McKinnon's Irish Pub eyes bigger downtown site

The owner of McKinnon's Irish Pub is looking for a new home in downtown Hartford after 16 years operating at 114 Asylum St.

Feds OK all 72 CT ‘opportunity zones’

Connecticut has won federal approval of its 72 “opportunity zones'' (OZs) statewide, making them eligible to lure tax-favored private investment to improve housing and jobs in the neediest...

Eversource eyes Sunday restoration following 4 tornadoes

Utility customers in four communities hit by separate tornadoes on Tuesday are expected to have power restored by Sunday as Eversource crews work to repair 91 miles of downed electric lines, the...

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CT Lottery taps new marketing, ad agencies

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DeLauro: Cut farm bill handouts to the wealthy, not food stamps

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WeHa landlord Udolf hit for ADA breach

Primary-care provider ProHealth Physicians Inc. and its landlord must make its West Hartford office more accessible to people with disabilities, authorities say.

Deadline nears to nominate 40 Under Forty candidates

The deadline to nominate Greater Hartford's top-performing young professionals for Hartford Business Journal's 40 Under Forty Awards is Monday, May 21.

Ganim the last to oppose Lamont at convention

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April area home sales, prices higher

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With new budget in place, Malloy cancels rail, bus fare hikes

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CT lost 1,400 jobs in April; unemployment flat at 4.5%

Connecticut's unemployment rate held steady at 4.5 percent in April even though the state lost 1,400 net jobs, according to the state Department of Labor.


Largest entertainment & sporting venues in Connecticut

Ranked by 2017 estimated attendance

RankVenue2017 attendance
1Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket11,816,196
2Mohegan Sun, Uncasville9,000,000
3XL Center, Hartford750,000
4Mystic Aquarium, Mystic700,821
5The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk506,236

Source: Each venue via survey

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