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Pro takes down $3,300 eating prize from Jake's Wayback [with video]

Cheshire restaurant chain Jake’s Wayback Burgers said it has awarded $3,330 to the winner of its national burger-eating contest — a California woman who consumed a daunting ‘Triple...

CT investing $2.6M in Middletown riverfront development

Middletown’s plans to redevelop parts of its riverfront land on the Connecticut River will benefit from $2.6 million in state funds, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office announced Monday.

Foxwoods CEO to resign Oct. 31

Scott Butera, the CEO fo Foxwoods Resort Casino, will step down at the end of October to pursue a non-gaming opportunity, the casino's owners announced.

Mohegan picks Waterford for first Smashburger

Mohegan Sun said it has chosen a location in the neighboring New London County community of Waterford for its first Smashburger location.

Mohegan's August slots largely flat, Foxwoods dips

Uncasville resort casino Mohegan Sun reported slots revenues on Monday that largely held the line compared to last year, after months of steeper year-over-year declines.

Cromwell’s Courtyard by Marriott sees multi-million dollar refresh

Q&A discusses Courtyard by Marriott's recent renovations in Cromwell and the Hartford hotel market with general manager Kristen Pikula.

Cinemark expanding No. Haven multiplex

Cinemark plans to convert its existing North Haven moviehouse into a 14-screen multiplex, featuring luxury lounger recliners and all-digital projectors.

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.

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