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Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 12:53 PM EST

McD's Brings Back Beloved Shake, Sauce That Sparked Riots

McDonald's said Thursday it will bring back Szechuan Sauce, the dipping sauce that caused riots over its one-day availability last October. It will also bring back the Shamrock Shake, its minty seasonal... »

A.C. Petersen Celebrates Record Warmth With 70-Cent Ice Cream

A.C. Petersen Celebrates Record Warmth With 70-Cent Ice Cream

A.C. Petersen in West Hartford is celebrating the record-breaking warmth with 70-cent ice cream cones today. »

Where to Celebrate National Margarita Day In CT

Where to Celebrate National Margarita Day In CT

National Margarita Day is this Thursday, February 22. We're telling you places around Connecticut that's offering affordable deals to celebrate this holiday. »

10 Places In CT To Test Out Your Olympic Skills

10 Places In CT To Test Out Your Olympic Skills

Here are 10 places in Connecticut where you can train like an Olympian and try these winter sports! »

Big E Holding One-Day-Only Ticket Sale

Big E Holding One-Day-Only Ticket Sale

The Big E is offering a one-day-only sale for tickets to the fair and admission is just a little more than half price if you buy them before 8 p.m. »

6-Year-Old Stratford Boy to Share Geography Expertise on Ellen Again

6-Year-Old Stratford Boy to Share Geography Expertise on Ellen Again

A 6-year-old geography expert from Stratford will be back on Ellen this afternoon and this time he will be identifying bodies of water from photographs, including one right over the Connecticut border in... »

African Fashion on Display at Early 'Black Panther' Shows

People in Asia and Beyond Welcome Lunar New Year

People in Asia and around the world are celebrating the Lunar New Year on Friday with festivals, parades and temple visits to ask for blessings. This year marks the year of the dog, one of the 12 animals in the... »

‘This Is Us’ Star Chrissy Metz Doing Book Reading in Connecticut

Chrissy Metz, who stars as Kate in the NBC show “This is Us,” is coming to Connecticut for a book signing and more tickets are available after the event was moved to a new venue. »

Costumes, Beads and Music: Mardi Gras Comes to a Close

Costumes, Beads and Music: Mardi Gras Comes to a Close

Families camped out from early morning to catch beads and stuffed animals thrown from float riders. Revelers took to the streets in elaborate or funny costumes evoking Marie Antoinette, President Donald... »

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