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4-year-old banned from Connecticut doughnut shop

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A 4-year-old in Monroe learned the hard way Tuesday to never ask a woman if she’s pregnant. According to WFSB, Monroe’s Doughnut Inn has banned Justin Otero, 4, for being”rude,” a day after he asked a woman in the shop if she “had a baby in her belly.” No word on if the ban is […] [Read More]
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Video: Derek Jeter poses for selfie with fan

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Ever wonder what it’s like to be Derek Jeter? The video above, shot outside the Trump International Hotel, offers a hint. Bet you didn’t think The Captain drove himself around New York. [Read More]
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‘The last Crumbs cupcake’ sold for $255

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Someone paid $255 for a Crumbs “birthday cupcake” on eBay last week, likely the most anyone has ever paid for a frozen, days-old cupcake. The cupcake reportedly came from the Crumb’s Bake Shop on 42nd Street in New York City. The item’s description on the online auction site does not mention when the cupcake was […] [Read More]
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Crumbs cupcakes going for big bucks on eBay

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The Crumbs empire has fallen, but the gourmet cupcakes are still for sale on eBay. Just don’t expect to pay regular prices. A search of the online auction site late Monday afternoon turned up more than a dozen Crumbs items for sale. Bidding on a large coconut vanilla cupcake starts at $80, which you can […] [Read More]
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Erykah Badu interrupts live news broadcast

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A Grammy-winning singer made a bizarre, unscheduled appearance on New York’s PIX11 last week. Erykah Badu video-bombed Mario Diaz’s live shot Friday, then attempted to kiss Diaz before he rebuffed her. The video above doesn’t show it, but she then made an obscene gesture to the camera. There are worse ways to end up on […] [Read More]
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City: Conn. dog’s life isn’t illegal

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The living conditions of a dog in northern Bridgeport have generated some buzz on social media this week, but city animal control officers have been to the owner’s home and say they don’t see anything that breaks state or local animal laws. A Brooklyn woman named Leslie Levenson Dau wrote on her Facebook page that a […] [Read More]
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Designer reimagines Connecticut flag

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A talented designer with perhaps too much time on his hands took it upon himself to redesign the 50 state flags after discovering they lack unity. “I was immediately bothered by how discordant they are as a group, and I wasn’t surprised to learn they break just about every rule of flag design.” designer Ed […] [Read More]
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Are these the best Halloween decorations in Connecticut?

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Greenwich Time photographer Bob Luckey snapped these fantastic photos of a house in the Chickahominy section of Greenwich. It got us wondering about what other great decorations are out there. This is where you come in. We want your photos of any Halloween decorations you come across. Send them to ed@ctnews.com and we may include […] [Read More]
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Sleep in New Canaan’s Glass House for $30,000

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Forget diamonds. This holiday season, glass is in. Neiman Marcus unveiled its 87th Christmas Book on Tuesday,  and among the offerings is an overnight stay in the Philip Johnson Glass House in New Canaan. A one-night stay costs $30,000. The house, built in 1949, is on the National Register of Historic Places and is a […] [Read More]
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Five years since we lost Paul Newman

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Legendary actor, philanthropist and Westport resident Paul Newman died on Sept. 26, 2008. To mark the anniversary, the Newman’s Own Foundation announced Thursday it will be giving $7 million to military service organizations over the next three years. Newman served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. You can read more about the program […] [Read More]
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