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CT gears up for fall foliage tourists

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut is promoting tourism here with a “Find Fall Faster” campaign that touts the state's close proximity to major Northeast cities and its lengthy foliage season.

Mohegan Sun operator seeks to refinance $1.4B debt

Patricia Daddona |

The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority is planning to refinance $1.4 billion in loans and use the proceeds to repay or retire other forms of debt, the Authority said Monday.

Tribes extend timetable for proposing third casino site

The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes announced Friday they are reopening their request for proposals for a third Connecticut casino site with a new deadline of Oct. 15.

Slot revenue slides in August at CT's two tribal casinos

Patricia Daddona |

Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casino posted slot-revenue declines for the month of August, Connecticut's tribal casino operators reported Thursday.

Holcomb serves higher 'purpose' at Firebox Restaurant

John Stearns |

Jennifer Holcomb has worked more than 20 years in the restaurant industry in myriad capacities at well-known eateries throughout the region, but she's found something special and different at Firebox...

Mohegan-backed restaurant coming to Enfield

A company owned by the Mohegan Tribe will open a Smashburger franchise, its fifth, in Enfield, later this year.

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...

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