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BITS AND TIPS

FOOD

Alforno Trattoria still fresh and flavorful after 25 years

After 25 years in the business, Alforno Trattoria in Old Saybrook ought to know its way around a pizza. To say that it most certainly does in an understatement, because the fantastic pies and other Italian fare coming out of the kitchen are worth...

COLUMNS

Rick's List — Handicapped Parking Scofflaws Edition

Some marginally-connective thoughts on handicapped parking: 1. When I was 16, I got my first car, partially paid for with money I earned dipping ice cream. My Dad subsidized the rest, which, by his reckoning, meant HE got to select the...

Threading through the Thimble Islands by kayak

A stiff northeast wind whipped up whitecaps and buffeted our boats the other day as we exited the Branford River, rounded Indian Neck Point, squeezed between Jeffrey Rock and Clam Island, and entered the open waters of Long Island Sound.

ENTERTAINMENT BLOGS

BIG TICKET



Iggy Azalea — Nov. 8, Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale 10 a.m. today; $29-$49

Jim Gaffigan — Feb. 23, Foxwoods’ Grand Theater; tickets on sale 10 a.m. today; $55-$135

Trans-Siberian Orchestra — Nov. 25, Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale 10 a.m. today; $43.50-$72.50

Donny and Marie Holiday Tour — Dec. 2, Foxwoods’ Grand Theater; tickets on sale 10 a.m. today; $79-$109

Josh Ritter — Dec. 20, Infinity Hall, Hartford; tickets on sale now; $39-$54 

Kane Brown — Feb. 22, Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford; tickets on sale 10 a.m. today; $29.50-$49.50

"Kinky Boots" — June 2, Foxwoods’ Fox Theater; tickets on sale 10 a.m. today; $55-$75