Best of Summer: Barbecue in southwestern Connecticut

Summer weather and the succulent, sweet heat of barbecue go hand-in-hand. While Kansas City, Texas and North Carolina all make legitimate claims to the best barbecue in the nation, Connecticut is
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Summer enchantments continue with ‘Magic of Lyn’ at Levitt Pavilion tonight

It may be back-to-school week for many, but the magic of summer continues tonight at Westport’s Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. Lyn Dillies, an award-winning illusionist, will return to the
Categories: Event, General, KIds, Theater
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Micky Dolenz in free show at Mohegan Sun

Micky Dolenz of The Monkees plays Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den on Saturday, Aug. 30. The free show kicks off at 8 p.m.
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Stamford’s Dan Naturman competes in ‘America’s Got Talent’ semifinals tonight

At the beginning there was Dan Naturman, along with 47 other contestants all vying for the top spot in season 9 of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” Tonight, the New York-City based comic will be among
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Blood, Sweat & Tears to play at ‘A Taste of Danbury’

A Taste of Greater Danbury, the city’s super-sized food fest, returns the first weekend in September with a smorgasbord of great music and delicious culinary offerings. This year’s festival will be
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Bridgeport’s Acoustic Cafe shows off new renovations

After undergoing two months of renovations, owners of Bridgeport’s Acoustic Cafe hosted a soft opening to showcase the venue’s expanded stage, upgraded sound and lighting systems and sleek, new
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‘Mail art’ explored at Stamford’s Franklin Street Works

Pictured: A still from Lance Wakeling’s video, “A Tour of the AC-1 Transatlantic Submarine Cable,” which is on view in Franklin Street Works’ upcoming exhibition, “It Narratives: The Movement of
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Best of Summer: Places to hike in Southwestern Connecticut

With it being so nice out, your first inclination — and who can blame you — is to head to the beach. But after your done soaking up the sun, try taking in some nature as well. For our next
Categories: Outdoors