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Hooray Beer! CT craft brewers realize national trend

Brad Kane |

After years of trailing behind nearby states and the rest of the nation, Connecticut's burgeoning craft beer industry is finally creating some buzz.

Survey: CT Millennials spend on coffee, ignore fast food

Millennials in Connecticut are among the biggest spenders at coffee shops, while they rank nearly last in fast food spending, according to an analysis by Level Money, which makes a mobile app for...

100-plus people to rappel down Hartford hotel

A fundraiser for drug and alcohol addiction treatment next week will feature more than 100 people rappelling down the Hilton Hartford next week, organizers announced.

Riverfront Recapture's Marfuggi to retire

Joseph R. Marfuggi, long-time president and CEO of Riverfront Recapture, said he is planning to retire from the nonprofit organization, which hopes to have a successor chosen within six months.

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.

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