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Folks Lined Up For Chick-Fil-A Because Free Food
0 comments, 09/10/2014, by in CIVICS

A fast food icon of the South is coming to Brookfield and some residents lined up early to get a taste. Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A opened its first CT location in Brookfield today and there seems to be a lot of people (with nothing better to do) excited about it. The chain offered the first 100 pe... Read more...

CT’s Most Dangerous City
0 comments, 07/10/2014, by in CIVICS

If Big Jim's post yesterday made you feel all warm and fuzzy about crime being down in CT I am here to poop all over that new-found security. Home Security Shield just released its list of the Top 5 Most Dangerous Cities in CT. Now, take this list with a grain of salt since HSS is in business t... Read more...

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Your Fiction Could Win You $10k!
0 comments, 06/10/2014, by in ENTERTAINMENT

Full Fathom Five is James Frey's CT-based transmedia production company best known for YA book series "The Lorien Legacies". frey is also known for his book "A Million Little Pieces" and the controversy surrounding it. FFF is running a contest for fiction writers with a $10,000 grand prize. From ... Read more...

Cop Cams Come To Westport
0 comments, 03/10/2014, by in CIVICS

In the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson MO there has been a renewed call for police officers to be equipped with body cameras. Proponents say that the cameras will document interactions without bias, keeping both the public and officers on their best behavior, hopefully cutting down... Read more...

No New Casinos For CT?
1 comment, 02/10/2014, by in CIVICS

If having 2 casinos in CT isn't enough for you I have some bad news. The Eastern Pequots, the Golden Hill Paugussett Indians and the Schaghticoke Indians are all hoping the feds will ease the restrictions placed on those seeking tribal recognition. Currently, in order to gain recognition a tribe m... Read more...

Do GoPro Cameras Make Your Life XTREME?
0 comments, 01/10/2014, by in VIDEO

Anyone who has spent any time on YouTube has seen a video shot on a GoPro. The handy little cams are really popular with extreme sport enthusiasts because of their size and durability. Not many other cameras can help you capture your 450 backside out of plane, through a flaming hoop into your neighb... Read more...

This 8-Bit Matrix Is Better Than The Sequels
0 comments, 30/09/2014, by in MOVIES

Everyone love The Matrix. What wasn't to love? It had action scenes we hadn't seen at the time and a pseudo-intellectual "what does it all mean?" plot line. Plus lots of leather pants. The folks over at CineFix had re-imagined The Matrix as an 8-bit side-scroller and it is fantastic. Even... Read more...

Here Is What You Missed At The Big E
0 comments, 29/09/2014, by in ENTERTAINMENT

The Big E 2014 wrapped up yesterday and if you were so silly as to not make it at least one day I feel bad for you. Not only is The Big E a New England staple but there is some of the best bad-for-you food to be had. Not to mention the people watching! I know I dressed for comfort and not fashion.... Read more...

Is This The Most Relaxing Song Ever?
0 comments, 26/09/2014, by in VIDEO, WEIRD

British band Marconi Union teamed up with "sound therapists" to create what they say is the most relaxing song ever recorded. They claim listening to this song slows your breathing and reduces brain activity. The "scientists" tested the tune by playing it for a control group and comparing the relaxi... Read more...

Watch Awkward Tinder Meetings
0 comments, 25/09/2014, by in CIVICS

I can't tell you how thankful I am that I am no longer in the dating scene. When I was out there I was fortunate enough to be so in demand that I didn't have time to use online dating sites and apps like Tinder didn't even exist. What did exist was deception. Those little white lies people tell in ... Read more...