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Foodies take a shine to Auriemma’s saucy brands

Gregory Seay |

Geno Auriemma has honed some fine entrepreneurial skills along the way to becoming the winningest women's college basketball coach ever.

Wayback Burgers lays down nine-patty gauntlet

Cheshire’s Wayback Burgers said it will award $3,350 to whoever can finish its monstrous nine-patty burger, The Triple Triple, the fastest during a contest on Sept. 18.

Dave & Buster's to hire over 200 in Manchester

Dave & Buster's said it intends to hire more than 200 people for its Manchester restaurant — its first in Connecticut.

Mohegan slots revenue falls $1.9M

Mohegan Sun said its July slots revenue fell 3.5 percent year over year.

Chief tourism pitchman Van Parys retires

Becky Bergman |

Michael Van Parys spent three decades developing strong ties to the region's tourism and hospitality industries.

Arena decision weighs heavily on Hartford's entertainment future

Matt Pilon | 2

In 2024, Hartford will be an entertainment magnet.

Personal chef caters to health-conscious customers

Stan Simpson |

Paul Finney is in the “personal chef” business, which may seem odd because the bulk of his clients are senior citizens — some on fixed incomes.

Front Street's Nixs is Hartford's first EB-5 project

Matt Pilon |

This Friday, when Nixs Hartford opens its first Connecticut restaurant and lounge on Front Street, it will be partly thanks to foreign investors from China and Vietnam who jointly anteed up at least...

CT tourism contest winner unveiled

Westport has emerged as the fan-favorite victor in a tourism contest sponsored by the state, officials announced.

Microscopy conference infuses region with $4.5M

The Microscopy Society of America's annual conference this week in Hartford will have a $4.5 million economic impact on the region, according to the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau, which...

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