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
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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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Dan Naturman

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

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
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