<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/the-scene/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Mon, 22 Sep 2014 04:17:46 -0400 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 04:17:46 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Justin Bieber to Play Sold-Out Show at XL Center ]]> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 13:19:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Justin-Bieber-Sing-Hard.jpg
Justin Bieber’s Believe Tour will make a stop at XL Center in downtown Hartford on July 18 and tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m.

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<![CDATA[Gabby Douglas Book Signing in Madison]]> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 12:47:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/gabby-douglas-bars-p21.jpg
Gabby Douglas has also written an autobiography and that is bringing her to R.J. Julia in Madison tonight.

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<![CDATA[Future Chefs Cooking Up a Cure]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:55:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/chef+dicing+generic.jpg
One organization is cooking up something different to help young children with cancer.

Photo Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Bon Jovi to Kick Off Tour at Mohegan Sun]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 10:59:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Sandy+Concert+Bon+Jovi.jpg
The Saturday, Feb. 9 concert will be the start of the five-month worldwide tour.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Lady Gaga to Perform at Mohegan Sun]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 11:32:47 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/gagafashionthumb1.jpg
Lady Gaga will bring her Born This Way Ball to Connecticut March 3, 2013.

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<![CDATA[Adelbrook's 11th Annual Taste of Cromwell]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:10:03 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/wine-glass-generic.jpg
Head over to Adelbrook's 11th Annual Taste of Cromwell at the Courtyard Marriott on Friday, Oct. 17 for food and wine tasting and a silent auction.]]>
<![CDATA[Giant Pumpkin Breaks State Record]]> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:47:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/record+pumpkin_1200.jpg
A pumpkin weighed at the Durham Fair on Wednesday came in at 1,766.6 lbs., a new Connecticut record.

Photo Credit: Ken D]]>
<![CDATA[ConnectiCon 2013]]> Sat, 13 Jul 2013 15:20:17 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/2013Connecticon_twins.jpg
Photos from Connecticon 2013 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, July 11-14.

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<![CDATA[Pearl Jam to Play XL Center ]]> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 13:45:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/eddie+vedder+pearl+jam_722.jpg
Pearl Jam will perform Oct. 6 at the XL Center in Hartford. It's the band's first stop in Hartford since 2010.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Gathering of the Vibes Returns to Bridgeport]]> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 10:55:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/vibes+for+web.jpg
The Gathering of the Vibes will draw a crowd of 20,000 to Bridgeport’s Seaside Park for its 18th year of music, entertainment, camping and activities, held July 25 to 28.

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<![CDATA[West Hartford 6th Best Place for Families]]> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 14:33:33 -0400
West Hartford is the sixth-best place for families to live, according to Family Circle Magazine's “10 Best” list.]]>
<![CDATA[Maritime Cruise & Cuisine Returns to Norwalk]]> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 14:00:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Cruise-Ship-Generic-San-Die.jpg
The Maritime Cruise & Cuisine Fridays in Norwalk offers a sunset cruise followed by a three-course meal.

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<![CDATA[No Shortage of Ways to Celebrate Father's Day]]> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 19:30:17 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fathers+day_722.jpg
Celebrate Father's Day at fairs and special events around the state. Weekend activities include the Goshen Stampede, Open Cockpit Day at the New England Air Museum, Cocktails with the Whales at Mystic...]]>
<![CDATA[Travelers Championship in Full Swing]]> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:23:23 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/edt-AP803481783729.jpg
A handful of U.S. Open champions, including current champion Justin Rose, several well-known international tennis players and a Connecticut native are in Cromwell for the Travelers Championship.

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<![CDATA[Feast: Bean and Leaf]]> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:33:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/FeastBeanandLeaf.jpg
Jason Hawkins takes you to the Check out this Bean & Leaf Café in New London where they treat their coffee like high-end wine.]]>
<![CDATA[Springsteen Plays Mohegan Sun]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:29:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/5+Seconds+of+Summer.jpg
Several acts are coming to Connecticut. Here's what you need to know about who is coming, when and where.

Photo Credit: Live Nation]]>
<![CDATA[Pepe’s Pizza Plans West Hartford Location]]> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 13:38:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Frank+Pepe+722.jpg
On the agenda for the Nov. 27 West Hartford Town Council meeting is an application for Pepe’s Pizza to open in Elmwood Plaza 1126-1148 New Britain Ave. and use 3,200 square feet of the existing Puppy Center. ]]>
<![CDATA[55 Cent Whoppers]]> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 17:16:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/BURGER-KING.gif
Between Dec. 6 and Dec. 9, a Whopper will cost you a measly 55 cents.]]>
<![CDATA[Coldplay Coming to Mohegan]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 12:10:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/208*120/COLDPLAY+LALA.jpg
The tickets go on sale on November 16.]]>
<![CDATA[Yale Art Auction to Benefit Sandy Victims]]> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 13:44:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/art_generic.jpg
Yale students and faculty created and donated all works of art, including Rochelle Feinstein, a New York-based award-winning artist who has done many solo and group exhibits, as well as David Humphrey. ]]>
<![CDATA[Write Your Way to Free One Direction Tickets]]> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 17:40:43 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/151389305+copy.jpg
Write in 250 words why you should get luxury skybox tickets to One Direction.

Photo Credit: WireImage]]>
<![CDATA[Free Burger on Jim Day]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 13:43:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Red+Robin+Sweet+Jim+Beam+Bacon+Swiss+Burger+722+b.jpg
If your name is Jim, James, Jamie, Jaime, Jaimie, Jami, Jamey, Jameson, Jimmy, Jimi, Jim, Jimbo or some variety, you are in luck.

Photo Credit: Red Robin]]>
<![CDATA[White House Holiday Decorations ]]> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/Michelle-Obama-Christmas.jpg
With the holiday season just around the corner, Christmas trees and piles of present decorate the White House. Take a look at some of its best decorations.

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<![CDATA[Dunkin' Donuts Loses Bid to be Called "Best Coffee in America"]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 13:08:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/dunkin+donuts_722.jpg
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejected an application by the restaurant chain to trademark "Best Coffee in America"

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<![CDATA[Wing Wonderland]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 12:41:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/CHICKENWINGSTHUMBNAIL_722x406.jpg
Enjoy some of the areas best wings at the annual Wing Fest in Southington.]]>
<![CDATA[Black Friday: Good for Buzz, Not for Predicting Sales]]> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 12:39:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/93446410_10.jpg
Retailers invest a lot of hope in Black Friday because it can be used to build momentum for the six-week holiday shopping season, their most profitable time of year. But Black Friday isn’t the...

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<![CDATA[Black Friday Guide: How to Get the Best Deals]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 10:47:23 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/black+friday+target.jpg
Black Friday — it's the mother of all shopping days. A day when millions of people wielding billions of dollars scratch and claw for the biggest bargains. So what's the best plan of attack?

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<![CDATA[Towns Postpone Trick or Treating Again]]> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 19:44:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/halloween_generic.jpg
Fairfield will celebrate Halloween on Saturday, Nov. 10., Milford on Friday.

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<![CDATA[Best Dressed: Emily Blunt, Amy Adams and More]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:59:43 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/BD154851620thumbnail.jpg
Hollywood's best dressed — from Emily Blunt to Jennifer Aniston to J. Lo — hit the red carpet this week.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Dave Matthews Band to Play Mohegan Sun]]> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 10:52:39 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Dave+Matthews+335C6466+722.jpg
The Dave Matthews Band will make their first ever appearance at Mohegan Sun Dec. 8.

Photo Credit: John Hancock]]>
<![CDATA[Marni to Launch First Women's Fragrance]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:46:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/marnifragrancethumb1a.jpg
This February, Italian retailer, Marni, will launch its first-ever fragrance.

Photo Credit: Marni]]>
<![CDATA[Year in Review 2012: Red Carpet Fashion Highs & Lows]]> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 16:08:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/sofia-vergara1.jpg
2012's been filled with red carpet rock stars and frumpy fashion faux pas. Find out where your favorite celeb fits in.

Photo Credit: WireImage]]>
<![CDATA[Sandy Impacts Halloween]]> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 17:49:39 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/163*120/ee1e8df025c34747bb403df0bedfa8f1.jpg
Superstorm Sandy is postponing Halloween in some towns, while other are holding activities.]]>
<![CDATA[Zombie Pub Crawl to Benefit Puppies]]> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 15:58:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/zombie-generic.jpg
Dress like a zombie, enjoy some pubs and raise money for a dog park.]]>
<![CDATA[Halloween Events]]> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 15:53:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/LegolandBrickorTreat.jpg
Several cities and towns across the state are holding Halloween events.

Photo Credit: Legoland California]]>
<![CDATA[$3 Million Estate Jewelry Sale in West Hartford]]> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 18:35:04 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/216*120/BECKERSSTILL100812.jpg
Earrings from the estate of Elizabeth Taylor are included in the sale.]]>
<![CDATA[Store Tour: Local Designers and Curated Home Goods at Joinery]]> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 13:01:49 -0400 $352 for women's; $425 for mens. ]]> $352 for women's; $425 for mens. ]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/joinery3.jpg
Owner Angela Silva picks out her favorite fall finds at Williamsburg boutique, Joinery.

Photo Credit: Catherine Blair Pfander]]>
<![CDATA[5 Ways to Get Your Wardrobe Winter-Ready]]> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 14:33:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/closet135529878.jpg
Mother-daughter duo Kate Berger and Ann Lightfood share their top five tips for whipping your wardrobe into shape for the winter.

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<![CDATA[Beer Lovers Rejoice]]> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 15:17:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Mohegan+Sun+Brewfest.jpg
For two days in October, Mohegan Sun was home to more than 150 different beers and thousands of beer enthusiasts.

Photo Credit: Mohegan Sun ]]>
<![CDATA[5 Halloween Costumes Inspired by Fashion's Kookiest Characters]]> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 15:03:03 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/halloweenannawintourthumbanil.jpg
This year, why not try a costume inspired by some of the wildest wardrobes in fashion?

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Net-a-Porter/Wonder-Costumes]]>
<![CDATA[The New Minimalism]]> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 13:31:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/minimalism139049827thumbnail.jpg
Fall's new minimalist looks are anything but plain.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Retail Report: Playful Periwinkle Pieces]]> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 13:28:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/periwinkle_thumbnailfall12.jpg
Somewhere between lilac and baby blue, periwinkle hues are a simple way to add a touch of "cheer" to a winter wardrobe.

Photo Credit: Farfetch/Sephora/Net-a-Porter]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: Inside Emeril Lagasse's Uptown Townhouse]]> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:16:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNAT5183ASQFTEmerilLagasse.jpg
Bam! We're inside Emeril Lagasse's stunning Upper East Side townhouse. For more information on this property, please contact Samantha Kleier-Forbes and Sabrina Kleier-Morgenstern of Gumley Haft Kleier...]]>
<![CDATA[Levi's to Debut New "Eco" Collection]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 12:55:25 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/levislead1.jpg
This week, Levi's introduces a new eco-friendly collection made from recylced bottles and plastic trays.

Photo Credit: Levi's]]>
<![CDATA[Pinkberry Expands to Westfarms]]> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 12:59:15 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Pinkberry+Product+Image+722.jpg
This will be the fifth Pinkberry.]]>
<![CDATA[Brewfest in Meriden on Friday]]> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 16:03:16 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/beer.gif
The 13th annual Silver City Brewfest is coming to Meriden on Friday.

Photo Credit: Stock Image]]>
<![CDATA[The Big E Celebrates Connecticut]]> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 09:07:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Big+E+Connecticut+Building.jpg
Wednesday is Connecticut Day at The Big E.]]>
<![CDATA[Spring's Top Nail Trends to Try Now]]> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 06:56:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/spring+nail+trends.jpg
Preview spring's coolest nail trends, from a "Versaille" mani at Rachel Antonoff to shattered glass at The Blonds.]]>