Brazil’s national cocktail poised for Olympic exposure


It’s tempting to call cachaça a Brazilian rum and think of the caipirinha as another muddled tropical cocktail.

Find out why classic Swiss fondue never went out of style

In Switzerland, the birthplace of fondue, this creamy cheese dish never went out of style.

Move over, kale chips; bake up some BBQ zucchini chips

Try this recipe for BBQ zucchini chips.

Fast food summer! Scribe visits Colman Street for seasonal savories

Most fast food joints offer some form of seasonal menu item. We decided to check them out.

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Keep it clean at the bird feeder

Now that the hot weather is here, it’s important to remember to keep bird feeders clean.

Rick’s List - Final Word on Melania’s Speech Edition

I feel it’s only right to go public and clear things up and admit it and apologize for it.

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BIG TICKET

Upcoming concerts and shows

Tom Jones — Sept. 24 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 22; $90, $145

Brian Setzer Orchestra — Nov. 19 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 22; $20, $40

Megadeth — Oct. 13 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 29; $35

Kenny Rogers — Dec. 16 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 22; $35

Engelbert Humperdinck — Oct. 16 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 22; $55, $75

Hot Club of Cowtown — Aug. 17 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $28-$32

Sarah McLachlan — July 29 at Bushnell, Hartford; tickets on sale now; $49.50-$79.50

Billy Gardell — Oct. 28 at The Vets, Providence; tickets on sale now; $27-$57