<![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-usThu, 19 Oct 2017 14:27:21 -0400Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:27:21 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[See Inside: Sting's Palatial Central Park Penthouse Sells for $50M]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:50:28 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/sting+penthouse.jpg
Sting's stunningly unique duplex penthouse on Central Park West is now off the market, having sold for a whopping $50 million, according to Page Six. The legendary musician poured more than a bit of his...

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<![CDATA[$1,000 Bagel Is Back in New York City]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:52:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WNYTS-Bagel-4.jpg
The $1,000 bagel is back in New York City. The Westin New York hotel in Times Square is offering the extravagant bagel for a limited time next month, 10 years after it was first introduced on the menu. The...

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<![CDATA[Weeklong Culinary Event to Help Puerto Rico]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:52:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/CTLovesPR+logo1.jpg
More than 60 Connecticut restaurants are coming together to help Puerto Rico and all Connecticut residents have to do is go out and enjoy a good meal to take part.]]>
<![CDATA[Neiman Marcus Launches 2017 Fantasy Gifts Catalog]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:11:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/2017-nm-fantasy-gifts.gif
Neiman Marcus launched their annual Christmas Book of fantasy gifts for the 2017 holiday season on Tuesday, with the least expensive item being a Omy Coloring book for $9 and the priciest a private New...

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<![CDATA[Your Guide to Haunted Happenings in Connecticut]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:04:29 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Trail+of+Terror+in+Wallingford+2.JPG
With just days to go before Halloween, there are haunted happenings all across Connecticut to satisfy your desire for all things spooky.

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<![CDATA[Fall Favorites: Pumpkintown USA]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:11:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/PUMPKINTOWN+4.jpg


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<![CDATA[Pumpkins, Hayrides and More: Fair Weather Acres Fall Fest]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 06:03:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/Fair+weather+fall+festival+3.jpg


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<![CDATA[Free Coffee Fridays at Cumberland Farms in October]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:34:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Cumberland+Farms+Coffee+hot+and+cold.jpg
You can get free coffee at Cumberland Farms stores on Fridays during the month of October.

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<![CDATA[Arby's Rolls Out Venison, Elk Sandwiches]]> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 06:18:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/arbAP_16300617472964.jpg
Arby's announced Wednesday that it will be selling its venison sandwich at all 3,300 restaurants nationwide starting on Oct. 21, after releasing it in five states last year. The sandwich features a thick-cut...

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<![CDATA[Smithsonian Accepts Donation of 'The Walking Dead' Artifacts]]> Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:29:03 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*213/ET2017-14025.jpg
The Smithsonian National Museum of American History has accepted artifacts from AMC’s award-winning television series “The Walking Dead." Cast members, including Norman Reedus, Danai Gurira, Andrew Lincoln...

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<![CDATA[Beers From NY, NJ, CT Among Some of the Best in the Country]]> Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:18:28 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_440181848093.jpg
Hey craft beer aficionados, some of the country’s best beer is brewed right here in area.

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<![CDATA[See Inside Jennifer Lopez's $27 Million Penthouse]]> Mon, 09 Oct 2017 21:49:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/JLO+NYC+PAD+THUMB1.jpg
Jennifer Lopez has put her $26.95 million Midtown penthouse on the market. See what realtors have listed as a "crown jewel" duplex.

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<![CDATA[The Best of New York Comic Con 2017]]> Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:59:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/wwoman-859152448.jpg
New York Comic Con returned to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center Thursday to bring together some of pop cultures biggest stars and fans.

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<![CDATA[Beyoncé and Jay-Z Buy $26M Mansion on Long Island]]> Sat, 30 Sep 2017 16:11:28 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/JAYZ+BEYONCE+HOME+EAST+HAMPTON.jpg
Take a look inside the historic, 12,000-square-foot home music-mega-couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z reportedly bought in East Hampton for $26 million.

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<![CDATA[How to Plan a Fall Foliage Getaway]]> Fri, 29 Sep 2017 11:44:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/How_to_Plan_a_Fall_Foliage_Getaway.jpg
AAA offers tips on how to plan a trip to see the fall foliage in the region.]]>
<![CDATA[A Fall Twist on a Moscow Mule]]> Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:07:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/A_Fall_Twist_on_a_Moscow_Mule.jpg
A fall twist on a Moscow Mule from Lally's Fine Wine & Spirits in Avon.]]>
<![CDATA[Foxwoods to Add Indoor Kart Racing]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:10:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/On+Track+Karting+2.jpg
Foxwoods Casino is adding indoor European-style kart racing and said the track will include dramatic elevation changes and hairpin turns.

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<![CDATA[Where to Celebrate National Taco Day in CT]]> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:26:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Geronimo+national+taco+day.jpg
Thanks to National Taco Day, restaurants in Connecticut are offering deals to satisfy your taco cravings.

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<![CDATA[White House Turns Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month]]> Sun, 01 Oct 2017 22:32:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/PinkWH.jpg
The White House lit up a bright shade of flamingo pink Sunday night to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. First lady Melania Trump tweeted a photo of her hot pink view from inside the White House, saying...

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<![CDATA[Game of Thrones Concert Series Coming to Mohegan Sun]]> Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:41:32 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GOT-LIVE-CONCERT-SERIES.jpg
Winter is coming, and so is the music of Westeros – to Mohegan Sun Arena next fall.

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<![CDATA[Middlefield Restaurant to Host ‘Will & Grace’ Viewing Party]]> Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:47:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/willgraceseason2.jpg
The revival of “Will & Grace” premieres Thursday night and a Connecticut restaurant is hosting a viewing party to celebrate.

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<![CDATA[Hartford to Celebrate New Mark Twain Children’s Book]]> Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:30:04 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/mark-twain-portrait-722.jpg
A new children’s book based on a fairytale Mark Twain told his daughters in the late 1800s is being released today, more than 100 years after the death of the famous author, and Hartford is celebrating with...]]>
<![CDATA[Airport in Bethlehem for Sale]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:23:52 -0400 See the full listing.]]> See the full listing.]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/Klemm+Airport+Bethlehem+exterior.jpg


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<![CDATA[SEE INSIDE: Max Downtown Reopens After Renovations]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:11:43 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/Max+downtown+tables.jpg
Max Downtown, the flagship restaurant of the Max Restaurant Group, is reopening Sept. 23 after a summer of "top to bottom" renovation.

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<![CDATA[Norwalk Boat Show Sails in This Weekend]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:55:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Norwalk+boat+show_fixed.jpg
Boating lovers will have a chance to check out some great boats at this year's Progressive Insurance Norwalk Boat Show this weekend.

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<![CDATA[Connecticut Fall Fairs 2017]]> Sat, 16 Sep 2017 12:54:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/pumpkin-spice1.jpg
A list of the Connecticut agricultural and country fairs soon approaching this fall.

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<![CDATA[Oreo's Latest Limited-Edition Flavor Is About to Hit Stores]]> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:32:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OREO+Cookie+Butter.jpg
Oreo is about to release a limited-edition cookie butter flavor in time for the fall season. "Today" reports the Cookie Butter Oreos will be available in stores nationwide beginning Monday.

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<![CDATA['Prettiest Fall Train Trip in U.S.' Starts in NYC]]> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:41:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Adirondack-HDR-cliff.jpg
Amtrak is set to launch its popular window-covered Great Dome Car on the Adironack route in upstate New York in time for leaf-peeping season.

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<![CDATA[Museum Highlights New Haven Tattoo History]]> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:10:39 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Corey+Hudson+sea+back+300.jpg
The New Haven Museum is hosting an exhibit all about the tattoo industry in the area.

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<![CDATA[Boutique Delamar Hotel Opens in West Hartford]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 18:36:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/delmar+weha+48.jpg


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<![CDATA[Help Hurricane Maria Survivors; NBC CT/Big Y/Red Cross Drive]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:56:21 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Big+Y+Disaster+Relief+Donations.png
Together with Big Y and the American Red Cross, NBC is proud to connect you with a way to help. From now until September 23, you can make a monetary donation at any Big Y Supermarket.]]>
<![CDATA[Chili's Plans to Cut 40 Percent of its Menu on Monday]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:09:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/PRINCIPAL-foto-de-chilis-en-Phoenix-Arizona.jpg
Popular casual dining chain Chili's Grill & Bar announced it plans to cut 40 percent of the items from its restaurants' menus starting Sept. 18.
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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Coming to CT for 2 Book Signings]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:58:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hillary-Clinton9.jpg
Hillary Clinton will be coming to Connecticut next week and again in October to sign her new memoir, “What Happened.”

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<![CDATA[Small State Great Beer Festival This Weekend]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:21:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Small_State_Great_Beer_Festival_This_Weekend.jpg
Connecticut's craft beer festival, Small State, Great Beer, happens this weekend in downtown Hartford.]]>
<![CDATA[Start the Day Right: Our Favorite Local Breakfast Spots]]> Sat, 09 Sep 2017 13:43:28 -0400 Cosmic Omelet is an NBC Connecticut staff favorite, and they're more than just delicious food. After 14 years they are still coming up with new and creative specials. The restaurant contains a "Yellow Brick Road" that leads to an art gallery. Along the way you'll find an elaborated painted space floor, and old school arcade, customer pictures on the wall and all kinds of activities for kids. They even have a "flying pig" in the dining room!]]> Cosmic Omelet is an NBC Connecticut staff favorite, and they're more than just delicious food. After 14 years they are still coming up with new and creative specials. The restaurant contains a "Yellow Brick Road" that leads to an art gallery. Along the way you'll find an elaborated painted space floor, and old school arcade, customer pictures on the wall and all kinds of activities for kids. They even have a "flying pig" in the dining room!]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/COSMIC+OMLET+1.jpg


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<![CDATA[Game Day Eats for the Patriots Season Opener]]> Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:38:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000008808602.JPG
Football season returns Thursday with the Patriots live on NBC Boston, so it’s time to start thinking about your game day menus.

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<![CDATA[City of New Haven Searching for 2017 Holiday Tree]]> Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:05:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New+Haven+Tree+Lighting.jpg
The City of New Haven is undertaking an extensive search to find the perfect tree for this winter's holiday festivities on the historic Green, including the popular tree lighting ceremony.]]>
<![CDATA[NBC CT 'Relax and Recharge' Lounge Opens at Westfarms]]> Mon, 04 Sep 2017 13:41:32 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/westfarms+nbcct++16.jpg


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<![CDATA[Mario Gets Help in 'Mario+Rabbids: Kingdom Battle' Game]]> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 20:11:21 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/MRKB_Screen_Explo_Ang_E3_170612_215pm_1497264516.jpg
In video games, Mario, the intrepid princess-saving plumber, does not usually pair up with anyone outside of the Mushroom Kingdom. There are exceptions for special events, like Mario teaming up with Sonic...

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<![CDATA[Photos: Katharine Hepburn Estate Sold]]> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 10:15:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/hepburn_46a.jpg
The former Old Saybrook estate of Katharine Hepburn is off the market. It sold for $11.5 million.

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<![CDATA[NBC CT/Yard Goats Harvey Relief Drive]]> Thu, 31 Aug 2017 22:15:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Relief+YardGoats+Tonight+083017.jpg
NBC Connecticut is partnering with the Hartford Yard Goats baseball team to hold a Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive to benefit the American Red Cross. The drive will take place at Thursday's Yard Goats game,...
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<![CDATA[CT Cities Rank Among Worst Real Estate Markets: Study]]> Mon, 28 Aug 2017 15:16:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-79425812.jpg
A new study analyzing 300 real estate markets around the country ranks four Connecticut cities in the top 10 of worst markets in the nation.

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<![CDATA[Mark Twain Property Up for Sale in Redding]]> Thu, 24 Aug 2017 14:00:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Clemens+house+in+Redding.jpg


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<![CDATA[UConn Opens Hartford Campus]]> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 21:28:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/UConn+Hartford+Times+Building.jpg


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<![CDATA[Cyndi Lauper Drops Asking Price for Stunning Stamford Home]]> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:25:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Cyndi+Lauper+and+house+1.jpg
Cyndi Lauper appears to have dropped the asking price for her gorgeous home in Stamford, Connecticut, from $1.25 million to $935,000, according to the updated listing. The French Country Colonial-style...

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<![CDATA[The Best Times to View the Solar Eclipse in Connecticut]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:15:34 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-144916846.jpg
The solar eclipse will be partially visible in Connecticut on Monday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Best CT Towns to View the Solar Eclipse]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:51:03 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Viewing_the_Eclipse_in_San_Diego.jpg
Eclipse viewers in the western and southern parts of Connecticut will have the best chance to Monday's solar eclipse.
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