything that goes with it is new and springs from someone’s imagination. But...
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<![CDATA[Food Truck Friday DrewbaQ]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:34:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Food_Truck_Friday_DrewbaQ.jpg
Learn more about DrewbaQ.]]>
<![CDATA[Lake Compounce Offering Free Admission for Good Grades]]> Sat, 24 Jun 2017 12:39:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/lake+compounce+1.jpg
If your children did well in school this year, you can treat them to a day at Lake Compounce, and your good student or students will get in for free.
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<![CDATA[Two Roads Brewing Opens Tap Room at Bradley Airport]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:23:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/209*120/Two+Roads+Tap+Room+leadership.jpg
Two Roads Brewing has opened the Two Roads Tap Room at Bradley International Airport.

Photo Credit: Connecticut Airport Authority]]>
<![CDATA[A Speck in the Sea Tells Harrowing Ordeal of Fisherman]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:10:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/A_Speck_in_the_Sea_Tells_Harrowing_Ordeal_of_Fisherman.jpg
This memoir by John Aldridge and Anthony Sosinski is a first-hand account of the search and rescue of a Montauk fisherman in 2013. It's becoming a movie.]]>
<![CDATA[See Ferraris for a Good Cause in West Hartford This Weekend]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:52:29 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/See_Ferraris_for_a_Good_Cause_in_West_Hartford_This_Weekend.jpg
Concorso Ferrari and Friends is a fundraiser in West Hartford this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Burger King Shakes Up Menu with Lucky Charms Beverage]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:44:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/armus-lucky-charms-shake.jpg
They're magically delicious — and now, they're in a milkshake. Lucky Charms cereal will appear in a limited-edition shake at select Burger King locations, the fast-food chain announced Tuesday. At $2.99,...

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<![CDATA[Celebs and Pros to Tee Off for Travelers Championship Pro-Am]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:02:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bubba+travelers_fixed.jpg
Anyone with to watch Rory McIlroy tee off on the 1st hole for the Celebrity Pro-Am at the Travelers Championship on Wednesday had to get up early.

Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut]]>
<![CDATA[Summer Food Truck Festivals]]> Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:24:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Waterbury+food+trucks+web.jpg
With summer weather on the way, why not take lunch outside? Check out this list of upcoming food truck festivals across the state.

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<![CDATA[2017 Connecticut Fireworks Displays]]> Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:21:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fireworkssdsan.jpg
Check back as we add more events.

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<![CDATA[Chick-Fil-A To Offer Gluten-Free Buns]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:14:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_CHICK_FIL_A_GLUTEN_FREE_061917_1-149790016143700001.jpg
Chick-Fil-A has become the latest fast food chain to offer gluten-free options to its customers. The new gluten-free bun will come wrapped in plastic since the kitchens are not gluten-free. Customers who pay the]]>
<![CDATA[What to Know Before You Go to the Travelers Championship]]> Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:16:37 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/russell+knox_travelers.jpg
Headed to the Travelers Championship this year? Here’s what you need to know before hitting the course.

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<![CDATA[First West Hartford Wine and Food Festival]]> Sun, 18 Jun 2017 21:09:51 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/weha+wine+and+food.jpg

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<![CDATA[Inaugural West Hartford Wine and Food Festival a Big Success]]> Sun, 18 Jun 2017 20:14:39 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/weha+wine+and+food.jpg
The inaugural West Hartford Wine and Food Festival took place at Kingswood Oxford school Saturday. Nearly 30 restaurants and 35 wine tables featured local cuisine and beverages all for a good cause.]]>
<![CDATA[The Ships of Sail Boston 2017]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:58:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/SB_02+Cover.jpg
More than 50 sailing vessels from around the globe will parade into Boston Harbor this weekend for Sail Boston 2017. It's the first time since 2000 that the tall ships have visited the city.

Photo Credit: Sail Boston, Inc.]]>
<![CDATA[Five Times Athletes Have Challenged Animals]]> Sat, 17 Jun 2017 06:36:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DIT_SPO_5_TIMES_ATHLETES_VS_ANIMALS_061617-149765207316100001.jpg
With the announcement that Michael Phelps will race a shark for Discovery Channel's "Shark Week," we take a look back at five times athletes competed against animals.]]>
<![CDATA[Advertisers Strive to Show 'Real Dads']]> Sun, 18 Jun 2017 23:57:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-657869706-withchild.jpg
"Diapers don’t care who change them." That's the attitude companies are increasingly adopting when advertising products for dads. The diaper phrase, part of Procter & Gamble's #WeSeeEqual campaign from March,...

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<![CDATA[The Costs Of Being A Dad]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:57:45 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/dad-generic-and-son-shaving.jpg
Welcome to parenthood. You are a proud new father, simultaneously overjoyed and terrified. Since you are now responsible for another human being, you should know that the estimate of what it will cost to...

Photo Credit: File-Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA['White Skittles' for U.K. Pride Month Are Drawing Backlash]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:07:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/skittles-and-tesco-crop.jpg
An all-white, limited edition of Skittles sold in the U.K. has ignited internet debate over what some critics are calling a tone-deaf marketing scheme to celebrate LGBT Pride month. Skittles partnered...

Photo Credit: Tesco.com
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<![CDATA[Where to Celebrate National Lobster Day in CT]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:30:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Lobster+Getty.jpg
National Lobster Day is here, so you have an excuse to enjoy the tasty crustacean in case you really needed one.

Photo Credit: Getty Images: Justin Sullivan / Staff]]>
<![CDATA[Deadlocked Escape Rooms Coming to Stamford]]> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:21:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/216*120/home+invasion+generic+image.jpg
Deadlocked Escape Rooms is opening a location in Stamford and bringing its mystery solving adventure games to the city.

Photo Credit: WNBC]]>
<![CDATA['Boy Meets World' House Finds a Buyer]]> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:15:21 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/knbc-boy-meets-world-house-for-sale-tn-3.jpg
A Studio City house featured in the 1990s TV sitcom "Boy Meets World" has sold for $1.29 million, a spokeswoman for the real estate agency said.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/JBT Photography, John Turner]]>
<![CDATA[Seattle’s Space Needle Set for Renovation]]> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:10:25 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_00_02_21.Still002.jpg
Starting in September, the 55-year-old Space Needle will undergo renovations to add a floor-to-ceiling glass observation deck and a glass restaurant floor.

Photo Credit: Space Needle]]>
<![CDATA[Fireworks Set to Return to Hartford Riverfront This July]]> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:34:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/851d1032807a47349c5b63b48ecbd99f.jpg
The popular Riverfront Fireworks will be returning to Hartford this summer following a year off due to financial challenges. The fireworks show is now scheduled for July 8 as part of a larger summer series...

Photo Credit: Max Armani]]>
<![CDATA[Powder Ridge to Open Synthetic Snow Park in August]]> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:43:50 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ski+lift_722_406.jpg
Powder Ridge in Middlefield will be offering winter sports all 365 days of the year come August.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Trends for Outdoor Weddings in Connecticut]]> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:23:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Trends_for_Outdoor_Weddings_in_Connecticut.jpg
If you are planning an outdoor wedding in Connecticut, these are the trends you should know about.]]>
<![CDATA[Warriors' Game 3 Win Earns America a Free Taco Tuesday]]> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:29:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/taco-bell-doritos.jpg
Taco Bell challenged the Eastern and Western Conference winners to "steal a road game" during the tournament and offered to give free Doritos Locos Tacos to everyone in return. Thanks to the Warriors' 118-113

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<![CDATA[Tour Sea Viking Longship at Mystic]]> Mon, 12 Jun 2017 12:00:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Tour_Sea_Viking_Longship_at_Mystic.jpg
The Draken Harald Hårfagre has sailed to America and is at Mystic Seaport for tours.]]>
<![CDATA[Bon Jovi's Sublime NYC Duplex Is on the Market -- See Inside]]> Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:35:16 -0400 according to Curbed. It's now on the market for $17.25 million. The property is listed by the Robby Browne Team at Corcoran. See the full listing here.]]> according to Curbed. It's now on the market for $17.25 million. The property is listed by the Robby Browne Team at Corcoran. See the full listing here.]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/150CharlesSt4BSFOR+PRINTS4.jpg
Rocker Jon Bon Jovi has put his sublime West Village duplex on the market. Take a look inside.

Photo Credit: The Corcoran Group]]>
<![CDATA[Check Out the Eiffel Tower’s Zip Line]]> Tue, 06 Jun 2017 11:51:04 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ziplinefrenchtower.jpg
A half-mile zip line from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower lets people zoom over the City of Light, as a way to celebrate the French Open, being held in Paris.]]>
<![CDATA[Discounted Tickets for Big E for 1 Day Only]]> Tue, 06 Jun 2017 12:35:04 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Big+E+Connecticut+Building.jpg
The Big E is 100 days away and you can get tickets at a discount if you buy them today.]]>
<![CDATA[The Right Paint Color Can Increase Your Home's Value: Zillow]]> Tue, 06 Jun 2017 08:44:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/suburban+home+generic.png
A blue bathroom instantly increases a home's value, "Today" reported, citing a Zillow analysis that found the color adds $5,440 more than expected to home sale prices. "Color can be a powerful tool for...

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<![CDATA[$8 Rosé Named One of the Best Wines in the World]]> Mon, 05 Jun 2017 17:49:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_WINE_CHEAP_ROSE_060517-149669901030500001.jpg
The International Wine Challenge has named an $8 bottle of rosé from Aldi as one of the best in the world.]]>
<![CDATA[Mohegan Sun Begins Offering Private Cabanas ]]> Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:24:53 -0400 Learn more about Sun Terrace.]]> Learn more about Sun Terrace.]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/168*120/Cabanas+2.jpg

Photo Credit: Mohegan Sun]]>
<![CDATA[What Goes on Before Sunrise at LA Landmark Randy's Donuts]]> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 16:36:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/06-02-2017-doughnut-donut-randy+%284%29.jpg
Take a look at what goes on behind the counter at one of Los Angeles' most familiar landmarks, Randy's Donuts in Inglewood. These photos, taken Friday June 2, 2017 on National Doughnut Day, show what goes...

Photo Credit: Toni Guinyard/KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Every Day Should Be National Doughnut Day]]> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 08:45:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_DOUGHNUT_DAY_060217_FINAL-149636400204800001.jpg
Friday is National Doughnut Day, but Americans are not the only ones who like a nice piece of fried dough. Here is a look at similar treats around the world.]]>
<![CDATA[How to Make a Belmont Jewel]]> Thu, 01 Jun 2017 17:35:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/belmont.jpg
The Belmont Jewel is the official drink of the Belmont Stakes. Here's how to make one.]]>
<![CDATA[Day of Fun Planned Along Long Wharf]]> Thu, 01 Jun 2017 13:08:17 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/dragon+boat+regatta+new+haven.jpg
If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, the city of New Haven has you covered with not one, not two, but three different activities lined up on Long Wharf this Saturday.

Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut]]>
<![CDATA[Celebrate 2017 National Doughnut Day With Free Treats]]> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 08:31:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-458335978.jpg
It's here. National Doughnut Day, a day devoted to getting your hands on free doughnuts, has arrived -- and some of the biggest names in doughnuts are celebrating with special giveaways.

Photo Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images, File]]>