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CT casinos investing to draw convention business

Matthew Broderick Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

When the Connecticut Governor's Conference on Tourism was held this past April, both Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun were among its list of platinum sponsors. Serving as joint headliners signified that both...

CT's convention business steady; history, culture, location key selling points

Q&A talks about the state of Connecticut's meetings and conventions industry with H. Scott Phelps, president of the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau (CTCSB).

Convention business picks up, as competition intensifies

John Stearns |

Convention and meeting planners want more than a nice building at the right price for their event; they also seek interesting things to do and see in the city or region for their event attendees.

Natural history museum relocating within UConn campus

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History will no longer house permanent exhibits at UConn's building on Hillside Road in Storrs where they have been displayed since 2000, the university...

Wadsworth offering free admission to city residents

Patricia Daddona |

For the first time ever, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art announced Tuesday it will offer free admission to all Hartford city residents, effective immediately.

Hops making a comeback in Connecticut

Nicholas Leahey | Journal Inquirer |

Hidden in plain sight on a farm just off Interstate 91 in Windsor sits one of two Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Stations, where a combination of...

Manchester natives plan brewery in Cheney Historic District

Joe Cooper | Journal Inquirer |

There are shared experiences too compelling to ignore. For three Manchester natives, brewing beer is the passion that led to the creation of Labyrinth Brewing Co.

Otis elevators to be featured in Marriott hotel in Xiamen

Patricia Daddona |

A new Marriott hotel under construction in Xiamen, southeast China, will feature Otis elevators and escalators.

Third CT casino a question for MGM's Springfield earnings: Fitch

Patricia Daddona |

MGM Resorts International has earned a “BB/RR3” rating from Fitch Ratings for its $500 million senior unsecured notes due 2026, with the ratings agency citing mixed potential impacts from...

Uber launches new food-delivery app in CT

Patricia Daddona |

UberEATS, the division of the online transportation service Uber that allows requesting delivery of food via an app and website, debuted in New Haven Wednesday.

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