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July slot revenue up at Mohegan Sun, down at Foxwoods

Patricia Daddona |

Mohegan Sun's slot revenues climbed more than 8 percent in July, while competitor Foxwoods Resort Casino's revenues declined, according to newly released data from the tribal casino operators.

Foxwoods unveils new thrill rides to broaden its appeal

Greg Bordonaro |

Foxwoods Resort Casino on Monday announced its latest push into “ecotourism,” by unveiling two new thrill rides on its resort-campus in Mashantucket.

Summertime pledges for Winterfest mount

Patricia Daddona |

Winterfest, the Hartford winter festival that has had to crowdsource funding to stay afloat, is once again putting out an appeal for funds, upping its goal and snagging some big donations.

Yard Goats crowdsource next food offering

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford Yard Goats announced this week they are hosting a Twitter contest asking fans to come up with the next food offering at Dunkin' Donuts Park.

Yard Goats creating exposure, business for Hartford restaurants

Matthew Broderick Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

When Miguel Colan opened Hartford-based Rockin' Chicken 13 months ago, he knew it would have its challenges.

Mohegan tribe's 3Q profits up 68%

Greg Bordonaro |

The tribal operator of Mohegan Sun, which is plotting growth in Connecticut and internationally, said Thursday its third quarter profits surged 68.1 percent thanks to higher gaming and non-gaming...

Mohegan Sun earns top USA Today ranking

Patricia Daddona |

Mohegan Sun has been named the most popular casino in the U.S., as part of USA Today's 10 Best Readers' Choice Awards.

UConn’s Front Street arrival sets off a retail feeding frenzy

Gregory Seay |

Nixs, the restaurant-bar in downtown Hartford's Front Street retail-entertainment district, plans an exterior facelift around the time UConn's adjacent new campus opens there in late August.

Rocky Hill Hampton Inn breaks ground

Gregory Seay | 1

A $7.1 million Hampton Inn and Suites is being built in Rocky Hill.

2 softball tourneys to boost CT economy

Patricia Daddona |

Two Connecticut “fastpitch” softball tournaments coming next week to East Hartford and to Stratford in early August are projected to generate $3 million in business revenue, according to...

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