Virginia man downs 480 oysters to claim crown

A Virginia man has slurped down 40 dozen oysters to claim victory at this year's World Oyster Eating Championship in New Orleans

Deviant Donuts brings ingenious creations to Mystic

Freshly made doughnuts are displayed at Vault Coffee Roasters in Olde Mistick Village. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The doughnuts beckon customers with their enchantingly deviant forms. Some are showered in a glittering sheen; others, smeared with chocolate ganache, are pinned with a pipette of kirsch on top. Oreo cookie bits and a swirl of malted-milk buttercream decorate another row.

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Rick's List - Pomp and Circumstance edition

So far as I can tell from a family tree I found online, there are eight living descendants of the composer Sir Edward Elgar. Now, you may not have all of Elgar's works in your collection, but most of us are completely familiar with Elgar's...

All aboard for Tuesday Night Paddlers

Hikers, bikers and runners all know that if you’ve been zipping merrily downhill for a while, eventually you’ll face a lung-busting, soul-crushing ascent.

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Daryl Hall and John Oates — Nov. 17 at Foxwoods’ Grand Theater; tickets on sale 10 a.m. today; $95-$250

Miguel — Aug. 24 at Foxwoods’ Grand Theater; tickets on sale 10 a.m. today; $29.50-$79.50

Cherish the Ladies — Dec. 21 at Garde Arts Center; tickets on sale now; $28-$48

Steven Page Trio — Sept. 30 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale 10 a.m. today; $38

Elvis Costello & The Imposters — Nov. 9 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford; tickets on sale 10 a.m. today;$35-$125

Panic! At the Disco — Jan. 19 at Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence; tickets on sale 10 a.m. today; $27.75-$67.75

 



Daryl Hall and John Oates — Nov. 17 at Foxwoods’ Grand Theater; tickets on sale 10 a.m. today; $95-$250

Miguel — Aug. 24 at Foxwoods’ Grand Theater; tickets on sale 10 a.m. today; $29.50-$79.50

Cherish the Ladies — Dec. 21 at Garde Arts Center; tickets on sale now; $28-$48

Steven Page Trio — Sept. 30 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale 10 a.m. today; $38

Elvis Costello & The Imposters — Nov. 9 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford; tickets on sale 10 a.m. today;$35-$125

Panic! At the Disco — Jan. 19 at Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence; tickets on sale 10 a.m. today; $27.75-$67.75