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Reuters* Underground banking network remits billions of yuan daily * Money laundering risks exacerbated by unofficial networks * Macau junkets act as pseudo banks for China capital outflows * Chinese authorities soft on enforcement, say intermediaries By...
Celebrations Gallery & Shoppes, 330 Pomfret St. in Pomfret, presents “Flower Power: A Retro Art Exhibition,” of artworks made of recycled materials, from Friday, May 17, when it will open with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m., and closing on...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Arts
The Hartford CourantMaybe it's because I read "Treasure Island" too many times as a kid. Or maybe it was the islands of grass -- known as "witches heads" -- we would hop across as kids to get to the other side of the swamp. Whatever the reason, I love islands. Whether I...
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Recycled/repurposed materials are the thing at Flower Power, featuring artwork by 12 regional artists, (including Katie Samuelson, whose chair and table are pictured above). You'll see some weird stuff: an antique Victrola made into a cartoon-viewing...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Arts
The Hartford CourantThe University of Connecticut was placed in an ideal spot for its original 19th-century purpose, an agricultural school. But as it evolved into a multi-faceted research university, the location became something of a challenge. There wasn't much decent...
The Hartford CourantDr. Murray Buttner said America's health insurance system is treated as though it's prepaid health care. People expect to have all of their medical services covered by insurance, which is like expecting auto coverage to pay for oil changes or homeowner's...
The Hartford CourantDespite its location literally steps from the University of Connecticut, the owners of new Storrs restaurant Dog Lane Café say they're not necessarily trying to attract students. The rest of the town has that covered. "[We] did a study…and at the...
The Hartford CourantSigh. That's pretty much my reaction each time I pass portions of the abandoned Air Line Railroad as it twists and turns from the rusting iron swing bridge across the Connecticut River through Portland and into the Cobalt section of East Hampton....
Big Red ForThe Arts Feb. 6, The Society Room of Hartford, 31 Pratt St., Hartford, letsgoarts.org, $175 for VIP Tasting and Entrance, $100 for General Entrance ($375 for a group of four) If you've ever wanted to taste from a wide-ranging spectrum...
The Baltimore SunAs the Maryland men's basketball team looks for ways to produce more points, one future Terp is on a scoring tear. The Washington Post caught up recently with Bishop O'Connell guard Melo Trimble, who scored 33 and 31 points in back-to-back games last...
Frank Costanza was right after all. "Seinfeld" fans will recall the 1996 episode when the crusty Costanza, played by Jerry Stiller, pointed to the bird on his plate and asked, "What is this thing anyway?" Told it's a "Cornish game hen" by his son's snooty...
The owners of 85 Main in Putnam and Vanilla Bean Café in Pomfret have opened Dog Lane Café at 1 Dog Lane, Storrs. It's described as a "European/American cafe" with seasonal, local and fresh ingredients. The menu features breakfast items, sandwiches,...
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