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Convention bureau’s Van Parys to retire; Phelps to take over post

Michael Van Parys will retire in August as president of the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau, the public-private organization announced.

Hooker Brewing wants site next to Rock Cats' Hartford stadium

Thomas Hooker Brewing Co. plans to submit a proposal to build 50,000-square-foot brewery, restaurant and visitors center adjacent to the proposed Rock Cats baseball stadium in downtown Hartford,...

DEEP offers more than $1 M for pumpout stations

Lauren Decarlo |

More than $1 million in federal funds are available for boat sewage disposal facilities on the Long Island Sound for the 2015 boating season.

Pumpout facilities for boaters now free

Lauren DeCarlo |

In an effort to eliminate sewage along the Long Island Sound, Connecticut's rivers and Candlewood Lake, pumpout services are now being provided to recreational boaters free of charge.

CT restaurant delivers wings by drone

The Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, which has Connecticut restaurants in Wethersfield and Milford, said it has made the world's first delivery of chicken wings by drone.

Front Street’s Nixs set to open, promises nightlife

Nixs Hartford, a seafood-focused restaurant and lounge, said it’s set to open by the end of July on Front Street.

Mohegan Sun applies for $550M casino in the Catskills

Mohegan Sun said it has submitted its application to New York regulators for a casino license, along with 16 other gaming hopefuls.

Hilton hires former Sheraton-chef

Hilton Hartford Hotel named James King its new executive chef.

Sheraton Hartford names new chef

Sheraton Hartford at Bradley Airport appointed Shane Arnold as its new executive chef.

Bleachers Sports Bar target of music copyright suit

A Bristol restaurant has become the latest target of a copyright lawsuit from a New York licensing agency that sues bars and other entertainment venues for playing unlicensed music.

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