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Al Gamble opening new restaurant in Farmington

Patricia Daddona |

A new Farmington restaurant dubbed Butchers & Bakers is opening April 7.

Tribal casino slot revenues drop in Feb.

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut's two tribal casinos reported declines in slot revenue for the month of February.

New downtown eatery feeds on Hartford traffic

Gyro & Kabob House has occupied and opened in the former Jojo's Coffee Roasting Co. space at 22 Pratt St., next door to Sorella Restaurant, in downtown Hartford.

Legislator asks for independent analysis of casino expansion


East Windsor officials assured legislators their police force of 26 and community of 11,400 is ready to host a commercial casino jointly run by the state's two federally recognized tribes. A lawyer...

Campaign for casino expansion approaches a crossroads


In a political consultant's conference room on the 16th-floor of CityPlace II, an MGM Resorts International executive named Uri Clinton sipped a late-afternoon Starbucks coffee, still jet-lagged...

Tribes unveil image, economic impact of E. Windsor casino

Patricia Daddona |

The Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes on Wednesday released a rendering of their proposed East Windsor casino as they lobby lawmakers to approve the project, which they say would generate $10...

AAC, dance tourneys offer Htfd. economy $7.3M boost

Patricia Daddona |

The city of Hartford will play host to 50,000 visitors when the 2017 Frontier Communications American Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Championship kicks off for four days starting Thursday.

MGM uses Obama interior secretary to fight new tribal casino

Mark Pazniokas | CT Mirror |

Lobbyists for MGM Resorts International made a well-timed play Tuesday in their fight to stop a new tribal casino in Connecticut, delivering a warning from former Interior Secretary Kenneth Salazar...

YES Network returns to Comcast after blackout

Patricia Daddona |

The YES Network, home to the New York Yankees, will return to Comcast’s Xfinity programming beginning March 31, just before the Major League Baseball season kicks off, both companies announced...

Bets mixed on E. Windsor proposed casino

Anthony Branciforte, Eric Bedner, and Harlan Levy | Journal Inquirer |

MMCT Venture’s choice of East Windsor as the site of a proposed $200 million to $300 million casino sparked a range of reactions throughout the state, with town officials, state legislators,...

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