<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Dining, shopping and nightlife]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/entertainment/the-scene http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Sun, 04 Oct 2015 08:50:31 -0400 Sun, 04 Oct 2015 08:50:31 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Connecticut Students Sing With Josh Groban]]> Sat, 03 Oct 2015 13:21:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/josh+groban+with+eastern+chamber+singers+1200.jpg
Singer/songwriter Josh Groban wasn't walking alone when he took to the stage at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford last week. He had a choir of Connecticut college students performing a couple songs from his new...

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<![CDATA[Cop Busts Some Moves in Epic Dance Battle]]> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 09:31:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/dancing+cop+1200.jpg
The police officer who challenged a New Britain man to a dance battle Saturday says he's out to change lives.

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<![CDATA[Bushnell Park Carousel Reopens]]> Fri, 25 Sep 2015 17:37:32 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP694834966533.jpg
Hartford's Bushnell Park Carousel is up and running again after a yearlong closure, according to the New England Carousel Museum.

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<![CDATA[Fireball Run Comes to Hartford]]> Fri, 25 Sep 2015 16:22:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Road-Generic-Resized.jpg
The Fireball Run, a traveling 2,000-mile life-size trivia game, is coming to Hartford and police are warning that this will lead to road closures in the capital city.]]>
<![CDATA[Celebrate Connecticut Day at the Big E]]> Wed, 23 Sep 2015 09:03:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Big+E+Connecticut+Building.jpg
Today is “Connecticut Day” at the Big E, which celebrates all things New England, including our local foods and Connecticut-made products.]]>
<![CDATA[Escape to the Bushnell to See The Illusionists ]]> Tue, 22 Sep 2015 17:12:21 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/The+Escapologist+Andrew+Basso+1200.jpg
As a young boy living in Italy, Andrew Basso wanted to escape. And now as one of The Illusionists, escaping is quite literally what he's doing.

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<![CDATA['Ghostbusters,' 'Even Stevens' Stars Appearing at Hartford Comic Con]]> Sat, 19 Sep 2015 17:46:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Christy+Carlson+Romano.jpg
Costumed crowds will converge on the capital city yet again as Hartford Comic Con returns to the XL Center for its second year.

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<![CDATA[N.Y. Fashion Week: Spring/Summer 2016]]> Thu, 17 Sep 2015 21:21:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-487625078.jpg
The twice-annual fashion affair known as New York Fashion Week ended Thursday after a week's worth of runway shows previewing style trends for spring and summer 2016. Click through to see some of the best trends...]]>
<![CDATA['Orange is the New Black' Star to Visit Mohegan Sun]]> Tue, 15 Sep 2015 11:54:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-480455254.jpg
Pennsatucky may be an inmate in Litchfield Prison, but luckily it won't take going into lockup to see the woman behind the religious zealot from "Orange is the New Black."]]>
<![CDATA[Keurig Launches Campbell's Soup K-Cups]]> Fri, 11 Sep 2015 11:19:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Keurig+Campbell%27s+Soup+K-Cups.png
Microwavable Cup-a-soup and ramen noodles have long been a culinary staple for college students. But the food synonymous with cash-poor undergrads is getting a millennial makeover. Keurig Green Mountain, Inc....

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<![CDATA[Twerking Stormtroopers in NYC]]> Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:43:16 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/twerking+stormtrooper.jpg
Dancing stormtroopers, flashing lightsabers and life-sized LEGOs took over Times Square early Friday morning as die-hard Star Wars fans gathered for the kickoff to "Force Friday" in New York City. The...

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<![CDATA[Pumpkin Spice Latte Lovers Get a Secret Head Start]]> Fri, 04 Sep 2015 23:42:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/MCFN0qxF-7360-4397.jpg
Pumpkin Spice Latte lovers are in luck — you can get the seasonal treat early this year. As the pumpkin-spice-everything season is rapidly approaching, Starbucks is allowing fans to procure the autumnal beverage...

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<![CDATA[McDonald's to Serve Breakfast 24/7]]> Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:08:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/mcdonald%27s+breakfast.jpg
McDonald's announced Tuesday its highly anticipated decision to serve breakfast all day at all U.S. locations starting this fall. According to CNBC, McDonald's franchisees voted to approve all-day breakfast at...

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<![CDATA[CT Fair Schedule]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 15:28:21 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Durham+Fair+Leslie+Korzon+2.jpg.jpg
Fall has just begun and there is a lot of family fun to look forward to with autumn fairs and festivals.

Photo Credit: Leslie Korzon]]>
<![CDATA[Hot Air Balloons Fill Plainville Sky at Festival]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:41:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Plainville+hot+air+balloons+1200.jpg
The Plainville sky was filled with colors this weekend for the Plainville Hot Air Balloon Festival.

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<![CDATA[Rock Cats Win Last Home Game in New Britain]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 05:08:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Rocky+the+rock+cat+1200.jpg
The city of New Britain is saying goodbye to the Rock Cats as the team had its last home game in the city Sunday afternoon.

Photo Credit: New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart]]>
<![CDATA[New CT Professional Soccer Team Holds Open Tryouts]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:32:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Soccer+Header+Generic+Soccer.jpg
A new year-round professional soccer team coming to Hartford held open tryouts in Farmington on Saturday until noon.

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<![CDATA[Bathtub Girl Meets Luke Bryan: 'I Love Him']]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:42:50 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Ava_Finley_Luke_Bryan.png
A little girl tries to tell her dad who she loves but struggles. The man who stole the two-year-old's heart is none other than country singer Luke Bryan. The video of the father-daughter episode went viral...

Photo Credit: Adrian Finley
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<![CDATA[Meat Truck Delivers Big Flavor]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:57:50 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meat+Truck.JPG
The Meat Truck delivers fantastic food in Connecticut.]]>
<![CDATA[New Haven Campaigns to End Hunger]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:22:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/grocery-store-cart.jpg
Three nonprofit organizations are working together to "STOP Hunger" as part of Hunger Action Month, which kicks off in September.

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<![CDATA[Nardelli’s Coming to Wallingford, East Hartford]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:49:15 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nardellis.jpg
Add two more places to your list of favorite lunch spots. Nardelli’s is opening grinder shops in East Hartford and Wallingford this fall.]]>
<![CDATA[Connecticut Open Returns to New Haven]]> Sat, 22 Aug 2015 14:28:45 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+open.jpg
Join NBC Connecticut at the Connecticut Open through Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale.

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<![CDATA[Cop Dances to Cheer Up Sick Child ]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 06:47:05 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/173*120/breakdance.PNG
A San Francisco police officer busted some serious moves to cheer up Colren Guerra, a cancer patient in San Francisco. Marte's uniform didn't stop him from taking on the break dance challenge, right after...
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<![CDATA[Connecticut Open Returns to New Haven]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 22:22:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+open.jpg
Join NBC Connecticut at the Connecticut Open from Friday, Aug. 21 to Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale.

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<![CDATA[Rude Restaurant Server on Video]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:17:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/11137110_10152876011048299_1762192408383809822_n.jpg
Most Chicagoans know that when you go to the restaurant, Ed Debevic’s, you shouldn’t expect the nicest servers. In fact, you should prepare for incredibly rude ones.

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<![CDATA[New Haven Restaurant Makes "Time" Best Burger List ]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 18:51:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/175*120/louis+lunch+burger.jpg
There are many, many places to get a good burger in Connecticut, but one local establishment is standing out on a national scale this week.

Photo Credit: Louis Lunch]]>
<![CDATA[Starbucks to Offer Wine, Macaroni and Cheese ]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 08:54:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/starbucks.jpg
Starbucks will now include an ‘evening menu’ in addition to the breakfast and snack options that made it famous.

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<![CDATA[Motorcycle Mania Revs Up Downtown Middletown]]> Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:38:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Motorcycle+mania+1200.jpg
The motorcycles are out in Middletown tonight for Motorcycle Mania and thousands of people are expected downtown.

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<![CDATA['Cake Boss' Bakery to Open at Mohegan Sun]]> Tue, 11 Aug 2015 23:26:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/carlos+bake+shop.jpg
Carlo's Bakery, of TLC's hit series "Cake Boss," will open its doors at Mohegan Sun on Saturday, Sept. 12.

Photo Credit: Associated Press]]>
<![CDATA[Meghan Trainor Cancels Tour, Mohegan Sun Date]]> Tue, 11 Aug 2015 13:51:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meghan+Trainor+Voice.JPG
Meghan Trainor has canceled the rest of her MTrain Tour because of re-aggravated damage to her vocal cord, and that includes the show that was scheduled for Mohegan Sun on Monday, Sept. 7.

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<![CDATA[Maria, from Sesame Street, Comes to Storrs for Puppetry Festival]]> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 16:18:21 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-703226_SesameStreet_sm.jpg
It will be all about puppets in Storrs next week for the National Puppetry Festival.

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<![CDATA[Gathering of the Vibes Returns to Bridgeport]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:24:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/HeatAtTheVibes073015.jpg
Tens of thousands people are descending on Seaside Park in Bridgeport for the annual Gathering of the Vibes musical festival.]]>
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Pizzeria Is Named Best in America, TripAdvisor Says]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:11:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/juliana+pizzeria+handout.jpg
A Brooklyn pizzeria has been named the top joint for a slice in America, according to a TripAdvisor study based on the quality and quantity of reviews and opinions from millions of travelers.

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<![CDATA[Grumpy Dog Earl Challenges Grumpy Cat's Reign]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:23:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/My+Name+is+Earl.jpg
The world’s grouchiest feline has some new competition. Meet “Grumpy Dog.”

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