It’s an easy snobbery to dismiss the larger Californian wineries, but true wine aficionados know that some of them were groundbreakers (metaphorically as well as literally), that their high-end wines are apt to be spectacular and that even their mass-produced wines can conceal some pleasant surprises. A case in point was the Robert Mondavi dinner that I attended on August 19th at Octagon in the Mystic Marriott. [...]
by Nadine Sasser
ARIES: (7 of Swords) You may find yourself in a situation where you need to perform an unpleasant duty or task, make sure you do it! It could put you in a position to meet someone or do something new.
TAURUS: (The Devil) Watch out for pursuits that focus on materialism [...]
On August 25, Connecticut had another reason to celebrate as another jewel was added to Hartford’s Adrian’s Landing Project as the new Marriott Hartford Downtown hotel opened its doors for the first time. [...]
From where we sit on the New England shore, New Orleans and the Gulf Coast are a long way off. But we have each weathered hurricanes, and know what they are about. True, not since the Great Hurricane of 1938, and Hurricanes Carol and Diane in the 1950′s, have we been severely stressed. It’s been a long time. [...]